Windows app packaging and deployment just got even better. Come learn how! In this session, learn about the packaging, deployment, and storage features available in Windows 8.1 Update for Desktop and Phone. You’ll leave with an understanding of what these features mean for your Windows Phone SilverLight apps and Windows XAML Windows Store and how to leverage them, and how they benefit your end-users.
Converged networking has great potential for increasing the performance, flexibility, and cost effectiveness of your Hyper-V deployment. However, it also introduces new concepts and new potentials for misconfiguration. Come to this session to hear from the Hyper-V and Networking team on the best way to approach converged networking for Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V environments.
Your infrastructure in Azure can be isolated and purpose built for public consumption. How do you design your virtual networks and access controls to ensure everything is as desired? Now that you understand the fundamentals of Virtual Networks in Azure, let's dive deeper into hybrid connectivity options using Site to Site VPNs, allowing your datacenter to extend to your Azure environment. Concerned about speed and latency for your applications? Don't want your internal data being routed over the public internet? Explore what ExpressRoute can offer as the ultimate connectivity option.
Whether you call them "Metro apps," "Windows 8 Design-Style apps," "RT apps," or "modern apps," the new class of applications for Windows 8 and later tablets are not only here to stay, they also offer some interesting advantages and challenges for IT pros. Much has been written about modern apps, but 99% of that was written with developers in mind. That makes a certain amount of sense, as no one is going to ask us IT pros to support software that hasn't yet been written, but given that the Windows Store added its 100,000th modern app back in July of 2013, it's reasonable to assert that the time has come for IT pros to know more about the members of the six-figure army. How are they structured? ARE they more secure? Where are they stored? What options do you have to deploy them? What about "sideloading," the method to roll out home-grown line-of-business apps? Join us for an informative, entertaining, and real-world look at the latest crop of Windows apps!