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User Access and External Sharing Improvements in SharePoint Online

Posted by Vasil Michev MVP on Jan 16, 2017 4:30:39 PM

It’s been a while since we covered SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business, and some major improvements have arrived. The new group-backed team sites are now available, including a preview of the ODFB admin portal and conditional access. Here are important additions to restricting user access and securing external collaboration.

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Topics: Microsoft Ignite, OneDrive, SharePoint Online

Ignite 2016 Wrap-Up

Posted by Paul Robichaux on Oct 4, 2016 5:52:33 PM

I just flew back from Microsoft Ignite, and boy are my arms tired. (Not really; I got to fly myself there and back.) It was a tremendous conference, with lots of announcements, product changes, attendee chatter, and various other happenings. I wanted to write a quick recap of some Ignite highlights, but first: a quick book review. (I promise it’s relevant.)

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Topics: Office 365, Ignite, Microsoft Ignite

The Future of Microsoft Exchange (Online) Webinar Unraveled

Posted by Joel Brda on Jun 24, 2015 7:19:00 PM

With Exchange 2016 fever in the air, many admins are left with looming questions about what changes this new iteration will bring.

ENow’s Microsoft Exchange Server MVP Michael Van Horenbeeck recently partnered with MSExchange.org to host a webinar that would clear up some lingering questions surrounding Exchange 2016 and beyond.

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Topics: Exchange 2013, Microsoft Ignite, Preferred architecture, Exchange 2016

Continuum for Phones: The Coolest Feature Release From Microsoft No One Is Talking About Yet

Posted by Jonathan Hassell on Jun 17, 2015 8:23:00 AM

Imagine this scenario. You have in your hands a device that’s about five and a half inches from the top-left corner to the bottom right. It’s fairly thin, maybe a quarter of an inch. And it has a couple of ports and a decent battery life, yet it contains the entirety of your electronic world. You dock it when you need to get things done. You remove it from the dock and slip it in your pocket or handbag when you are ready to go out and about. 

It might sound like I’m referring to a smartphone, but Microsoft’s vision of phones is morphing in concert with the release of Windows 10 to the point where a phone is not just a phone; it is a full-fledged computer, capable of everything your desktop or laptop could do with all the convenience and mobility of a smartphone. We got a preview of this at Microsoft Ignite and, frankly, I think it is the future of personal computing. It is called Continuum for Phones. 

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Topics: Microsoft, Continuum for Phones, Windows 10, Microsoft Ignite

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