Step-By-Step Installation of Skype for Business server 2015 Enterprise cumulative updates

The first cumulative update for Skype for Business Server 2015 is available. With Microsoft Lync Server 2013, the update installation process may seem complex. Since Skype for Business 2015, benefiting from the API Windows Fabric v2, Microsoft has simplified this maintenance operation. Front-end servers in an Enterprise Edition pool are organized into areas of upgrade…


Étape-Par-Étape : Installation d’un serveur Front-end Skype for Business 2015

Le successeur de Microsoft Lync Server 2013, maintenant connu sous le nom de Skype for Business Server 2015, est disponible au téléchargement en version RTM. Cet article présente l’installation étape par étape d’un serveur Skype for Business 2015 Front-end Enterprise. Le diagramme du scenario d’installation est le suivant:  Les étapes de déploiements sont représentées par…


Step-By-Step: Installation of Skype For Business Server 2015

As mentioned during the Microsoft Ignite keynote, the RTM download of Skype for Business Server 2015 (successor to Microsoft Lync Server 2013) is now available for download. This article provides step by step installation of a Skype for Business Enterprise 2015 Front-end server. The diagram of the installation scenario is as follows:    The steps deployments are represented…


Microsoft Intune Policies For Samsung Knox Enabled Devices

While delivering last week’s CANITPRO Business Mobility Camp in Calgary, a question was brought forth in regards to what specific policies can be enforced on A Samsung KNOX enabled device via Microsoft Intune. For those unaware, Samsung’s KNOX offering is additional software & hardware hardened security enabled above and beyond the traditional Android stack. Microsoft…


Step-By-Step: Deploying Active Directory to Azure

Hello Folks, IT Pros are always expected to support the company applications and to ensure that these applications are always up.  One way to increase up-time is to move the application to the cloud, and avoid all the potential hardware failure you may have to deal with.  Let Microsoft Azure worry about the infrastructure and…


Getting the communication you want

Hello folks, I was in Toronto this week and I meet with some IT pros.  At one point one of them asked me “Why do I keep getting the US flash and not the Canadian one?”. So we started to look into it. I knew it was somehow related to their Microsoft Account Profile info….

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Summer is approaching, don’t just plan to work on your tan.

I love this time of year. The days are getting longer, warmer and the deck is calling my name. (these are my feet….) At my house, summer months are very busy.  The kids are home, my wife is at home (she’s a teacher) so I tend to hide in my office with the door shut…


Help Protect Your Friends And Family From Phone Scams – Part deux

Last May, Chris Di Lullo posted a great note regarding a phone scam that had been going around. Well, they are back at it.  (I’m wondering if they ever stopped). I received 3 calls this weekend from someone posing as a Microsoft employee offering to help me fix my machine.  So I thought to myself,…

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A new look–after 25 years, it’s about time!

Today the new logo for our company was unveiled and I must say that I like what I see. Clean lines, more modern but friendly. Nice! Old logo: New logo: What do you think?


The Top 5 Learning Resources to Brush Up on Your Skills This Summer

Summer is a great time of year.  The weather is nice, the sun shines, there’s no snow to shovel or try to drive through.  It’s also a time of year when the traffic on the roads gets a little lighter and the office is a less busy.  You might even get the chance to leave…

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