New to Microsoft Office 365: Attack Simulator, Data Privacy, and DSR updates

At the RSA Conference in San Francisco last month, we announced several new services and capabilities to Office 365 that can help partners to expand their security and compliance practice and their revenue potential. You can read about all of the announcements from RSA on our Microsoft 365 for Partners blog. This post focuses on…


Innovations and opportunities with Microsoft Teams

Last month at Enterprise Connect, we celebrated the one-year anniversary of Microsoft Teams and shared that over 200K organizations are using Microsoft Teams adding 75,000 new organizations in 6 months. Late last year, we announced that we were bringing the Skype for Business capabilities into Teams—since that announcement, we’ve seen nearly 70% of our Skype…


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…

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Firstline Worker opportunities for Office 365 Partners

If you haven’t yet considered how the new value we included in Microsoft Office 365 F1 for Firstline Workers could grow your practice, I encourage you to take a closer look. In this blog post I will recap that value, the opportunity for Office 365 partners, and provide some resources for you to develop an…


New toolkits for security and GDPR

Join our January 12th call—Security & Compliance Update for Office 365 Partners – to learn about new toolkits for security and GDPR, as well as the Compliance Manager and new updates to Threat Intelligence. Security is big business and continues to demand a growing percentage of the overall IT budget. When it comes to productivity…


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…

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Modern Workplace – Collaboration and Voice: Modernizing your SharePoint practice

Digital transformation is driving growth across Microsoft 365, Microsoft SharePoint, and Microsoft OneDrive. As part of Microsoft 365, SharePoint and OneDrive connect the workplace with intelligent content management and intranets. Momentum is strong with more than 300,000 organizations taking advantage of SharePoint and OneDrive as part of Office 365, including 85% of the Fortune 500…


Skype for Business partner training schedule – Fall 2017

Skype for Business enables customers to connect with anyone, anywhere, on any device, with the enterprise security, compliance, and control that businesses expect from Microsoft. Skype for Business for partners Office 365 training for your team Office 365 technical presales and deployment services Office 365 Roadmap Find Skype for Business-related courses on the US Partner…


Resources to plan and deploy Microsoft Teams with Skype for Business

By David Branscome, Partner Technical Architect Over the last couple of months, I’ve received many inquiries from our partners and customers about the direction for Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business. Is Microsoft Teams going to replace Skype for Business? How can Microsoft Teams be integrated into a Skype for Business infrastructure? How can Teams…


Overview of the General Data Protection Regulation

By Michael Panciroli, Partner Technical Architect – Modern Workspace  In May 2018, a new European Union (EU) privacy regulation called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect and sets a new bar for privacy rights, security, and compliance. GDPR gives individuals greater control over their personal data and imposes many new obligations on organizations…