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
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
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
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
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
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
Learn more about onboarding resources like VMs, Containers and your applications, check out the links below.
Operate a single global Office 365 tenant with pinpoint control in locations all around the world. Administer where each user's content is stored at rest, and where future content will be stored.
If your organization is subject to requirements around where your data is stored, in just a few minutes, you'll see the steps and details around setting up Multi-Geo capabilities in Office 365. You will learn how to manage your diverse, organization-wide data residency needs making it easy for users to seamlessly work together regardless of their location. As an admin, you can easily and confidently manage a distributed global workforce as your organization expands into new markets. Multi-Geo capabilities for OneDrive, Exchange and SharePoint are generally available now.
See how Symantec shifted from a complex self-managed database infrastructure to a geographically dispersed and low-latency database solution using Azure Cosmos DB. All with minimal code changes and no downtime. You’re also going to see how this was accelerated with their work into insights-driven DevOps and that model for continuous iteration and threat detection services. Joined Symantec technical architect, Michael Shavell in a special edition of “How We Built It” on Microsoft Mechanics, filmed in Amsterdam.
Configure where SharePoint's site data is stored and where individual users' OneDrive files reside with Multi-Geo capabilities in Office 365 SharePoint Online, now generally available. If you already use Office 365 Multi-Geo, you'll learn how to make content moves and get details on its updates.
Multi-Geo in Office 365 is all about controlling data residency in regions or countries of your choice. In SharePoint on-premises Multi-Geo deployments are typically extensive and a resource-intensive undertaking. To solve for this, you may have set up separate on-premises farms to meet your local data residency needs, which results in data silos and limited collaboration. With Office 365 Multi-Geo capabilities for SharePoint Online, we help you work as one organization with simple setup and management of where your data resides, while controlling how your data is shared and searched.
Whatch the video demo and implement today.
A look at the new Windows Autopilot capability called white glove. Whether you run IT for an organization or you're a vendor providing IT service, white glove, allows you to pre-provision applications, policies, and settings for a Windows 10 device, so users can be up and running on a new Windows 10 computer in a few moments. Also, the latest Windows 10 Autopilot features that we've delivered in Windows 10 1809 and beyond.
Join us for a quick look at the new and improved Supervision policies in Microsoft 365. Learn how to create policies to help enforce corporate communications policies, monitor risk management, and meet regulatory compliance requirements. Use custom and intelligent policy conditions, such as the offensive language data model, to capture and flag all email and Microsoft Teams communications. Learn how to easily review and classify captured messages with the new management and reporting experience in the Security & Compliance Center.
For more information on Supervision policies in Microsoft 365, follow this link: http://aka.ms/supervision
Watch the latest in Azure Search capabilities. Leverage hosted AI Services to quickly index unstructured data in any format so you can knowledge mine untapped information inside your organization. Principal Program Manager for Microsoft, Cindy Noteboom, walks you through a real-world example to demonstrate the steps you take to make previously idle data fully searchable.
You'll see how to search, discover and visualize relationships across your data and add custom AI models and classifiers.
How to create ML-driven custom skills: https://aka.ms/MLCustomSkills
Detailed information on Azure Search: https://aka.ms/LearnAzureSearch
Create an end-to-end solution leverating Azure Search: https://aka.ms/csaccelerator
Julia White's Microsoft Mechanics show on knowledge mining and AI: https://aka.ms/JuliaWhiteMechanics
Stay ahead of Windows and Office deployments and updates with Configuration Manager. See what's new, explanation on your desktop deployment options, and proven guidance for automating the process to move forward from older versions of Windows and Office. Microsoft 365 Director Jeremy Chapman runs it all down - from app delivery updates, to networking enhancements, deeper tool integration and better user experiences.
The latest on Microsoft's customizable platform for running DevOps in your organization or on any tech platform or cloud. Abel Wang, Principal Cloud Developer Advocate at Microsoft, shows you how Azure DevOps can be used with your preferred language, tools, and processes while taking advantage of new first-party GitHub integration for your open source projects. You'll see turn-key, cloud-hosted code versioning, and automated approval workflows plus learn to build and release CI/CD process with Azure pipelines, and automated code quality checks with release gates. Finally, a look at new features, such as IntelliSense and Autocomplete, and our visual editor to help you build quality code faster.
To get started with Azure DevOps go to: https://dev.azure.com
Learn everything you need to know about using Microsoft Teams in 15 minutes. Aya Tange from Microsoft Teams walks through the end-to-end user experiences with a full demo tutorial: from chat and collaboration to online meetings and calling capabilities. If you're in IT, we also cover the core set of admin controls for managing Microsoft Teams.
This show was recorded at Microsoft Ignite | The Tour in Amsterdam.
To learn more, check out: http://aka.ms/SuccessWithTeams
Have more questions, check out Aya's Top 10 FAQ: http://aka.ms/TeamsTop10
Event-driven automation using new Python and PowerShell language support for serverless compute, using Azure Functions. This allows you to bring your automation scripts to the cloud and run them automatically when needed, at minimal cost and exponentially more scale.
