What settings can Microsoft Intune control?

Q: (from Joe) For employees that are accessing email via a mobile device, do we have the ability to block their ability to download attachments? A: In order to control what organizational assets are stored on the local device, you need control of the local device. That is done with Microsoft Intune. I did a…


Microsoft Demos (demos.microsoft.com)

Tim Tetrick   Hello Microsoft Cloud Partners! Microsoft Demos (demos.microsoft.com) provides great capabilities for partners to be able to demonstrate Microsoft products and services to their customers and prospects. It can also be leveraged as a great learning resource for helping you and your teams get up to speed on new products and technologies. I…


Has your Intune account been migrated?

Todd Sweetser Hi Cloud Partners!  As you may know, the Microsoft Intune portal was designed with Silverlight technology.  As this is being retired, you should be aware of the management of Intune is being moved to the Azure Administration Portal.  This is a great move as it will be consolidated in one main portal allowing…


Get hands-on with the Microsoft Cloud

Tim Tetrick   Take free instructor-led classes Learn from experts with live, hands-on training and practice with your peers.  Classes include…   Getting Hands-on with Microsoft Azure Backup, Archive and Disaster RecoveryDuration: 2.5 hours Learn through extensive hands-on labs how to protect your data and applications using Backup, Archive and Disaster Recovery in Azure.  …


Develop a new Cloud solution – Step-by-step guidance at your pace

  Are you interested in Azure and EMS, but aren’t sure where to start? Check out the new SMB JumpStart series now available on-demand. These series walk you through key workloads and show you how to get started, with demos and step-by-step assignments. Start today and progress through the content on your schedule! We have…

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Webinar – Incident Response: Getting The Upper Hand in the Cybercrime Fight

Todd Sweetser Hi Cloud Partners! With the recent incidents that have occurred, now is a perfect time to talk about cybercrime prevention. Hear examples of how Microsoft Incident Response team are engaging with real customers (anonymity maintained) experiencing cyberattacks.  This could be helpful in your discussions with customers going forward! By now most firms assume…


Join us at SMB Live and build your Microsoft cloud practice

Tim Tetrick   This year’s SMB Live events, coming to 22 cities across the United States, include a day of new in-depth and hands-on marketing content, and a day of 200 & 300-level technical training to modernize your organization’s technical skills and marketing capabilities. You’ll leave SMB Live with the tools you need for cloud…


Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) Partner Community

Tim Tetrick   Hello Microsoft Partners, Build and extend your enterprise mobility practice, and help customers stay secure and productive on the apps and devices they choose to use. The Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) Partner Community is led by technical subject-matter experts, and activities include blog posts, community calls, and Yammer group discussions. February…


Intune Deployment Planning, Design and Implementation Guide

Tim Tetrick   I wanted to highlight this great new Intune Deployment Guide that just recently released. A successful Intune deployment starts with having a good plan and design. The purpose of this guide is to step you through the process of developing a deployment plan, creating a design, onboarding Intune, and conducting a production…


Windows 10 and EMS Technical Readiness

TS2 is always on the lookout for technical readiness sessions that allow partners to go DEEP into a technology – something that we often can’t do in a one hour webcast. Here is where Partners can go to register for the technical presales or deployment readiness training: http://aka.ms/PartnerTechnicalServicesWin10EMS   Here are dates for the December…


EMS Partner Journey

During our SMB Live events this fall, we’ve been encouraging partners follow a prescribed path for adopting a new business practice that I like to call CERT: Nominate a Champion Embrace Internally Leverage Sales/Marketing/Technical Resources Track your progress I’ve been applying this framework to all of the partners with which I’ve been discussing Azure and…


SMB JumpStart: Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS)

Tim Tetrick   Hello Microsoft Cloud Partners, Our new SMB JumpStart: Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) program kicks off on November 8 and you won’t want to miss this great opportunity designed to help your team comprehend, adopt, and deploy EMS based solutions to expand your business opportunities. Register now This five-week program is comprised…


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…