Author: Steve Goodman

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Windows 365 Announced and Azure Virtual Desktop Gains New Features

This week Microsoft announced Windows 365 - launching on August 2nd, which is (arguably) Microsoft's big entry into Desktop as a Service (DaaS). Windows 365 allows you to provide users with persistent virtual desktops without managing the supporting infrastructure. AVD gets new features too, with Azure AD Join and Intune management now in Preview.

July 16, 2021

The Practical 365 Update: S2, Ep 22 – Exchange Updates, Teams 2.0 Deep-Dive plus Justin Morris from Microsoft with real-world advice on Teams Hybrid Meetings

On the show this week, Steve and Paul discuss Teams version 2.0 - and take a deep dive into why the new version will perform better. Justin Morris from Microsoft joins us with expert, real-world advice on Teams Rooms, we discuss Exchange updates (with new features!), Windows 11 planning guidance, plus find out the key features rolling out to your tenant now.

July 9, 2021

The Practical 365 Update: S2, Ep 21 – Windows 11 with Teams built-in, Front Row in Teams Rooms & compliance with Microsoft’s Erica Toelle

Microsoft 365 Compliance with Erica Toelle Erica Toelle, Senior Product Manager for Information Governance + Records Management at Microsoft, joins us to talk Compliance. We discuss – What’s the most useful feature in Microsoft 365 compliance that people often miss? How has compliance in Microsoft 365 changed over the years, from the earlier days of […]

June 25, 2021

The Practical 365 Update: S2, Ep 19 – What’s new from Build 2021, and Accenture IT on Running the Largest Teams Deployment in the World

On the show this week, we're talking through the news from Build and going into detail on the most important announcements for IT pros. We're also joined by Jason Warnke and Tony Leraris from Accenture, who give us a glimpse into the fun and games around running the world's largest Microsoft Teams deployment.

May 28, 2021

The Practical 365 Update: S2, Ep 17 – Microsoft 365 news plus Microsoft chat about Office Apps Admin & Mike Weaver joins to talk tenant migrations

In a bumper episode with the most important Microsoft 365 news we're joined by not one, but two guests - Amesh Mansukhani, Office Deployment Insiders lead at Microsoft - who is talking about the way Microsoft are integrating and improving capabilities for managing Microsoft 365 Apps for Enterprise (or Office), and Practical 365's Mike Weaver to chat about the latest and greatest in tenant migrations - and gives some advice on what to and what not to do.

April 30, 2021