TechNet Flash - Volume 20, Issue 22: October 24, 2018

Top News Worldwide

Now available: Exchange Server 2019

A demo of Windows Virtual Desktop: Deliver a Windows environment in the cloud

What’s new and what’s coming for SharePoint and OneDrive security and compliance

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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

New: SQL Server 2019 CTP

Microsoft Intune 30-day trial

Windows Azure Pack

Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics

Windows 10: Learn about new features for IT pros in the latest update (October 31, 2018)
Simplify upgrades, resolve compatibility blockers, and deliver faster deployments with Windows 10 version 1809. Register now for the live webinar to learn about new features for IT pros.

Microsoft 365 security and compliance updates
Get a tour of the latest security and compliance updates for Microsoft 365. Learn more about defense in depth security capabilities, including passwordless authentication and advanced threat protection, as well as improvements to managing security and compliance in your environment.

SQL Server: Accelerated Database Recovery
Now available in public preview, Accelerated Database Recovery is a new SQL Server Engine feature (available in Azure SQL, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, and in the upcoming version of SQL Server on-premises). Find out how it can improve database availability.

Get ready for Microsoft Ignite 2019
Pre-register today and help secure your spot for Ignite 2019. Microsoft Ignite is the best industry event for learning from experts and networking with other IT pros.

Office Message Encryption: Send protected messages to people inside and outside your organization
Get an overview of the Office Message Encryption capability in Office 365. Discover how this can help users send protected messages to almost anyone inside and outside your organization, on any device.

Now open: IT Skills and Salary Survey
Global Knowledge has opened its 2018 IT Skills and Salary Survey, the largest of its kind in the industry. You and your IT communities are invited to participate by November 9, 2018.

Now available: Fileless-attack detection
Improve security with fileless-attack detection, which is now generally available in Security Center. Learn more about fileless attacks and how automated memory forensic techniques in Security Center help identify fileless-attack toolkits, techniques, and behaviors.


Microsoft 365: A Foundation for Modern Collaboration 
November 1, 2018, online
Register for this live webinar to learn how Microsoft Core Services Engineering and Operations “does IT” – managing and supporting services such as Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, and Yammer. Discover career opportunities in IT and find out why collaboration is vital to Microsoft.

Azure + AI Conference 
December 3–6, 2018, Las Vegas, NV
Cloud services and artificial intelligence have converged to create new possibilities. Attend the Azure + AI Conference to hear from industry leaders (including Scott Guthrie, Scott Hanselman, and James McCaffrey) as they explore the future of AI and cloud technologies.

Security in a Day workshops 
Through December 13, 2018, nationwide
Register for a free, hands-on workshop in a city near you to learn about technologies and techniques that help maintain security, privacy, and compliance during your digital transformation.

Microsoft Ignite: The Tour 
Through May 22, 2019, worldwide
Attend a free technical training event for tech professionals in a city near you. Explore the latest cloud technologies, interact with other IT professionals, gain practical insights, and learn best practices.