If your job is managing iOS, Android, or Windows devices, this book is for you. You will find practical guidance based on our many years of real-world experience managing mobile devices around the world. This book provides you with detailed step-by-step instructions, as well as decision-making guidance and explanations that provide answers on the whys and hows around modern device management using Microsoft Enterprise Mobility Suite and System Center Configuration Manager. The book also includes many real-word notes and troubleshooting tips and tricks. To get you going as quickly as possible, the book sample scripts contain a fully automated build of the entire environment, the hydration kit. That includes a fully configured Active Directory environment, including DNS, AD FS, WAP, NDES, Intune, Office365, Azure Active Directory Premium, Azure Rights Management, and more. With this book, you will learn how to: Plan and implement the Enterprise Mobility Suite - Use Azure Active Directory Premium to implement identity management - Implement Multi-Factor Authentication - Use self-service password reset- Employ Azure Rights Management to protect data - Implement Microsoft Intune to support standalone environments - Implement Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager to support hybrid environments - Manage iOS, Android, and Windows 10 devices - Implement conditional access to secure resource access control to Exchange, SharePoint, Skype for Business, and other corporate resources - Implement Microsoft NDES to distribute certificates - Deploy store-based applications - Deploy LOB applications - Develop and deploy managed applications - Perform a successful EMS proof of concept
Manage all the mobile devices your workforce relies on Learn how to use Microsoft’s breakthrough Enterprise Mobility Suite to help securely manage all your BYOD and company-owned mobile devices: Windows, iOS, and Android. Two of the leading mobile device management experts at Microsoft show you how to systematically help protect employee privacy and corporate assets without compromising productivity. You’ll find best practices, step-by-step guidance, and real-world scenarios for every stage of planning, design, deployment, and administration. Empower your mobile users while improving security and controlling costs Master proven best practices for centrally managing smartphones and tablets Plan mobile strategies that encompass users, devices, apps, and data Overcome BYOD’s unique challenges, constraints, and compliance issues Provide common “hybrid” user identities and a seamless experience across all resources: on-premises, datacenter, and cloud Simplify and improve device enrollment, monitoring, and troubleshooting Help safeguard both corporate and personal information
Enable employees to be productive and access data from any location or device Protect both corporate assets and employee privacy, so your people can be fully productive from any device, anywhere. Learn how to use Microsoft Intune to manage applications to satisfy your unique requirements, make the most of Mobile Device Management (MDM) for Office 365, and defend on-premises resources with Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA). Plan, deploy, and deliver complete enterprise mobility while improving security Choose the right Microsoft enterprise mobility solution for your organization Protect apps and data with Microsoft Intune Mobile Application Management (MAM) Identify suspicious user or device activity in hybrid cloud/on-premises environments Prepare for and successfully implement Microsoft ATA Flexibly manage diverse mobile devices with MDM for Office 365 Configure access, define policies, enroll mobile devices, and manage compliance
This book is a concise and practical tutorial that shows you how to plan, set up and maintain Windows Intune and manage a group of PCs. If you are an administrator or partner who wants to plan, set up and maintain Windows Intune and manage a group of PCs then this book is for you . You should have a basic understanding of Windows administration, however, knowledge of Windows Intune would not be required.
