Microsoft opens registrations for all-digital Ignite 2021

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What you need to know

  • Registrations are now open for Microsoft's Ignite 2021.
  • Ignite 2021 is an all-digital event that's free to attend.
  • The event runs from November 2-4, 2021.

Microsoft's Ignite returns later this year and runs from November 2-4, 2021. The event will include product demos, Q&A sessions with Microsoft experts, technical deep dives, and more. Like Microsoft's other recent events, Ignite 2021 will be all digital. Virtually attending Ignite 2021 is free, but people need to register online. This week, Microsoft opened registrations for the virtual event.

An email sent out by Microsoft explains Ignite 2021 (via OnMSFT):

Hear directly from Microsoft's tech leaders Satya Nadella, Vasu Jakkal, James Phillips, Alysa Taylor, Jared Spataro, Mitra Azizirad, amongst others, on the latest in cloud, productivity, collaboration, security, and application development. Join us for a truly interactive environment, as we share news about Microsoft Azure, Security, Microsoft 365, Power Platform and more.

Microsoft usually announces new features and products at Ignite that are aimed at IT pros. It's reasonable to expect news regarding Azure, Microsoft Teams, and more.

Microsoft's website for Ignite 2021 explains that people can expect "countless opportunities to learn, connect, and share." The event will have a Learning Zone, a Connection Zone, and a Create Zone. Microsoft lists the agenda for the event on its website. While Microsoft has an agenda for the event, it doesn't show a detailed list of all sessions that will occur at this time.

If you're looking for news that affects everyday PC users directly, Microsoft has a Surface event on September 22, 2021. The company is expected to announce the Surface Pro 8, Surface Go 3, and Surface Duo 2 at the event.

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