TechNet Radio: (Part 1) - What’s New in 2012 R2 - Empowering People-Centric IT

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Kevin Remde welcomes Brad Anderson, Corporate Vice President for Windows Server and System Center to the show as they discuss the latest features and enhancements made in Windows Server & System Center 2012 R2, SQL Server 2014, Visual Studio 2013, Windows Intune as well as several new Windows Azure services. Tune in for part 1 of their series as they discuss the first of the three engineering pillars that guided the development of each of these products.  Put Microsoft’s Cloud OS vision to work today!

  • [3:06] How is Microsoft able to come out with new feature rich versions of its products so quickly?
  • [7:38] With this “cloud OS strategy” in mind, can you give us an overview of the three main engineering pillars each of these products are based on?
  • [10:12] Let’s discuss the first pillar – Empowering people-centric IT. What does this entail?
  • [14:08] What products specifically are we adding functionality to so that we can support our users in this way?
  • [17:10] How can IT  support this kind of scenario?
  • [22:52] How does IT protect corporate data in a BYOD world?
  • [26:25] What’s the significance of  “Work Folders”?


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