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Archive for February, 2010

PHP, web services and Android development

Last night over 100 people attended SuperMondays and watched two excellent presentations by Alex Reid and Lorna Jane Mitchell.

Alex Reid:

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Lorna Jane Mitchell:

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Thank you to Alex and Lorna along with our sponsors Northern Film and Media, Sunderland Software City and Newcastle University.

Cloud Seminar, sponsored by SuperMondays and NorthernNet

On January 28th CloudSeminar was organised by Arjuna Technologies and sponsored by Northern Net and SuperMondays.

The event was set out in two sessions, these were:

  • Session one | The Public Cloud: Microsoft one of the world’s leading cloud providers, talk about the benefits of cloud computing. Discover who is using it and for what – and find out how you too can get started.  Speakers: Steve Caughey (Arjuna) and Simon Davies (architect at Microsoft)
  • Session two | The Private Cloud: Sage, Onyx and Arjuna Technologies, talk about their practical experiences of using cloud technology.

We captured most of the event on video. the first few videos are available here:

Steve Caughey from Arjuna:

Simon Davies from Microsoft:

Andy from Onyx:

Mike Goodwin from Sage:

About NorthernNet:
NorthernNet is a high speed telecommunication network, symmetric network of 100Mbs (upgradeable to 1 Gbps) that connects the North of England and beyond. It is available to businesses as a direct connection and, for the first time ever, as pay-as-you-go via NorthernNet Media Access Bureaux (MABs) located within 17 educational, cultural and business venues across the North, including within MediaCityUK in Salford.

How can we exploit the opportunities provided by super-fast broadband and MediaCity:UK to elevate the North to be a leading force in the European media industry? By connecting the North’s creative and digital industries to form a robust and competitive supply chain driven by innovation and collaboration. NorthernNet’s Innovation and Collaboration project, delivered in partnership in the NE with Codeworks, provides both the infrastructure and practical support for companies to explore collaborative working on real projects.

NorthernNet is funded by The Northern Way.