Windows 8.1 Update for Enterprise Jump Start

My peer Tommy Patterson is delivery this so you’ll want to check this out!

Date: June 17, 18, & 19, 2014
Registration page: http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/liveevents/windows-8-1-update-for-enterprise-jump-start

Windows 8.1 Update for Enterprise Jump Start

Are you tackling BYOD? Windows 8.1 Update, Windows Server 2012 R2, and Windows Phone can help! Find out how in this demo-filled, three-day Jump Start course with live Q&A. Plus, get the latest from the TechEd and Build conferences, and prepare for MCSE: Desktop Infrastructure and MCSA: Windows 8.1 certifications.

Seasoned experts share real-world experience as they explore the new feature set in Windows 8.1 Update. Dive deep into key enterprise scenarios around System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2 and Windows Intune management and security, and explore virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), disk deduplication and tiering, and the Remote Desktop app.

Windows 8.1 Update can simplify the management of tomorrow's IT environments, while tangibly improving today's end-user experience. Sign up for this fast-paced Jump Start, and find out more.

Course Outline

• Introduction

• What's New in Windows 8.1 for Users

• What's New in Windows 8.1 for IT Administrators

• BYOD Challenges

• Going Mobile: Usability and Flexibility

• Going Mobile: Administration

• Apps and Virtual Desktops on Every Device

• Better Compatibility for Websites

• Summary

Instructors

Tommy Patterson | Microsoft Senior Technical Evangelist | @Tommy_Patterson

Tommy Patterson began his virtualization adventure during the launch of the initial release of VMware's ESX Server. At a time when most admins were adopting virtualization as a lab-only solution, he pushed through the performance hurdles to quickly bring production applications into virtualization. Since the early 2000s, Tommy has spent most of his career in a consulting role, providing assessments, engineering, planning, and implementation assistance to many members of the Fortune 500. For many years, his passions have been troubleshooting complicated scenarios and incorporating best practices into customers' production virtualization systems. Now he shares his knowledge of virtualization and cloud computing as a Senior Technology Evangelist in the Microsoft US Developer and Platform Evangelism team.

Simon May | Microsoft Technical | @simonster

​Simon May's job is to explain Microsoft's stuff to IT Professionals and to help them understand and start to implement it. He concentrates on the consumerization of IT and public cloud, and he covers Windows, Internet Explorer, mobile devices, Microsoft Azure, Office 365, and Windows Intune, and technologies to manage all of these like System Center. He is the author of three books, Windows Phone 8 Plain & Simple, Windows 8 For Tablets Plain & Simple, and The Rough Guide to Windows 7.