On Tuesday June 26, 2018, Microsoft is hosting a virtual Windows Server Summit that will help you to get speed with many important capabilities in the upcoming release of Windows Server. In this virtual summit, you will explore the roadmap of Windows Server, discover new skills and best practices, and get your questions answered in conversations with the Microsoft experts behind each product.
In this virtual experience, you will learn several tips and tricks for modernizing your infrastructure and applications—regardless of whether you’re running it on-premises or in the cloud. I had the privilege to meet the featured speakers in person on several occasions, they are well known and are well positioned to bring you up to speed.
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There are 4 tracks next to the keynote which I highly recommend to attend to get insights about Windows Server 2019 as there is a lot more to learn and investigate beyond what will be addressed here!
- Hybrid: Learn how Windows Server helps you integrate Azure services into your on-premises environment and how to better run Windows Server in Azure.
- Security: Better security starts with the Operating System. Learn how Windows Server helps you elevate your company’s security posture.
- Hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI): Windows Server 2016 introduced new HCI capabilities that are game-changers. Now, check what’s new around HCI for Windows Server 2019.
- Application platform: Containers are changing the way developers and operations teams run applications. Learn how Windows Server helps you modernize yours.
The agenda for the virtual summit will be divided into multiple tracks as follows:
|9:00 am||45 min||Keynote (Erin Chapple; Arpan Shah)|
|9:45 am||60 min||Windows Server management reimagined (Jeff Woolsey; Samuel Li)|
|10:45 am||90 min||Remote Desktop Services on-prem and on Azure (Pavithra Thiruvengadam; Ivan Mladenov)||Secure Virtualization: how to protect your virtualization fabric from insider threats (Dean Wells; Ryan Puffer)||From Hyper-V to Hyper-converged Infrastructure: HCI overview (Cosmos Darwin)||From Ops to DevOps (Taylor Brown)|
|10:45 am||90 min||Hyper-converged Infrastructure what’s next: Storage Spaces Direct (Cosmos Darwin)||Modernizing your applications with containers (Taylor Brown; Weijuan Shi Davis)|
|10:45 am||90 min||Hybrid management with Azure security & management (Scott Woodgate)||Helping customers elevate their security posture with Windows Server (Dean Wells)||Hyper-converged Infrastructure what’s next: Software-defined Networking (Anirban Paul)||The Windows Server and Kubernetes journey (Taylor Brown; Patrick Lang)|
|12:15 pm||30 min||Q&A and closing (Jeff Woolsey; Samuel Li; Dean Wells; Cosmos Darwin; Taylor Brown)|
The event is on June 26th, starts at 6 PM Switzerland/EU time and runs for 4 hours.
So if you want to supercharge your career, join the Microsoft virtual summit and register now!
We can’t wait to virtually see you on June 26th!
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