It’s been a busy week with WPC driving announcements that affect partners.
- Hyper-V Survey – Why do you turn VMs off? The Hyper-V team wants to know.
- Microsoft Issues Final Patch Tuesday Updates for Windows Server 2003: No more security updates!
- Bye Windows Server 2003, In Remembrance: My look back on W2003 for Petri.com. I was an early adopter, it was great, but it would have held me back if I didn’t upgrade.
- Announcing Windows Update for Business: A post from May that you should read.
- Microsoft releases new license terms for Windows 10 – Biggest surprise? No gotchas: Good news, everybody!
- Step-By-Step – Building Windows 10 Provisioning Packages: Windows 10 Provisioning Packages have the ability to prepare one or more devices for corporate use.
- Windows 10 KMS Client Setup Keys: For those of you on volume licensing.
- Cloud security controls series: Azure Active Directory‘s Access and Usage Reports: AAD Premium edition compliance features.
- Azure RemoteApp Core Skills Jump Start now available on-demand: On the Microsoft Virtual Academy.
- Learning Windows PowerShell Workflow: Learn how to automate on Azure.
- My first runbook: Use the new graphical UI to create your first runbook in Azure Automation.
- Using Azure Resource Manager in Azure Automation Runbooks: Automate ARM.
- Working with Marketplace Images on Azure Resource Manager: Quite a wordy article that defies summary.
- Azure Marketplace announces new features and functionality: A few different things here for deploying stuff.
- Expanding Linux and OSS Support on Azure: Limited technical support for major (Azure-supported) Linux distributions, third party and Open source technologies on Azure.
- Manage your Azure Linux VM logs through Operations Management Suite: OMS has added the capabilities to be able to manage your Azure Linux VMs logs which you can now consume through the Operational Insights dashboard.
- Datazen Enterprise Server: Datazen Enterprise Server is a collection of web applications and Windows services. Acts as a repository for storing and sharing dashboards and KPIs.
- What’s new – June 2015: Office for Android phone, Advanced Threat Protection, and more!
- Microsoft delivers final Office for Windows 10 apps: Here comes Gemini, the touch version of Office.
- MPSA Gets Event Better, Major Cloud-Focused Enhancements Are Here: Improvements for the Select replacement.
- WPC 2015 – 5 Announcements IT Pros Should Care About: Things at this partner conference that affect us all.
- Surface Announces New Plans to Expand Business Channel: Microsoft finally is increasing the channel, and this could cause sales to explode.