TechNet Flash - Volume 17, Issue 9: April 30, 2015
Top News Worldwide
Your Featured Content
Another enterprise mobility core skills session is on the books, along with a host of insightful questions from the IT community. Check out this round-up of the best questions and answers from the event.
Discover a different way to architect so you can update your site in milliseconds. Get practical guidance and real-life examples to understand why microservices are critical to DevOps and continuous delivery. Register today.
You don’t have to miss the Microsoft Ignite conference. Keynotes, popular sessions, and in-depth interviews will be available online in real time. Check out the blog for full details.
Check out Matt McSpirit’s list of Ignite sessions you should not miss. Find out what’s going on with virtualization, storage, security, service delivery, and more in the datacenter.
Support for Windows Server 2003 ends in July. If you're still running Windows Server 2003, it's time to plan your migration. Download the free Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit to get started today.
Dan Stolts and Shawn Bice, Director of Program Management at Microsoft, kick off the new Data in the Cloud series with a close look at how customers are using Microsoft Azure to address their data needs.
Discover how Office 365 and EMS can work together to provide a secure and productive environment for your workforce. Learn how some of the basic functionality of Office 365 is enhanced when paired with the capabilities of EMS to enable new productivity models. Register now and check out the entire series.
Is your business ready to evolve? Register for this Microsoft webinar featuring Gartner, and take the first step in preparing to migrate your environment from Windows Server 2003.
Watch this end-to-end tour for a preview of the new Outlook mail and calendar experiences across the Windows desktop and Windows 10, iOS, and Android devices.
Check out the brand new TechNet hybrid cloud page for resources, training sessions, tools, and more, gathered in one place to help you make sense of the hybrid cloud and plan your hybrid environment.
Stop worrying about all those devices connecting to your environment. Simon May walks you through the process of setting up Office 365 mobile device management and explains how it works with Microsoft Intune.
Rick Claus put together a list of the 10 Azure sessions you shouldn’t miss. Add some hybrid cloud skills to your IT toolbox and transition from an on-premises server hugger to a hybrid cloud aficionado.
Microsoft Press authors provide insightful tours of new and evolving Microsoft technologies. The app now includes guided tours for building cloud apps with Microsoft Azure, programming Windows Store apps, and using Microsoft Azure HDInsight. Download the app now.
SQL Server 2005 support will end in less than a year. Get this research report that details your options for a smooth transition and start preparing your upgrade plan today.
Get an overview of the Windows Azure Pack and watch demonstrations of the installation and configuration process. Learn about the Service Provider Foundation (SPF) and how to set up a functional Windows Azure Pack environment.
Are you revved up for Microsoft Ignite? Get ready by taking the new “Know it, Prove it” challenge. Can't make it to Microsoft Ignite? Take the challenge and get training on topics that will be covered at the conference.
Training and Books
Take a high-level look at new capabilities that make recovery, security, and identity management easier and more flexible. Explore MDM policies, work with SCCM and Microsoft Intune, and get tons of practical insights. Watch here.
Get deep-dive training with product engineers and master enterprise mobility management before Windows 10 arrives. You'll gain hands-on experience, as each session finishes with a virtual lab to help you build core skills. Register now.
Master the basics of PowerShell Desired State Configuration and find out how you can control deployment, maintenance, and configuration of your traditional datacenter and a hybrid environment. Then go deeper with Advanced PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) and Custom Resources.
May 14–15, 2015
Register for this free, two-day conference to learn the latest technology trends and hear about IT pro, developer, and consumer topics. Register now and join the conversation on Twitter with #MVPvConf and @MVPAward.
May 9–10, 2015
Calling all data scientists, developers, and data architects. Register for a weekend of fun and hacking hosted by Microsoft in New York City. Assemble a team, learn, share, and make friends as you solve real-world problems. This event is open to all tech professionals interested in big data, BI, and data visualization.