TechNet Flash - Volume 16, Issue 23: November 11, 2014
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In this episode, you will get a first look at the Office 365 native capabilities of mobile device management. Watch a demo of policy definition in Office 365 and see some of the additional capabilities you get with Microsoft Intune.
Learn what’s driving the focus on DevOps and how it can be used to improve your ability to deliver with faster cycle times. Industry expert Kurt Bittner, Principal Analyst with Forrester Research, and Microsoft experts David Tesar and Claude Remilard answer burning DevOps questions.
Connect(); is a live developer event featuring keynote presentations from Scott Guthrie, S. “Soma” Somasegar, Brian Harry, and Scott Hanselman. They will cover new technologies and features coming to .NET, ASP.NET, Azure, Visual Studio, and Visual Studio Online. Don’t miss the demos and live Q&A sessions.
The World Wide Enterprise and Partner Group (EPG) finance team used Power BI for Office 365 to accelerate the process for getting critical information to decision makers. See how they completely transformed and streamlined how Microsoft Finance does reporting for EPG.
The Infrastructure as a Service Foundations series is a growing collection of documents that offers information about design elements and recommended options for a Microsoft IaaS infrastructure. This latest document provides the information you need for building a storage infrastructure.
Learn how to use the new ASP.NET Identity system to manage access to your web apps and services. In this live session on November 26, 2014, Adam Tuliper and Jeremy Foster will explore everything you need to know to implement, extend, and customize ASP.NET Identity. Register today.
Improve your technical skills, enhance your resume, and show the world what you can really do. Through December 31, 2014, you can save 15% on all Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) exams when you use promo code “15OFF.” Get more details.
Brad Anderson discusses three game-changing announcements around Office 365 integration with Microsoft Intune, native instrumentation of Microsoft Office apps for Microsoft Intune management, and Office for Android.
Looking for the most efficient way to get your users into the cloud? Jeremy Chapman and Paul Andrew discuss identity options and demonstrate a few tools that make it easier to synchronize your directory services with Office 365 and Azure Active Directory.
Imagine what the web might look like today if there were no standards. Would there even be a web at all? Standards are essential for the web to develop and the announcement of the HTML 5.0 open standard is an important milestone.
Wilson Garone (Corporate VP and CFO of Microsoft Worldwide Sales Marketing Services Group Finance) and Donna Cheesebrough (VP of Corporate Functions IT) discuss how a mobile-first, cloud-first strategy and other new tools helped the teams increase productivity and deliver on financial commitments.
The Cloud OS Network is a worldwide group of select service providers that partner closely with Microsoft to provide hybrid cloud and Azure-enabled solutions. Discover Cloud OS Network members who can deliver the Microsoft Cloud Platform customized to your specific needs.
Kevin Remde and Yuri Diogenes continue their discussion of the benefits, challenges, and considerations businesses face when planning a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) strategy. Get a closer look at the BYOD DesignConsiderationGuide and see how IT organizations can support BYOD.
Training and Books
Discover how to build faster, repeatable application deployments across your Azure environments. In this on-demand MVA Jump Start session, you’ll dive into the new declarative model, complete with templates to define, configure, connect, and deploy your infrastructure resources.
November 20, 2014
Join Windows 10 Enterprise product managers for an overview of Windows 10. Get a first-hand look at new UI enhancements, learn how management and deployment is evolving, and find out how new security features will help your organization respond to modern threats.
November 26, 2014
Learn how to use the new ASP.NET Identity system to manage access to your web apps and services. In this live session, Adam Tuliper and Jeremy Foster will explore everything you need to know to implement, extend, and customize ASP.NET Identity. Register today.
December 1–4, 2014
Join Mark Russinovich, CTO of Azure, as he kicks off a week of training for IT pros. Members of Azure Engineering will delve into the technologies to help you build your cloud skills. Register now and you’ll receive 50% off Certification Exam 70-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions.
December 10, 2014
Join leading experts Ross Gardler and David Tesar as they explore common open source tooling and show you what’s possible. See what you can do from a zero-process environment to a fully automated and deployed production environment. Use #TalkDevOps to join the conversation on Twitter.
May 4–8, 2015, Chicago, IL
Microsoft Ignite will pack the house with industry leaders discussing everything tech – from cloud management to big data to mobile devices and beyond. Learn about the next big thing in tech and discover solutions that are available now to solve your toughest challenges. Claim your spot today.