TechNet Flash - Volume 19, Issue 5: March 1, 2017

Top News Worldwide

Top 5 tips to improve information protection in your organization

Now available: Kubernetes is generally available on Azure Container Service

New download: Get Azure Stack Technical Preview 3

New Windows Server 2016 virtual labs: Get free hands-on training

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

Microsoft Azure Stack Technical Preview 3

System Center 2012 R2

Hyper-V Server 2012 R2

Microsoft Intune 30-day trial

Windows Azure Pack

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Microsoft Office 365 reduces threats and enhances visibility and compliance
Microsoft IT uses Microsoft Office 365 Enterprise E5 features to enhance security and improve visibility into its SaaS infrastructure. Learn how Office 365 helps them discover issues with shadow IT, stop sophisticated attacks, and streamline compliance and discovery requests.

SharePoint security and compliance updates
Learn about the latest security and compliance updates in SharePoint. Watch as Microsoft Mechanics explores new conditional access controls to safeguard against insecure networks and devices, new data governance capabilities, and unified auditing within hybrid environments.

Microsoft System Center Management Pack for Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2017
The Microsoft System Center Management Pack for Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2017, which provides monitoring of Team Foundation Server 2017, is now available. It monitors TFS components, such as application tier servers, data tier servers, and team project collections.

Save the date: Visual Studio 2017 launch and download
Visual Studio 2017 will be available for download on March 7, 2017. Join the two-day virtual event to get an overview of the newest innovations in Visual Studio, .NET, Xamarin, Azure, and more. And then watch as Microsoft engineers lead technical demo sessions.

CXO Summit: Save your spot
CXO Summit is sold out, but you can still join the action and learn how you can leverage the power of technology and innovation. Register to watch online as the event streams live from the Microsoft campus on March 29, 2017.

Azure Application Insights JavaScript SDK
Azure Application Insights allows you to monitor performance and usage of your apps. Using a bit of JavaScript, you can get timings of page loads and AJAX calls, details of browser exceptions, and more. Learn about the latest JavaScript SDK improvements.

Brad Anderson’s Lunch Break: The CIO of Accenture discusses cloud security and time-traveling whales
Andrew Wilson (CIO of Accenture) joins Brad Anderson for a Lunch Break conversation and an intense game of “IT Would You Rather.” Watch to hear what he has to say about time-traveling whales and how an organization as big as his uses mobile and cloud-based security.

Transforming the digital workplace with Office 365 Enterprise E5
Microsoft IT is at the forefront of managing the modern environment – a mobile workforce, personal devices, loads of data and analysis, self-service tools, and new strategies for security. Learn how Office 365 Enterprise E5 has enabled a more intelligent, collaborative, and secure work experience.

IoT World: Download free resources
Are you ready to start your IoT journey? Register to download this free resource pack to get videos, presentations, and other useful information that will jump start your IoT implementation.

The OneNote REST API now supports application-level permissions
The OneNote API now supports application-level permissions. This means an application can now support scenarios that do not require a user to be signed in.


Get free training from the experts
Microsoft Virtual Academy offers hundreds of free, online courses to help you build your skills and advance your career. Learn the latest technologies from industry experts at your own pace. You can even earn completion certificates when you’ve mastered a course. Explore the available courses.

Internet of Things: Free hands-on training
Learn how to combine Microsoft Azure IoT services and Power BI with Intel hardware and discover what’s possible with the Internet of Things. Register for an event.


Mission Mars: Fourth Horizon Experience
The fate of Earth’s first to mission to Mars now rests in the hands of developers and IT professionals like you. Join the emergency response team to help regain contact. Bring your skills, find the crew, and help save the mission at an event near you.

Live webinars: Learn about Power BI, Flow, and PowerApps
Through April 6, 2017
This series of free business application platform webinars will show you how to automate processes and get more out of your data. Upcoming topics include data visualization tips, flows to help you be more productive, marketing insights with Power BI, and more.

Microsoft Tech Summit: Register for an event near you
Through April 27, 2017, worldwide
Attend a free, two-day training event to build your cloud and infrastructure skills. Choose from more than 70 training sessions, join hands-on labs, and get access to Microsoft engineers. Find an event to attend in person or save the date to watch a keynote livestream online.