TechNet Flash, Volume 21, Issue 18, August 28, 2019

Top News Worldwide

Common vulnerabilities and how to help protect your environment

Find out why your password doesn’t matter

Microsoft named a leader for endpoint protection platforms

Plan the migration of your Hyper-V servers using Azure Migrate Server Assessment

Top Downloads

Windows 10 Enterprise

Windows Server 2019

Windows Admin Center

Windows Server 2019 Essentials

System Center 2019

Hyper-V Server 2019

New: SQL Server 2019 Release Candidate

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

Code-free integration with Azure Logic Apps
See how Azure Logic Apps can help with cloud migration, legacy systems, and system integration. Learn about the new SAP connector with bidirectional connectivity and the new integration service environment to help secure access to your virtual network resources.

Fix incompatible apps in Windows 10
Explore services for app remediation and upgrade automation to help get your environment to Windows 10. Learn about Desktop App Assure and FastTrack.

An introduction to decentralized identities
Learn about decentralized identity. Discover how this modern approach gives users ownership of their digital identities and data.

Try the Microsoft Edge Beta
A beta release for the next version of Microsoft Edge is now available for all supported versions of Windows and macOS, offering better performance and web compatibility. Get details and be one of the first to try it now.

Introducing Azure Deployment Manager
Azure Deployment Manager provides improved monitoring, control, and management of distributed deployments. Learn how it can help produce reliable deployments and deliver high availability for your environment.

Explore the new Learning Paths at Microsoft Ignite
Discover a new approach to solving real-world challenges at Microsoft Ignite. Learning Paths offer a series of connected learning modules that include sessions, hands-on experiences, technical workshops, and certifications.

An overview of Azure Dedicated Hosts
Learn about a new service that provides physical servers, able to host one or more virtual machines, dedicated to one Azure subscription. Provision dedicated hosts within a region, availability zone, and fault domain.

New: Make changes to Office deployments without changing the version
The Office Deployment Tool now lets you make changes to an existing installation of Office 365 ProPlus while keeping the installed version as is – even when a newer one is available on the Office CDN or in your network share.


Microsoft 365 Training Day: Desktop Deployment 

*August 30, 2019, Chicago, IL
October 2, 2019, Burlington, MA
October 3, 2019, Alpharetta, GA
October 3, 2019, St. Louis, MO
October 4, 2019, Chicago
October 7, 2019, Denver, CO
October 7, 2019, New York, NY
October 9, 2019, Reston, VA
October 15, 2019, Irvine, CA

*October 16, 2019, Detroit, MI
October 17, 2019, Houston, TX
October 18, 2019, Edina, MN
October 22, 2019, Irving, TX
October 23, 2019, San Francisco, CA
October 24, 2019, Sunnyvale, CA
October 29, 2019, Bellevue, WA
October 30, 2019, Malvern, PA

Join us at a free training event where you’ll learn about deployment, configuration, and management across Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus. Help your organization take the next step in desktop deployment by learning practical insights and best practices, while gaining hands-on experience.

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 Dynamics 365 Training Day 

*September 10, 2019, Detroit, MI
September 12, 2019, Denver, CO

*September 12, 2019, Houston, TX
September 25, 2019, Alpharetta, GA

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.

Webinar: Fast and reliable development with Redgate Solutions for SQL Server 
August 29, 2019, online
Learn how to bring database administrators into the software development life cycle early, and help your developers innovate without sacrificing compliance.

Webinar: Empower your security operations with Azure Sentinel 
September 26, 2019, online
Join Ann Johnson, Corporate Vice President of Cybersecurity at Microsoft, and other security leaders to learn about Azure Sentinel, the new cloud-native security information and event management solution.

IoT in Action live event 
October 10, 2019, Santa Clara, CA
Learn how to build new experiences and accelerate your IoT vision. Join other IoT innovators, industry experts, and key Microsoft partners to learn about best practices for developing and selling repeatable solutions across industries.

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.