Introducing Enterprise Mobility + Security

Tim Tetrick   Hello Microsoft Partners, July is the start of Microsoft’s new fiscal year, and every year at this time we see lots of new announcements coinciding with the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference that just recently wrapped up in Toronto a couple weeks ago.  One of the announcements you may have missed was the…


Office 365 Things You Need to Know: Protect Office 365 Email and Office Documents with Azure RMS

  Partners, I speak with your peers all the time about being more profitable selling Microsoft cloud solutions by wrapping additional capabilities that add value and increase average revenue per user (ARPU).  Of course there are a multitude of ways one can bolt on additional services, but one that do not hear near enough partners…

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Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) Sales One-Pager

Partners, Are you using EMS to manage your Office 365 customers?  SMB partners are having great success providing Office 365 packaged with EMS for their customers.  Office 365 provides a industry leading platform for productivity, while EMS secures their Office 365 investment (advanced device management, file level encryption, identity management and more!) Partners tell me…


Make sure to attend the “Announcing the new EMS, including the newly added Advanced Threat Analytics!” webinar on August 4.

Partners, The comprehensive Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) offering – that gives partners the ability to deliver solutions to empower their customers’ mobile workforce while giving them control over access, devices and data – is now available for SMB customers. EMS has been recently updated to include the new Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics solution, developed to…


Azure AD Self Service Password Reset

Q: (from Kirill) Do you know about password resets – it looks like with Basic, they can reset self-reset passwords, but it doesn’t sync back to their AD, even with DirSync? How does that work?   A: You are correct, according to the feature set matrix (https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/dn532272.aspx) with Azure AD Basic you have Self Service…


Exchange Hosted Encryption (EHE) Upgrades through the Open License Program

Jeff Stoffel As many of you are aware, Microsoft is in the process of transitioning Exchange Hosted Encryption (EHE) customers to a new service called Office 365 Message Encryption.  I have had several questions from our partners regarding the potential impact.  I want to detail the process and potential action items in the unlikely event…