Azure: Setting Up Site to Site VPN between Azure and On-Premise. In this blog post, MTC Architect Dean Suzuki records the process he went through to setup a site to site VPN from his on-premise lab network (simulating a corporate network) to Microsoft Azure as well as how to setup a VM in Microsoft Azure. This scenario simulates a situation in which a customer wants to extend their on-premise environment to the Microsoft Azure cloud. A common example is when the customer wants to host machines in Microsoft Azure but needs access to resources on their corporate network (e.g. Active Directory, or Databases). Read Dean's full post here.

Office 365: Setting Up Hybrid Exchange. In this post, Dean Suzuki also shares the process of updating his Exchange Server 2013 environment to CU5, modify the Exchange Hybrid Configuration setup, and then run a mailbox move from Exchange on-premise to Exchange Online. See Dean's full post here.

Codeless SharePoint 2013 Workflow. SharePoint Server 2013 brings a major advancement to workflow: enterprise features such as fully declarative authoring, REST and Service Bus messaging, elastic scalability, and managed service reliability. This video presented by Tim Wheeler from the MTC Dallas shows a new way of solving a problem utilizing workflow that has traditionally been done with managed code, as well as highlighting a couple of new features in SharePoint Designer 2013.

Enterprise Mobility Suite: Managing and Securing Your Cloud and Mobile Applications. In this MTC Studio video, Adam Bresson discusses how to manage and secure your mobile and cloud applications. Companies are increasing their use of the cloud and navigating mobile BYOD support. Our customers are looking for ways to manage and secure their applications in the cloud-first, mobile-first world. Adam discusses a solution from Microsoft called Enterprise Mobility Suite which can help customers manage and secure their environments.

Introduction to Forecasting Capabilities in Power View for Office 365. In this video, MTC Architect Ivan Kosyakov demonstrates the forecasting capabilities in Power View for Office 365.

Reminder: Mid-Day Café hosted by the MTC Philadelphia will resume on June 29th as the host Michael Gannotti will be on vacation. The presentation will feature all the devices and apps Mike has used during his vacation. Learn more here.