Author Archives: Andy Malone

About Andy Malone

Andy Malone Microsoft MVP, MCT Andy Malone is the CEO of Quality Training Ltd and founder of both the Dive Deeper Technology and Cybercrime Security events. Based in Scotland, Andy is a popular international event speaker and technology evangelist with over 15 years experience. Andy was also the 2006 winner of the Microsoft TechEd Speaker Idol contest. Andy has delivered technical and security content to thousands of delegates worldwide at various technical conferences, such as Microsoft TechEd, IT Pro-Connections and Tech-days. His passionate style of delivery, combined with a sense of fun has become his trademark. Although his primary focus is for security. Andy loves to talk about the Windows platform, Exchange and Office technologies. And with knowledge dating back to the MS-DOS 2 and Windows 2.0 era there is often an interesting story to be told. But technology never sleeps and Andy continues to work with the Microsoft product teams to create and deliver ground breaking material on Windows 7, Server 2008 R2 and beyond. For 2011/12 Andy is scheduled to deliver content in Europe, the Middle East, Russia and the US to name but a few. Andy’s blog:

Microsoft Data Centre Dublin Visit

I remember climbing up on stage a few years ago with a bunch of security folks at Microsoft TechEd event debating cloud security. At that point Office 365 and Windows Azure were relatively newish and I must confess that like … Continue reading

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Lessons In Book PR

Book writing lesson #2 remember to do PR and let the world know that your book is available. Thanks to the Stirling Observer for helping to promote The Seventh Day.

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Announcing the Release of The Seventh Day by Andy Malone

Announce the availability of my new Science Fiction Thriller The Seventh Day. Beginning in an eighteenth century Scottish village. The Seventh Day is a tense and atmospheric science fiction thriller, written in the vein of classics, such as Highlander, The Da … Continue reading

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Tips on moving to Office 365 – Andy Malone

There’s no doubt that the Microsoft cloud is becoming more attractive for both enterprise customers and small businesses alike. But taking that initial step can seem daunting, what with a seemingly endless choice of SKU’s to choose from. This of … Continue reading

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Office 365 Beta Preview is now Available

Hey I’m back! I know I should have blogged more but I’ve been chin wagging on Twitter. You can follow me there at #AndyMalone for all my latest news 🙂 Anyway I’m back. I must say I like the new … Continue reading

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MCSE: Back to the Future!

Recognized globally as the standard for IT excellence Validates deep expertise across broad solutions Demonstrates up-to-date skills on changing technologies Well as a 17 year veteran of Microsoft learning. I feel like I’m stepping through a time warp. Yes, it’s … Continue reading

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A Guest Post from GFI

How to Use a Network Scanner One of the most effective tools you can use to improve the security of your systems is a network scanner. A good network scanner can provide you with the same view of your servers, … Continue reading

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Windows 8 & Cybercrime Security Forum’s Announced!

After working in Norway for most of January I’m off to one of my favourite places next week. Iceland to teach Windows 8 & Windows Server 8… Whoo Hoo! Also I’m joining my friend Paula Januszkiewicz at speaking at a … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!!

2011 has been an amazing year and I’ve been lucky enough to have met some truly amazing people. Starting in January I travelled to New Zealand having won a prize at TechEd 2010 in Berlin courtesy of Joob Software (gosh … Continue reading

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Andy Malone Talks Office 365

In this Short presentation, Microsoft MVP Andy Malone talks aboiut Office 365. Join me as we discuss the features from administration and deployment to integration, co-existence, migration and troubleshooting. We also look at the products themselves include SharePoint, Exchange & … Continue reading

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