TechEd Europe 2014 Announcements


With such a vast array of sessions at TechEd Europe 2014 it’s hard to keep up with the latest announcements so the aim of this article is to do the hard work for you whether you are at TechEd or not. Keep tuned to this article as it will be updating regularly as new announcements are revealed!


Microsoft announces Exchange Support for Azure VM as a Witness Server – 31/10/2014

As of January 1, 2015, Microsoft will support using an Azure laaS file server VM as a witness server for an on-premises DAG… Find out more here.


Microsoft Band – 30/10/2014

Microsoft Band, the first device powered by Microsoft Health, helps you achieve your wellness goals by tracking your heart rate, steps, calorie burn, and sleep quality… Find out more here.


Azure Site Recovery – 30/10/2014

Announcing Windows Azure Pack integration and PowerShell Support… Find out more here.


Azure Data Factory – 29/10/2014

With the ability to manage and orchestrate the collection, movement and transformation of semi-structured and structured data together, Data Factory provides customers with a central place to manage their processing of web log analytics, click stream analysis, social sentiment, sensor data analysis, geo-location analysis… Find out more here.


Azure Stream Analytics/Azure Event Hubs – 29/10/2014

Azure Steam Analytics will help businesses collect, analyse and gain insights in real time, produced by IoT-connected devices and applications… Read more here.


Azure Market Place – 28/10/2014

The Azure Marketplace helps bolster productivity and strengthens application development by being the first marketplace to provision multi-virtual machine clusters… Read more here.


Azure Websites Migration Assistant – 28/10/2014

Now you can easily migrate to Azure Websites from your existing websites that run on Internet Information Service (IIS) 6 or later… Find out more here.


Exciting Office Updates – 28/10/2014

  • Office365 – Innovations in Security and Compliance

Office365 latest innovations in security and compliance… To find out more click here.

  • New Open APIs for Office 365

The general availability of Office 365 APIs, including Mail, Calendar, Contacts, and Files are now being released for production use… Find out more here.


Enterprise Mobility Announcements – 28/10/2014

Enterprise mobility is at the core of our mobile-first, cloud-first strategy. Today new capabilities were announced that will make it even easier for IT and the mobile workforce to be productive, while keeping company data secure… Find out more here.


Exciting Updates to Microsoft Azure – 28/10/2014

Updates with the aim of enabling simplicity, scale and innovation… To find out about the new updates to Microsoft Azure click here

  • Azure Batch 

Microsoft Azure Batch brings together Microsoft’s Green Button acquisition and Azure to deliver resource management and job scheduling as a service… To find out more and for the preview head here

  • Azure Operational Insights 

Azure Operational Insights will use machine learning to create actionable insights for enterprises, allowing them to make better business decisions… for the preview and to find out more click here.

  • ExpressRoute 

ExpressRoute enables you to create private connections between Azure datacenters and infrastructure that’s on your premises or in a colocation environment… Find out more here.

  • Azure Automation

Automates time-consuming tasks across Azure and third-party environments, reducing the risk associated with repetitive manual processes… for the free trial and to find out more click here.


Cluster witness in the cloud – 28/10/2014

Mark Russinovich confirms that the new cloud witness feature will work with any fail-over cluster scenario including Microsoft Exchange…. Find out more here


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Comments (1)

  1. Anonymous says:

    Schon ist Halbzeit bei der TechEd Europe 2014. Nach einem guten Start ist nach zwei Konferenztagen Alltag

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