Microsoft Hosts Tech-Ed 2006

by CXOtoday Staff    Jun 05, 2006

Microsoft Corporation India is to host Tech-Ed 2006 - an annual event targeted at the developer, IT professional, and architect communities, with the aim of providing insights on how to build, deploy, secure and manage solutions using Microsoft products and technologies.

Commenting on the event, Sheila Gulati, Director - development & platform evangelism, Microsoft India said, “This is also an opportunity for the company to showcase its upcoming technologies like Windows Vista- the next versions of Microsoft Windows, Microsoft office and Origami; Office 12; a new category of mobile computing devices; and Xbox360.”

Microsoft will take Tech-Ed 2006 to six Indian cities, including Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai, Pune and Bangalore. The 20-day event will be held for three days in each city, starting with Delhi on June 5 and concluding in Bangalore on June 24.

“With the help of technical training and resources, the attendees will gain valuable insights into current and upcoming products and will be provided with inputs on how they can enhance their productivity while working on the Microsoft platform,” Gulati added.

Attendees can build their personal agenda from nine modules, network with leading industry figures and technical experts from Microsoft and evaluate technology through hands-on-labs and exhibition showcases.

The event will comprise five parallel tracks for developers and software architects, including developer tools, mobile and embedded and customized sessions for software architects.

In each city the event will cover four specific areas of relevance to IT professionals, including management and operations, messaging, security and Windows server infrastructure.

Participants from several companies including Wipro, TCS, Infosys, HCL, HP, Accenture and Cognizant are expected to participate in TechEd this year. The sponsors for the event are HP, Intel, Perot Systems and Dr. Dobbs Journal.