With Windows Server 2012 now fully supported in System Center 2012 SP1, you can unify your management tasks with a single pane of glass to manage applications, systems, and devices across private, hosted, and public clouds. Download the evaluation now and receive technical resources from the experts.
Microsoft Virtual Academy is growing. More than a million users rely on MVA for free technical training on Microsoft technologies such as Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Office 365, System Center 2012, and more. Celebrate this milestone with us by joining MVA and taking free online technical training.
SCM is a free tool from the Microsoft Solution Accelerators team designed to help you quickly configure and manage the security of your computers - whether on premises, in a traditional data center, or in a private cloud - using Group Policy and Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager.
Download a free software trial, answer the trivia questions, and gain a chance to win some excellent prizes, including a trip to the MMS in Las Vegas. You also have a chance win a copy of Windows 8, Windows Server, or a Cisco router. Be one of the first 500 people to enter and win a T-shirt.
Find IT pro resources and tools to learn about and configure search capabilities in SharePoint Server 2013.
Want to learn how to deploy a standard domain controller or a read-only domain controller? Get hands-on with this new virtual lab and find out how to use Windows PowerShell to maximize your new domain controller deployment.
In this demo-heavy interview, come see how you can efficiently back up your data to Windows Azure. No more tapes. Download the free evaluation of Windows Azure and Windows Server 2012.
Join Microsoft Senior Technology Evangelist Rick Claus for a three-part Windows Server 2012 training series on February 12, 19, and 26. Topics include Server Virtualization (February 12), Managing Your Core Infrastructure - Management, Storage, and Networking (February 19), and VDI and Access (February 26). Prepare for these events by downloading the Windows Server 2012 Evaluation.
The Microsoft BI Solution Builder helps you discover the business intelligence capabilities of your current Microsoft technologies, and provides customized upgrade paths and resource links.
Blain Barton and Don Noonan are back on TechNet Radio. In this episode they show us what's possible in Windows Azure by deploying a SharePoint application in Azure Virtual Machines. Tune in as Don demos a custom SharePoint application that was created for Price Waterhouse Coopers, and shows how they took it from on-premises and deployed it in Azure. Sign up to try Windows Azure for 90 days free.
Dan Stolts welcomes Chris Harney from the Virtualization Technology Users Group as they discuss how his user group community recently expanded their virtualization platform knowledge beyond VMware to now include Microsoft Hyper-V. Tune in as they chat about their transition from a VMware-only shop and how members are warming up to Hyper-V and Windows Server 2012.
For a couple reasons, it's time for another look at Microsoft's Big Data strategy: The Cumulative Update 2 for SQL Server 2012 SP1 was just released with new functionality that simplifies the backup and restore capability of an on-premises SQL Server database to Windows Azure; and Microsoft's enterprise-ready Hadoop service, HDInsight, is now available on Windows Server or as a Windows Azure service....Read more
April 8 - 12, 2013, Las Vegas, NV
The Microsoft Management Summit 2013 (MMS) brings together the brightest IT professionals from around the world to increase their technical expertise through deep hands-on training, best-practice sharing, and interaction with innovators in desktop, device, and datacenter management, as well as cloud technologies.
Find out what Windows 8 has to offer and experience the new capabilities firsthand. Attend a Tech Showcase event to learn more. Explore new Windows 8 features. Sign up for an online or in-person session today and download the 90-day trial.