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Here are the headlines from February 3, 2014:

 

Top News:

 

New enhancements in Windows Intune address consumerization and security

Virtualizing your datacenter: Register for free live MVA training on February 19

TechEd Europe returns to Barcelona in October 2014

Free Windows Server 2012 R2 virtualization course from Microsoft Virtual Academy

 

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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Featured Content

 

What drives Microsoft’s data platform vision

Free ebooks from Microsoft Press on MVA

A coordinated approach to eradicating malware

TechEd North America 2014: Professional development starts here

Edge Show: Server management with Configuration Manager in System Center 2012 R2

Get an overview of the ITIL framework, service design, and strategy

An introduction to designing reliable cloud services

Windows Azure IaaS Quick Start Kit: Facts and prerequisites

Windows Azure IaaS Quick Start Kit: PowerShell script

Live event: Building a data architecture with Apache Hadoop and Microsoft technologies                    

New report: The cybersecurity risk paradox

 

 

Training and Books

 

Free MVA course: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager R2 and Windows Intune

Pass your certification exam by April 27, 2014 and enter to win a Surface Pro 2

Free ebooks from Microsoft Press on MVA

Free from MVA: Boost your T-SQL with the APPLY operator

 

 

Events

 

Faster insights to data with SQL Server 2014: Live MVA Jump Start on February 11

TechEd North America 2014: Professional development starts here

TechEd Europe is returning to Barcelona in October 2014