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Managing a data centre can be a tricky balancing act. Your organisation needs consistent and stable infrastructure that supports a growing business, but you also need to know how to incorporate modern IT trends will help you remain competitive. Microsoft is inviting Lifehacker readers to join a free webcast on June 4. Senior data centre gurus will explain how the cloud delivers new products and services faster. And you’ll be able to get instant answers to your tough questions.
Private cloud implementations give you flexibility and security, but how can you ensure those essential business apps and data are backed up in case of emergency? System Center 2012′s Data Protection Manager feature is the easy solution.
OK, so you guys are amazing. We were highly impressed with the quality of entries from our IT Pro readers seeking the chance to travel to New Orleans and help us cover TechEd 2013 North America in June. So who are the two well-deserved winners that will help us post from the event?
Tomorrow we’ll announce the winners of our competition for two lucky readers to win a trip to TechEd North America in New Orleans, courtesy of the Windows Server 2012 team at Microsoft. We already know two people who are attending: Lifehacker Australia editor Angus Kidman and David Klemke, our prize-winning blogger from TechEd Australia last year. While we wait for the winners announcement, David and Angus share what they’re looking forward to from the trip.
Yes, entries for our competition to win a trip to TechEd North America in New Orleans close on 1 May. That’s tomorrow. If you haven’t entered yet, there really is no time like the present. We’ll be announcing the winners later this week; don’t you want to be on that list?
The very first challenge in our competition to win a trip to TechEd North America in New Orleans asks you to explain how Windows Server 2012 could improve your infrastructure. Fortunately, that’s a question with many possible answers.
Don’t forget there’s still team to enter our amazing Windows Server 2012 competition and win a trip to TechEd North America in New Orleans in June. Don’t miss this chance to increase your knowledge and get involved with Lifehacker’s World Of Servers project. Hit the competition post for full details.
One of the questions in our World Of Servers competition to win a trip to TechEd North America in New Orleans asks entrants to explain the difference between private cloud and public cloud to TV legend Betty White. We’re encouraging people to use video to make their entries stand out, and to prove our commitment to the cause we persuaded editor Angus Kidman to demonstrate the idea by doing a bad impersonation of White’s Golden Girls co-star Estelle Getty.
There’s still plenty of time to enter our World Of Servers competition to win a trip to TechEd North America in New Orleans, and we’ve been enjoying the entries so far. Case in point: the entrant who described the unexpected way one large server room got put to use.