Microsoft Inspire 2018 – My Session Recommendations #1 – Microsoft 365 Security Sessions

Edited 12 June 2018: Added more sessions. You can also check out the later posts in this series. Microsoft Inspire 2018 – My Session Recommendations #2 – Windows Server Microsoft Inspire 2018 – My Session Recommendations #3 – Windows 10 and Devices   This event is still over a month away, but here are the…


New version of Microsoft 365 powered device lab kit available for download

Available now from the Evaluation Center, the updated Microsoft 365 powered device lab kit weighs in at just under 43GB. What do you get? A set of Hyper-V VMs and the accompanying documentation for labs to help you get some hands on experience with deploying and managing Windows 10 with Intune and Configuration Manager, and a…


New Microsoft 365 Business Capabilities – Microsoft Intune Enhancements

This post is a little different to the previous ones in this series, because it’s focused on the additional capabilities that are now licensed with the included Microsoft Intune. The main technical difference is now you are also licensed for iOS and Android Mobile Device Management (MDM), rather than only having Mobile Application Management (MAM)…


Download The Administrative Templates for Windows 10 April 2018 Update (1803)

Just a quick post – the updated .admx files for 1803 are now available, you can grab them here. I probably can’t do a one sentence blog post, so here’s a bonus sentence and link that might be group policy related for you organisation – Features removed or planned for replacement starting with Windows 10,…


New Microsoft 365 Business Capabilities – Identity Enhancements

There are some new scenarios supported with Microsoft 365 Business which help to address one of the main concerns that I encountered when talking to others about the product. This new supported scenario is the use of Azure Active Directory (AAD) Connect to synchronise Active Directory objects to Azure Active Directory, and the flow on effect…


New version of RSAT Tools (1803) available for download

Remote Server Administration Tools for Windows 10 lets IT administrators manage Windows Server from a remote computer running the full release version of Windows 10. The latest release of RSAT is the WS_1803 package, but previous versions are still available for download. Details Note: There are multiple files available for this download. Once you click…


New Microsoft 365 Business Capabilities – Azure Information Protection Premium P1

Azure Information Protection (AIP) Premium P1 capabilities were added to Microsoft 365 Business, a welcome enhancement for those who may have otherwise started heading down the Office 365 E3 path for these capabilities. What are the things you need to know, and what are some of the changes you will see in the future? Let’s…