Mastering Microsoft 365: we’re bringing the experts to you

Tim Tetrick     Mastering Microsoft 365: we’re bringing the experts to you   Convenient technical workshops are right at your doorstep with the Microsoft 365 Tech Series. Microsoft-certified instructors provide workshops on the latest insights to benefit you and your organization.Our upcoming session will cover:Microsoft 365 Deployment and Management • Deepen your knowledge on…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Intune Remote Assistance with TeamViewer

Jeff Stoffel   Do you or your customers leverage TeamViewer as a remote assistance solution?  Check out our TeamViewer Connector within Intune. We’ve introduced a TeamViewer Connector within the Intune admin console that allows you to register your company’s TeamViewer account with Intune. Once you’ve done this, your end users can use the Intune Center…

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Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) click-through demos

Tim Tetrick   In a recent blog post, Microsoft demo tools and hands-on experiences for partners, I talked about the various demo tools that partners have available to them.  These tools include the ability to deliver live demonstrations and hands-on experiences of Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) from both the IT professional and end user perspective. …

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Microsoft Intune Device Wipe

Q: (from Kevin) The engineers in my office have been testing EMS thru our MPN subscription. They said it works great on IOS iPhones but on Android it can’t remove the email account. They sent me the following link; https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Wipe-a-mobile-device-in-Office-365-9d727c7d-8b47-4499-bf24-d046b449214c?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US Can you confirm this is a limitation?   A: That may very well be accurate…

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Cloud Platform University Technical Trainings

Tim Tetrick   Hello Cloud Partners,  Wanted to let you know that the Cloud Platform University has added some additional dates for upcoming trainings.  Most of these are in May and June.  This is a great opportunity to get some 300 level technical training (including hands on labs!) on Azure and Enterprise Mobility Suite at…

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Windows 7 Remote Wipe with Intune

Q: (from Benjamin) Do you know if InTune can remotely wipe a laptop running Windows 7 Pro? Also, can InTune require a password on a laptop running Windows 7 Pro?   A: From the Microsoft Intune Overview (https://technet.microsoft.com/library/dn646960.aspx) I noticed that only Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 are included. But when I followed the link…

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Enterprise Mobility Practice Builder Site

Tim Tetrick Hello Microsoft Partners, If you’re looking to build an Enterprise Mobility practice – whether you’re focusing on individual services (Microsoft Intune for Mobile Device & App Management, Azure Active Directory Premium for Identity and Access Management, Azure Rights Management for Information Protection, Advanced Threat Analytics for Behavior-based Analytics) or the full Enterprise Mobility…

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Device Retirement and Selective Wipe with Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS)

Tim Tetrick In Part 3 of 3 in this mini demo series around Managing Mobile Productivity, we’ll look at how Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) can perform a selective wipe on a device that destroys all the corporate data from the device, but leave the personal data intact. The end user can un-enroll the device themselves,…

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Mobile Application Management with Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS)

Tim Tetrick In Part 2 of 3 in this mini demo series around Managing Mobile Productivity, we’ll see how you can use mobile application management with Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) to help organizations secure corporate data by preventing it from being copied to personal apps on the device.  EMS is uniquely able to manage and…

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Conditional Access to Corporate Email and Documents Using Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS)

Tim Tetrick Hello Microsoft Cloud Partners! Your customers want to use their mobile devices to access their corporate email and documents.  IT, on the other hand, needs to make sure that corporate data is secure, wherever it is.  In Part 1 of 3 in this mini demo series around Managing Mobile Productivity, I’ll show you…

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New Online Technical Training for Deploying Enterprise Mobility Suite

Tim Tetrick Microsoft is seeing great momentum in its Enterprise Mobility Suite (EMS) and this is a prime opportunity for partners to start building their Microsoft Enterprise Mobility practice. Developed and delivered by our engineering teams, this in-depth level 300-400 technical training will equip you with the knowledge you’ll need to effectively deploy EMS! The…

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Enterprise Mobility Demo Environment is Now Available

Tim Tetrick Enterprise Mobility Demo Environment is Now Available We are pleased to announce that the Enterprise Mobility Demo environment is now available. It is integrated to the Office demo program, providing you a rich environment, with the latest and greatest features and content to showcase EMS and Office 365 in action. All Microsoft FTEs…

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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…

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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…

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Microsoft a Visionary in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management Suites

I have some exciting news from Gartner about our EMS suite: “Gartner recognized Microsoft as a Visionary in the 2015 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management Suites, based on its ability to execute and completeness of vision. This Magic Quadrant rates vendors on their ability to help organizations integrate mobile devices into their security frameworks…

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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…

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Webinar: Empower your mobile workforce with Enterprise Mobility Suite!

Partners, Have your customers been asking for solutions that empower their mobile workforce? Do they need control over access, devices and data? With the current technology advances both employers and employees are juggling between flexibility and productivity. It seems like a never ending quest. But, it is all going to change. The comprehensive Enterprise Mobility…

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