Microsoft announced as primary sponsor of Collaborations Workshop 2017. Get you IoT & Cloud on!

Posted by s.sufi on 3 February 2017 - 4:25pm

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The Software Sustainability Institute are very pleased to announce our Primary Sponsor of the Collaborations Workshop 2017 (CW17) as Microsoft. They are very kindly offering IoT kits and Cloud time to every attendee! 100 kits are available, first come, first served, so don’t delay – Register today! The CW17 takes place at the University of Leeds from the 27-29th March 2017.

A word from our Sponsor:

Microsoft is delighted to sponsor the Collaborations Workshop 2017, as part of our continuing support for the research community. To make sure everyone can get hands-on with Internet of Things development, we will be giving each participant a SparkFun Thing Azure IoT Starter kit, comprising an ESP8266 Thing Dev Board, sensors, LEDs, breadboard, and everything you need to start experimenting with IoT. Everyone will also be given access to Microsoft Azure, which provides easy-to-use cloud services for IoT.

Anyone can apply for an Azure for Research award for substantial cloud computing resources for your research project – it’s quick and easy to apply at See you at CW17 and stay for the Hack Day (evening 28th-29th March) to see what we can build together!

A video from our Sponsor: