TechNet Flash - Volume 20, Issue 17: August 15, 2018

Top News Worldwide

How Windows Server 2019 enables a faster and safer Internet

Azure Security Center: Improve your security practices with new attack simulation playbooks

Q&A: How to protect files, apps, and devices in your organization

Free training: Plan a security incident response

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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

Integrate Azure with your on-premises infrastructure
A hybrid cloud approach brings more advantages than hosting your infrastructure and services purely on premises. Watch an overview of options for integrating your networking, identity, compute, and data resources with Azure.

Azure management groups are now generally available
Organize subscriptions and apply governance controls to groups with Azure management groups. Get details and find out how to start using management groups.

Getting started with IoT: How to handle all that data
Once your IoT devices are deployed, they need somewhere to send the data they collect. Different types of information should be handled in different ways. Learn about the four general categories of messages to be sent, options for handling data, and how Azure IoT Hub can help.

How to move your e-commerce infrastructure to Azure
By moving your e-commerce solution to the cloud, you can simplify scalability, improve accessibility, and provide easier access to cloud services, such as chatbots and advanced analytics. Read an overview of the steps involved in moving your e-commerce infrastructure to Azure.

Optimize performance with automatic intelligent insights
SQL Data Warehouse is a flexible, secure, and fully managed analytics platform optimized for running complex queries across petabytes of data. And SQL Data Warehouse now provides intelligent performance insights within the Azure portal to optimize performance of your data warehouse.

Protecting the protector: Hardening machine learning defenses against attacks
Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection uses machine learning to stop new malware attacks before they can get started. But malicious users are now attacking the machine learning itself. Explore lessons Microsoft has learned and find out how Microsoft is adapting its defenses.

Windows Server 2019: Software-defined networking goes mainstream
Windows Server 2019 makes it easy to deploy software-defined networking (SDN) with a new deployment UI and to manage SDN through a Windows Admin Center extension. These improvements even apply to SDN in Windows Server 2016. Learn more.


Microsoft Cloud Workshops: Build a foundation in Azure 
Microsoft Cloud Workshops are live, in-person events available in various cities around the U.S. Get help from experts as you delve deep into Azure solutions in advanced training workshops featuring hands-on experience. Find an event near you.

Experience Azure in an online event 
Immersion Experiences showcase how Microsoft’s entire suite of infrastructure, application, and productivity solutions can solve common IT challenges. Participate in an Immersion Experience to get hands-on experience and build real-world solutions.

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.