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On the MS Cloud IT Pro Podcast, Scott and Ben discuss the Microsoft Cloud with a focus on IT Pros. They'll discuss the latest in Office 365 News, sprinkle in a little Azure news and talk about their experiences with managing the Microsoft Cloud. They'll cover things such as SharePoint, Exchange, Skype for Business, PowerShell, Azure AD and the many other technologies and products that have made their way into the Office 365 suite. To stay up-to-date on the latest in Office 365 and gain some valuable knowledge as you deploy it within your own organization, make sure to tune in every week!

Microsoft Cloud IT Pro Podcast Ben Stegink, Scott Hoag

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    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

On the MS Cloud IT Pro Podcast, Scott and Ben discuss the Microsoft Cloud with a focus on IT Pros. They'll discuss the latest in Office 365 News, sprinkle in a little Azure news and talk about their experiences with managing the Microsoft Cloud. They'll cover things such as SharePoint, Exchange, Skype for Business, PowerShell, Azure AD and the many other technologies and products that have made their way into the Office 365 suite. To stay up-to-date on the latest in Office 365 and gain some valuable knowledge as you deploy it within your own organization, make sure to tune in every week!

    Episode 195 – New Conversation Button in Microsoft Teams?!?

    Episode 195 – New Conversation Button in Microsoft Teams?!?

    In Episode 195, Ben and Scott talk about the “Conversation Button” that has (finally) come to Microsoft Teams and some things to think about in the lead up to Microsoft Ignite.

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    * Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox

    * ShareGate – ShareGate’s industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their business to the Office 365 or SharePoint, automate their Office 365 governance, and understand their Azure usage & costs

    * Office365AdminPortal.com – Providing admins the knowledge and tools to run Office 365 successfully

    * Intelligink – We focus on the Microsoft Cloud so you can focus on your business



    Show Notes



    * Teams Rolls Out New Conversation Button

    * Keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Teams

    * The NFL will use Microsoft Teams to let fans cheer along with players when they score a touchdown

    * The last episode of the podcast I see on Spotify is 192. Should I be seeing new episodes there?

    * What You Need to Know about Episode Limits and Your Podcast RSS Feed

    * Azure updates feed

    * Storage updates



    * Query Acceleration for Azure Data Lake Storage is now generally available

    * Change feed support is now generally available for Azure Blob Storage

    * Azure Blob versioning is now general available

    * Azure Blob storage object replication is now generally available





    * Microsoft Ignite



    About the sponsors









    Sperry Software, Inc focuses primarily on Microsoft Outlook and more recently Microsoft Office 365, where a plethora of tools and plugins that work with email have been developed. These tools can be extended for almost any situation where email is involved, including automating workflows (e.g., automatically save emails as PDF or automatically archive emails that are over 30 days old), modifying potentially bad user behaviors (e.g., alert the user to suspected phishing emails or prompt the user if they are going to inadvertently reply to all), and increased email security (e.g., prompt the user with a customizable warning if they are about to send an email outside the organization). Get started today by visiting www.SperrySoftware.com/CloudIT







    Every business will eventually have to move to the cloud and adapt to it. That’s a fact.

    • 32 min
    Episode 194 – Microsoft Lists GAs in Microsoft Teams

    Episode 194 – Microsoft Lists GAs in Microsoft Teams

    In Episode 194, Ben and Scott dive into the recent announcement of the GA of Microsoft Lists in Microsoft Teams.



    Sponsors



    * Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox

    * ShareGate – ShareGate’s industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their business to the Office 365 or SharePoint, automate their Office 365 governance, and understand their Azure usage & costs

    * Office365AdminPortal.com – Providing admins the knowledge and tools to run Office 365 successfully

    * Intelligink – We focus on the Microsoft Cloud so you can focus on your business



    Show Notes



    * Intelligink – YouTube

    * Sony ZV-1 Camera for Content Creators, Vlogging and YouTube with Flip Screen and Microphone

    * Microsoft Lists in Microsoft Teams is now generally available

    * Create a list in Microsoft Teams click thru demo

    * Microsoft Lists Resource Center

    * Visually represent your Azure architecture using the latest shapes in Visio for the web

    * CloudSkew

    * Microsoft Ignite Registration Now Open



    About the sponsors









    Every business will eventually have to move to the cloud and adapt to it. That’s a fact. ShareGate helps with that. Our industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their business to the Office 365 or SharePoint, automate their Office 365 governance, and understand their Azure usage & costs. Visit https://sharegate.com/ to learn more.







