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A weekly show that covers your favorite tech and news across Microsoft, including Office, Azure, Data Platform, Windows, and Surface. It focuses on demos, how-tos and insights from Microsoft's tech leaders and engineers - Mark Russinovich, Corey Sanders, Julia White, Jeffrey Snover and more.
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Nov 15, 2018

Demo-packed tour of modern compute options in Azure with tips on how to plan, build or move your apps to the cloud presented by CVP of Azure Compute, Corey Sanders.

He describes your options to both deploy and manage your workloads so you can quickly lift and shift your apps using virtual machines and IaaS or modernize them by re-architecting or completely rebuilding them using serverless options or micro-service based solutions. Corey also demonstrates Azure Container Instances with new burst compute capabilities and Service Fabric Mesh - a new option well-suited for .NET developers to simply bring your code without the need to manage or scale underlying compute infrastructure.

Session THR2325 - Filmed Tuesday, September 25, 16:00 EDT at Microsoft Ignite in Orlando, Florida.

Subject Matter Expert:
Sanders is responsible for the product and strategy of the Azure Compute team. He has been in the Azure team for 9 years and Microsoft for 14 years. Corey was the creator of Azure Virtual Machines (Infrastructure-as-a-service) and his service responsibilities now include Azure Virtual Machines (both Windows and Linux), Containers, Kubernetes, Service Fabric, Event Grid, Service Bus, and Batch Computing. The Azure revenue for the services Corey is responsible for exceeds $2 billion (yearly run rate). Corey is also responsible for the compute technology supporting large Microsoft internal services like Bing. Prior to Azure, Corey spent five years as a developer in the Windows Serviceability team. In Windows Serviceability, Corey owned networking, kernel, and install technologies of all released versions of Windows.

Nov 15, 2018

An end-to-end look at IT pro updates for device and app readiness for Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus. Lead engineer Amesh Mansukhani demos your options and offers real-world guidance for getting off older versions of Office and Windows. Includes updates to Windows Analytics with built-in Office compat, OCT integration with SCCM, how to manage updates and more.

Related Resources:

Windows Analytics:
www.aka.ms/WindowsAnalytics

Desktop App Assure for help with application compatibility remediation:
www.aka.ms/DesktopAppAssure

Session THR2315 - Filmed Wednesday, September 26, 16:00 EDT at Microsoft Ignite in Orlando, Florida.

Subject Matter Expert:
Amesh Mansukhani is a Sr. Program Manager focused on Office 365 ProPlus deployment methodologies within enterprise organizations. Amesh originally joined Microsoft in 2003 and has had the opportunity to work on Windows security, Windows Mobile and identity & access technologies. For over 15 years Amesh main focus has been on multi-tenancy applications and services. With the advent of cloud solutions and Office 365, Amesh has been at the forefront of the software as a service (SaaS) evolution and has helped many mid-to-large enterprises take advantage of cloud solutions such as Exchange online, Exchange Online Archiving and Exchange Online Protection in addition to other SaaS solutions.

Nov 13, 2018

The latest updates to Microsoft Stream - your intelligent and integrated video service in Office 365, presented by lead engineer Vishal Sood. We'll look at the new capability to create and stream live events and admin updates for managing Microsoft Stream.

Session THR2322 - Filmed Thursday, September 27, 10:10 EDT at Microsoft Ignite in Orlando, Florida.

Subject Matter Expert:
Vishal Sood, Partner Group Program Manager, Microsoft Stream

Nov 13, 2018

Mark Russinovich explains Azure Confidential Computing, opening up new opportunities for the processing of sensitive data in the Cloud using secure enclaves and trusted execution environments. Mark presents the core concepts and demonstrates the underlying tech, including new silicon-based approaches with Intel SGX chipsets, the upcoming Azure Confidential Computing DC-series virtual machines and the upcoming software development kit (SDK) that make it easier to create apps that keep your important data and algorithms confidential during computation.

Session THR2322 - Filmed Thursday, September 27, 11:20 EDT at Microsoft Ignite in Orlando, Florida.

