TechNet Flash - Volume 21, Issue 7: March 27, 2019

Top News Worldwide

Announcing: Windows Virtual Desktop is now in public preview on Azure

Watch a preview of Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) for macOS

Demo: Windows Virtual Desktop brings a Windows 10 experience to almost any device

Free: Get The Essential Guide to Data in the Cloud – A Handbook for DBAs

Top Downloads

Windows 10 Enterprise

Windows Server 2019

Windows Admin Center

Windows Server 2019 Essentials

New: System Center 2019

Hyper-V Server 2016

System Center Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection

Create an Azure free account

Azure Stack Development Kit

SQL Server 2019 CTP

Microsoft Intune 30-day trial

Windows Azure Pack

Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics

Discover shadow IT and take control of your cloud apps
Learn how Microsoft Cloud App Security can help you gain control over shadow IT. Maximize visibility into the cloud apps and services used in your organization, asses them for risk, and make informed decisions about which apps you want to block.

Building serverless microservices in Azure
Take a look at a sample architecture to understand how microservices help cloud applications run globally and avoid bottlenecks for improved user availability.

Achieve greater security through simplicity
Having many different security solutions in place for on-premises and cloud infrastructure reduces visibility and makes central management more difficult. Find out how vendor consolidation can simplify security in your environment.

Azure Backup for SQL Server in Azure Virtual Machines is now generally available
Simplify backing up SQL Server running in Azure Virtual Machines. Discover how Azure Backup eliminates the need to deploy and manage backup infrastructure while providing a simple experience to centrally manage and monitor the backups on standalone SQL instances.

Introduction to Windows Server IoT 2019
Learn about the new embedded server, Windows Server IoT 2019, which is part of the Windows IoT solution. Find out how it handles large edge workloads and provides a gateway for information to the cloud.

Learn about new Windows 10 and Office 365 management and user experiences
Find out how the latest updates support modern experiences across devices. Learn about new options to get to managed remote Windows sessions and apps. Set baseline protections and device configurations quickly using built-in security baselines in Microsoft Intune.


Microsoft 365 Technical Series: Optimize Your Teamwork 

April 3, 2019, Houston, TX
April 3, 2019, Irvine, CA
April 9, 2019, Sunnyvale, CA
April 10, 2019, Detroit, MI
April 11, 2019, Chicago, IL
April 11, 2019, Edina, MN
April 16, 2019, Reston, VA

April 17, 2019, New York, NY
April 18, 2019, Alpharetta, GA
April 18, 2019, Malvern, PA
April 19, 2019, Burlington, MA
April 23, 2019, St. Louis, MO
April 24, 2019, San Francisco, CA
April 25, 2019, Irving, TX

Help your organization optimize its teamwork, meetings, and voice strategy with Microsoft 365 technical training for IT professionals. This workshop offers detailed implementation guidance across Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, Yammer, and Outlook Mobile.

Cloud Immersion Experience: DevOps for Azure Applications 

April 2, 2019, Irving, TX
April 4, 2019, Chicago, IL
April 4, 2019, Denver, CO
April 4, 2019, Edina, MN

April 4, 2019, New York, NY
April 9, 2019, Bellevue, WA
April 10, 2019, Houston, TX

Learn how you can build templates to automate cloud infrastructure and reduce error-prone manual processes using Azure DevOps. Topics include provisioning web apps for containers for hosting OSS applications, migrating MongoDB into Cosmos DB, implementing serverless technologies, and building Docker images.

Dashboard in a Day 

April 2, 2019, Chicago, IL
April 2, 2019, New York, NY
April 3, 2019, Burlington, MA
April 3, 2019, Edina, MN
April 3, 2019, Irving, TX
April 3, 2019, St. Louis, MO
April 4, 2019, Bellevue, WA

April 8, 2019, Malvern, PA
April 9, 2019, Denver, CO
April 9, 2019, Houston, TX
April 10, 2019, Alpharetta, GA
April 11, 2019, Irvine, CA
April 17, 2019, Detroit, MI
April 18, 2019, San Francisco, CA

Help your organization make critical decisions in an efficient, precise, and effective manner by leveraging your data, with the ability to monitor the health of your business using live dashboards, create rich interactive reports, and access your data on the go.

Get Ready for End of Support: Windows 10 and Office ProPlus Deployment Workshop 

April 9, 2019, Irvine, CA
April 10, 2019, San Francisco, CA
April 11, 2019, Detroit, MI
April 12, 2019, Malvern, PA
April 16, 2019, Edina, MN
April 17, 2019, Reston, VA
April 18, 2019, Bellevue, WA
April 19, 2019, Alpharetta, GA

April 23, 2019, Sunnyvale, CA
April 24, 2019, St. Louis, MO
April 25, 2019, Houston, TX
April 25, 2019, New York, NY
April 26, 2019, Chicago, IL
April 30, 2019, Burlington, MA
April 30, 2019, Irving, TX

Understand how end of support impacts your organization and what tools are available to update your software to meet this timeline. Gain hands-on experience with the tools and resources you need to help accelerate deployment and support of Windows and Office as a service in your organization.

Connecting, Organizing, and Collaborating with Your Team 

April 3, 2019, New York, NY
April 4, 2019, Detroit, MI
April 4, 2019, Reston, VA
April 5, 2019, Malvern, PA
April 9, 2019, Alpharetta, GA
April 9, 2019, Burlington, MA
April 10, 2019, Edina, MN

April 11, 2019, Chicago, IL
April 16, 2019, Denver, CO
April 17, 2019, Houston, TX
April 18, 2019, Irvine, CA
April 18, 2019, St. Louis, MO
April 23, 2019, Bellevue, WA
April 23, 2019, Irving, TX

Join us to explore new ways of communicating and collaborating in ways that were previously not possible. This hands-on session will give you the opportunity to test-drive the latest technology on a state-of-the-art device, guided by a trained facilitator.

Virtual event: Build a Successful Hybrid Strategy 
March 28, 2019, online
Learn about strategies, insights, and technologies essential to building a successful hybrid cloud environment. You’ll also get information on application consistency, data management, security considerations, and governance.

Microsoft Business Applications Virtual Launch Event 
April 2, 2019, online
Register for this free online event to learn how new updates and features will affect your business. Find out how to build and deploy smart, customizable apps using new platform capabilities.

Virtual event: Visual Studio 2019 Launch 
April 2, 2019, online
Join the launch event for Visual Studio 2019. Learn how to be more productive and build innovative apps with Visual Studio 2019, participate in live Q&As, and take the latest version for a spin.

IT expert roundtable: Modern Collaboration with Office 365 
April 4, 2019, online
Experts from Microsoft Core Services Engineering and Operations will answer your questions about modern collaboration at Microsoft. Get candid insights and best practices on managing services for Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, and Yammer.

IT expert roundtable: Transitioning from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams 
April 11, 2019, online
Hear about Microsoft’s transition from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams. Get best practices for planning and deployment from Microsoft Core Services Engineering and Operations experts.

Live event: Virtual Security Summit 
April 16, 2019, online
Register for the live streaming event to hear from security experts on the lifecycle of an attack, learn about emerging trends, and explore the latest techniques to help defend your organization against threats.

Register now: Microsoft Build 2019 
May 6–8, 2019, Seattle, WA
Get ready for Microsoft’s premier event for developers. Learn about the latest developer tools, discover new ways to create software, and gain insights into the future of software development.

Microsoft Business Applications Summit 2019 
June 10–11, 2019, Atlanta, GA
Register for the premier event for analysts, technical architects, and advanced users. Delve deeper into the tools you use every day, get a sneak peek at what’s next, connect with experts, and learn new skills.