TechNet Flash - Volume 20, Issue 12: June 6, 2018

Top News Worldwide

How to prevent ransomware with Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection

Cloud App Security: Assess your cloud apps and services for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance

Windows Server 2019 is coming: Get details about enhancements to Scale-Out File Server

Free white paper: Plan a hybrid identity solution that improves security and productivity

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Windows 10 Enterprise

Windows Server 2016

Windows Admin Center

Windows Server 2016 Essentials

System Center 2016

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System Center Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection

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Azure Stack Development Kit

SQL Server 2017

Microsoft Intune 30-day trial

Windows Azure Pack

Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics

Free e-book: Download a free guide to migrating servers and virtual machines to the cloud
Migrate your servers and virtual machines to Azure with confidence. The Cloud Migration Essentials e-book provides guidance through the entire process to help simplify your migration and minimize risks.

Microsoft 365 updates deliver better collaboration experiences and enhanced security
Recent updates to Microsoft 365 let you collaborate securely with external partners, build mixed reality experiences, find information faster in SharePoint, and maintain the privacy rights of individuals.

Emerging patterns to transform your business with artificial intelligence
Four common patterns for applying artificial intelligence (AI) to core processes have emerged. Take a close look at virtual agents, ambient intelligence, AI that assists professionals, and autonomous systems to understand how these patterns can improve the customer experience and modernize operations.

Announcing: Low-cost Azure Standard SSD offering in public preview
The new Azure Standard SSD storage option is a cost-effective managed disk solution optimized for dev-test and entry-level production workloads that require consistent latency.

What you need to know to start running SQL Server on Linux
How do you install SQL Server on Linux? Is it the same as SQL Server on Windows? Watch demos from Red Hat Summit 2018, get answers to common questions, and learn about new features.

Tools and features for managing compliance and “right to be forgotten” requests
Office 365 includes many tools for managing regulatory compliance requirements. Watch a demo to see how you can respond to data subject requests, export personal data from telemetry logs, retrieve information for your data protection impact assessment, and permanently delete user data.

Enhanced collaboration and streamlined management with Microsoft Teams
See how Microsoft Teams can enhance collaboration in your organization, find out how you can extend Teams with popular apps, and get a first look at the unified Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business Admin Center.


Enhance the security of your hybrid cloud with Azure Security Center 
In this free course, expert instructors examine differences in the threat landscape between cloud, hybrid, and on-premises environments. Learn how to onboard Azure Security Center, implement security policies, and detect and respond to security incidents.


IoT in Action: Connected Healthcare 
June 21, 2018
This live webinar will cover how the healthcare industry is using IoT to improve patient health outcomes and streamline complicated communication practices, all while maintaining patient privacy.

The Power of the Cloud: Microsoft Power User Conference 
June 22, 2018, Mississauga, ON
Use advanced features in Azure and Office 365 to meet your business needs. Join Microsoft MVPs and industry experts for a day-long workshop where you will go through deep-dive training in advanced concepts. Register to attend this event at the Microsoft Canada HQ in Mississauga, ON.

Windows Server Summit 
June 26, 2018
Join this online event to find out what’s new in the application platform on Windows Server 2019, get tips on how to modernize your infrastructure, learn best practices for managing containers, and improve security in your IT environment.

Microsoft Business Applications Summit 
July 22‒24, 2018, Seattle, WA
Register to attend an all-new event designed for IT pros, analysts, power users, and solution architects. Connect with peers, learn from industry experts, and attend a special guest keynote delivered by Malcolm Gladwell.