Here are your top 11 must-read announcements from Microsoft this December.
News and Updates:
SQL Server adds high availability, disaster recovery
Microsoft has announced new enhancements to existing Software Assurance benefits for SQL Server, including failover servers for high availability and disaster recovery.
Introducing Microsoft Endpoint Manager
Brad Anderson, Corporate VP for Microsoft 365, introduces Microsoft Endpoint Manager, combining System Center ConfigMgr and Intune functionality with cloud intelligence.
SQL Server 2019 reaches general availability
By customer demand, the latest version of SQL Server offers the real-time application and query performance to power data-driven businesses – now available worldwide.
Project Cortex brings AI to the Microsoft 365 suite
The first new Microsoft 365 service since Teams uses AI to create a knowledge network that automates organization of your data and content into shared topics.
IT admins gain control over self-serve purchasing
Starting January 14, 2020 Microsoft will allow IT admins to turn off self-service purchasing for Power BI, Power Apps and Power Automate on a per product basis.
Arc extends Azure services to any infrastructure
Microsoft introduces Azure Arc to simplify complex and distributed on-prem, edge and multicloud environments and extend Azure management to any infrastructure.
Start getting more from your Microsoft licenses
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Protect the apps and data your business depends on
Ensuring your data is secure and available has never been more essential – or difficult. That’s why we launched a fully managed, cloud connected backup and recovery solution.
Is your risk mitigation strategy resilient enough?
An effective IT resilience strategy makes the difference between data leak and disaster. We examine the main reasons 4 out of 5 organizations have an availability gap.
Is backup and recovery impeding digital innovation?
Digital experiences offer organizations a huge opportunity to drive value. But striking the balance between digital transformation and IT resilience is a serious challenge.
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