TechNet Flash - Volume 20, Issue 16: August 1, 2018

Top News Worldwide

Windows Server 2019: An intro to predictive analytics with the new System Insights feature

Now available: Get the System Center 1807 update

Track down malicious hackers, uncover attack vectors, and harden your security posture with Microsoft Azure

Windows Server 2008: Learn about end of support options and start planning your migration

Top Downloads

Windows 10 Enterprise

Windows Server 2016

Windows Admin Center

Windows Server 2016 Essentials

System Center 2016

Hyper-V Server 2016

System Center Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection

Create an Azure free account

Azure Stack Development Kit

SQL Server 2017

Microsoft Intune 30-day trial

Windows Azure Pack

Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics

App migration: Watch a step-by-step guide for moving your databases to Azure
With platform as a service (PaaS), you don't need to worry about managing or configuring your database environment. See how you can migrate your databases using Azure Database Migration Service and take advantage of hyperscale, high availability, and built-in security capabilities.

New blog series: Top 10 Networking Features in Windows Server 2019
The Windows Networking Blog has kicked off a series of posts looking at the top 10 networking features in Windows Server 2019. Check out the first installment to learn about advances in providing highly accurate time (and why this is important).

Get started with IoT: An intro to connecting, securing, and managing your devices
Discover why IoT is important to your business, explore considerations including management and scalability, and learn about the services Microsoft offers for provisioning and managing IoT devices in your organization.

A look at serverless compute options in Azure
With serverless compute, publish code using Azure Functions, build workflows and integrate with other services via Azure Logic Apps, and trigger your code with Azure Event Grid. Watch demonstrations of the serverless features and capabilities available in Azure.

On-demand webinar: Microsoft chief information security officer on digital security at Microsoft
Register to watch this on-demand webinar with Bret Arsenault, CISO at Microsoft. Learn about Microsoft’s digital security strategy, get advice on GDPR compliance, and get answers to common cloud security questions.

Introducing live events in Microsoft Stream
Easily create and stream live events with Microsoft Stream, the intelligent video service in Office 365. Find out how admins can control who can upload content and see how Stream supports General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance.

Announcing Azure Cloud Shell editor: Try the new graphical editor embedded in Cloud Shell
The same web standards–based editor that powers Visual Studio Code is now integrated directly into Cloud Shell, offering a powerful solution for managing your cloud infrastructure, complete with syntax coloring, auto completion, and code snippets. Learn more and try it now.

A new way to manage roles and administrators in Azure AD
The new roles and administrators feature in Azure Active Directory, which is now available in preview, provides a list of built-in directory roles, a streamlined process to manage roles, and links to relevant documentation to help you utilize directory roles.

How to: Third-party software updates with System Center Configuration Manager
Support for third-party software updates is a frequently requested feature for Configuration Manager. This capability is now available in preview. Watch a video tutorial to learn how you can manage third-party software updates with Configuration Manager.


Microsoft Ignite 
September 24‒28, 2018, Orlando, FL
Explore the latest in cloud technology, business intelligence, collaboration tools, and productivity at Microsoft Ignite. Register to attend and connect with the experts who build and support the tech you use every day.