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Microsoft's Techdays Online: Steve Ballmer speaks

Free IT training for devs and pros on 6 to 8 Nov

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Promo Microsoft TechDays Online is a splendid opportunity for IT pros and developers to beef up on the latest developments in Microsoft client, server, cloud, system management and developer tools technologies.

This year it comes with quite some added incentive too – Steve Ballmer will be here to answer questions on any developments in the Windows platform and its expanding family of devices. Email ukitpro@microsoft.com if you have specific questions for Steve.

The Register is a media partner of Microsoft for this free online event.

Microsoft TechDays run from November 6 to Friday November 8, and you can register online via this link.

Here’s the timetable: Wednesday November 6: Windows Client Day with loads of sessions on Windows 8.1, cloud, identity management.

Thursday November 7: the focus of this day is sessions on Windows Server 2012 R2 server and management (System Center), Azure, storage and more.

Friday November 8: this day includes the latest information on Visual Studio 2013, IE11 and Windows Phone 8.0 for application developers.

All sessions are fully interactive to enable you to get your questions answered in real-time from expert technology presenters from Microsoft and your peers in the Microsoft IT Professional and Developer communities.

Also there will be loads of competitions and prizes to be won. You can reserve the time in your calendar to participate in TechDays Online by registering here. ®

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