TechNet Flash - Volume 17, Issue 8: April 15, 2015
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In less than 15 minutes, you can learn all about key Azure services and features. Check out these walkthroughs and learn how to configure Linux virtual machines, provision Windows Server VMs, connect your on-premises network to the cloud, and more.
Skype for Business just rolled out. But did you know you can control when the updated experience goes out to your users? Watch this episode for info and details about other admin aspects of Skype for Business.
The Digital Crimes Unit at Microsoft uses the latest in analytics technology. Learn how Microsoft uncovered one cybercriminal ring, and worked with federal law enforcement to shut down one of the nation’s most prolific cybercrime operations.
John Keiser, a dev lead at Chef Software, demonstrates new capabilities in Chef that allow you to provision machines and applications to Microsoft Azure. Learn how to get this running yourself and get helpful insights from one of the engineers responsible for developing this functionality.
Countless numbers of people have come up with their own definitions for DevOps. It’s difficult to explain something that refuses to be one single thing for each and every person. Check out this list of top myth-busting posts that explain DevOps by writing about what DevOps is not.
With over 600 sessions at Microsoft Ignite, how do you choose which ones to watch? Rick Claus has put together a list of the 10 Azure sessions you shouldn’t miss. Add some hybrid cloud skills to your IT toolbox and transition from an on-premises server hugger to a hybrid cloud aficionado.
Take a look at the new capabilities in Office 365 and Exchange Online that help protect users against phishing attacks. Learn how new features (such as Safe Attachments and Safe Link) guard against malware and bulk spamming.
On this episode of the Edge show, Simon May invites Fabian Uhse from the WorkFolders product team to talk about the iPad app for WorkFolders, allowing you to use your existing Windows Server 2012 R2 file server infrastructure to enable sharing across the internet.
Technical Evangelist Yung Chou gives an overview of the Microsoft Azure cloud service model and provides instructions for VM deployment and configuration in Azure. Start your free Azure trial and get hands-on experience today.
If you are an Azure customer with an Enterprise Agreement (EA) Indirect Commercial, EA for Government, or EES (Education) subscription, you can now purchase applications and services from the Azure Marketplace. Visit the Azure Marketplace to learn more.
When you purchase an OEM Windows server this month, you can get a free eBook, on-demand training, and a free Windows Server certification exam (valued at US$180). Offer ends April 30, 2015. Click here to get the details.
Do you stay up at night worrying about the countless devices connecting to your environment? Office 365 can help. Simon May walks you through the process of setting up Office 365 mobile device management and shows how it works with Microsoft Intune.
Training and Books
Windows 10 is approaching. Now is the time to learn everything you need to know to master and deploy enterprise mobility management. In each session, Brad Anderson and Simon May delve into Enterprise Mobility Suite to give you hands-on experience to help you build core skills. Register now.
April 28, 2015
Learn how to implement Enterprise Mobility Suite solutions within your organization. In this session, you will get a live demo of how to set up the new Azure Active Directory Premium features. Register now and check out the entire series covering more EMS topics.
April 23, 2015
Register for the second course in the Enterprise Mobility Core Skills training series, and watch as Brad Anderson, Simon May, and Microsoft engineers teach you how to enable BYOD by deploying a mobile device management solution. Register today.