Many businesses are finding they need new versions of their trusty LOB apps for their increasingly mobile workforce. However, these businesses also want to leverage the existing investments they have made to date. In this session, learn about changes in Windows 8.1 Update to allow businesses to build new mobile LOB applications without having to re-write their entire app from scratch.
Over the last years, many customers have had to deal with cyber attacks targeted at intellectual property. We have entered a new phase in which criminals unleash destructive attacks, rendering IT environments unusable and effectively halting business. Consumerization of IT and the cloud add inherent tension and security implications to this new reality. How can one deal with data that moves in and out of your datacenters, to unmanaged devices and cloud services not directly under your control? How can you create a cost efficient architecture and plan for prevention, detection, and recovery in a time where cloud and consumerization of IT are high on every CxO's agenda? The presenters of this session have been on the Targeted Attack frontline with enterprise customers over the last years. They explain the threats of targeted attacks and share an architecture model using a data classification model, as well as their field experiences and services you can leverage to deal with prevention, detection and recovery.
Alaska Airlines Director of App Architecture, Mike Lorengo shares how they are using Microsoft Azure.
Alaska Airlines is the seventh-largest U.S. airline based on passenger traffic and is one of the most popular U.S. West Coast air carriers. Headquartered in Seattle, Alaska carries more passengers between the state of Alaska and the Lower 48 than any other airline. Alaska Airlines was rated Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Carriers in North America, Eight Years in a Row" by JD Power.
hear from Director of App Architecture, Mike Lorengo, how Alaska Airlines built on their "Cloud First, Mobile Only" vision to find success using Azure API management to take an existing employee facing web app on to devices, making it available to the highly mobile workforce wherever they are. Hear how a team of volunteers took the initiative and used the DevOps capabilities of Visual Studio Online combined with Azure to build an agile, continuous delivery capability, enabling them to rapidly add new features and consider extending the technology to a further 100 projects across the organization.