“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 https://aka.ms/catlgmva. 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…


New Test Lab Guide for the One Microsoft Cloud

At Microsoft, we think we have the best overall cloud solution in the marketplace, which includes: Microsoft Office 365 for personal productivity and organization communication and collaboration. Microsoft Azure for cloud-based services and applications and hosting your server-based applications in the cloud. Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) for identity and security management for your…


Join us for the May 2017 CAAB Webinar

The May 2017 Cloud Adoption Advisory Board (CAAB) webinar was a Skype meeting that opened at 7:45 AM Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) on Wednesday, May 31. 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….


New Test Lab Guide for an isolated SharePoint Online team site

SharePoint Online team sites in Office 365 allow you to quickly and easily create new sites for public (organization-wide) or private (confined to group membership) collaboration. To create one, you fill out two panes of information about the new site. The Let’s create a team site and group pane collects the team site name (which…


New federated authentication for Office 365 Test Lab Guide

Are you planning to deploy federated authentication for Microsoft Office 365? With federated authentication, Office 365 refers the connecting user to a separate identity provider to verify the user’s credentials. Now you can try it out in a consequence-free environment with the new Federated identity for your Office 365 dev/test environment Test Lab Guide (TLG)….


New Test Lab Guide shows the integration of Dynamics 365 within an Exchange Online mailbox

A key value of Microsoft’s cloud offerings (Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Intune, and Microsoft Dynamics 365) is integration. A great example is Office 365 and Dynamics 365, in which Exchange Online and SharePoint Online in Office 365 can access and expose the data stored in Dynamics 365. To see the integration between Exchange Online…


New multi-factor authentication for Office 365 Test Lab Guide

Are you curious about multi-factor authentication in Office 365? Multi-factor authentication requires an additional form of identification beyond the user account name and its password. Now you can try it out in a consequence-free environment with the new Multi-factor authentication for your Office 365 dev/test environment Test Lab Guide. This new article steps you through…


Design and deploy SharePoint Server 2016 farms in Azure

Although Microsoft recommends SharePoint Online in Office 365, if that is not the best option for you right now, you should use SharePoint Server 2016. You can deploy SharePoint Server 2016 farms in your on-premises datacenter or in Microsoft Azure infrastructure services, where you can take advantage of faster deployment of servers, easier scaling, and…


Demonstrate Advanced Threat Protection in your Office 365 dev/test environment

Now that you have built your Office 365 Dev/Test Environment, it’s time to put Office 365 through some additional paces. An interesting feature of Office 365 Enterprise E5 is Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), which allows you to create policies that specify email scanning for Exchange Online. Two of the most prevalent ways that users get malware is…