    Sperry Software, Inc focuses primarily on Microsoft Outlook and more recently Microsoft Office 365, where a plethora of tools and plugins that work with email have been developed. These tools can be extended for almost any situation where email is involved, including automating workflows (e.g., automatically save emails as PDF or automatically archive emails that are over 30 days old), modifying potentially bad user behaviors (e.g., alert the user to suspected phishing emails or prompt the user if they are going to inadvertently reply to all), and increased email security (e.g., prompt the user with a customizable warning if they are about to send an email outside the organization). Get started today by visiting www.SperrySoftware.com/CloudIT







    Intelligink utilizes their skill and passion for the Microsoft cloud to empower their customers with the freedom to focus on their core business. They partner with them to implement and administer their cloud technology deployments and solutions. Visit Intelligink.com for more info.

    • 31 min
    Episode 193 – Organize All The Things With Project Moca

    Episode 193 – Organize All The Things With Project Moca

    In Episode 193, Ben and Scott talk about how to protect your organization with Exchange Online transport rules and prevent the forwarding of messages from other applications like Power Automate. They also talk about Project Moca and how it can be used to organize your personal information through Outlook on the web.



    Sponsors



    * Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox

    * ShareGate – ShareGate’s industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their business to the Office 365 or SharePoint, automate their Office 365 governance, and understand their Azure usage & costs

    * Office365AdminPortal.com – Providing admins the knowledge and tools to run Office 365 successfully

    * Intelligink – We focus on the Microsoft Cloud so you can focus on your business



    Show Notes



    * Email exfiltration controls for Office 365 connectors

    * Use the Security & Compliance Center to create outbound spam policies

    * Application Guard for Office (public preview) for admins

    * Organize your content your way with Project Moca

    * Microsoft Edge now allows you to send Collections to OneNote

    * Introducing a simpler way to secure your Windows 10 computers with Microsoft 365 Business Premium

    * Microsoft Ignite



    About the sponsors









    Every business will eventually have to move to the cloud and adapt to it. That’s a fact. ShareGate helps with that. Our industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their business to the Office 365 or SharePoint, automate their Office 365 governance, and understand their Azure usage & costs. Visit https://sharegate.com/ to learn more.







    Sperry Software, Inc focuses primarily on Microsoft Outlook and more recently Microsoft Office 365, where a plethora of tools and plugins that work with email have been developed. These tools can be extended for almost any situation where email is involved, including automating workflows (e.g., automatically save emails as PDF or automatically archive emails that are over 30 days old), modifying potentially bad user behaviors (e.g., alert the user to suspected phishing emails or prompt the user if they are going to inadvertently reply to all), and increased email security (e.g., prompt the user with a customizable warning if they are about to send an email outside the organization). Get started today by visiting www.SperrySoftware.com/CloudIT

    • 33 min
    Episode 192 – SkyNet Is Real

    Episode 192 – SkyNet Is Real

    In Episode 192, Ben and Scott talk about the deprecation of Internet Explorer, the impacts of Cloud Shell being open-sourced, and a new button Microsoft Teams for starting new conversations.

    Sponsors



    * Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox

    * ShareGate – ShareGate’s industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their business to the Office 365 or SharePoint, automate their Office 365 governance, and understand their Azure usage & costs

    * Office365AdminPortal.com – Providing admins the knowledge and tools to run Office 365 successfully

    * Intelligink – We focus on the Microsoft Cloud so you can focus on your business



    Show Notes



    * An innocent typo led to a giant 212-story obelisk in Microsoft Flight Simulator

    * AI Slays Top F-16 Pilot In DARPA Dogfight Simulation

    * Microsoft Outlines End-of-Support Dates for IE 11 and EdgeHTML Browsers



    * FastTrack Assistance for Microsoft Edge Deployments





    * 2019 SHA-2 Code Signing Support requirement for Windows and WSUS

    * Microsoft Forms Pro is now Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Voice

    * Microsoft Renames Forms Pro Product to ‘Microsoft Dynamics 365 Customer Voice’

    * Microsoft Azure Cloud Shell Image

    * Deploy Cloud Shell into an Azure virtual network

    * Make a more personal connection with Eye Contact, now generally available

    * Microsoft Ignite – Call for Moderators (Table Topics)

    * NEW CONVERSATION button in #MicrosoftTeams



    About the sponsors









    Every business will eventually have to move to the cloud and adapt to it. That’s a fact. ShareGate helps with that. Our industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their business to the Office 365 or SharePoint, automate their Office 365 governance, and understand their Azure usage & costs. Visit https://sharegate.com/ to learn more.







