TechNet Flash - Volume 20, Issue 23: November 7, 2018

Top News Worldwide

Brad Anderson: What’s new and what’s better for Windows and Office deployments

Learn essential how-to steps for shifting to the modern desktop

Now live: The Modern Desktop Deployment Center

Download: Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus deployment and management lab kits

Top Downloads

Windows 10 Enterprise

System Center Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection

Office 365 ProPlus

Modern Desktop Deployment and Management Lab Kit (for Windows 10, Office 365 ProPlus, and Office 2019)

Use Configuration Manager and updates to desktop deployment
Explore your options for deploying the modern desktop with Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus. Learn how to manage your existing processes and tools while leveraging the latest updates to System Center Configuration Manager and Microsoft Intune.

Overview: Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus desktop deployment
Watch a 15-minute overview to learn how to deploy Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus using your preferred deployment tools. Find out what's new and what's changed while learning best practices to ease your deployment.

Migrate user files with OneDrive Known Folder Move
Find out how OneDrive can ease the process of moving user files as you shift from Windows 7 to Windows 10. And learn about new features for protecting and collaborating on files regardless of whether participants are inside or outside of your organization.

Microsoft 365 security and compliance updates
Get a tour of the latest security and compliance updates for Microsoft 365. Learn about passwordless authentication, information protection, Microsoft Secure Score, Compliance Manager, and Advanced eDiscovery.

Windows Virtual Desktop: Learn about the new remote desktop and app experience
Let multiple users connect concurrently, without the need to set up or manage a virtual desktop infrastructure running remote desktop services. Discover how you can continue to run Windows 7 and get three years of extended security updates with Azure.

How to: Simplify provisioning with Microsoft Surface and Windows Autopilot
Get step-by-step guidance for provisioning Microsoft Surface devices using Windows Autopilot. Learn about first-run user provisioning, device driver and firmware management, registering devices to your organization, and customizing devices with apps and policies to be business-ready out of the box.

Office 365 ProPlus and Windows 10 end-user demos
See the latest Office and Windows client updates in just 10 minutes. Demos include Office desktop and mobile app updates for artificial intelligence, teamwork, creativity, and accessibility, as well as new end-user capabilities to help with productivity and working on the go in Windows 10.

Accelerate teamwork with Microsoft 365
Learn about Microsoft 365 updates that enable deeper collaboration, explore new controls for managing security and compliance, and see how Skype for Business can deliver a complete meeting and calling solution.


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.

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.