Security and Windows session recommendations for Microsoft Inspire

I hope everyone is excited about Microsoft Inspire 2018. We are just over a week away from the event, and if you’re like me, you’re now finalizing your schedule by choosing the sessions you most want to attend. There are plenty to choose from this year, with a good mix of business development and product…


Modern Workplace Quarterly Update

We are hosting our second Modern Workplace Quarterly Update call on Friday, March 9 at 1 pm Eastern Time. Modern Workplace is the solution area that includes Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security, and Windows and Devices. Our regular call participants know that we have separate monthly calls to cover these solutions under…


Taking the Shadow out of “Shadow IT”

Matt Soseman, Partner Technical Architect, Modern Workplace – Security Edward Walton, Cloud Solution Architect, Modern Workplace – Security You may not realize it, but your organization is already operating in the cloud. Even if your IT department hasn’t deployed cloud services yet, your employees already have, and your organization is 100% responsible for the security…


Drive professional services engagements with Microsoft funded security offerings for partners – Part 2 of 2

Edward Walton, Cloud Solution Architect Be sure to join the January 16 Modern Workplace: Security Partner Community call for part 2 of our presentation on Microsoft funded security assessments, previewed below. Miss part one? Read the overview and watch the community call on-demand. Continuing our community call series on Microsoft funded security assessments, our January…


Modern Workplace Quarterly Update

Microsoft regularly announces product updates to its Productivity, Enterprise Mobility + Security (EM+S), and Windows & Devices solutions. Join the Modern Workplace Partner Community call on December 8 to hear about the recent developments. Microsoft develops dynamic solutions that constantly evolve to meet customer needs. EM+S is a great example. When that solution first came…


Drive professional services engagements with Microsoft funded security offerings for partners – Part 1 of 2

Edward Walton, Cloud Solution Architect Often, the first step in a successful customer security and compliance engagement is an assessment of the customer’s current environment during the pre-sales process, but partners are sometimes at a loss on how to get started. The good news is that Microsoft offers funded assessment initiatives that partners can use…


EMS Partners: Microsoft Intune – mobile application management and proofs of concept

One of my favorite things to talk about and demonstrate is Microsoft Intune mobile application management. Many companies want to protect their corporate data, while still giving employees flexibility and choices for what devices they use. Companies also want to avoid over-controlling a user’s personal devices. Microsoft Intune mobile application management provides a solution that…


EMS Partners: Focus on Secure Productive Enterprise

For partners and their customers, security is at the forefront of every conversation. At Microsoft, we continue to listen to our audience and add services to our portfolio that help protect against attacks, detect when an attack is occurring, and respond through guidance and/or automation. Many of these additions reside in the products that make up…


Empower employees in the digital workplace with Secure Productive Enterprise

Every day at Microsoft, we think about how we can bring the highest value to your development and growth as a Microsoft partner to move toward increased sales and profitability. This month, we’re creating a moment in time of increased customer-related activity. We invite you to skill up and join us for Digital Transformation Days to Empower…


EMS Partner Community: Azure Active Directory Connect

Azure Active Directory Connect (Azure AD Connect) is the best way to connect your on-premises directory with Azure AD and Office 365. It goes beyond just synchronizing users from Active Directory to Azure Active Directory, it helps simplify hybrid identity management. It integrates on-premises directories with Azure Active Directory to provide a common identity for users for Office 365,…