TechNet Flash - Volume 16, Issue 26: December 17, 2014
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Microsoft uses big data analysis, machine learning, and dedicated intrusion detection teams to help safeguard data in Office 365. Senior Test Engineer Matt Swann offers an insider’s perspective in this episode.
Large organizations have been adopting DevOps strategies at a faster pace than recent research had originally suggested. Saugatuck Technology, a tech research and consulting firm, looks at five key factors.
Want a sneak peak at Windows 10? Check out this on-demand course from Microsoft Virtual Academy to join leading experts as they explore improvements designed to help you meet your enterprise IT and security challenges.
Keith Mayer steps you through the process of revoking and reinstating user certificates for Azure point-to-site VPNs. Learn how you can do this using the Azure PowerShell module and the Azure Service Management REST API.
Windows Apportals can integrate your entire line-of-business stack into a single, modern, touch-based experience. The concept is simple: introduce the same nested folder structure common in a desktop OS to the modern OS or mobile OS. Learn more on the new Windows Apportals blog.
You need to enable mobility to keep your workforce productive, but while also keeping corporate data secure. Take a look at how you can enable secure productivity on virtually any platform with the Enterprise Mobility Suite.
According to a recent study funded by Microsoft, most organizations want to embrace DevOps. The main hurdle, however, is not technology-related, but instead cultural barriers between developers and operations. Computerworld takes a closer look.
While it is easy to set up a basic WordPress site from the Azure Marketplace, setting up a site that could readily handle large-scale traffic has been a more difficult task. The new Scalable WordPress Web App makes it easy to deploy high-performance websites.
High availability and disaster recovery are different strategies with different strengths and weaknesses. Microsoft technical evangelist Yung Chou explains how you can include both strategies in your environment to improve uptime and data loss prevention.
The open source Moodle project is the most popular learning management system in the world. Find out more about a project that kicked off this past fall that will soon have Moodle working even better with Office 365.
The updated Microsoft Azure (IaaS) Cost Estimator Tool version 1.1 is now available. Technical Evangelist Kevin Remde walks through the tool, looking at the new features and capabilities. Discover how you can use the Cost Estimator Tool to profile your existing on-premises infrastructure and estimate the cost of running it on Azure.
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