Microsoft 365 Business Part 3 – Windows AutoPilot

Following on from the last post on Azure Active Directory inclusions in Microsoft 365 Business, let’s take a look at the Windows AutoPilot pieces. For full details on Windows AutoPilot take a look at the official documentation.   To start adding enrolling devices into Windows AutoPilot, sign in to the Microsoft Store for Business as an…


Microsoft 365 Business Part 2 – Azure Active Directory

In the first post of this series I covered the Windows 10 Pro upgrades included in Microsoft 365 Business, today it’s time to discuss the Azure Active Directory components that work alongside Intune to enable Windows 10 Business. I’ll start by posting the components included with the Microsoft 365 Business SKU again. Third from the…


Project “Honolulu” technical preview is now available for download

Last year during the Windows Server 2016 launch events across Australian capital cities (apart from Darwin, sorry gang…) I showed the Azure portal based Server Management for Windows Server. Back in June this preview ended, with a teaser of something new to follow. That time is now, with the announcement of Project “Honolulu”. A week…

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Updates To Remote Desktop Services

Over on the Microsoft Mechanics channel on YouTube is a new video covering some of the updates to RDS. The topics covered include Security, including integration with Azure Active Directory, cloud scale and HTML5 browser based experiences. It’s just under 12 minutes long, so take a look to see demonstrations of new capabilities including MFA…

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Microsoft 365 Business Part 1 – Windows 10 Business

As I’m currently preparing some session content for Ignite 2017, I thought I would share some of the pieces I’ll be going through, starting with Windows 10 Business. This raises the question – what is Windows 10 Business, is it another Windows SKU? Rather than think of it as another SKU, the best way to…


Ignite 2017 – Azure Hybrid Scenario Session

Integrating and extending on-premises workload with Azure provides a new range of opportunities for partners looking to expand their offerings to customers, and the below Ignite sessions are ones that I think are of great importance to OEM and System Builder partners. When the video resource become available I will update the posts with the…


Ignite 2017 – Windows 10 and OMS Sessions

It’s almost that time of year, Microsoft’s Ignite event takes place in September, and here are a few of the sessions that focus on the benefits of using the analytics capabilities of Operations Management Suite with your Windows deployments to help give you an idea of which ones you might want to consider attending, or alternatively,…


Ignite 2017 – Modern IT with Windows 10 Sessions

It’s almost that time of year, Microsoft’s Ignite event takes place in September, and here are a few of the sessions that focus on Windows 10 to help give you an idea of which ones you might want to consider attending, or alternatively, and more likely for the majority, watch online after the fact. As these posts…


Ignite 2017 – Windows 10 Deployment And Management Sessions

It’s almost that time of year, Microsoft’s Ignite event takes place in September, and here are a few of the sessions that focus on Windows 10 to help give you an idea of which ones you might want to consider attending, or alternatively, and more likely for the majority, watch online after the fact. As these posts…

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