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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New Windows AutoPilot Resources

Back in November at the Microsoft Tech Summit in Sydney I had the pleasure of delivering a session on Modern Management, including Windows AutoPilot, with Michael Niehaus in attendance. I had to be careful not too steal too much of his content, as his AutoPilot session immediately followed mine. Over the last couple of weeks…

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Microsoft 365 Business Part 3 – Windows AutoPilot

Following on from the last post on Azure Active Directory inclusions in Microsoft 365 Business, let’s take a look at the Windows AutoPilot pieces. For full details on Windows AutoPilot take a look at the official documentation.   To start adding enrolling devices into Windows AutoPilot, sign in to the Microsoft Store for Business as an…


Microsoft 365 Business Part 2 – Azure Active Directory

In the first post of this series I covered the Windows 10 Pro upgrades included in Microsoft 365 Business, today it’s time to discuss the Azure Active Directory components that work alongside Intune to enable Windows 10 Business. I’ll start by posting the components included with the Microsoft 365 Business SKU again. Third from the…


Microsoft 365 Business Part 1 – Windows 10 Business

As I’m currently preparing some session content for Ignite 2017, I thought I would share some of the pieces I’ll be going through, starting with Windows 10 Business. This raises the question – what is Windows 10 Business, is it another Windows SKU? Rather than think of it as another SKU, the best way to…


Ignite 2017 – Modern IT with Windows 10 Sessions

It’s almost that time of year, Microsoft’s Ignite event takes place in September, and here are a few of the sessions that focus on Windows 10 to help give you an idea of which ones you might want to consider attending, or alternatively, and more likely for the majority, watch online after the fact. As these posts…


Updates to WSUS/WU Dual Scan on Windows 10 1607

One of the scenarios we are often asked about at the events we support is “why are my Windows 10 clients going to Windows Update instead of WSUS?”, and previously I’ve pointed people to the Demystifying “Dual Scan” post from the WSUS Product Team Blog. They’ve just put up a new post Improving Dual Scan on…


New Intune resources from EMS Documentation Team

The EMS Documentation team have been releasing updating a few things over on the TechNet Gallery, here are some that I thought would be worth highlighting for the OEM and System Builder community. Infographic: Simplify Windows 10 management and lower TCO with EMS Windows has evolved. Simplify Windows 10 management and lower the Total Cost…


Updated Windows 10 Deployment and Management Lab Kit available

One of my favourite download recommendations for those looking into Windows 10 deployment and management scenarios is the Windows 10 Deployment and Management Lab Kit. This set of downloadable virtual machines comes in at just under 32GB, and this update includes some major updates to the included components and scenarios for testing. The Windows 10…


Windows 10 Security AMA

Interested in some of the additional capabilities that Windows 10 offers through the Windows 10 Enterprise E3 and E5 offerings? This Ask Microsoft Anything in the early AM in Australia on June 22nd covers security technologies in Windows 10, including some only found in Enterprise. Join this “Ask Microsoft Anything” (AMA) event to get answers…

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