Office 365–Deferred Channel Updates

Garrett Bundy   Hello Partners,   Back in February one of my team members Onur, posted here about the updates for the Office 365 release names and their renaming to Current Channel and Deferred Channel.  We just released the June round of updates for the Deferred Channel and it got me thinking about what my…


Missed the June Regional Insider Call? We’ve Got You Covered!

Garrett Bundy     Hello Partners!  Were you unable to attend the June Insider call for your region?  Well you’re in luck because we’ve got you covered. Catch up on all the great content you missed. Incentives in market (most ending June 30), key events, product spotlights, sales & marketing resources to help you drive…


Cloud PBX E5 Walkthrough for Administrators

Garrett Bundy   Hello Partners,     With the release of E5 we wanted to put together some good examples and walkthroughs of what the Administrator’s experience looks like when using the new E5 suite with Office 365.  To that end I have put together a demo and placed it on our You Tube Channel…


Just how secure are the activities in your customer’s Office 365 tenants?

Garrett Bundy Hello Partners,   Recently I was working with a partner who was concerned about their customer’s office 365 tenant and the security associated with it.  Part of the concern was that the customer wanted to see what activities had been accomplished in the admin center by any global admins in the tenant.  If…


Join us for more of the Insider Morning Broadcast coming in May

Garrett Bundy Hello Partners! Because dozens of US SMB partners like yourself attended the first Insider Morning Broadcast, I would like to personally invite you to join the upcoming Insider Morning Broadcasts in the month of May. The Insider Morning Broadcast series, exclusively dedicated to activating your organization’s digital marketing, will be presenting these jam-packed…


Looking to Increase Revenue with SharePoint Online? How about a 90 Day Free Trial of LiveTiles!

  Garrett Bundy &   Hello Partners,   Have you been thinking about getting the opportunity to expand beyond the Mail workload in Office 365?  Have you realized that doing mail migrations just isn’t going to cut it anymore?  Perhaps you have looked into building up your SharePoint muscle in your practice, but weren’t really…


Azure AD Connect 1.1 is now GA providing faster sync times, automatic upgrades and built in filtering options (and more)…

Garrett Bundy Partners,   If you have been using the Azure AD Connect utility to get your customers up and running on Office 365, then you know what a tremendous improvement we have gotten since the initial DirSync days.  When Azure AD Connect went into General Availability in June of 2015 partners were excited to…

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Missed the February US SMB Partner Insider Calls? We’ve got you covered!

Garrett Bundy   Hello Partners, Missed the February US SMB Partner Insider Call? We've got you covered. The calls are available on demand so you can easily catch up on the latest scoop for your region. New offers in market were announced, Azure & Windows Server Hybrid Cloud Scenarios were discussed, as well as the…


RDS and Shared Computer Activation Walkthrough for Office 365 Pro Plus

Garrett Bundy Hello Partners,   I spent this week traveling and visiting with my partners in Phoenix and during this trip there was a single reoccurring theme that kept coming up.  I have a customer who uses Remote Desktop Services (RDS) or Terminal Services if you like the old acronym, to deliver a desktop to…


Missed the January US SMB Partner Insider Calls? We’ve got you covered!

Garrett Bundy   Hello Partners, Missed the January US SMB Partner Insider Call? We've got you covered. The recordings and presentations are available to easily catch up on the latest scoop that was presented to SMB partners for each region.   · Central: Recording | Presentation · East: Recording | Presentation · West: Recording | Presentation…


Internet Explorer 8,9,10 End-Of-Life Approaching. Are Your Customers Ready?

Garrett Bundy Hello Everyone – As you hopefully are aware of by now, Internet Explorer versions less than 11 will go out of support from Microsoft as of January 12th 2016. This means that on January 13th the only supported Microsoft browsers will be Internet Explorer 11 and Microsoft Edge.  In addition you will no…

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Attend the US SMB Partner Insider call this Friday, January 8th and have a chance to win a GoPro HERO + LCD!*

Garrett Bundy   Join us this Friday for the US SMB Partner Insider Call! Join your regional Partner Insider Call Friday, January 8th for your Regional General Manager business insights, a Microsoft H2 look ahead, Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) update and a breakdown on the latest offers and events. Attendees who complete the evaluation will…


How to Enable Skype For Business Broadcast Meetings

  Garrett Bundy Hello Partners.  A recent announcement was made that Skype for Business Broadcast meetings are now available for use if you have an Office 365 tenant, with E1, E3, E5 or Skype for Business Online Plan 2.  Skype Meeting Broadcast enables licensed Office 365 users to produce and broadcast a Skype for Business…

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FindTime Helps You Save Time When Scheduling Meetings

  Garrett Bundy Hello Partners – Garrett Bundy here the newest TS2 Team member with my first blog post! I wanted to share with you an exciting application that Microsoft has just released from the Microsoft Garage.  The application is called FindTime and it is a true time saver when it comes to scheduling meetings…