Most Organizations today are transforming their Traditional
workplace to Modern workplace and embracing Digital transformation. Microsoft
365 is a complete, integrated solution that can support you in this Journey and
empower your workforce to be more agile, secure and productive.
This blog post is on the new “Microsoft 365 Powered device”,
it’s a device running Windows 10, with Office 365 ProPlus deployed, and managed
by Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS).
Microsoft introduced this new “Microsoft 365 Powered device”
during Microsoft Ignite 2017 and published an official blog post with
detailed information, and showcased the new experience in a Microsoft Mechanics theater session to
Microsoft team recently published a new training documentation to understand the journey from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams inline with their New Intelligent Communications Visionand explain the future of Skype for Business and Teams.
The key learnings of this tutorial are:
Understand the Intelligent communications vision
Understand the journey from Skype for Business Online to Teams
Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection is available for Exchange for quite some time now and recently Microsoft extended the ATP capabilities to files in SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, and Microsoft Teams.
Microsoft last week announced the General Availability of Office 365 ATP for SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, and Microsoft Teams.
Note: Advanced Threat Protection for SharePoint, OneDrive, and Microsoft Teams is not available on-premises. Advanced Threat Protection is included in Office 365 Enterprise E5. If your organization is using another Office 365 Enterprise subscription, Advanced Threat Protection can be purchased as an add-on. (As a global admin, in the Office 365 admin center, choose Billing > Add subscriptions.)
Follow the instructions provided in the support article here to enable Enable ATP and secure your Organization.
Hybrid Modern Authentication (HMA) is now available for Exchange On-Premises and Skype for Business. Hybrid Modern Authentication provides users ability to access On-premises applications using Auth tokens obtain from the cloud (Azure AD). HMA allows to leverage Azure AD capabilities like MFA, Conditional Access across both On premises and Cloud seamlessly.
To experience the latest features released, updates and changes made to Office 365 Service most Organizations opt in for First release program to validate the features and provide feedback to Microsoft Product team before its made available as a Standard release.
Microsoft team recently renamed the First Release Program as Targeted release and published the support article that covers this change with key updates.
I recently had an opportunity to deliver a session for C# Corner - Bangalore Chapter Meet and presented my session in Understanding the benefits of Azure AD, EM+S and Tips to get prepared for GDPR Compliance.
Azure Stack is an extension of Azure, bringing the agility and fast-paced innovation of cloud computing to on-premises environments. Organizations adopted Hybrid cloud Model started their move towards Azure Stack.
To help Organizations on their Azure Stack journey Microsoft team published a guidance e-book to help you plan for an end-to-end Azure Stack validation environment using the Azure Stack Development Kit.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) effective date is just six months away and most of the Organizations already started to align their environment to meet the critical requirements for GDPR Compliance. Microsoft 365 which combines the power of Office 365, Windows 10 and Enterprise Mobility and Security offers a complete cloud solution to help you with GDPR compliance.
Now you have the new Compliance Manager (in Public Preview) which helps you to access and manage your compliance risk from one single location.
Compliance Manager Public Preview program is now available for organizations with a paid or trial subscription for Microsoft cloud services (e.g., Office 365, Microsoft Azure, etc.). You can access the Compliance Manager by Sign in using your Office 365 or Azure Active Directory user account.