New content in the Microsoft Press Guided Tours app: Microsoft System Center Operations Manager Field Experience

NOTE: The Microsoft Press Guided Tours app has been discontinued and is no longer available in the Windows Store. If you have already installed the app, you can continue to use it for as long as you like. All the tours will remain available for download from within the app. The free Microsoft Press Guided…


New content in the Microsoft Press Guided Tours app: Microsoft System Center Deploying Hyper-V with Software-Defined Storage & Networking

NOTE: The Microsoft Press Guided Tours app has been discontinued and is no longer available in the Windows Store. If you have already installed the app, you can continue to use it for as long as you like. All the tours will remain available for download from within the app. The free Microsoft Press Guided…


Free ebook: Microsoft System Center Building a Virtualized Network Solution, Second Edition

We’re happy to announce the release of our newest free ebook, Microsoft System Center Building a Virtualized Network Solution, Second Edition (ISBN 9780735695801), by Nigel Cain, Michel Luescher, Damian Flynn, and Alvin Morales; Series Editor: Mitch Tulloch. Download all formats (PDF, Mobi and ePub) at the Microsoft Virtual Academy. Below you’ll find a few helpful…


Free ebook: Microsoft System Center Data Protection for the Hybrid Cloud

We’re happy to announce the release of our newest free ebook, Microsoft System Center Data Protection for the Hybrid Cloud (ISBN 9780735695832), by Shreesh Dubey, Vijay Tandra Sistla, Shivam Garg, and Aashish Ramdas; Mitch Tulloch, Series Editor. August 30, 2016 update: Chapter 6 is now available here. Below you’ll find a few helpful sections from…

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Free ebook: Microsoft System Center Software Update Management Field Experience

We’re happy to announce the release of our newest free ebook, Microsoft System Center Software Update Management Field Experience (ISBN 9780735695849), by Andre Della Monica, Chris Shilt, Russ Rimmerman, Rushi Faldu; Series Editor: Mitch Tulloch. Download all formats (PDF, Mobi and ePub) hosted by the Microsoft Virtual Academy. Introduction Ever since the advent of the…

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Sample chapter: Exam Ref 70-696 Managing Enterprise Devices and Apps: Plan and Implement Software Updates

In this chapter from Exam Ref 70-696 Managing Enterprise Devices and Apps, you learn about deploying third-party updates by using System Center Updates Publisher, deploying updates by using Configuration Manager, and deploying and managing updates by using Microsoft Intune. The timely and regular deployment of software updates is a task that almost all IT professionals…