Microsoft Defender for Office 365 (Previously Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection) is a suite of tools/policies that provides powerful protection for your Office 365 environment. This article explores the various tools available at the different licensing levels and shows how Preset Policies and Configuration Analyzer can help you quickly align with the guidance provided, allowing you to focus on the settings that matter the most in your environment.
When performing a cost-benefit analysis of the Microsoft 365 E5 license for users in your organization, cost is usually the deciding factor as the quality of the features are rarely disputed. However, there are some who argue that to maintain a "Better" Security and Compliance posture as suggested by Microsoft, some of these key security features should be made more widely accessible and affordable and therefore included in the E3 license structure. Microsoft MVP Peter Rising took his debate to Twitter, conducting a straw poll where the results show there is clearly an appetite for more choice when it comes to Microsoft 365 licensing.
Scoping and planning are instrumental for a successful Office 365 tenant-to-tenant migration project. This article covers where Microsoft native tools can be a good fit for some, paid tools the best option for others; and review how to realistically scope your project and map to the appropriate options.
Within large organizations utilizing Teams, generating reports on channel storage and then migrating this data is extremely difficult. To help map out how Teams uses SharePoint, this article introduces a simple Graph API/PowerShell script to report Teams channels and their SharePoint locations and walks you through the steps so you can run the report yourself.
Just because you can rename your SharePoint Online URL, should you? Mike Weaver points out five major considerations you should seriously take into account if your organization is thinking about pursuing this course of action.
Ten years after its launch, backing up Office 365 data is more difficult than ever before. Apps are more complex and interconnected and APIs aren't available. What should an Office 365 administrator do to protect tenant data. Here's some thoughts on the challenges and why Microsoft needs to do more to help in this space.
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.
Every organization faced with a large tenant-to-tenant migration is concerned with how quickly they can migrate their content, and often view throttling as a nuisance. This article details why throttling is important to the process; how you can outline expectations with the client, and best practices for accommodating throttling against a timeline.
On the fence about taking Microsoft 365 certification exams? Unclear on how they benefit you professionally? Not sure where to get started and how to prepare? In this article, Microsoft MVP Peter Rising explores those questions, shares his personal experience, and provides perspective on the importance of M365 exams as it relates to personal growth and career development.