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Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) 1.9

Description of Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics v1.9

What is Advanced Threat Analytics?

Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics:

ATA architecture topology diagram

If you deploy the ATA Lightweight Gateway directly on your domain controllers, it removes the requirement for port mirroring.

The ATA Center requires a recommended minimum of 30 days of data for user behavioral analytics.

ATA Components

ATA consists of the following components:

  • ATA Center
    The ATA Center receives data from any ATA Gateways and/or ATA Lightweight Gateways you deploy.
  • ATA Gateway
    The ATA Gateway is installed on a dedicated server that monitors the traffic from your domain controllers using either port mirroring or a network TAP.
  • ATA Lightweight Gateway
    The ATA Lightweight Gateway is installed directly on your domain controllers and monitors their traffic directly, without the need for a dedicated server or configuration of port mirroring. It is an alternative to the ATA Gateway.

An ATA deployment can consist of a single ATA Center connected to all ATA Gateways, all ATA Lightweight Gateways, or a combination of ATA Gateways and ATA Lightweight Gateways.

Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics Sizing tool – Version 3.7.0

System Center Updates Publisher (SCUP) – new version

System Center Updates Publisher adds support for new OSes:

Using Updates Publisher, you can:+

  • Import updates from external catalogs (non-Microsoft update catalogs).
  • Modify update definitions including applicability, and deployment metadata.
  • Export updates to external catalogs.
  • Publish updates to an update server.


Preview 3: v6.0.278.0

The previous version, System Center Updates Publisher 2011, remains in support. This updated version retains the same functionality, but supports additional operating systems, new features to simplify some tasks, and has an updated user interface.

Supported Operating System

Windows 10 , Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016

Microsoft Learning Tools, with 10 million monthly active users, adds new features to Immersive Reader

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Microsoft creates industry standards for datacenter hardware storage and security

OCP Summit 2018: SONiC, the network innovation powerhouse behind Azure

SONiC is the default switch OS powering Azure and many other parts of the Microsoft Cloud

Microsoft’s Software for Open Networking in the Cloud (SONiC) is the first solution to break monolithic switch software into multiple containerized components. SONiC enables fine-grained failure recovery and in-service upgrades with zero downtime

Microsoft’s Software for Open Networking in the Cloud (SONiC)

Switch Abstraction Interface (SAI)

OCP Summit 2018

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Recent updates to Project “Honolulu” and PowerShell Core 6.0

Cumulative Update #11 for SQL Server 2014 SP2

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