TechNet Flash - Volume 20, Issue 7: March 28, 2018

Top News Worldwide

Windows Server 2019: Learn about new features and get the preview

Free e-book: Download the Azure Strategy and Implementation Guide

Now available: Remote Desktop web client public preview

Video: Windows 10 deployment tips and tricks from Microsoft IT

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Windows 10 Enterprise

Windows Server 2016

Project Honolulu

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

Webinar: Critical analytics use cases with Azure Databricks (April 12, 2018)
Microsoft Azure Databricks is a fast, easy, and collaborative Apache Spark-based analytics platform optimized for Azure. Register to attend a live webinar and learn more about using Azure Databricks for advanced analytics. Explore recommendation engines, intrusion detection, and churn analytics.

Free e-book: Serverless computing recipes for your cloud applications
Are you ready to dig into serverless computing cloud? Download this free e-book, which describes (with rich code examples) how to solve common problems using serverless Azure Functions.

Countdown: Preparing for GDPR
The clock is ticking as the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect globally on May 25, 2018. Are you ready? Watch this video series to learn more about GDPR and how Microsoft is helping customers reach compliance through its products and expert guidance.

Webinar: Complying with GDPR on Microsoft SQL-based technologies
The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) gives European Union residents greater control of their personal data. Watch this on-demand webinar to learn about the implications for your business and how the Microsoft data platform can help you comply with new requirements.

Announcing: Improved multi-member Blockchain networks now available on Azure
When you build production Blockchain scenarios, network reliability and health monitoring are essential. Learn about new enhancements to the Ethereum on Azure offering designed to enable production-ready consortium Blockchain networks suited for enterprise scenarios.

How they did it: Improving the internal MyOrder procurement experience
By weaving together a variety of Azure services, including Azure Search and Cosmos DB, Microsoft IT was able to create an improved purchase experience within three months of launching the project.?Watch to learn how.

Microsoft Azure Administration for AWS Administrators
Do you work in Amazon Web Services? Check out this course from Pluralsight to add Azure skills to your toolbelt. Get started and find out how you can map your AWS services to their Azure counterparts.

Explore deep learning toolkits with Jupyter Notebook
Jupyter Notebook provides an interactive “scratch pad” for data science, allowing you to share code, insights, and documentation. Learn how to work with multiple Jupyter Notebooks for popular machine learning libraries like Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit CNTK and TensorFlow ? without installing software.

Four IT skills with sky-high prospects
What skills will help an IT professional become more influential in the workplace? And what role does certification play? Find out four of the most in-demand skills that companies are looking for in IT professionals.


Configuration management for containerized delivery 
Learn how to create, deploy, and configure containerized applications using Azure Container Service and Azure Service Fabric. In this course, you will learn how to configure and manage clusters to enable constant insights into your application. And find out how to deploy containers with no downtime.


Webinar: Implement Smart Manufacturing with IoT 
April 19, 2018
Register to join an IoT in Action webinar to learn how you can transform your products and the way they’re produced. Hear from industry experts at Microsoft, learn about solutions from Hitachi Solutions, and find out how IoT solutions can help you reduce downtime, save energy, and increase revenue.

Register now for Microsoft Build 
May 7–9, 2018, Seattle, WA
Microsoft Build is just a few months away. Attend the event where developers and industry leaders come together and learn more about the technologies that are shaping the future. Delve into cloud technologies, artificial intelligence, mixed reality, and more while meeting industry peers.

Free Microsoft Tech Summit: Build your skills with the latest in Azure and Microsoft 365 
Through April 25, 2018, worldwide
Register today for Microsoft Tech Summit, a free event for IT pros and developers. Attend an event in a city near you to learn about the latest trends, tools, and product roadmaps, and meet with the experts who build and run Microsoft’s cloud services.