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Volume 16, Issue 14 | July 9, 2014

 
 
 
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Live training: Migrate legacy systems to Windows Server 2012 R2 and Microsoft Azure (July 24)

  

CIO guide: Leading Change in Enterprise IT with DevOps

 


  
 
 
 

Microsoft Cloud Day: Join Mark Russinovich and other Microsoft experts for a live Q&A

  

Learn about infrastructure services from Windows Azure Pack

 


  
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Your Featured Content

Maximizing storage efficiency in Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Storage Server 2012 R2

Want to maximize storage efficiency in your environment? Discover features built into Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 that can help.


MongoDB’s service on Azure is now generally available in the Azure Store

MongoDB’s fully managed, highly available service offering is now generally available as an add-on in the Microsoft Azure Store. The new service, delivered by Microsoft Open Technologies, runs MongoDB Enterprise and makes it easier to deploy MongoDB applications in the cloud. Check out this exciting new service.


Accelerate delivery of software and updates with DevOps

Join Microsoft experts as they explore DevOps scenarios highlighting System Center, Microsoft Azure, and Visual Studio Online. Find out how you can grow a trusting relationship between business, development, and operations teams through all phases of application lifecycle management with this free, on-demand training.


Edge Show: An interview with Mark Russinovich

What is Mark Russinovich working on? Where does he get his ideas for the “Case of the Unexplained...” sessions? Get these answers and more in this interview shot at TechEd 2014 in Houston.


Five IT strategies for app creation and delivery

Microsoft IT is embracing social, mobile, analytics, cloud, and other current trends to create a platform that streamlines the creation and delivery of applications that enhance the user experience. Learn more about how you can promote anywhere productivity.


Find out how to use the new /mode:vm switch in Sysprep

Learn how to enable a faster process when creating new VMs. Microsoft Technical Evangelist Brian Lewis answers one of the questions he is frequently asked: What the heck does the new /mode:vm switch do in Sysprep.exe?

Storage Spaces: Discover an innovative, low-cost solution for your storage strategy

It simply isn’t realistic to support an increasing demand for storage with expensive traditional storage solutions. Check out the innovative, low-cost storage solution called Storage Spaces available with Windows Server.


Learning from cloud: The shift to software-defined networking

When you are running systems and services at cloud scale, the number of manual changes required on a daily basis simply is not sustainable. As a result, software-defined networking has become a big trend. Find out more here.


Edge Show: Run a Puppet infrastructure on Azure

Learn how to run a Puppet infrastructure on top of Microsoft Azure IaaS and discover the fundamentals of how Puppet works in this demo-heavy interview with Ross Gardler, Senior Technical Evangelist in Microsoft Open Tech.


White paper: Software-defined networking

This new white paper explains how software-defined networking lets you move control of the network from hardware to software. Discover how this can enable new levels of efficiency, flexibility, and scalability.


DevOps and the cloud: How to develop a roll-back plan

The “ Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud” series explores “rolling back” and looks at how Microsoft Azure can streamline both the roll-back and roll-forward process for dev teams.


Technical case study: Microsoft IT deploys Work Folders as an enterprise client data management solution

Find out how Microsoft IT is using Work Folders to enable its approach to People-Centric IT and see how it can improve the management of sensitive data.


Business case study: Using modern apps to streamline and standardize business processes

Read about MSApprovals, a new cloud-hosted service and modern app that Microsoft IT developed to standardize and streamline the approval process for business processes.

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Training and Books
Accelerate delivery of software and updates with DevOps

Join Microsoft experts as they explore DevOps scenarios highlighting System Center, Microsoft Azure, and Visual Studio Online. Find out how you can grow a trusting relationship between business, development, and operations teams through all phases of application lifecycle management with this free, on-demand training.

 
Now available on demand: Build a mobility strategy that works

In a mobile-first, cloud-first world, people expect faster, uninterrupted services and the freedom to work anywhere and anytime, from a variety of devices. Learn how you can meet these demands with a comprehensive business mobility and device management strategy.

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Events
Microsoft Cloud Day 2014 Q&A with Mark Russinovich

July 14, 2014
Get the latest info about Microsoft Azure from the recent Azure User Group summer conference in London. Then have your questions answered during a live Q&A with Mark Russinovich and other experts, who will teach you to build websites, a mobile back end, and cloud services in minutes. Register here.

 
Learn about infrastructure services (IaaS) from Windows Azure Pack

July 16–17, 2014
Quickly build and manage modern applications across platforms, locations, and devices. Unlock insights from volumes of existing and new data. Support user productivity wherever your users are and on whatever devices they choose. Learn how you can do all this with Microsoft Azure and Windows Azure Pack. Register for this free training.

 
Software-defined networking with Windows Server and System Center

July 16–17, 2014
In this free online event, you will explore Windows Azure Pack’s infrastructure services (IaaS), which bring Microsoft Azure technologies to your data center (running on your own hardware). Learn about self-service and automation of virtual machine roles, virtual networking, clouds, plans, and more. Register here.

 
Episode 3 of the Hybrid Cloud Series with Mark Russinovich and Brad Anderson

July 17, 2014
Attend this free, live Q&A with Mark Russinovich and Brad Anderson to discuss hybrid cloud options for creating a more agile infrastructure. Register now.

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