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 sessions that I'll be heading along to, provided they don't clash with each other or are in rooms too far apart to get from one to the other.

 

Deliver end-to-end security for your SMB customers with Microsoft 365 Business

Description

Microsoft 365 Business now includes security features that protect against external threats and enable comprehensive protection of business information for SMB customers. Come to this session to learn how you can offer sophisticated security features through easy deployment of Microsoft 365 Business.

Partner Outcome

Understand the security opportunity in the SMB space and utilize Microsoft 365 Business to help small businesses.

Expand addressable market with hybrid AD in SMB. Understand the technical steps to onboarding your customers to Microsoft 365 Business

Description

SMBs are in various phases in their journey to the cloud. Some are fully embracing SaaS applications while others have a significant on-premises footprint. Come to this session to learn how Microsoft 365 Business can be enabled for SMBs wherever they are in their cloud journey.

Partner Outcome

Expand addressable market with hybrid AD in SMB. Understand the technical steps to onboarding your customers to Microsoft 365 Business.

Secure and grow your SMB practice with Microsoft 365 Business

Description

The power of digital transformation is no more apparent than in small and medium size businesses. Hear from the Microsoft 365 SMB General Manager Bryan Goode about the opportunity to accelerate customer acquisition and grow your profitability through new enhancements to Microsoft 365 Business, focused on security.

Partner Outcome

Build offerings based on Microsoft 365 Business. Identify ways to extend profitability through new security-based managed services.

 

Building a modern workplace today with Microsoft 365, innovative devices and intelligent security

Description

The workplace is transforming rapidly and faced with a changing set of expectations. The need for a modern workplace that provides seamless communication, multi-device experiences and tight control over security has become more significant than ever. Hear from Ron Markezich, Corporate Vice President, and Giovanni Mezgec, General Manager, for Microsoft 365, how you can accelerate customer acquisition and increase profitability with devices, managed services and solutions built for Microsoft 365.

Partner Outcome

Build new practices and offers based on Microsoft 365. Acquire new customers. Increase profitability through managed services and devices.

Securing the modern workplace for SMB: Microsoft 365 Business and Security

Description

43% of cyber-attacks target small business. When a small business is attacked, there’s a 60% likelihood they’ll be out-of-business six months later. As a result, security is more important than ever before. Hear from Microsoft Engineering and Product Marketing leaders about how new security value added to Microsoft 365 Business unlocks vast opportunity for your SMB partner practice.

Partner Outcome

Build offerings based on Microsoft 365 Business. Leverage new profitability opportunities through security-based managed services.

Microsoft 365 Business workshop: Realizing the power of new security value

Description

Come and learn about how to implement new security functionality added into Microsoft 365 Business to service your SMB customers. See detail on the product, new features, and how to implement them in your SMB customers.

Partner Outcome

Build offerings based on Microsoft 365 Business. Leverage new profitability opportunities through security-based managed services.

GDPR and Office 365: Surviving the aftermath

Session Type: The Commons Theater

Description: With GDPR in full effect, the focus for many organizations has changed from "how do I comply with GDPR?" to "how do I stay compliant with GDPR?" Breach investigation and notification is one of the most challenging requirements of GDPR. We discuss tools for speeding up breach identification, ways to shorten the timeline of scoping the potential impact of a breach, and basic configuration changes you should make to your customers' Office 365 tenants to help prepare them for breach response.

Partner Outcome: Learn which tools will equip businesses to more effectively manage post-breach investigations within the timeframe required by GDPR.

Priority Content: Industry


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