Cerber ransomware | reduce IT costs | migrate SQL Server databases to Azure
  Microsoft TechNet Flash Newsletter
Volume 19, Issue 1 | January 4, 2017

Top News Worldwide
Case study: Reducing IT costs with Azure and Windows 10
Training: Migrating SQL Server databases to Azure
Cerber ransomware: The latest updates and what you should know
Microsoft Azure Achieves HITRUST CSF Certification
Back to top
Top Downloads

Windows 10 Enterprise

Windows Server 2016

Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics

System Center Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection (technical preview branch)

Hyper-V Server 2016

System Center 2016

SQL Server 2014 SP2

Windows Server 2012 R2


System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager and Endpoint Protection SP1

Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials

Microsoft Azure one-month trial

Microsoft Azure Stack Technical Preview 2

System Center 2012 R2

Hyper-V Server 2012 R2

Microsoft Intune 30-day trial

Windows Azure Pack

Get Microsoft products and services alerts
Back to top
Your Featured Content
On demand: Cloud at Microsoft webinar
IT Showcase brought together subject matter experts from our Cloud at Microsoft course to answer questions about how Microsoft IT designs, develops, implements, and monitors cloud solutions at Microsoft. Watch as they discuss cloud security, choosing between SaaS and PaaS, Azure, IoT, and more.

New blog: Microsoft AppSource is the destination for SaaS business apps
Interested in creating, consuming, or providing services for SaaS business apps on the Microsoft Cloud platform? Microsoft AppSource is Microsoft’s answer to a longstanding market need to connect business customers with SaaS apps and integration services.

Power BI: 12 days of dashboards
In December, Sam Lester posted a series of new Power BI dashboards. They are based on common data sources (such as Goodreads and Fitbit) and aim to identify new methods for using Power BI creatively. Check out the dashboards to get inspired.

Managing StorSimple virtual arrays in the new Azure portal
The management of the StorSimple Virtual Device Series is now available in the Azure portal . You can use the StorSimple extension in the portal to create Azure Resource Manager-based StorSimple managers to manage your virtual arrays. Learn more.
On demand: Tech Leaders Forum
Learn about emerging trends and the solutions that are driving digital transformation. Register for access to exclusive video sessions and presentation decks from the Tech Leaders Forum and discover how you can improve security, enhance productivity, and increase flexibility in your organization.

Free eBooks from Microsoft Press
Start out 2017 by learning some new IT skills. Check out this list of more than 40 free eBooks you can download from Microsoft Press. Learn the fundamentals of Azure, delve into data science, hone your Windows 10 skills, and more.

Power BI Desktop: The year in review
In 2016, Power BI Desktop had 11 releases with more than 190 features and improvements based on user feedback. Get an overview of the changes from 2016.

Cortana Intelligence and Machine Learning: Top 10 posts of 2016
What were some of the most popular topics in 2016 regarding artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data science? Check out this top 10 list and find out why people were reading about the Data Science VM, smart refrigerators, R Tools, and more.
Back to top
Build your first container using Docker on Hyper V
Speed up releases. Quickly scale your apps. In this 30-minute, hands-on virtual lab, you will be guided through the basics of installing, deploying, and managing a Docker container and the fundamentals for incorporating Docker on Hyper-V into your current development plans.
Back to top
Microsoft Tech Summit is coming to Chicago
January 19–20, 2017, Chicago, IL
Build your cloud and infrastructure skills at a free, two-day technical training event in Chicago. Be more successful, productive, and valuable to your organization. Choose from more than 70 training sessions and hands-on labs. Register today. Can’t make it to Chicago? Find another city and date, or watch a keynote livestream.
Get experience with containers at a Microsoft Technology Center near you
This free, interactive training session will help you use containers to deploy and scale your apps in the cloud. Register for an event near you.
Resources Microsoft
TechNet Evaluation Center MSDN Flash Newsletter
Microsoft Virtual Academy TechNet Flash Archive
Security Newsletter Microsoft Press free eBooks
TechNet Technology News Feed IT Pro Cloud Essentials
IT Pro Career Center  
TechNet | Sign up for other newsletters | Manage contact preferences | Unsubscribe | Update your profile
©2017 Microsoft Corporation

Terms of Use | Trademarks | Privacy Statement
Microsoft respects your privacy. To learn more please read our online Privacy Statement.

If you would prefer to no longer receive this newsletter, please click here.
To set your contact preferences for other Microsoft communications click here.

Microsoft Corporation
One Microsoft Way
Redmond, WA 98052 USA