Microsoft held its first Ignite event in London this week, showing thousands of visitors the latest developments in cloud computing, security and coding.

Hundreds of Microsoft’s partners, more than 350 experts and over 100 workshops were present at the stand out, including Sessions on building applications for the Azure cloud, acquiring the most out of information, optimising cooperation and securing your organisation.

Microsoft's main stand, Microsoft UK Chief Executive, took part in a talk on the importance of diversity in the technical schoolnology sector.

Here’s what happened:

Microsoft Ignite tour dates

This is the first time Ignite has gone on tour crosswise the world

A Surface Studio

Visitors could get active with Surface Studio

A screen showing the technical school and diversity talk

Cindy Rose, Microsoft UK CEO, spoke about the importance of diversity in the technical school sector

Cindy Rose (right), Microsoft UK CEO, negotiation to Bunmi Durowoju on the main stage

Cindy Rose (right), Microsoft UK CEO, negotiation to Bunmi Durowoju on the main stage

Cindy Rose (right), Microsoft UK CEO, negotiation to Bunmi Durowoju on the main stage

Cindy Rose (right), Microsoft UK CEO, negotiation to Bunmi Durowoju on the main stage

Colourful badges on a wall
The diversity badges

The diversity badges

Diversity badges on the main Microsoft stand

Diversity badges on the main Microsoft stand

Surface Pro devices

Surface Pro devices

Microsoft's main stand

Microsoft’s main stand

Kate Rosenshine, Head of information and AI Cloud Solution Architecture, leads a talk on technical schoolnology in fiscal services

Kate Rosenshine, Head of information and AI Cloud Solution Architecture, leads a talk on technical schoolnology in fiscal services

The Microsoft learn stand helped visitors build digital skills

The Microsoft learn stand helped visitors build digital skills

The lower floor of Ignite

The main Microsoft stand at the stand out
A poster recognising diversity at Microsoft

Diversity was a key theme at Ignite London

The main stage at Ignite
The main Microsoft stand

The main Microsoft stand

Amy Boyd, a Cloud Developer Advocate at Microsoft, takes part in a panel at Ignite
A talk about Microsoft and security on the main stage

A talk about Microsoft and security on the main stage

The Ignite floor plan

The Ignite floor plan

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