9:40 – 10:30 AM
Azure Track: Automating Microsoft Azure as IaaS using PowerShell
Learn to streamline management of the Microsoft Azure platform through automation in Windows PowerShell! Develop customized, reusable scripts that can provide a rapid return on investment through time savings and reduced infrastructure costs.
10:40 – 11:30 AM
Azure Track : Azure Networking: What’s new
This session provides an overview of networking technologies in Azure with a special focus on newer networking features that have been added to the platform. Topics covered include Azure Virtual Networks, high-speed dedicated connectivity, connectivity solutions for developers, and test-dev scenarios, among others.
1:00 – 1:50 PM
Azure Track: How to Develop a Successful Hybrid Cloud Strategy
We have talked to hundreds of IT professionals in the top enterprise IT organizations in the world who are either planning to build or are deploying a private, public, or hybrid cloud. This session shares what was learned, including the common requirements, roles and processes required to have a successful, comprehensive hybrid cloud strategy. We discuss the problems and roadblocks that an IT organization faces on their journey to provide an efficient, automated, elastic and self-service set of business relevant services. Finally, we explain at the conceptual level, the strategy of using the Microsoft offerings of Windows Server 2012 R2, Microsoft System Center 2012 R2, and Microsoft Azure to build a private and/or hybrid cloud.
2:00 – 2:50 PM
Azure Track: Reducing your storage costs with StorSimple
With the complexity and growth of storage in enterprise datacenters, the need for simplified storage infrastructure and management while reducing costs is essential. Join this session to learn how StorSimple can enable the use of Microsoft Azure Cloud Storage for enterprise workloads, delivering the benefits of cloud economics, and a simplified storage architecture by automatically tiering large amounts of data to the Azure cloud.
3:00 – 3:50 PM
Azure Track: SQL Server 2014 Private and Hybrid Cloud Features
Come to this session to learn about new features in SQL Server 2014 geared towards private and hybrid cloud. This session is demo-heavy and you will walk away with great understanding on how the product team bake cloud features directly into SQL Server 2014.
4:00 – 4:50 PM
Azure Track: Hybrid Identity- Extending Active Directory to the Cloud
Today, people want to work anywhere on any device. How do you enable this, yet retain control and meet compliance requirements in both on-premises and cloud environments? Join us to learn more on the Microsoft hybrid identity story, Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) in Windows Server 2012 R2 improvements and Microsoft Azure Active Directory.