Subject Matter Expert:
Mark Russinovich is Chief Technology Officer for Microsoft Azure, Microsoft’s global enterprise-grade cloud platform. A widely recognized expert in distributed systems and operating systems, Mark earned a Ph.D. in computer engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. He later co-founded Winternals Software, joining Microsoft in 2006 when the company was acquired. Today he remains the primary author of the Sysinternals tools and website, which include dozens of popular Windows administration and diagnostic utilities. Mark is a popular speaker at industry conferences such as IPExpo, Microsoft Ignite and Build, and RSA Conference. He has also authored several nonfiction and fiction books, including the Microsoft Press Windows Internals book series, as well as fictional cyber security thrillers Zero Day, Trojan Horse and Rogue Code.

Nov 13, 2018

First look at the unified admin experience for Microsoft 365 which gives you a common entry point for Windows, Office 365 and Enterprise Management + Security. We’ll show you updates to the Admin Center, where you can customize your view with tasks, insights, and usage reporting, a more streamlined user-centric management experiences with your most common tasks and most user controls available per user in one consolidated view. See intelligent recommendations to guide you through first-time setup and ongoing configuration of Microsoft 365 and related services.

Session THR2318 - Filmed Wednesday, September 26, 11:20 EDT at Microsoft Ignite in Orlando, Florida.

Subject Matter Expert:
Brian Besand has been empowering admins to optimize their everyday tasks, dive deep on the details, make data driven decisions, and deliver the best possible end user experience.

Oct 11, 2018

Demo-rich overview of major advances coming to Windows Server 2019 including: managing hyper-converged infrastructure; support for storage class memory; the new Storage Migration Service; deduplication coming to ReFS; new Hybrid integration between Windows Server datacenter and Azure with the Windows Admin Center and more.

Session THR2320 - Filmed Monday, September 24, 15:25 EDT at Microsoft Ignite in Orlando, Florida.

Subject Matter Expert:
Jeff Woolsey is a Principal Program Manager at Microsoft for Windows Server and a leading expert on Virtualization, Private and Hybrid Cloud. Jeff has worked on virtualization and server technology for over eighteen years. He plays a leading role in the Windows Server Engineering team, helping to shape the design requirements for Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012 / R2, 2008 R2, Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2019, 2016, 2012/R2, 2008 R2, System Center 2012 / R2, and Windows Admin Center. Jeff is an authority on ways customers can benefit from virtualization, management, and cloud computing across public, private, and hybrid environments.

Jeff is a sought-after hybrid cloud expert presenting in numerous keynotes and conferences worldwide with Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer, & Satya Nadella.

Oct 11, 2018

Watch to see Office desktop and mobile app updates for AI, teamwork, creativity, and accessibility plus new end-user capabilities to help with productivity and working on the go in Windows 10 1803 and RS5. Jack Elmore takes on the challenge of demoing the latest Office and Windows client updates in 10 minutes. Can he do it?

Session THR2304 - Filmed Monday, September 24, 1:55 PM EDT at Microsoft Ignite in Orlando, Florida.

Subject Matter Expert:
Mr. Elmore has served Microsoft 20 years in a variety of customer-facing roles, all focused on people-centric productivity.

Oct 11, 2018

See how you can pragmatically harness AI and IOT in your apps. Join Azure automation expert Jeff Hollan for an exclusive 15-minute show as he deconstructs a real-world scenario. See the latest tech updates in action including eventing, security with Azure Sphere, Logic App automation and more.

Session THR2306 - Filmed Monday, September 24, 12:45 EDT at Microsoft Ignite in Orlando, Florida.

Subject Matter Expert:
Jeff Hollan is Senior Program Manager for Azure Functions in Microsoft Azure and one of the original members of the Azure Serverless team. He is very active in the serverless community and has spoken at conferences around the world concerning architectures and best practices. Jeff is known for his energetic and demo-filled talks and is always eager to meet new people and understand what they need in a productive cloud platform.

Oct 10, 2018

The latest updates to accelerate modern teamwork with Microsoft 365, starting with the work to empower different kinds of workers across different industries. Presented by Microsoft Teams General Manager, Lori Wright, and joined by Jeremy Chapman, they cover the completion of Skype for Business capabilities within Microsoft Teams to deliver a complete meeting and calling solution. Deeper teamwork experiences across Microsoft 365 to transform collaboration. And new controls for security, compliance, team management and more for IT.

