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Windows 8.1 Update for Enterprise Jump Start

Date: June 17, 18, & 19, 2014
Time: 9:00am–11:30am PDT
Where: Online virtual classroom with live Q&A
Cost: Free!

If you are tasked with implementing BYOD in your organization, you need the fastest, most intuitive technology and uninterrupted services, while giving people the freedom to work anywhere, anytime, on a variety of devices. That’s a lot to tackle, especially on a deadline.

Windows 8.1 Update, along with Windows Server 2012 R2, and Windows Phone, can simplify the management of tomorrow's IT environments, while tangibly improving today's end-user experience. Find out how with the free, three-day “Windows 8.1 Update for Enterprise” Jump start (also known as “Empowering People-Centric IT with Windows 8.1 for IT Professionals”), on June 17, 18, and 19 (from 9‒11:30 PDT). Get the latest tips from TechEd and //Build, and even prepare for MCSE: Desktop Infrastructure and MCSA: Windows 8.1 certifications.

Popular industry experts Tommy Patterson and Simon May share real-world experience as they explore the new feature set in Windows 8.1 Update and dive deep into key enterprise scenarios around System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2 and Windows Intune management and security. They also explore virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), disk deduplication and tiering, and the Remote Desktop app. Join thousands of other admins from around the world, and get your questions answered.

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