In April at Build 2014, Microsoft unveiled universal Windows apps, a new approach that enables developers to maximize their ability to deliver outstanding application experiences across Windows PCs, laptops, tablets, and Windows Phones. This means it's now easier than ever to create apps that share most of their code. Code can be shared using the new shared app templates, as well as by creating Portable class libraries. This session will walk through the development of a shared app and will discuss where it still makes sense to implement platform specific features.
Security and Compliance are two of the biggest concerns for businesses who are looking to migrate workloads to the public cloud. Businesses can take advantage of Configuration Manager 2012 R2 (ConfigMgr) and Security Compliance Manager (SCM) to keep their Azure VMs in 'green' state while reducing the attack surface and security risks of their VMs. In this session we'll take a look at how to secure your Azure VMs using Endpoint Protection, maintain patch level using ConfigMgr 2012 R2 and how to meet your security compliance requirements using SCM and ConfigMgr Compliance Settings. Presenter: Andreas Wasita (Kloud)_x000D_
In this session, learn how Azure Automation enables you to automate the creation, deployment, monitoring, and maintenance of resources in your Microsoft Azure environment using a highly scalable and reliable workflow execution engine. The service can be used to orchestrate the time-consuming and frequently repeated tasks you’d otherwise accomplish manually across Azure and third-party systems to decrease operational expense for your cloud operations. Azure Automation gives you the ability to import or build Windows PowerShell modules to enable integration across Azure and third-party systems; author flexible Windows PowerShell Runbooks to accelerate time to value; and deliver resources faster through automation of manual tasks.