For those of you in Sydney, head on over to register for Innovation Days to hear expert present based on their real world experience in short action packed sessions. Content will focus on the following topics:
- Cloud (Private, Hybrid and Public)
- Identity and Security
- Management and Monitoring
For those of you focused on the products and customer segment this blog tends to target, here's my suggested session list for you for the day.
If you have been holding off on leveraging PaaS services, now is the time to revisit that decision. The modern cloud era is not IaaS-centric but modern app-centric.
The latest Total Economic Impact Study by Forrester Consulting shows that migrating to PaaS from IaaS result in a 466% return on investment. For customers migrating from on-premises environments to PaaS, the return on investment can be even greater. Time to market also improved by as much as fifty percent, because of the efficiency and speed of deploying applications with PaaS services.
Are you interested in learn how you can drive application innovation and reduce costs by using Microsoft Azure? Then this session is for you!
With Windows Server 2016 we are drastically changing the footprint with a new install option called Nano Server. In this session, Jeff Alexander will go through what Nano Server is how we got to this point and how you go about using it in your environment. Get ready for an action packed session with lots of demos!
We will also examine Microsoft's Data Platform vision going forward and the benefits of aligning your organisations tactics and strategy with that vision
Heterogeneous environments with Microsoft Windows Clients, Microsoft Windows Server, Linux, FreeBSD, and the cloud are the norm. Being able to run all of your virtualized workloads on a single hypervisor simplifies management and optimizes server capacity. Learn how to deploy Linux VM to Hyper-V or Windows Azure.
This session will highlight the different ways that your organisational account (eg Office 365 or Azure Active Directory) can be leveraged by Windows 10. These capabilities allow new deployment and management options, integrating with an ever growing list of Microsoft online capabilities including Azure Active Directory, Microsoft Intune, Azure Rights Management, Windows Store for Business as well as leveraging additional security capabilities that are needed in a connected world.