Microsoft 365 Business Adds New Security Features

Over on the Microsoft 365 blog today there was a new announcement about the availability of new capabilities that have been added to Microsoft 365 Business. Capabilities added to Microsoft 365 business include Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection, Exchange Online Archiving, Azure Information Protection P1 and full Intune capabilities. If you have an existing Microsoft 365…


New Windows Admin Center Videos available

This week I’ve been on the road with Dell talking about what’s new with Windows Server, so the timing of last week’s Windows Admin Center announcement was absolutely perfect. Introduction to Windows Admin Center Windows Admin Center (formerly Project Honolulu) is the future of server management. It’s a locally deployed, browser-based GUI management solution that…


Hyper-Converged Solution Roadshow Resources

This post is a list of resources that I reference during the Dell EMC and Microsoft Hyper-converged solution partner launch. I’ll add more based on the questions that get asked over the course of the week. Windows Server-Software Defined (WSSD) program The technical value of WSSD validated HCI solutions, part 1 The technical value of WSSD…


Windows Admin Center announced

Good news – the remote management experience known as Project ‘Honolulu’ has a new name and is now available for download. The announcement has more details, but here are some of the highlights. What is Windows Admin Center? If you’re an IT administrator managing Windows Server and Windows, you probably open dozens of consoles for…


Upcoming Microsoft 365 Security & Compliance Partner Practice Enablement Training Events

Starting in late April and running through to mid-May are three day partner focused Microsoft 365 Security and Compliance Partner Practice Enablement events. We ran a pilot of this in Sydney earlier in the year, and the upcoming deliveries will have refreshed content covering the latest changes and announcements relating to Microsoft 365 and the…


Register for the Microsoft Build 2018 Digital Experience

Join Microsoft for its premier development conference in Seattle May 7-9. Discover how new features and developments will help you engage your end users, keep information safe, and reach them in more places. You can purchase a pass to attend in person in Seattle or RSVP for Build Live, the free digital experience. At Build,…


Windows Server Semi-Annual Channel update

Even though you can’t acquire Windows Server Semi-Annual Channel releases through the OEM channel (but of course you can add Software Assurance within 90 days of purchase if you need to add this to an OEM purchase), it’s still important for the broader channel to get an idea of what’s new and what’s changing in…