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IT Sligo: levelling the playing field in education with cloud technology

“When it comes to learning new technologies, having the space to explore and play around is very important. With the solution we’ve put in place, our students now have that possibility. They can learn in their own time, from anywhere.” Shaun McBrearty, Assistant Lecturer in Computer Science at IT Sligo is explaining how teaching and […]

Shilpa  France-Miller

Shilpa France-Miller

Microsoft Education, Western Europe

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Microsoft and Open Cloud for Research Environments

Microsoft joins the OCRE framework to grant education and research institutions discounted Azure prices across 40 European countries. Microsoft announces the immediate availability of Microsoft Azure through the pan-European OCRE (Open Clouds for Research Environments) framework. OCRE makes powerful cloud-based services easily accessible for more than 10,000 European Research and Education (R&E) institutions. The OCRE framework aims to accelerate cloud adoption in the European research community, […]

Shilpa  France-Miller

Shilpa France-Miller

Microsoft Education, Western Europe

Microsoft’s new quantum computing lab opens its doors to a world of possibilities

Microsoft’s new quantum computing lab opens its doors to a world of possibilities

A new Microsoft laboratory at the Delft University of Technology is the latest step towards making quantum computing a reality.

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

Microsoft and Quantum Computing

How to build a quantum computer

Professor Leo Kouwenhoven is a key member of Microsoft’s quantum team – and leads a team of researchers and engineers at the Microsoft Quantum Lab in Delft, in the Netherlands. We asked Professor Leo why it’s so difficult to build a quantum computer. Why is it so hard to build a quantum computer? We don’t […]

Leentje Chavatte

Leentje Chavatte

Microsoft, Data & AI and Digital Transformation

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