Sunday, June 07, 2020

General Availability of the Exchange Online PowerShell v2 Cmdlets

Microsoft Exchange Team recently announced the General Availability of Exchange Online PowerShell v2 Cmdlets.


You can download the Module here: ExchangeOnlineManagement 1.0.1

Access the documentation here: Use the Exchange Online PowerShell V2 module

Note: Currently, the latest version of PowerShell that's supported for the EXO V2 module is PowerShell 5.1. Support for later versions of PowerShell (and by definition, support for Linux or Mac) is a work in progress and will be announced soon.

Saturday, May 30, 2020

Azure Architecture Center

Azure Architecture Center is your one stop resource providing guidance for architecting solutions on Azure using established patterns and practices. You have architectures and guides available for various Technology areas like AI & Machine learning, DevOps, IoT, Microservices etc.





Microsoft Virtual Training Days

Another great Learning initiative from Microsoft, Microsoft Virtual Training Days are an online, free, in-depth, and efficient training events that guide you toward the many possibilities for career and organizational impact today and tomorrow. Discover your potential and maximize your time with accelerated event offerings covering a range of technical topics for Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365, Dynamics 365, and Power Platform.



Register today: Microsoft Virtual Training Days

Sunday, May 24, 2020

Microsoft 365 Solution and Architecture Center

If your Organization is planning to adopt Microsoft 365, you have various essential guidance available from Microsoft to assist you in this Journey, and this blog post introduces you to the Microsoft 365 Solution and Architecture center which brings together the technical guidance you need to understand, plan, and implement integrated Microsoft 365 solutions for secure and compliant modern collaboration.



Access the guidance here: Microsoft 365 solution and architecture center

Understanding Microsoft 365 Licensing at Ease

Microsoft 365 adoption is now on the rise, having strong understanding of Licensing Microsoft 365 is essential and you have official Microsoft documentation and licensing Guidance already made available, and to add to this Aaron Dinnage MSFT has created Licensing diagrams that easily explains Microsoft 365 Licensing visually.



Access the  Microsoft 365 Licensing diagrams here: Microsoft 365 licensing diagrams

Official Licensing guidance: Microsoft 365 Licensing



Saturday, May 23, 2020

Microsoft Cybersecurity Reference Architecture

Cybersecurity plays a vital role in today's IT world, and during this current Pandemic Covid-19 situation, where people are working remotely having a strong security Infrastructure is essential. This post is written to guide you to the Microsoft Cybersecurity Reference Architecture which explains how different Microsoft Security product line and their essential features effectively creates a strong Security Framework.



Access the Reference Architecture here: Microsoft Cybersecurity Reference Architecture


Also watch the below Microsoft Ignite session on this topic below to know more with live demos.




Friday, May 22, 2020

Microsoft Ignite 2019: Exchange hybrid Session

Exchange Hybrid deployment is the most preferred deployment model for most of the Enterprise Organizations to migrate to Exchange Online. Exchange Hybrid deployment has gone through various updates in the last few years and I was reviewing the Microsoft Ignite 2019 session on Exchange Hybrid and thought of penning this whereto post to point you to this session if you have not viewed already to understand the best practices for using the hybrid configuration, roadmap for continued guidance and support from Microsoft for hybrid configurations and more.




Access the below blog post from Michel de Rooij MVP to get the comprehensive list of Exchange & Related sessions from Microsoft Ignite 2019 that you can view to understand more on the latest enhancements.


Monday, April 20, 2020

Office 365 becomes Microsoft 365

Microsoft is all set to rename the Office 365 Product line to Microsoft 365 effective tomorrow April 21, 2020. 



Microsoft Quotes this is a change to the product name only, and there are no pricing or feature changes at this time.

Recently new Microsoft 365 Personal and Family subscriptions were announced and along with this Microsoft team announced this name change and written the below blog post with complete details on what products the name change is effective and which products will continue with the Office 365 branding.


You can follow @Microsoft365 for latest updates.


PowerShell 7.0 GA

PowerShell 7.0 went for General Availability last Month.



Access here to know more: Announcing PowerShell 7.0

Also read the below blog post from Thomas Maurer MSFT to know what's new in PowerShell 7.0 


Stay tuned for more updates...

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Enabling Remote Work with Microsoft

Due to the current "Covid - 19" Crisis, Organizations has put forth plans to secure employees and providing them required support. As technology plays a vital role in today's world, Organizations are also required to continue to provide required services to their Customers and Clients and for which they are working towards building a strong remote working strategy and getting it implemented.

This blog post is a whereto post to provide you with some latest resources provided by Microsoft to support this Remote working strategy for Organizations.

Below is the new e-Book published by Microsoft on Enabling Remote work, This document provides initial guidance for enabling a remote workforce to have secure access to the organizational information, tools, and resources they need. 



Download the e-book here: Enabling Remote Work

Next is the new Webcast Series presented by Microsoft on Enabling remote work with Microsoft 365



Access here for the Webcast series: Enabling remote work with Microsoft 365

Join the "Enabling Remote Work" Space on Microsoft Tech  Community to access the latest content, discussions and share your experience.