TechNet Flash - Volume 17, Issue 17: August 19, 2015
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Microsoft released Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 Technical Preview 3. This includes the first public version of Windows Server Containers. Mike Neil discusses containers and what’s in Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 Technical Preview 3 on the Microsoft Server and Cloud blog.
Windows 10 can be managed from existing tools, such as ConfigMgr 2012, and it maintains support for Group Policy and WMI. It also brings significant advances to mobile device management. Brad Anderson looks at Windows 10 and various management capabilities.
Security in the cloud is significantly different than security in an on-premises datacenter. When Microsoft IT moved approximately 2,100 line of business applications to Microsoft Azure, they also shifted from a philosophy of “protect and prevent” to “detect and respond.” This required a change in corporate culture as well as technology.
Microsoft Edge, the new web browser in Windows 10, is designed to deliver a better online experience. It’s fast, compatible, and built for the modern web. And it includes features for easy sharing, reading, discovery, and more. Download the Readiness Guide to learn more about Microsoft Edge.
Team Foundation Server 2015 offers an application lifecycle management and DevOps solution for development teams, making it easier for dev teams to share code, track work, and ship software.
In this recorded webinar, a panel of experts discuss multiple options to reduce risk to your SAP business processes, safeguard against unplanned downtime, and minimize planned downtime. They also discuss architectural options that help minimize risk during releases, upgrades, and other big changes.
Get step-by-step instructions on how to upload a PowerShell module to Azure Automation that you can use directly in your runbooks.
When IT professionals transition to a hybrid cloud environment, they face the challenge of efficiently allocating server infrastructure resources. This technical case study looks at how Microsoft IT identifies underutilized resources and implements solutions.
Training and Books
Check out this on-demand training to learn how Windows 10 can benefit your organization. Discover how new features in Windows 10 address deployment, mobile device management, security, and more. And take a closer look at Windows as a service.
Be sure your cloud solution meets your organization’s requirements when it comes to security, industry standards, and ISO certifications. Scott Edwards and Rick Claus lead this on-demand course to help demystify security in Microsoft Azure.
September 1–October 16, nationwide
Register for a live event in a city near you to learn how Microsoft Azure fits into your larger disaster recovery plan. And discover the benefits of using someone else’s infrastructure.
September 14–17, 2015, Monterey, CA
TECHintersection brings together experts from across the industry to share knowledge, learn, and network. Download the brochure for more information about the event.