Complete details, demo and specifications of the Surface Hub 2S, an all-in-one collaboration device that’s built for teamwork – delivering a digital whiteboard, meetings platform, and fully integrated Windows 10 computing experience in one device.
In this show, Dave Kearney from the Surface Hub engineering team shows you how the light and mobile design of Surface Hub 2S allows you to turn any space into a teamwork space. We'll give you a tour of the built-in features, from the 4K camera, to the 4K+ screen and audio design that make participating in an online meeting feel less remote. And we'll show you how the modular design of the new Surface Hub 2S along with dormant, built-in hardware components will allow you to unlock Surface Hub 2X capabilities simply by swapping in the removable processor cartridge.
Find out more at: http://aka.ms/SurfaceHub2S
The latest on governing Azure subscriptions for Cloud Architects or Ops Managers. Satya Vel, from the Azure Governance Team, demonstrates Microsoft's approach to Azure Governance overall, which now includes more granular control of policy across different apps and departments in your organization with management groups. You'll also see the new Azure Blueprint templates that simplify setting up your environment to meet specific compliance requirements such as ISO, as well as easier tracking of policy changes and their impact. We'll show you how you can now apply governance capabilities across your Azure Kubernetes workloads.
Apply serverless compute securely and confidently to any workload with new enterprise capabilities. Jeff Hollan, Sr. Program Manager from the Azure Serverless team, demonstrates how you can turn on managed service identities and protect secrets with Key Vault integration, control virtual network connectivity for both Functions and Logic apps, build apps that integrate with systems inside your virtual network using serverless capabilities and set cost thresholds to control how much you want to scale with the Azure Functions premium plan.
Want to use the integration service environment for your Logic apps and workflows? Sign up for the preview here: https://aks.ms/integration-service-enviroment
Learn about applicable scenarios and play around with code samples with these Microsoft Learn modules on serverless: https://aks.ms/serverlesslearn
Recent updates to the Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) for developers and ops. Join Ria Bhatia, Program Manager for Azure Kubernetes Service, as she shows you the new autoscaling options using virtual nodes as well as how you can use Azure Dev Spaces to test your AKS apps without simulating dependencies. Also, check out the and new ways to troubleshoot and monitor your Kubernetes apps with Azure Monitor.
For more information on AKS virtual nodes: https://aka.ms/virtualnode
For more information on Azure Dev Spaces: https://aka.ms/devspaces
See your options for connecting your on-premises data center and workloads to Azure. Principal Product Manager for Microsoft Azure, Reshmi Yandapalli, will show you how you can establish connectivity with Azure Virtual Network to connect your general workloads, including the protection of your resources with Azure Firewall. Then we'll take things to the next level with a look at establishing your own resilient and secure private connection to Azure from your main sites with ExpressRoute, including new options with ExpressRoute Direct at 100 gigabits which provides you fast transfer speeds from your data center to the cloud. ExpressRoute Global Reach, which allows you to leverage Microsoft global network to connect your sites together, and will show you how you can connect thousands of branch offices by automating the configuration and connectivity of your branch sites at scale with the Azure Virtual WAN service.
See how to use Azure and Azure Stack to dynamically scale applications between your data center and the public cloud while keeping all of your data on premises and handling massive, unexpected increases in traffic. Senior Program Manager of Azure Stack, Anjay Ajodha, gives you an overview on how Azure Stack is Microsoft's hybrid cloud platform that gives you the flexibility to run some or all of your Azure-based infrastructure within your data center.
See hybrid security management across your data centers and cloud environments with Azure Security Center. Sr. Director of Azure Security, Scott Woodgate, will show you how we've designed Azure Security Center to be your central hub for monitoring the security status of your resources and to protect against threats across your Azure hybrid on-premises and multi-cloud environments.
Latest updates to hybrid compute using the power of Microsoft's Azure cloud on-premises with Azure Stack. Partner Director Program Manager, Natalia Mackevicius will show you how to run hybrid apps and process data between Azure Stack and your data center and in the Azure public cloud to meet your regulatory and policy requirements. Plus, see how you can use Azure Stack as a powerful control plane for disconnected scenarios to harness insights from your IoT devices running on the Edge.
Microsoft CVP, Brad Anderson, takes you through the latest updates to support modern experiences across devices with Windows 10 and Office 365.
In this show, Brad demonstrates cold-booting his personal, highly-managed and secured Windows 10 device in under 20 seconds. We'll also show you new options to get to managed remote Windows sessions and apps across devices using the new Windows Virtual Desktop. And we show new streamlined management experiences for Microsoft 365 administrators as well as what you can do to set baseline protections and device configurations quickly using built-in Security Baselines in Microsoft Intune.
To sign up for the Windows Virtual Desktop Preview at:
Enable updates to the Microsoft 365 Admin Center at:
Find out more about application compatibility as part of your shift to Windows 10 and Office 365 at:
Find desktop deployment how-to guidance at: