TechNet Flash - Volume 16, Issue 25: December 3, 2014
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Ryan Duguid, VP of Product at Nintex, talks about his company’s move from on-premises apps into the apps for Office model. Hear Duguid explain how it worked and discuss whether Nintex had to make any compromises along the way.
Data loss prevention (DLP) involves multiple levels of proactive detection and prevention. Check out this video to learn more about the latest DLP and customer-controlled encryption capabilities available in Office 365.
The Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V role includes Hyper-V Replica, a built-in replication mechanism. Technical Evangelist Yung Chou steps you through the process of configuring Hyper-V Replica and testing your configuration with planned failover testing.
In this live session, team experts will present a technical look at the Microsoft Analytics Platform System (APS), a high-performance and scalable appliance built for data warehousing. See an end-to-end demo and get a look at its massively parallel processing capabilities. Register here.
Are you still using farm solutions and feature framework to customize SharePoint? In this free MVA session, experts will introduce you to the SharePoint app model and help you update your skills. See real-life scenarios, get code, and learn best practices. Register today.
Microsoft recently announced the launch of Office 365 Video. The back-end is powered by Azure Media Services, a cloud-based PaaS solution. Learn about Azure Media Services and see how it provides powerful video capabilities that support a variety of scenarios and devices.
Microsoft Intune recently received a host of new features and capabilities, including an enhanced UI for the administration console, lockdown of supervised iOS devices, targeting of policies and apps by device groups, and much more. Check out Brad Anderson’s blog post for a list of all the new updates.
Learn how you can assign static internal IP addresses for Azure Virtual Machines on a virtual network using either PowerShell or the new Azure Preview Portal. This can be helpful when provisioning VM workloads that require fixed IP address assignments, such as DNS servers.
The November update for Power Query offers some exciting new features. Check out this article and video to learn about the new SQL Server Analysis Services connector, improved File Menu options in the Query Editor, and more.
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December 9, 2014, 10:30 A.M.–11:30 A.M. Pacific Time
An enterprise mobility strategy involves identity, management, and productivity. In this session featuring Brad Anderson, you will learn about the integration Microsoft has done across Intune, Azure Active Directory, and the Office mobile apps while enabling secure mobile productivity.
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