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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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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 201 – Planning Tasks in ToDo with Planner in Teams with My Tasks

    Episode 201 – Planning Tasks in ToDo with Planner in Teams with My Tasks

    In Episode 201, Ben and Scott talk through the release of the My Tasks app in Microsoft Teams and some new features coming to the Microsoft 365 Apps Admin Center.

    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



    * Elon Musk Is Hiding Tesla Price Cuts Behind a 69 Joke

    * Tasks in Microsoft Teams is now generally available!

    * Use the Tasks app in Teams

    * See Planner tasks in Microsoft To Do

    * Manage the Tasks app for your organization in Microsoft Teams

    * How Exchange and Microsoft Teams interact

    * Support for Office 2010—and Office 2016 for Mac—has ended: Here’s what you need to know

    * Office versions and connectivity to Office 365 services

    * Now Available in Preview: Microsoft 365 Apps Admin center new inventory & monthly servicing feature

    * Introducing new cloud-based admin capabilities to help you better service Microsoft 365 Apps

    * New admin capabilities to modernize Office client servicing



    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...

    • 33 min
    Episode 200 – The One About Mailboxes

    Episode 200 – The One About Mailboxes

    In Episode 200, Ben and Scott talk about actions you can take to save the contents of your Site Mailboxes (remember those things?!?) if you still have them, a new cross-tenant mailbox migration service that has entered Public Preview, and the introduction of continuous access evaluation.

    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



    * Phishing Scams or Compromised Accounts

    * Retirement of site mailboxes



    * Update: Retirement of Site Mailboxes in SharePoint Online





    * Cross-tenant mailbox migration (preview)



    * Cross-tenant mailbox migration in now in Public Preview





    * Continuous access evaluation

    * Conditional Access for Office 365 Apps Now Commercially Released



    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...

    • 29 min
    Episode 199 – Azure AD, SDP, and Outages, Oh My!

    Episode 199 – Azure AD, SDP, and Outages, Oh My!

    In Episode 199, Ben and Scott talk through the latest outage for Azure and the RCA that was released for the event, Microsoft 365 Lighthouse, and some of the latest premium connectors released for Power Automate.





    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



    * RCA - Authentication errors across multiple Microsoft services and Azure Active Directory integrated applications (Tracking ID SM79-F88)

    * Microsoft posts root cause analysis for this week’s big Microsoft 365 login issues

    * Network connectivity in the Microsoft 365 Admin Center preview available

    * Announcing Microsoft 365 Lighthouse for Managed Service Providers serving small & medium customers



    * aka.ms/LighthouseNextStep





    * Nine New Connectors Released in September 2020 – Now 400 Connectors!



    * Azure AD Identity Protection (Preview)

    * Microsoft 365 compliance (Preview)





    * SharePoint Syntex Pricing



    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.

    • 32 min
    Episode 198 – Ignoucement Burnout

    Episode 198 – Ignoucement Burnout

    In Episode 198, Ben and Scott follow up on announcements from Microsoft Ignite, including Azure Resource Mover and SharePoint Syntex.





    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



    * Second half of Microsoft Ignite will be in March 2021

    * What is Azure Resource Mover?

    * Overview of Project Oakdale



    * How are Project Oakdale and Common Data Service different?

    * Project Oakdale Licensing





    * SharePoint Syntex and 'Project Nucleus' Announced at Ignite

    * What are Progressive Web Apps?

    * Announcing SharePoint Syntex



    * Microsoft Launches SharePoint Syntex To Automate Content Categorization And Build A Foundation For Knowledge Curation





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



    * New Add On: Microsoft Teams Advanced Communications







    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),

    • 35 min
    Episode 197 – Surface Duo with Dan Patrick

    Episode 197 – Surface Duo with Dan Patrick

    In Episode 197, Ben and Scott hop on a call with Dan Patrick (@deltadan) from Solliance to discuss the Surface Duo and where it sits in the Microsoft 365 ecosystem as a productivity device.



    YouTube Link - https://youtu.be/IoqID5L2aP0





    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



    * Surface Duo Hardware First Look

    * Surface Duo First Impressions

    * How Google and Microsoft teamed up to try to reinvent smartphones

    * contacts+

    * Microsoft Ignite

    * North American Collaboration Summit

    * DEVintersection

    * Microsoft Azure+AI Conference



    Dan Patrick

    Dan is the Chief Infrastructure Architect for Solliance. He leads the DevOps and Infrastructure practice focusing on accelerating the customer's velocity to the cloud. Dan has been designated a Microsoft MVP (“Most Valuable Professional”), for Azure and is a 15-year veteran of Microsoft.

    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.

    • 55 min
    Episode 196 – Microsoft Ignite 2020 Ignouncements

    Episode 196 – Microsoft Ignite 2020 Ignouncements

    In Episode 196, Ben and Scott talk about the announcements from Microsoft Ignite 2020 that impact Microsoft 365, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Stream, Microsoft Seach, and Azure.



    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



    * Microsoft Stream (Reimagined?)



    * The Final Days of Office 365 Video





    * Microsoft Teams Updates

    * Insights and Wellbeing

    * The Briefing email overview

    * Follow Microsoft 365 on Social Media

    * Microsoft Search Updates

    * Project Cortex

    * Twitter taught Microsoft’s AI chatbot to be a racist a*****e in less than a day

    * Azure Resource Mover

    * Azure Orbital

    * Azure Automanage

    * Windows Admin Center in the Azure Portal

    * Windows Virtual Desktop Updates



    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. 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.







    Intelligink utilizes their skill and passion for the Microsoft cloud to empower their customers with the freedom to focus on their core busin...

    • 59 min

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