New utilization article for Office 365 Cloud App Security

As an experiment in content to help you better realize the ongoing business value of deploying an Office 365 feature, there is a new Utilization activities article for Office 365 Cloud App Security (previously known as Advanced Security Management). This article is a new type of content to help you address the following questions for…


New poster for the Multi-Geo Preview for OneDrive in Office 365

Multi-geo capabilities are coming to Office 365, which means that Office 365 will support the use of both: A single tenancy (also known as a subscription) that is tied to one Microsoft datacenter. To adhere to regional data residency requirements, the storage of user data in regional Microsoft datacenters. OneDrive for Business and Exchange Online…


Seven free LinkedIn Learning courses on Office 365 for IT pros and admins

If you are relatively new to Office 365 deployment or administration or know someone who is, take a look at the new set of LinkedIn Learning courses at Microsoft Cloud: Explore Cloud Services Office 365: Deployment Office 365: Administration Office 365: Manage Identities Using Azure AD Connect Microsoft Cloud Services: Administer Office 365 and…


New Secure SharePoint Online Sites and Files solution for Microsoft 365 Enterprise

The new Secure SharePoint Online Sites and Files solution for Microsoft 365 Enterprise gives you a technical overview and the step-by-step deployment instructions to quickly set this up for your organization: Here are the main elements of the configuration: There are four types of SharePoint Online team sites—Public, Private, Sensitive, and Highly Confidential— with decreasing…


New video for the Azure-based federated authentication for Office 365 deployment

The high availability federated authentication for Office 365 in Azure deployment has a new video. This video has three main sections: The components and infrastructure of federated authentication (client, relying party, security token service, identity provider). The deployment of a high availability federated authentication for Office 365 in Azure as described in the articles. The authentication process…


“Experience the Microsoft Cloud with Cloud Adoption Test Lab Guides” Microsoft Virtual Academy course

For a guided tour of content that helps you quickly ramp up on Microsoft’s cloud offerings, take the Experience the Microsoft Cloud with Cloud Adoption Test Lab Guides Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) course at This 20-minute, single-lesson course steps you through: The value of using prescriptive, modular Test Lab Guide (TLG) documents for technical…


New Microsoft 365 Enterprise dev/test environment

The new Microsoft 365 Enterprise product offering combines Office 365, Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS), and Windows 10 Enterprise for a complete, intelligent solution that provides the latest in collaboration and security desktop and cloud technologies. To begin testing scenarios for Microsoft 365 Enterprise, create the Microsoft 365 Enterprise dev/test environment, which consists of: An Office…


Join us for the August 2017 CAAB Webinar

The August 2017 Cloud Adoption Advisory Board (CAAB) webinar was a Skype meeting that opened at 7:45 AM Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) on Tuesday, August 15. It began promptly at 8:00 AM and ran to 9:00 AM. There was time for discussion during the session and the speakers were available for a few minutes after the session for additional questions. Webinar…


Navigation articles for Office 365 Security & Compliance content

To help you find the content you need to secure your Office 365 subscription and make it compliant with your organization’s policies and governmental requirements, there is a new set of articles at The primary links are for common security and compliance tasks. These links take you to additional articles that provide a learning…


Customer 1:1 design sessions at Ignite to help you implement advanced protection capabilities with Office 365 and EMS

The Microsoft Office 365 and Enterprise Mobility + Security suite (EMS) product teams are partnering to offer a limited number of dedicated solution-design sessions for individual customers attending Ignite from September 25-29. These sessions are intended to help IT teams plan and implement advanced capabilities with Office 365 and EMS. Sessions are 45-60 minutes long….