Every business considering Lync looks at the business case to purchase and deploy differently based on its particular vertical industry, internal environment, and communication strategy and goals. Join us to see how to develop a business case for Lync and get insight into real world examples of how customers in multiple industries have developed successful business cases to deploy Lync, including examples of areas for cost savings for different types or organizations._x000D_
The increasingly popular trends of 'BYOD (bring your own device) to work' and 'work from anywhere' expose corporate IT resources to greater risk. Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) technology on Windows Server is designed to enable end-users to securely access corporate resources from devices of their choice whilst connected from inside or outside your corporate network. Learn how to configure conditional access policies that leverage new AD FS capabilities such as network location awareness, device authentication and multiple-factor authentication in a flexible and intuitive manner. Learn how you can be in control of what authentication methods are made available to end-users, how to plug-in additional authentication providers and how to configure distinct policies governing extranet access. This session explores how AD FS technology helps you avoid 'bring your own disaster' scenarios by confidently securing your corporate resources.
Windows app packaging and deployment just got even better. Come learn how! In this session, learn about the packaging, deployment, and storage features available in Windows 8.1 Update for Desktop and Phone. You’ll leave with an understanding of what these features mean for your Windows Phone SilverLight apps and Windows XAML Windows Store and how to leverage them, and how they benefit your end-users.