Azure Storage is a highly scalable, available, and durable cloud storage system that stores 30+ trillion objects and serves 3.5+ million requests per second on average. It provides abstractions like Blobs, Files, NoSQL Tables and Queues as well as IaaS data disks —all built on top of the same framework. This talk gives an overview of Azure Storage and the different abstractions. We will dive deeper into Azure data disks which are the underpinning of persisted data in IaaS VMs as well as Azure Files which are ideal for migrating existing applications that rely on network file shares. We will also provide details on Azure Premium Storage Disks, our disk solution for demanding workloads that require consistent, low latency and high IOPs.
This session will give a comprehensive overview of the security features of Lync. It will explain, how clients know which servers to trust, options for client authentication as well as what we are doing to encrypt communication between endpoints. The content of this session is based on real experiences from such discussions with security departments of several customers. Objectives: 1. describe Lync 2013 security capabilities. 2. determine how to position Lync when discussing with security departments. 3. convince the customer that Lync will meet their security requirements
Join the Windows Server and Microsoft System Center product teams once again as we take a deeper dive into the automation specifics related to tenant provisioning in the Azure Pack solution. In this session we explore the functionality and examine each Service Management Automation (SMA) Runbook. If you haven't seen SMA in action yet, this is a must-see session and a great way to get started. Session includes links to free downloadable content of the demo and example solution (from post found at http://aka.ms/IntroToSMA).