Using Office 365 Sensitivity Labels with Teams, Groups, and Sites
Office 365 Sensitivity Labels can now be applied to "containers" - Teams, Office 365 Groups, and SharePoint sites. Sensitivity labels replace the old text-only classifications that have been available since 2016. The labels don't affect the contents of the containers, but they can control some container settings, like whether a team allows guest access or if it's open to any tenant user to join. It's yet another development in the label and protection story for Office 365.
Mar 19, 2020|Tony Redmond
Paul Thurrott’s Short Takes: March 13
Because of the Coronavirus, this edition of Short Takes looks at a lot of virus-related collateral damage, including Microsoft Build 2020, Apple’s retail stores, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft’s ability to manufacture hardware, and even the DOD JEDI contract. OK, that one isn’t related to the Coronavirus.
Mar 13, 2020|Paul Thurrott
SharePoint Online Embraces Office 365 Sensitivity Labels
SharePoint Online is embracing Office 365 Sensitivity Labels to allow protected documents to be processed by indexing and available to content searches. The Office Online apps (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) also support the application of sensitivity labels. The only disappointment is that the SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business browser interfaces don't allow labels to be applied to documents.
Mar 10, 2020|Tony Redmond
Google Managed Service for Microsoft Active Directory Reaches General Availability
Google makes it easier for enterprises to move apps that rely on Windows Server Active Directory to Google Cloud.
Mar 5, 2020|Russell Smith
Windows Client OS
Understanding User Settings and Data Synchronization in Chromium-Based Microsoft Edge
How account synchronization works in the new version of Microsoft Edge.
Mar 4, 2020|Russell Smith
Economic Impact Study Says Outlook Mobile is Good. How Surprising!
A Forrester Research study sponsored by Microsoft concludes that the deployment of Outlook Mobile brings big benefits for organizations. Given the funding source, the outcome is hardly surprising. But like with all similar reports, the important thing is to view the findings through the lens of your organization to understand the good points and discard the marketing messages. In a nutshell, all your need to understand is that Outlook mobile is the best mobile email client for Exchange Online.
Mar 3, 2020|Tony Redmond
Windows Server 2019
Everything You Need to Know About Windows – February 2020
This month sees Microsoft pull a standalone security update, release a Windows 10X emulator so that developers can start adapting apps to work with the upcoming dual-screen SKU, we get more details on the container architecture in Windows 10X, a public preview of FIDO2 support for hybrid Azure Active Directory deployments, and much more.
Mar 2, 2020|Russell Smith
Microsoft 365 Knowledge Series Episode 3: Management and Security
This week, we look at the management capabilities available in Microsoft 365, which provide a unified interface for managing users, devices, apps, and services plus security features aimed at safeguarding data at every level.
Feb 28, 2020|Petri Staff
Microsoft is Retiring Several Popular Certifications
For decades, Microsoft has been pushing certifications as a way to show your expertise in a particular area. Spanning from on-premises to the cloud and productivity software, these certifications are utilized by the IT industry to help find experts in specific areas.
Feb 28, 2020|Brad Sams