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Now displaying: July, 2019
Jul 25, 2019

Fifth video in our series on employing SCCM to prepare for Office deployment. On this episode, you'll get the steps to keep your managed Office apps up to date, learn when to install Office on top of an existing Office install, and how to troubleshoot day-to-day issues.

Jul 25, 2019

Fourth video in our series on employing SCCM to prepare for Office deployment. On this episode, you'll get the steps to create and configure an Office package: your options to define the experience for users, and the tools you'll want to know about along the way.

Jul 25, 2019

Third video in our series on employing SCCM to prepare for Office deployment. On this episode, we'll cover the rest of the preparation steps for Office deployment and management, inventory and readiness, add-in and macro compatibility, and more. You'll also learn the configuration prerequisites that you need to be aware of, as part of your Office deployment and management.

Jul 25, 2019

Second video in our series on employing SCCM to prepare for Office deployment. On this episode and the next, you'll see what's different and how to plan for your Office deployment. You'll learn what to do and what not to do, and how to make sure any Office add-ins or macros will be compatible. You'll also learn which prerequisites you'll want to set up prior to creating your Office packages.

Jul 25, 2019

First video in our series to help you prepare, upgrade, and manage Office in your organization. The primary focus is to move you from an older version of Office to a current release and how to stay up to date.

Jul 24, 2019

Tips to innovate with the cloud in a highly-regulated industry. Alessio Basso, Chief Architect of PayMe from HSBC will show you how they built an intelligent, secure and analytics rich, digital payment platform for their PayMe for Business App in Hong Kong on Azure.

Check out the PayMe app here: https://payme.hsbc.com.hk
To build tech like this with HSBC. Go to https://www.hsbc.com/techcareers

Jul 23, 2019

Step three (optimize) in our how-to series for preparing, deploying, and optimizing Windows Virtual Desktop. You'll get everything you need to know on optimizing your Windows Virtual Desktop deployment. At the heart of optimization is performance, and on this last of the series, we focus on user experience and storage as well as scaling.

For this video, you should already have your Windows Virtual Desktop tenant, as well as your first host pool running. And if you haven't already, please check out https://aka.ms/WVDplaylist to get caught up.

Download PowerShell and JSON files highlighted in this series at www.aka.ms/MechWVDScriptSamples

Jul 23, 2019

Step two (deploy) in our how-to series for preparing, deploying, and optimizing Windows Virtual Desktop. You'll get the steps and decisions to get to your first host pool and get that running. We'll look at how to build our host pool, then move on to provisioning both full desktop and apps for users.

To get started, you'll need to have taken the pre-requisite steps to set up your initial WVD tenant. If you haven't, check out our first episode on preparing for Windows Virtual Desktop at aka.ms/WVDPrereqs.

Keep watching this playlist (www.aka.ms/wvdplaylist) or continue on to the next demo in the series at www.aka.ms/wvdoptimize

Download PowerShell and JSON files highlighted in this series at www.aka.ms/MechWVDScriptSamples

Jul 23, 2019

Step one (prepare) in our how-to series for preparing, deploying, and optimizing Windows Virtual Desktop. You'll get the prerequisite steps to take in the Azure Portal, along with steps for connecting to your existing directory service, before you deploy your Windows Virtual Desktop virtual machines. You'll also get the exact steps in PowerShell cmdlets that you're going to need to run for the Windows Virtual Desktop preview.

Keep watching this playlist (www.aka.ms/wvdplaylist) or continue on to the next demo in the series at www.aka.ms/wvddeployment

Download PowerShell and JSON files highlighted in this series at www.aka.ms/MechWVDScriptSamples

Jul 23, 2019

First video in our series on Microsoft's Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) Solution on Microsoft Azure.

If your organization is looking for a more efficient, productive, and secure approach to desktop virtualization, this series will walk you through the full solution.

WVD offers a fully managed desktop virtualization solution in the cloud and it works with all your apps and devices as you can expect.

Including full-featured native client support for Windows Mac iOS and Android as well as new HTML5 support so you can access remote desktops and apps for almost any modern browser.

Watch the full video to find out why and how to implement desktop virtualization at your organization.

Keep watching this playlist (www.aka.ms/wvdplaylist) or continue on to the next demo in the series at www.aka.ms/wvdprereqs

Download PowerShell and JSON files highlighted in this series at www.aka.ms/MechWVDScriptSamples

Jul 18, 2019

Automate repeated tasks and extend Microsoft Teams to the field with code-free business apps using Microsoft Flow and PowerApps. Aya Tange returns the show to demonstrate what's possible integrating Flow and PowerApps with Microsoft Teams.

Get more information at https://aka.ms/TeamsFlowPowerApps
Watch more shows on Microsoft teams at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLXtHYVsvn_b8FEycz7VsKnljYFmtYxnEv

Jul 11, 2019

Now open source, see the latest updates to the Microsoft Quantum Development Kit. Including how it's easier for you to jump into Quantum programming with self-paced learning exercises called Quantum Katas; the new samples for Numerics and Chemistry that give you examples of quantum programming and algorithms; the enterprise-grade development environment that integrates with Visual Studio and several new chemistry packages including a new release with 1Qubit for intermediate-scale Quantum solutions.

Learn the core concepts of Quantum Computing, go to https://aka.ms/QuantumMechanics
For the Microsoft Quantum Development kit samples repository on GitHub, go to https://aka.ms/quantum-samples
To get Quantum Katas as Jupyter Notebooks, go to https://aka.ms/online-quantum-katas
To learn more or share your feedback, go to https://aka.ms/docs.microsoft.com/quantum

Jul 9, 2019

Run your most demanding workloads with near-limitless growth capacity using Azure SQL Database Hyperscale. Industry expert, Kevin Farlee shows you how you can easily update your existing databases to hyperscale without rearchitecting your apps. We demo the major advantages from super-fast data backup and restore times, and the flexibility that comes from independently and fluidly scaling compute and data replicas.

To learn more on Azure SQL Database Hyperscale, go to https://aka.ms/SQLDB_Hyperscale

For information on the Azure import/export service, go to https://aka.ms/Azure-Import-Export

Jul 9, 2019

Find and fix any issue with the health and performance of your workload. Watch Shankar Sivadasan, Senior Product Manager at Microsoft Azure, review the benefits of using end-to-end full-stack monitoring, advanced analytics and machine learning capabilities of Azure Monitor. If you are running complex workloads on Azure or embracing DevOps you need that single monitoring tool that gives you a 360-degree view across the application code, infrastructure, and network and allow teams and individuals to collaborate. Azure Monitor has consolidated various monitoring tools in Azure to give you that holistic view of your application. Find out how Azure Monitor works and how to use it.

Link to built-in integrations
https://aka.ms/azmon-integrate

Learn more about onboarding resources like VMs, Containers and your applications, check out the links below.
https://aka.ms/azmon-applicationonboarding
https://aka.ms/azmon-containeronboarding
https://aka.ms/azmon-vmonboarding

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