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Implement maximum control, security, and compliance processes in Azure cloud environments In Microsoft Azure Security Infrastructure ,1/e three leading experts show how to plan, deploy, and operate Microsoft Azure with outstanding levels of control, security, and compliance. You’ll learn how to prepare infrastructure with Microsoft’s integrated tools, prebuilt templates, and managed services–and use these to help safely build and manage any enterprise, mobile, web, or Internet of Things (IoT) system. The authors guide you through enforcing, managing, and verifying robust security at physical, network, host, application, and data layers. You’ll learn best practices for security-aware deployment, operational management, threat mitigation, and continuous improvement–so you can help protect all your data, make services resilient to attack, and stay in control no matter how your cloud systems evolve. Three Microsoft Azure experts show you how to: • Understand cloud security boundaries and responsibilities • Plan for compliance, risk management, identity/access management, operational security, and endpoint and data protection • Explore Azure’s defense-in-depth security architecture • Use Azure network security patterns and best practices • Help safeguard data via encryption, storage redundancy, rights management, database security, and storage security • Help protect virtual machines with Microsoft Antimalware for Azure Cloud Services and Virtual Machines • Use the Microsoft Azure Key Vault service to help secure cryptographic keys and other confidential information • Monitor and help protect Azure and on-premises resources with Azure Security Center and Operations Management Suite • Effectively model threats and plan protection for IoT systems • Use Azure security tools for operations, incident response, and forensic investigation
Start empowering users and protecting corporate data, while managing Identities and Access with Microsoft Azure in different environments About This Book Deep dive into the Microsoft Identity and Access Management as a Service (IDaaS) solution Design, implement and manage simple and complex hybrid identity and access management environments Learn to apply solution architectures directly to your business needs and understand how to identify and manage business drivers during transitions Who This Book Is For This book is for business decision makers, IT consultants, and system and security engineers who wish to plan, design, and implement Identity and Access Management solutions with Microsoft Azure. What You Will Learn Apply technical descriptions and solution architectures directly to your business needs and deployments Identify and manage business drivers and architecture changes to transition between different scenarios Understand and configure all relevant Identity and Access Management key features and concepts Implement simple and complex directory integration, authentication, and authorization scenarios Get to know about modern identity management, authentication, and authorization protocols and standards Implement and configure a modern information protection solution Integrate and configure future improvements in authentication and authorization functionality of Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 In Detail Microsoft Azure and its Identity and Access Management is at the heart of Microsoft's Software as a Service, including Office 365, Dynamics CRM, and Enterprise Mobility Management. It is an essential tool to master in order to effectively work with the Microsoft Cloud. Through practical, project based learning this book will impart that mastery. Beginning with the basics of features and licenses, this book quickly moves on to the user and group lifecycle required to design roles and administrative units for role-based access control (RBAC). Learn to design Azure AD to be an identity provider and provide flexible and secure access to SaaS applications. Get to grips with how to configure and manage users, groups, roles, and administrative units to provide a user- and group-based application and self-service access including the audit functionality. Next find out how to take advantage of managing common identities with the Microsoft Identity Manager 2016 and build cloud identities with the Azure AD Connect utility. Construct blueprints with different authentication scenarios including multi-factor authentication. Discover how to configure and manage the identity synchronization and federation environment along with multi -factor authentication, conditional access, and information protection scenarios to apply the required security functionality. Finally, get recommendations for planning and implementing a future-oriented and sustainable identity and access management strategy. Style and approach A practical, project-based learning experience explained through hands-on examples.
Covers SharePoint 2013, Office 365’s SharePoint Online, and Other Office 365 Components In SharePoint 2013 Field Guide, top consultant Errin O’Connor and the team from EPC Group bring together best practices and proven strategies drawn from hundreds of successful SharePoint and Office 365 engagements. Reflecting this unsurpassed experience, they guide you through deployments of every type, including the latest considerations around private, public, and hybrid cloud implementations, from ECM to business intelligence (BI), as well as custom development and identity management. O’Connor reveals how world-class consultants approach, plan, implement, and deploy SharePoint 2013 and Office 365’s SharePoint Online to maximize both short- and long-term value. He covers every phase and element of the process, including initial “whiteboarding”; consideration around the existing infrastructure; IT roadmaps and the information architecture (IA); and planning for security and compliance in the new IT landscape of the hybrid cloud. SharePoint 2013 Field Guide will be invaluable for implementation team members ranging from solution architects to support professionals, CIOs to end-users. It’s like having a team of senior-level SharePoint and Office 365 hybrid architectureconsultants by your side, helping you optimize your success from start to finish! Detailed Information on How to… Develop a 24-36 month roadmap reflecting initial requirements, longterm strategies, and