TechNet Flash, Volume 21, Issue 17, August 14, 2019

Top News Worldwide

How to: Run VMware in Microsoft Azure

New FastTrack guidance and helpful tools for Windows 10 deployment

Get the steps for an in-place upgrade of Windows Server 2008 to Windows Server 2019

How and when to use Azure Service Health versus the Azure status page

Top Downloads

Windows 10 Enterprise

Windows Server 2019

Windows Admin Center

Windows Server 2019 Essentials

System Center 2019

Hyper-V Server 2019

SQL Server 2019 CTP

Create an Azure free account

Azure Stack Development Kit

Microsoft Intune 30-day trial

Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics

System Center Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection

Demo: Azure Security Center for IoT
See how Azure Security Center helps you monitor and manage your IoT security posture. Learn about built-in security assessments and find out how to create custom rules.

Azure Cloud Shell Tips: Using Azure CLI
Get tips for working with the Azure CLI available in Azure Cloud Shell. Step through some common tasks for working with Azure Resource Manager and configuring a new virtual machine.

Run Windows Server and SQL Server across your hybrid environment
An important factor when moving to the cloud is how easy it will be to combine your new cloud resources with existing on-premises resources. Explore some of the key hybrid capabilities offered by Azure.

Simplify compliance with the new Azure Blueprints sample
Learn about the latest blueprint sample in Azure and discover how it can help you meet NIST SP 800-53 compliance requirements.

Tips for using Azure Cloud Shell tools for migrating
Step through a “lift and shift” scenario. Learn about tools that are built into Azure to create an UbuntuLTS Linux server and migrate an existing application to the cloud.

Move your VMware resources to Azure
Discover how a VMware environment runs natively on the Azure bare metal infrastructure with no nested virtualization. This allows you to continue using your existing VMware tools.

How machine learning improves threat intelligence
Machine learning is innovating threat intelligence. Discover how automating the processing of unstructured text with machine learning can help you identify and extract high-level attack patterns.

How to use the Azure Cloud Shell connector in Windows Terminal
Windows Terminal can now connect you to Azure Cloud Shell. Find out how to configure the connector and get started.


Microsoft Azure Training Day: Fundamentals 

*August 19, 2019, Irvine, CA
August 20, 2019, Irving, TX
August 21, 2019, Malvern, PA

*August 27, 2019, Bellevue, WA
August 29, 2019, New York, NY

Learn strategies for transitioning to the cloud along with concepts including security, high availability, scalability, elasticity, agility, fault tolerance, and disaster recovery. Attendees will receive free vouchers to take the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals certification exam.

Microsoft 365 Training Day: Security and Compliance 

*August 19, 2019, New York, NY
August 20, 2019, Burlington, MA
August 21, 2019, Bellevue, WA
August 21, 2019, Irving, TX

*August 22, 2019, Malvern, PA
August 26, 2019, Chicago, IL
August 27, 2019, Alpharetta, GA
August 28, 2019, Sunnyvale, CA

This free one-day technical training delivers hands-on experiences to help you secure your environment and deliver compliance. Get detailed implementation guidance across identity, threat protection, Windows ATP, information protection, and more within Microsoft 365.

Microsoft 365 Training Day: Desktop Deployment 

*August 20, 2019, New York, NY
August 21, 2019, Sunnyvale, CA

*August 29, 2019, Burlington, MA
August 30, 2019, Chicago, IL

Windows 7 extended support will end on January 14, 2020 and Office 2010 support will end on October 13, 2020. Are you ready? Understand how end of support impacts your organization and gain hands-on experience with the tools available to update your software to meet this timeline.

Microsoft Teams Built for Teamwork 
August 20–21, 2019, New York, NY
Come learn the why and how of Teams for communications and meetings, including current functionality and new features, security and compliance, adoption and migration best practices​, admin, and performance management.

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Training Day 

*September 4, 2019, Chicago, IL
September 4, 2019, New York, NY
September 5, 2019, Sunnyvale, CA
September 10, 2019, Alpharetta, GA

*September 10, 2019, Detroit, MI
September 11, 2019, Edina, MN
September 12, 2019, Denver, CO
September 12, 2019, Houston, TX

Uncover the future of business applications at this free, hands-on event for IT professionals, business analysts, power users, and developers. Go beyond sales force automation (SFA) and learn how this application can help you better understand customer needs and engage more effectively.

Microsoft 365 Training Day: Microsoft Teams Deep Dive 

*September 4, 2019, Irving, TX
September 5, 2019, Irvine, CA
September 5, 2019, St. Louis, MO
September 10, 2019, Bellevue, WA
September 11, 2019, Reston, VA
September 11, 2019, Sunnyvale
September 12, 2019, San Francisco, CA

*September 24, 2019, Burlington, MA
September 24, 2019, Malvern, PA
September 25, 2019, Chicago, IL
September 25, 2019, Houston
September 26, 2019, Denver, CO
September 26, 2019, Detroit, MI

See how Microsoft Teams meets the requirements of a connected workforce with a cloud-based communication solution that combines chat, video meetings, file storage, and app integration. Learn to deploy, configure, and administer Teams to optimize your company’s collaboration strategy.

Microsoft Ignite 2019 
November 4–8, 2019, Orlando, FL
Register for this live event to learn the latest in architecture, security, software development, and IT. Explore hands-on experiences to innovate your management, security, and cloud strategies.