    Sperry Software, Inc focuses primarily on Microsoft Outlook and more recently Microsoft Office 365, where a plethora of tools and plugins that work with email have been developed. These tools can be extended for almost any situation...

    • 34 min
    Episode 191 – Fortnite, Foldables, and Azure AD, Oh My!

    Episode 191 – Fortnite, Foldables, and Azure AD, Oh My!

    In Episode 191, Ben and Scott get distracted and talk about how good Fortnite is when lawsuits are involved, new exciting world of foldables with the Surface Duo, and the preview of Azure AD role-assignments to cloud-based Azure AD groups.

    Sponsors



    * ShareGate – ShareGate’s industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their business to the Office 365 or SharePoint, automate their Office 365 governance, and understand their Azure usage & costs

    * Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox

    * Office365AdminPortal.com – Providing admins the knowledge and tools to run Office 365 successfully

    * Intelligink – We focus on the Microsoft Cloud so you can focus on your business



    Show Notes



    * Never Forget ‘Pear Company’, The Nickelodeon Brand We Wished Existed

    * Apple Sues Small Business With Pear Logo Because ‘People Can Get Confused’

    * Epic is suing Google over Fortnite’s removal from the Google Play Store

    * Epic Games is suing Apple

    * Microsoft cuts xCloud iOS testing early as its future on Apple devices remains unclear

    * The new Surface Duo

    * Microsoft Surface Duo | Press Briefing, August 11, 2020

    * A Closer Look at Data Platform Capabilities in Project Oakdale

    * Assigning groups to Azure AD roles is now in public preview!



    About the sponsors









    Every business will eventually have to move to the cloud and adapt to it. That’s a fact. ShareGate helps with that. Our industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their business to the Office 365 or SharePoint, automate their Office 365 governance, and understand their Azure usage & costs. Visit https://sharegate.com/ to learn more.







    Sperry Software, Inc focuses primarily on Microsoft Outlook and more recently Microsoft Office 365, where a plethora of tools and plugins that work with email have been developed. These tools can be extended for almost any situation where email is involved, including automating workflows (e.g., automatically save emails as PDF or automatically archive emails that are over 30 days old), modifying potentially bad user behaviors (e.g., alert the user to suspected phishing emails or prompt the user if they are going to inadvertently reply to all), and increased email security (e.g., prompt the user with a customizable warning if they are about to send an em...

    • 31 min
    Episode 190 – Sometimes The Waveforms Lie

    Episode 190 – Sometimes The Waveforms Lie

    In Episode 190, Ben and Scott talk about the difficulties of naming human genes when Excel gets in the way, improvements coming to the automatic cleanup of deployment history within Azure Resource Manager, and the automatic enablement of App Lock in the Microsoft Authenticator app.

    Sponsors



    * Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox

    * ShareGate – ShareGate’s industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their business to the Office 365 or SharePoint, automate their Office 365 governance, and understand their Azure usage & costs

    * Office365AdminPortal.com – Providing admins the knowledge and tools to run Office 365 successfully

    * Intelligink – We focus on the Microsoft Cloud so you can focus on your business



    Show Notes



    * Scientists rename human genes to stop Microsoft Excel from misreading them as dates

    * Attention! #MSIgnite PSA from Patch and Switch

    * COLLAB365 GLOBALCON3 MICROSOFT 365 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

    * Automatic deletions from deployment history

    * Microsoft Authenticator app lock now enabled by default



    * Frequently asked questions (FAQ) about the Microsoft Authenticator app





    * Azure AD My Sign-Ins Activity Report Now Generally Available

    * Take your communications to the next level with new offerings in Microsoft Teams



    * Microsoft Teams will support standard SIP phones in the first half of 2021







    About the sponsors









    Every business will eventually have to move to the cloud and adapt to it. That’s a fact. ShareGate helps with that. Our industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their business to the Office 365 or SharePoint, automate their Office 365 governance, and understand their Azure usage & costs. Visit https://sharegate.com/ to learn more.







    Sperry Software, Inc focuses primarily on Microsoft Outlook and more recently Microsoft Office 365, where a plethora of tools and plugins that work with email have been developed. These tools can be extended for almost any situation where email is involved, including automating workflows (e.g., automatically save emails as PDF or automatically archive emails that are over 30 days old), modifying potentially bad user behaviors (e.g.,

    • 39 min

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