Download the Truly consistent hybrid cloud with Microsoft Azure whitepaper

If you are planning on integrating and extending your on-premises infrastructure with Azure, download the Truly consistent hybrid cloud with Microsoft Azure whitepaper. What does it cover? It focuses on the following four pillars… Common Identity When users access applications, they shouldn’t need to worry about whether those applications are running on-premises or in the cloud. Providing consistent…


Announced Changes to Office and Windows servicing and support – Part 3

For the final post in this series I’ll swing back to the topic of MSI versus Click-to-Run (C2R) which is where I’ve seen the majority of questions focused, so take a look at the first post where I covered this quickly, today I will highlight some resources to help bridge the knowledge gap for those…


Announced Changes to Office and Windows servicing and support – Part 2

In the first post of this series I focused on some of the top Office questions and concerns I was seeing, now it’s time to take a closer look at some of the Windows announcements that were included, or more specifically, the Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows 10 Enterprise announcements that were made. The main…

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Announced Changes to Office and Windows servicing and support – Part 1

Over on the Windows for IT Pros blog they have posted a very densely packed set of details on some changes and some clarification  which I think will take a while for everyone to fully decipher, but a couple of the common questions I’ve seen raised already are what I will address here to help you prepare for them. I’m…


The Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008/R2 End Of Support Countdown Has Begun

While it might seem early to some, those of you who haven’t started thinking about the next steps for your Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 should start planning for January 14, 2020. Now more than ever the conversation needs to ensure that security is a leading topic, so here are…


Upcoming Microsoft 365 for SMB Training for Rhipe CSP Partners

I’ll be running the following training courses for Rhipe next month. Day one focuses heavily on Microsoft 365 for Business, and day two introduces some of the additional capabilities that Microsoft 365 Enterprise SKUs bring to the table. Date & Locations: Sydney (February 19-20); Melbourne (February 26-27) Rhipe is pleased to extend an invitation for you to…


Azure Discovery Days training and resources

On this blog we often talk about leveraging different Azure services alongside traditional on-premises capabilities, and if you haven’t dipped your toes in the water yet it might be worth visiting one of the sessions that has been scheduled. At the bottom of the post you will see links to some in-depth training opportunities as…


Microsoft Intune Mobile Application Without Enrolment App List Update

It’s been a while since I’ve updated this list, so here’s the latest incarnation. Where this starts to get more interesting now is with Microsoft 365 Business only being licensed for MAM without enrolment with iOS and Android, the middle column really becomes important for SMB customers. The data below was collated from the Intune…


Next Up Virtual Exam Camps Kicking Of 12th February 2018

A few weeks back I wrote about updating your skills and keeping them current,  and if you are an Australia based Microsoft partner the following may be of interest to you. Next Up Virtual Exam Camps Kicking off 12th February 2018 Earning any kind of specialist certification is a great way to stand out from…


Free Download “A Crash Course in Microsoft 365 Business”

Late last year we ran some technical events on Microsoft 365 with our local distributors on Microsoft 365, and have been doing some content refinement for the next round of deliveries that start in February. While we are waiting for the upcoming dates and cities to be published, why not download and read A Crash…

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