Friday, May 22, 2015

Azure AD and Microsoft Identity Manager Reporting Now available!!!

Reporting plays a major role in any Technology and with Microsoft Azure reporting capabilities are consistently enhanced over time, and now its time for the new Azure AD Hybrid reports. These reports give customers visibility into both Azure AD in the cloud and Microsoft Identity Manager (MIM) on-premises.

Following activities are currently available in the reporting,

Self Service Password Registration
Self Service Password Reset
Self Service Group Management

Access the Official Announcement here to know more:Azure AD and Microsoft Identity Manager Reporting – we’ve gone hybrid!

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Skype for Business Server 2015, Debugging Tools

Troubleshooting issues is an evergreen process in the IT Industry, Its now time for Microsoft to introduce the new Skype for Business Server 2015 like its predecessors Lync Server 201x.

These Debugging Tools are provided to help IT Administrators with troubleshooting deployments of Skype for Business Server 2015.

Download here: Skype for Business Server 2015, Debugging Tools

Skype for Business Server 2015 Step by Step for Anyone E-Book now Available

Its time for a new E-book from fellow MVP Matt Landis for the new "Skype for Business Server 2015". Matt's renowned E-book on Lync Server 2013 was the most downloaded E-book on TechNet till date, and now this new E-book had gained the momentum. We could see few more new topics will get added in the future days.

Download here: Skype for Business Server 2015 Step by Step for Anyone eBook

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Microsoft Ignite 2015 Sessions on Demand!!!

Microsoft's largest Technology Event Microsoft Ignite completed successfully this May, Now its time to view the sessions on demand to know what was presented during the event and the innovations we are about to experience, which is going to shape the future of Technology powered by Microsoft.

You can now watch the sessions on demand in the Ignite website and download the sessions from Channel 9

Watch here: Ignite On Demand

Download here: Microsoft Ignite 2015

Fellow MVP Michel de Rooij has written an excellent PowerShell script that helps you to download the sessions from Channel 9 at ease in one go.

Access here: Channel9 Session Downloader v1.81

Microsoft team also announced the dates for Microsoft Ignite 2016 and the count down has begun.

Visit live Ignite Countdown here and follow @IgniteCountdown for live updates.

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Microsoft Technology Center now Available!!!

Today Microsoft team announced the availability of "Microsoft Technology Center" a new way to know the recent updates from Microsoft on the current Technology Virtually.

Access the Official Announcement here: Live from a Microsoft technology center—Office virtual events

Register for the virtual event series to stay up-to date.

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Exchange Server 2016 Architecture is Here!!!

Exchange Server 2016 Architecture is now here,We have more changes which we never expected in the new Architecture and much more enhancements beyond our imagination.

Access the EHLO Blog post here to know more: Exchange Server 2016 Architecture

Introducing Windows 10 for IT Professionals, Preview Edition E Book

Its time for one more E-book to read from Microsoft to know more on Windows 10 Technical Preview for IT Pros.

Know more and download here: Introducing Windows 10 for IT Professionals, Preview Edition E Book

Office 2016 Preview now Available !!!

Microsoft team during yesterday's Ignite event announced the availability of Office 2016 preview, you can download and enjoy the new experience from now on.

Access Official Announcement here for more details : Office 2016 Public Preview now available

Monday, May 04, 2015

Skype for Business Server goes GA !!!

Among various great announcements made today during the Microsoft Ignite event , the most significant announcement was the General availability of Skype for Business Server from today.

Here is the announcement extract,

Today, we’re also pleased to announce that Skype for Business Server is now generally available, and Office 365 and Skype for Business Server customers can now reach anyone in the entire Skype directory with Skype Directory Search.

Access the Official announcement in the Office Blogs post for more details : Skype for Business gains momentum

Microsoft Ignite has begun!!!

Today is the big day for Microsoft, most awaited Unified event "Microsoft Ignite" went live and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is delivering the Key note session followed by various sessions on the Microsoft Technology.

Watch the Keynote Live stream here

Follow @MS_Ignite in twitter and  the has tag #MSIgnite for live updates.

Access the full list of Speakers and Sessions here

More Announcements are on the way, Watch out the Microsoft Community and Official websites for latest updates getting firing out now.


Some key resources you can review to know what was announced yesterday and new innovations or on the way from Microsoft.

Modern productivity–Office news at Ignite - Office Blogs

What’s new in Office 365 administration from Microsoft Ignite - Office Blogs

Manage change and stay informed in Office 365 - Office Blogs

Announcing first network partners to offer ExpressRoute for Office 365 - Office Blogs

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for May 4, 2015 - Cloud Platform News Bytes Blog

Ignite: Microsoft’s next chapter in Enterprise Mobility - Enterprise Mobility Blogs

Microsoft Ignite Keynote Announcement Summary - WindowsIT Pro

Satya Nadella launches Microsoft Ignite - Tony Redmond's Exchange Unwashed Blog

Microsoft Ignite Debrief with the Exchange Experts  - Podcast

Stay tuned everyday to experience the future of the Technology.