Brad Anderson made some very significant announcements at TechEd.  Checkout the Day one keynote at about. {19 mins}

Download Free Windows Server 2012 R2 – Free Trial 

 

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Identity

  • Azure Active Directory
  • Azure Rights Management
  • Cloud App Discovery
  • Preview (New!)

Compute

  • IaaS
  • Compute intensive VMs (New!)

Networking

  • Virtual Networking
  • Enhancements (New!)
  • ExpressRoute (New!)

Storage

  • Analytics Platform System
  • StorSimple
  • Azure Files Preview (New!)

 

Site Recovery Manager: Hyper-V Replica directly to Windows Azure!!!  {32 mins}  Coming in JUNE!!! 

Synchronized to Azure a copy of a Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Virtual machine (Windows and Linux) running in your datacenter.  Then manually or automatically fail over to run on Microsoft Azure.  

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