key unknowns for organizations from 100 users to 100,000 users Establish governance that reduces risk and increases value, covering the system as well as information architecture components, security, compliance, OneDrive, SharePoint 2013, Office 365, SharePoint Online, Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, and identity management Address unique considerations of large, global, and/or multilingual enterprises Plan for the hybrid cloud (private, public, hybrid, SaaS, PaaS, IaaS) Integrate SharePoint with external data sources: from Oracle and SQL Server to HR, ERP, or document management for business intelligence initiatives Optimize performance across multiple data centers or locations including US and EU compliance and regulatory considerations (PHI, PII, HIPAA, Safe Harbor, etc.) Plan for disaster recovery, business continuity, data replication, and archiving Enforce security via identity management and authentication Safely support mobile devices and apps, including BYOD Implement true records management (ECM/RM) to support legal/compliance requirements Efficiently build custom applications, workflows, apps and web parts Leverage Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Author: Peter De Tender
Release Date: 2016-11-08
Learn how to protect, back up, recover, and monitor your data and infrastructure in the cloud with Microsoft's Operations Management Suite (OMS), Azure Backup, and Azure Site Recovery. Implementing Operations Management Suite starts with an overview of the Operations Management Suite, followed by an introduction to Azure virtual machines and virtual networks. Chapters cover Azure Backup and how to configure it, followed by deep dives into aspects of Azure Site Recovery (ASR): how it works, how to configure it, how to streamline your disaster recovery failover from on-premises to Azure, and so on. Learn about protection groups, how to perform planned and unplanned failover, and more. Windows IT pro consultant, trainer and MVP Peter De Tender takes you through the necessary theory and background on each topic along with hands-on step-by-step lab guides to help you implement and configure each feature for yourself. You’ll also find out how to estimate your platform costs when using Azure infrastructure components, making this book your one-stop guide to the latest disaster recovery services in Microsoft Azure. What You'll Learn Understand current concepts and challenges in IT disaster recovery Get introduced to Microsoft Azure, Azure virtual networks and Azure virtual machines Protect your data in the cloud with Azure Backup, and the configuration options available Understand how to protect, recover, and monitor your environment with Azure Site Recovery Manager, and the configuration options available Extend Azure Site Recovery Manager to non-Hyper-V workloads Who This Book Is For IT professionals and IT decision makers who are interested in learning about Azure backup and Azure Site Recovery Manager in order to build and/or optimize their IT disaster recovery scenarios.
Author: Barry Briggs
Publisher: Microsoft Press
Release Date: 2016-01-07
How do you start? How should you build a plan for cloud migration for your entire portfolio? How will your organization be affected by these changes? This book, based on real-world cloud experiences by enterprise IT teams, seeks to provide the answers to these questions. Here, you’ll see what makes the cloud so compelling to enterprises; with which applications you should start your cloud journey; how your organization will change, and how skill sets will evolve; how to measure progress; how to think about security, compliance, and business buy-in; and how to exploit the ever-growing feature set that the cloud offers to gain strategic and competitive advantage.
Get certified as an Azure architect by acing the 70-535 Architecting Microsoft Solutions (70-535) exam using this comprehensive guide with full coverage of the exam objectives Key Features Learn to successfully design and architect powerful solutions on the Azure Cloud platform Enhance your skills with mock tests and practice questions A detailed certification guide that will help you ace the 70-535 exam with confidence Book Description Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions: Exam Guide 70-535 will get Azure architects and developers up-to-date with the latest updates on Azure from an architecture and design perspective. The book includes all the topics that are still relevant from the previous 70-534 exam, and is updated with latest topics covered, including Artificial Intelligence, IoT, and architecture styles. This exam guide is divided into six parts, where the first part will give you a good understanding of how to design a compute infrastructure. It also dives into designing networking and data implementations. You will learn about designing solutions for Platform Service and operations. Next, you will be able to secure your resources and data, as well as design a mechanism for governance and policies. You will also understand the objective of designing solutions for Platform Services, by covering Artificial Intelligence, IoT, media services, and messaging solution concepts. Finally, you will cover the designing for operations objective. This objective covers application and platform monitoring, as well as designing alerting strategies and operations automation strategies. By the end of the book, you’ll have met all of the exam objectives, and will have all the information you need to ace the 70-535 exam. You will also have become an expert in designing solutions on Microsoft Azure. What you will learn Use Azure Virtual Machines to design effective VM deployments Implement architecture styles, like serverless computing and microservices Secure your data using different security features and design effective security strategies Design Azure storage solutions using various storage features Create identity management solutions for your applications and resources Architect state-of-the-art solutions using Artificial Intelligence, IoT, and Azure Media Services Use different automation solutions that are incorporated in the Azure platform Who this book is for This book is for architects and experienced developers, who are gearing up for the 70-535 exam. Technical architects interested in learning more about designing Cloud solutions will also find this book useful.
