TechNet Flash December 18, 2013: Microsoft Cloud OS Network, the Flash Newsletter survey

 

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Here are the headlines from December 18, 2013:

 

Top News:

Microsoft launches the Cloud OS Network

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Free on-demand IT Camp: Key virtualization scenarios

 

Top Downloads

Windows Server 2012 R2

System Center 2012 R2

System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

Hyper-V Server 2012 R2

Windows Intune 30-day trial

SQL Server 2014 CTP2

SQL Server 2014 CTP2

SQL Server 2014 Express CTP2

Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials

Windows Azure Pack

 

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Training and Books

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Events

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