On the transformation journey to the Cloud – SharePoint Online and Office 365 are attractive, and the facts may be that some or most of your business runs on-prem which may change over time, but not overnight. The co-existence of on-Prem SharePoint and SharePoint Online becomes a common scene for most enterprises nowadays. How can you ensure users stay productive when in such “Hybrid” mode – some content on-prem and some Online? In this session, we will show case a real world Australian customer and how Microsoft help them to implement SharePoint Hybrid features. We will first provide an overview of Hybrid models with an emphasis on Outbound Hybrid search and Hybrid OneDrive. We will then dive into the technical details of hybrid architecture, configuration techniques and proven ways of implementation. We will also share with you the challenges during the implementation and how to overcome them. At the end of the session, you should have the information you need to make both business and technical decisions as to hybrid implementation and have an insight of what involves in setting up such architecture.
Windows and Windows Phone have a converged Live Tiles platform and development model. In Windows Phone 8.1 you’ll be able to do great new things with the Tiles Platform and this session is targeted at helping you understand several critical tiles topics. We talk about our converged WNS push platform and about migrating your tiles from a Windows Phone 8.0 app to a Windows Phone 8.1 app and how to best take advantage of the new Tile Templates and scenarios available to you using the converged model on Windows Phone 8.1.
Data has always had the power to transform business and Microsoft SQL Server and the Microsoft Data Platform have been at the heart of that transformation. The new wave of groundbreaking Microsoft solutions with SQL Server 2014 and Power BI address your needs for mission-critical performance and availability, faster insights on any data, and greater efficiency and flexibility. We’re excited to take you inside the technologies behind these database and business intelligence solutions—both on-premise and in the cloud. Learn more about SQL Server 2014, the next release of SQL Server. SQL Server 2014 delivers higher performance on large volumes of data with our new In-Memory OLTP technology as well as greater availability through our hybrid disaster recovery and backup solutions. Explore Power BI for Office 365, our new cloud-based BI solution that empowers you to search, discover, and access data within and outside your organization and unlock insights with rich visualizations using familiar tools on any device. See Microsoft Azure SQL Database in action, delivering predictable performance for business-critical applications in the cloud. Learn how to take advantage of these and other technologies to add greater value to your organization.