Jeff, Orin & Sonia discuss how cloud makes on-prem environments better, including cloud tiering & management tools, and what the future looks like for IT Pros.

IT Ops Talks Hybrid Event:​
IT Ops Talks Community Chat:​
Windows Admin Center:​
Azure Policy definitions for Azure Arc enabled Servers:​
Azure File Sync Cloud Tiering:​
Azure Lighthouse:​

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00:00​ Introduction
00:36​ The IT response to COVID-19
04:43​ Where to next?
06:38​ The criticality of the Domain Controller
07:52​ Security improvements in later versions of Windows Server
08:44​ What should IT Pros learn next?
13:50​ Security versus compatibility
17:40​ Azure policies deployed on-premises via Azure Arc
20:00​ Systems management today versus in the past
21:10​ Inventory and management in distributed environments
24:05​ Managing hybrid environments with Azure Arc
26:45​ How the cloud compliments on-prem
30:34​ Better together - Windows Server 2019 and Azure File Sync
40:47​ Centrally manage from Azure
43:50​ Azure Monitor
44:25​ Systems Center integration
44:54​ Azure Policy
45:44​ The next set of tools for your IT Pro toolbox and your career
46:38​ SMB customers, Partners and managed service providers and Azure Lighthouse
51:58​ On-prem "upwards"  management and Windows Admin Center
56:05​ Azure IoT Edge plug-in for Windows Admin Center
57:19​ Orin kills mmc.exe
59:37​ Windows Admin Center OR PowerShell? Why not both!
1:00:16​ SPOILER ALERT - New versions of Windows Server will be released in the future
1:01:00​ Azure Stack HCI