Windows 8.1 provides new APIs geared to high-performance list scenarios in XAML apps. In this video, Tim Heuer will provide an overview of the APIs and explain how the platform and Visual Studio tooling teams worked together to build productivity on top of the APIs. Tim will also show a demonstration of several highly-requested features now available in Windows 8.1.
This session discusses the different ways that you can deploy and use Windows Server Work Folders to gain oversight of IW corporate data. The session touches on different deployment options as well as migration strategies from existing solutions such as "Folder Redirection" and "Home Folders." Windows Server Work Folders allows information workers to have their files available to them on all their devices, wherever they are, and however they are connected, while providing IT governance control.
The rise of public cloud computing has brought with it a new set of security considerations that are not widely understood. With a unique perspective from working on the security systems of a public cloud, Mark describes public cloud service provider and cloud customer threats, including malicious insiders, shared technology, data breaches, and data loss. For each, he assesses the risks and explores the value of mitigations like encryption-at-rest, encryption-in-flight, and other security best practices, separating hype from reality so that you can make educated decisions as your organization moves to the cloud.