Author: Santos Martinez
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2016-12-29
Get up to date quickly with clear, expert coverage of SCCM 2016 Mastering System Center Configuration Manager provides comprehensive coverage of Microsoft's powerful network software deployment tool, with a practical hands-on approach. Written by Santos Martinez, Peter Daalmans, and Brett Bennett, this guide walks you through SCCM 2016 with in-depth explanations anchored in real-world applications to get you up to speed quickly. Whether you're planning a new installation or migrating from a previous version of Configuration Manager, this book provides clear instruction and expert insight to get the job done right. Fully aligned with the latest release, the discussion covers the newest tools and features with examples that illustrate utility in a variety of contexts. System Center Configuration Manager (formerly SMS) is one of Microsoft's flagship products; the 2016 release has been updated with better Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016 compatibility, improved tools for managing non-Microsoft mobile devices in the cloud, and more. This book provides start-to-finish coverage and expert guidance on everything you need to get your system up to date. Deploy software and operating systems Automate processes and customize configurations Monitor performance and troubleshoot issues Manage security in the cloud and on Virtual Machines SCCM 2016 improves your ability to handle the bring-your-own-device influx in managing mobile, streamlining the latest hiccup right into the everyday workflow. Mastering System Center Configuration Manager provides the practical coverage you need to get up and running seamlessly.
This book takes a concentrated look at the very latest best practices for Office 365 migration, with a focus on the needs of senior managers, IT managers, and others involved in key decisions when moving their business to the cloud. Based on popular chapters in his first book, Office 365: Migrating and Managing Your Business in the Cloud (Apress Open, co-authored with Don Crawford), author Matt Katzer revises and expands on his original material to bring you the latest guidance on planning methods, management best practices, personnel decisions, and migration and maintenance costs, along with brand new material on some of the most important and cutting-edge considerations when moving your business to the cloud: securing company data, and driving collaboration in the workplace. Topics covered include: The Office 365 cloud security model and best practices to apply when securing your business in the cloud Microsoft Office 365 operation and usage options for any size enterprise Proven methods for planning and minimizing disruption A step-by-step migration plan How to improve employee collaboration and productivity through use of Office 365’s collaborative apps, including Excel, Outlook Web Access, OneDrive, and Skype for Business Office 365 site management advice for IT administrators and business owners Moving to Office 365 provides practical and planning guidance for business owners, and CIO/CTOs and IT managers who have responsibility for the IT needs of their business.
Written for IT and business professionals, this book provides the technical and business insight needed to plan, deploy and manage the services provided by the Microsoft Azure cloud. Find out how to integrate the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) and platform-as-a-service (PaaS) models with your existing business infrastructure while maximizing availability, ensuring continuity and safety of your data, and keeping costs to a minimum. The book starts with an introduction to Microsoft Azure and how it differs from Office 365—Microsoft’s ‘other’ cloud. You'll also get a useful overview of the services available. Part II then takes you through setting up your Azure account, and gets you up-and-running on some of the core Azure services, including creating web sites and virtual machines, and choosing between fully cloud-based and hybrid storage solutions, depending on your needs. Part III now takes an in-depth look at how to integrate Azure with your existing infrastructure. The authors, Anthony Puca, Mike Manning, Brent Rush, Marshall Copeland and Julian Soh, bring their depth of experience in cloud technology and customer support to guide you through the whole process, through each layer of your infrastructure from networking to operations. High availability and disaster recovery are the topics on everyone’s minds when considering a move to the cloud, and this book provides key insights and step-by-step guidance to help you set up and manage your resources correctly to optimize for these scenarios. You’ll also get expert advice on migrating your existing VMs to Azure using InMage, mail-in and the best 3rd party tools available, helping you ensure continuity of service with minimum disruption to the business. In the book’s final chapters, you’ll find cutting edge examples of cloud technology in action, from machine learning to business intelligence, for a taste of some exciting ways your business could benefit from your new Microsoft Azure deployment.
Author: Orin Thomas
Publisher: Microsoft Press
Release Date: 2014-08-22
Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-246–and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of monitoring and operating a private cloud based on Microsoft System Center 2012 R2. Designed for experienced IT professionals ready to advance their status, Exam Ref focuses on the critical-thinking and decision-making acumen needed for success at the MCSE level. Focus on the expertise measured by these objectives: Configure data center process automation Deploy resource monitoring Monitor resources Configure and maintain service management Manage configuration and protection This Microsoft Exam Ref: Organizes its coverage by objectives for Exam 70-246 Features strategic, what-if scenarios to challenge you Requires experience with Windows Server, System Center 2012, security, high availability, fault tolerance, and networking in an enterprise environment, and basic skills with SQL Server, Windows PowerShell, and application configuration