Tag: Event Notes

Windows Server Fall Release (1709) Technical Foundation

Speaker: Jeff Woolsey, Principal Program Manager WS2016 Recap Design points Layered security for emerging threats:  Jeff has been affected by 4 of the big, well publicised hacks. CEOs are being fired because of this stuff now. Build the software-defined data centre Create a cloud-optimized application platform Security in WS2016 Long laundry list of features: Defender,…

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Windows Server – What’s New & What’s Next

Speakers: Erin Chapple, General Manger Windows Server Chris Van Wesep, Director Product Marketing Erin Chapple starts things. Today they’ll talk about what’s new in Windows Server, what’s the future, and the hybrid/migration opportunities. WS2016 Looking Back Most cloud-ready OS: Built-in security: Protection of identity (Credential Guard), secure the virtualization platform (shielded VMs, vTPM), and built-in…

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Azure Files With Sync

Speakers: Klaas Langhout, Principal Program Manager, Azure Storage Mine Tanrinian Demir, Principal Program Manager, Azure Storage This is the one feature that is announced this week that I know for certain will turn into business for my customers so I’ve been looking forward to it finally going public. Today Simplify share management using the cloud.…

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Vison And Upcoming Innovations for Microsoft Remote Desktop Services

Speakers: Scott Manchester, Principal Group Program Manager Joydeep Mukherjee, Senior Product Marketing Manager David Belanger, Senior Program Manager Guest speaker: Sridhar Mullapudi, VP of Product Management, Citrix Joydeep starts off. At the last Ignite, Microsoft committed to making RDS the virtual workspace platform of choice. In WS2016, they added performance, scale, and optimization for the…

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Azure Compute: New Features & Roadmap

Speaker: Corey Sanders, Director of Compute, Azure, Microsoft Lots of stuff that hasn’t been talked about yet. Compute Through The Ages Some old PCs, aa rack, a video of Monkey Boy doing developers developers developers, tablets, the cloud, and an alien (Quantum Computing). Digital Transformation Drink! Engage customers Transform products Empower employees Optimize operations What’s…

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Enable IoT Solutions with Windows 10 IoT Platform

Speakers: Adi Hariharan (Group Marketing Manager Windows IoT) and Jimmy Chen (Senior Consultant PDS Sales – IoT) This is an introduction to IoT. Cuts Across Industries You cannot avoid IoT. It is spreading everywhere in all parts of life. Manufacturing, smart cities, transportation, retail, healthcare, energy, public safety, and agriculture according to the slide. But…

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Scott Guthrie Keynote Ignite

Scott Guthrie is presenting on Azure and server solutions. Defining aspect: ability to release new features at scales and speed that were never possible before, e.g. IoT. Lots of cool stuff, but it’s often overwhelming. Expectations by employers is super-high. There’s worries about hackers/security, while trying to become/stay an expert. Having lots of features is…

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Inspire 2017 Day 1 Keynote

What We Know So Far There’s been lots of talk and sharing about Azure Stack. Lenovo and HPE have opened up orders. Microsoft has also announced availability of the Azure Stack Development Kit, the free single-server deployment (what we saw in the Preview program). A DJ is DJ-ing on a Surface Studio and tells us…

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