Enhancing Microsoft 365 Business – Part 1 Overview

I’ve previously written several posts covering some of the capabilities of Microsoft 365 Business, but recently during a round of training events I’ve seeing regular scenarios get presented where the required functionality may not be exposed through the admin center, or alternatively aren’t included as part of the license. In this series of posts, I’ll…


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…