Get teams today as part of your Office 365 subscription, or use the free version by visiting:
www.office.com/teams

Subject Matter Expert:
Lori Wright is the General Manager of Microsoft Teams and Skype Product Marketing. She joined Microsoft in 2017 from BlueJeans Network, where she was Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President of Business Alliances. Prior to BlueJeans, Lori served as Chief Marketing Officer of TIBCO, (NASDAQ: TIBX), a leading global infrastructure and analytics company sold to Vista Equity Partners for $4.3B. Before joining TIBCO, she served as vice president at Symantec (NASDAQ: SYMC) overseeing the $2B worldwide e-commerce sales of Norton software. Lori held executive positions within Symantec's Cloud and Enterprise divisions over her 11-year tenure, beginning at VERITAS Software in 2001, prior to the $13B acquisition of VERITAS by Symantec—the largest software acquisition in history at the time. Lori started career at. Walt Disney World Co., in marketing and sales and holds a B.A. in Business from the University of Central Florida.

Oct 10, 2018

Demo-rich show that looks at the evolution of PowerShell as the de facto automation scripting tool across Windows and Linux platforms as presented by the father of PowerShell, Jeffrey Snover. Check out the ability for Visual Studio Code to run PowerShell inside of CloudShell. See how you can leverage the Cloud with PowerShell to protect secrets and harness Azure Machine Learning to advance your management scenarios.

Also visit https:microsoft.com/powershell to learn more.

Session THR2305 - Filmed Monday, September 24, 18:25 PM EDT at Microsoft Ignite in Orlando, Florida.

Subject Matter Expert:
Technical Fellow/Chief Architect for Azure Storage and Cloud Edge. Chief Architect for Windows Server. Inventor of PowerShell.

Oct 1, 2018

Demo-rich tour of the latest updates to SharePoint and OneDrive presented by the father of SharePoint, Jeff Teper, and joined by Jeremy Chapman. This includes the latest in organizational productivity with new templates for communication sites in SharePoint. New integration between SharePoint and Microsoft Teams as well as other Microsoft 365 experiences; organizational search and new mobile capabilities. Keep watching too as we show you simpler ways to manage, protect and control your data; updates to the SharePoint migration tool to migrate your content to SharePoint online and much more.

Learn more at blogs.office.com

Session THR2307 - Filmed Tuesday, September 25, 12:30 EDT at Microsoft Ignite in Orlando, Florida.

Subject Matter Expert:
Jeff Teper leads Office shared experiences and core applications, as well as, OneDrive and SharePoint consumer and business services in Office 365.
Jeff joined Microsoft in 1992 to lead corporate developer evangelism for Windows NT. He then served as a Group Program Manager in Microsoft’s Internet Business Unit. In 1998, he led the creation of SharePoint Portal Server which became one of Microsoft’s fastest growing businesses exceeding $3 billion in revenues. Jeff next served as Corporate Vice President for Program Management across Office 365 Services and Servers, which is the foundation of Microsoft’s enterprise cloud leadership. He then led Corporate Strategy supporting Satya Nadella and Amy Hood on Microsoft’s mobile-first/cloud-first transformation and acquisitions. Prior to joining Microsoft, Jeff was vice president for software development for an investment firm in New York.
Jeff Teper holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science degree in information systems and finance from New York University where he was class valedictorian.

Oct 1, 2018

Are you ready to deploy Windows 10 and Office 365 ProPlus using your preferred deployment tools? In this show CVP Brad Anderson is joined by deployment expert and host Jeremy Chapman to share real-world and proven deployment recommendations for how to shift to a modern desktop. Find out what's new, what's changed, and learn the best practices. We'll focus on System Center Configuration Manager for OS Deployment, Windows Analytics for device and app readiness, Office 365 ProPlus Click-to-Run, OneDrive Known Folder Move as a new option to sync user files, Windows Autopilot for new PC acquisition and we'll cover the Windows as a Service model along with Upgrade Task Sequences for scale.

