Deep dive on Windows Server 2019 updates

Over on the Microsoft Mechanics YouTube channel there is a new video covering updates in Windows Server 2019. It runs through these new features mostly using Windows Admin Center so that you can get a better idea of not just these new features, but how to manage them through a unified console. There are quite…


Microsoft 365 Business Sessions and Resources from Inspire 2018

Now that the dust, okay, sand, so much sand, has settled after Inspire last week, it’s time to start reviewing some of the content. This was a great week for me, I got to spend some time with different members of the extended Microsoft 365 team, some old friends and acquaintances and a few new…


Microsoft 365 Business Technical Deployment Guide available for download

The Microsoft 365 Business Secure Deployment Toolkit has just been released, and it combines structured planning and implementation guidance. This offer may be used as is by partners to quickly launch a service offering featuring Microsoft 365 Business or customised to combine their unique offers with this toolkit. It contains the following files… 00 -…


Watch the Windows Server Summit on demand

I’m not the type of person who sets an alarm at an unappealing time of the morning to watch an online event, especially knowing that I can watch the replay short afterwards. No, I’m not talking about the World Cup, I’m talking about the Windows Server Summit. I’m still working my way through the sessions…


Microsoft Inspire 2018 – My Session Recommendations #5 – Office Upgrades

It’s time for #5 in this series of posts, this time the focus is Microsoft 365 Business. The three earlier posts are Microsoft Inspire 2018 – My Session Recommendations #4 – Microsoft 365 Business, Microsoft Inspire 2018 – My Session Recommendations #3 – Windows 10 and Devices, Microsoft Inspire 2018 – My Session Recommendations #2 – Windows…


Windows Server 2019 Resources

Over the coming months there are several events taking place that will help you get onboard with Windows Server 2019, but in the meantime there’s plenty of ways you can start the journey. Let’s start with the events that are coming up. The Events… The Windows Server Summit takes place in the early hours of…


Download the Azure Active Directory Password Protection for Windows Server Active Directory Preview

You can now download the preview of Azure Active Directory Password Protection. You can use it to prevent weak passwords being used in the organisation using Windows Server Active Directory. Azure AD password protection is available in public preview. Now you can establish comprehensive defense for your on-premises environment. With the public preview now you…


Microsoft Inspire 2018 – My Session Recommendations #4 – Microsoft 365 Business

It’s time for #4 in this series of posts, this time the focus is Microsoft 365 Business. The three earlier posts are Microsoft Inspire 2018 – My Session Recommendations #3 – Windows 10 and Devices, Microsoft Inspire 2018 – My Session Recommendations #2 – Windows Server and Microsoft Inspire 2018 – My Session Recommendations #1 – Microsoft…


Microsoft Inspire 2018 – My Session Recommendations #3 – Windows 10 and Devices

It’s time for #3 in this series of posts, this time the focus is Windows 10. The two former posts are Microsoft Inspire 2018 – My Session Recommendations #2 – Windows Server and Microsoft Inspire 2018 – My Session Recommendations #1 – Microsoft 365 Security Sessions, both of which I will update as new sessions are…


Microsoft Inspire 2018 – My Session Recommendations #2 – Windows Server

In #1 in this series I covered the Microsoft 365 sessions (and have added a few new additions as well), and today’s post is focused on Windows Server. With two different events on the horizon – the Windows Server 2019 launch, and the approaching End of Support deadline for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server…