TechNet Flash, Volume 21, Issue 19, September 11, 2019

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Demo: Learn Azure and jump-start your cloud projects with Azure Quickstart Center

Live webinar: Empower your security operations with Azure Sentinel – September 26, 2019

Windows Server Upgrade Center: Get step-by-step guidance on upgrading to Windows Server 2019

Microsoft Cloud App Security: Apply advanced security to any app in your organization

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Announcing the Microsoft business applications October virtual launch
October 10, 2019, online
Microsoft has announced a free virtual event for the October 2019 Microsoft business applications release. Get an in-depth look at the new capabilities and features announced in the 2019 release across Dynamics 365 and the Microsoft Power Platform.

Reduce disaster recovery time with Azure Site Recovery
Get an overview of things to consider when choosing a disaster recovery solution. See why Azure Site Recovery offers an efficient strategy that reduces RTO (recovery time objective).

Monitoring on Azure HDInsight: Workload metrics and logs
Azure HDInsight offers two tools that can be used to monitor cluster workloads. Learn how to monitor workloads running on your Azure HDInsight cluster and view relevant logs to assist with debugging.

Try Microsoft Defender ATP, test new features, and run attack simulations
Learn about the Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection evaluation lab. Try Microsoft Defender ATP before you buy it. Explore new features. Run simulations without having to spin up your own test environment.

Track the health of your disaster recovery with Log Analytics
Azure Site Recovery provides an integrated solution for monitoring and alerting, using logs in Azure Monitor. Learn how to use the diagnostic logs in Log Analytics.

Build IoT solutions with IoT Plug and Play Preview and Azure IoT Central
IoT Plug and Play Preview is now available. See how Azure IoT Central with native support for IoT Plug and Play eliminates the need for cloud side development, offering a simplified way to build IoT solutions.

Now available: Automated incident response in Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection
Explore the complex set of tasks a security team must handle when investigating alerts on a daily basis. Get an overview of some common scenarios to see how automation provides a more efficient response and simplifies the SecOps workflow.


Microsoft 365 Training Day: Microsoft Teams Deep Dive

*September 24, 2019, Burlington, MA
September 24, 2019, Malvern, PA
September 25, 2019, Chicago, IL
September 25, 2019, Houston, TX
September 26, 2019, Denver, CO
September 26, 2019, Detroit, MI
November 5, 2019, Detroit, MI
November 5, 2019, Irvine, CA
November 5, 2019, Irving, TX
November 6, 2019, St. Louis, MO
November 7, 2019, Burlington, MA

*November 7, 2019, San Francisco, CA
November 8, 2019, Bellevue, WA
November 11, 2019, Chicago, IL
November 12, 2019, Denver, CO
November 12, 2019, New York, NY
November 13, 2019, Malvern, PA
November 13, 2019, Sunnyvale, CA
November 14, 2019, Edina, MN
November 14, 2019, Houston, TX
November 19, 2019, Reston, VA
November 20, 2019, Alpharetta, GA

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 25, 2019, Alpharetta, GA

*September 27, 2019, Detroit, MI

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 Azure Training Day: Fundamentals

*October 1, 2019, Denver, CO
October 1, 2019, Irvine, CA
October 2, 2019, Sunnyvale, CA
October 3, 2019, Bellevue, WA
October 8, 2019, Houston, TX
October 8, 2019, Reston, VA
October 9, 2019, San Francisco, CA
October 15, 2019, Irving, TX

*October 17, 2019, Burlington, MA
October 18, 2019, Chicago, IL
October 18, 2019, New York, NY
October 23, 2019, Alpharetta, GA
October 24, 2019, Malvern, PA
October 29, 2019, Edina, MN
October 29, 2019, St. Louis, MO
October 30, 2019, Detroit, MI

Learn basic 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

*October 1, 2019, Edina, MN
October 2, 2019, Reston, VA
October 8, 2019, Irving, TX
October 9, 2019, Bellevue, WA
October 10, 2019, Chicago, IL
October 10, 2019, Malvern, PA
October 16, 2019, San Francisco, CA
October 17, 2019, Detroit, MI

*October 17, 2019, St. Louis, MO
October 21, 2019, Denver, CO
October 22, 2019, Sunnyvale, CA
October 23, 2019, Houston, TX
October 24, 2019, Irvine, CA
October 28, 2019, New York, NY
October 29, 2019, Alpharetta, GA
October 30, 2019, Burlington, MA

Increase your knowledge of the latest security features and solutions. Learn about valuable compliance tools and how you can reduce costs and risks with Advanced eDiscovery and Auditing in Microsoft 365. Gain skills for securing your organization and maintaining full compliance.

Microsoft 365 Training Day: Desktop Deployment

*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.

Webinar: Expert Strategies for Migrating SQL Server to the Cloud
September 12, 2019, online
When migrating SQL Server databases and SQL Server-based applications to the cloud, there are a few important things you need to know. Get expert guidance for your migration ‒ with resources, tips, and demonstrations from Microsoft engineers.

Webinar: The Future of Energy-Saving Technology with IoT
September 17, 2019, online
Register to hear about the business realities of creating and implementing IoT solutions for the energy sector. Learn about the benefits of Azure and Windows 10 IoT and how they work together to run Stealth Power’s idle reduction solution.

Webinar: Get Kubernetes Up and Running
September 18, 2019, online
Join this webinar to get started with Kubernetes open-source container orchestration software. Plus, get a sneak peek of the second edition of Kubernetes.

Webinar: Take Your Business Intelligence Further with Blazing-Fast Analytics
September 25, 2019, online
Find out how Power BI and Azure SQL Data Warehouse help you extract instant insights from the data warehouse.

IoT in Action: Santa Clara
October 10, 2019, Santa Clara, CA
Discover how to build new experiences and accelerate your IoT vision. Join other IoT innovators, industry experts, and Microsoft partners from across the IoT ecosystem to learn about best practices for developing and selling repeatable solutions across industries. Explore the opportunities of connected devices and find out how to navigate the challenges.

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