TechNet Flash - Volume 19, Issue 21: October 11, 2017

Top News Worldwide

New: Get details about WebVR, EdgeHTML 16, and the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

On demand: Mark Russinovich answers questions about security, the cloud, Sysinternals, and more

Azure Container Instances: See how the new feature lets you get containers up and running in seconds

Office 365 demo: An overview of the newest features and lesser-known features

Top Downloads

Windows 10 Enterprise

Windows Server 2016

Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics

System Center Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection (technical preview branch)

Hyper-V Server 2016

System Center 2016

SQL Server 2014 SP2

Windows Server 2012 R2

System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection SP1

Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials

Microsoft Azure one-month trial

Azure Stack Development Kit

System Center 2012 R2

Hyper-V Server 2012 R2

Microsoft Intune 30-day trial

Windows Azure Pack

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Live webcast: What’s new for IT pros in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (November 2, 2017)
Register for a live session to learn about new features and improvements coming to Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and how it can help you improve the way you provision and secure devices in your environment. Get tips and answers to your questions from deployment expert Michael Niehaus.

Microsoft Mechanics: Windows 10, Office 365, and EMS updates
Watch to learn about deploying and managing Microsoft 365-powered devices. See new capabilities that make it possible to automatically provision new devices using Windows Autopilot and deliver apps, learn about integrated management experiences, and plan Windows 10 deployments at scale.

Free training: SharePoint automation with DSC
Get an overview of PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC). Take this course to learn how you can use it to build SharePoint farms and reverse-engineer existing SharePoint farms, watch demos, learn best practices, and more.

Announcing: PowerShell in Azure Cloud Shell
Microsoft recently announced the public preview of PowerShell in Azure Cloud Shell . Now you can use PowerShell when you connect with Azure using an authenticated, browser-based shell experience that’s hosted in the cloud, and accessible from virtually anywhere or any device. Read the announcement.

Download: Get the Project Honolulu technical preview
The new Windows Server management experience is now available as a technical preview release. Download Project Honolulu, check out the deployment guide, and read the documentation to get up and running. Don’t miss the video walkthroughs.

Security for IT pros: New learning path from Microsoft Virtual Academy
This new learning path from MVA will teach you the latest security concepts and technologies to protect your organization’s devices and data. You’ll get an in-depth look at the Cybersecurity Reference Architecture, Credential Guard, Windows security and forensics, and much more.

Security for the Chief Security Officer
Get practical help from real-life lessons in the new Security for CSOs learning path from Microsoft Virtual Academy. In just 10 hours of course time, you will learn how to protect your enterprise with integrated capabilities from Microsoft that help solve today’s security challenges.

Proactive insights: The evolution of Windows Analytics
November 7, 2017
Windows Analytics is a free set of solutions built on Operations Management Suite that can help you accelerate your upgrade to Windows 10, track which devices have been updated, and detect issues impacting end users. Register for a one-hour webcast and get an in-depth look at the latest features.


Microsoft Tech Summit: Build your skills with the latest in cloud technologies
November 16, 2017–April 25, 2018, worldwide
Attend a free, technical learning event near you, presented by the experts who build and run Microsoft’s cloud services. Whether you’re developing innovative apps or delivering optimized solutions, Microsoft Tech Summit can help improve your skills and deepen your expertise.

AMA: Windows Server Management
October 17, 2017, 9:00 A.M. Pacific Time
Join this Ask Microsoft Anything (AMA) event to learn more about Windows Server Management (Project Honolulu). The AMA will take place on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 from the Windows Server AMA space.

AMA: System Center Configuration Manager
October 19, 2017, 9:00 A.M. Pacific Time
Have questions about System Center Configuration Manager? Join this Ask Microsoft Anything session and get answers to your questions related to Microsoft Intune and System Center Configuration Manager.