To learn more visit the Modern Desktop Deployment Center at:
https:/aka.ms/howtoshift

And follow the Desktop Deployment Essentials series at:
https:/aka.ms/WatchHowToShift

Session THR2320 - Filmed Monday, September 24, 17:45 EDT at Microsoft Ignite in Orlando, Florida.

Subject Matter Expert:
Brad Anderson is the Corporate Vice President of the Enterprise Client & Mobility (ECM) team responsible for the Enterprise Mobility Suite, System Center Configuration Manager and Remote Desktop Service. Brad’s organization focuses on enabling organizations to empower their users to achieve more on the devices they love while protecting company data. The organization prides itself on being customer-focused, data-driven, and operating with a growth mindset. Since joining Microsoft in 2003, Brad has also worked as CVP of the Windows Server & System Center products and built multiple billion dollar businesses at Microsoft. Brad writes regularly on his blog, In the Cloud. Prior to Microsoft, Brad spent 12 years at Novell, most recently serving as Vice President and General Manager of the ZENworks product line. Outside of work Brad spends time with his wife Kim, their 5 children and their two sons-in-law.

Oct 1, 2018

Microsoft CVP Julia White joins Jeremy Chapman to demonstrate Microsoft’s approach to AI across the areas of experiences across the areas of knowledge mining, Cognitive Services and Azure Machine Learning. Watch as Julia walks through practical applications for how you can harness AI for your apps today, including the use of Azure Search and Cognitive Services to analyze the recently released JFK files; training the custom vision service for retail scenarios; and Azure Machine Learning for sales optimization.
Learn more and try out these examples for yourself at:
www.microsoft.com/ai
https:/aka.ms/JFKFiles
https:/aka.ms/GoDatabricks


Subject Matter Expert:
Microsoft Corporate Vice President Julia White, leads product marketing for Microsoft Azure. In this function, Julia is responsible for the value proposition & global go to market strategy, customer engagement, and evangelism.

Oct 1, 2018

A demo-rich tour of the merger of AI Machine Learning, IoT, real-time analytics with Azure Data Bricks, and mixed reality through HoloLens presented by Azure expert Ben Walters with host Jeremy Chapman. Watch as he demonstrates a real mixed reality solution: eSmart’s connected energy system, built on top of the Azure IoT platform which uses mixed reality for the troubleshooting and visualization of grid issues via connected drones on the Edge. Then learn how you can leverage the technology in your environment.

To learn more please visit: https://aka.ms/MechanicsAzureEssentials
https://aka.ms/MixedReality
https://aka.ms/GoDatabricks
https://microsoft.com/learn

Session THR2324 - Filmed Wednesday, September 26, 10:10 EDT at Microsoft Ignite in Orlando, Florida.

Subject Matter Expert:
Ben Walters has been with Microsoft for over 9 years, originally focused on the productivity suite. He moved to the Azure business in 2017, focused on tier 1 events and driving technical readiness for IT Professionals worldwide.

Nov 14, 2017

Join Jeremy Winter for a comprehensive guide of updates for securing your virtual machines in Azure. From monitoring VM health and getting proactive recommendations to new ways for defending against ransomware using MFA, we'll show you everything new and provide tips for securing your virtual machine infrastructure.

Microsoft Ignite Session: THR2248

 

Nov 13, 2017

Join Microsoft Azure CTO Mark Russinovich to go inside the design and architecture of the Azure platform and services. Get answers to your questions about how we got here and where things are going.

Microsoft Ignite Session: THR2116

 

Nov 7, 2017

Microsoft Quantum Compute, thought leader and engineer Krysta Svore, walks through her team's critical breakthroughs and their potential for solving the worlds biggest problems, with computationally-intensive tasks now resolved at record speed

Microsoft Ignite Session: THR2273

 

Nov 3, 2017

Microsoft CVP, Kirk Koenigsbauer's demo-rich tour of how Microsoft 365 updates boost teamwork with integrated experiences, simplifies the creativity process with intelligent authoring tools, and increase your impact with cloud service connectivity.

Microsoft Ignite Session: THR2269

 

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