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Microsoft Teams Private Chat Migration Challenges Explained

Every large tenant to tenant (T2T) migration faces daunting challenges when it comes to Microsoft Teams private chat migrations. The primary challenges are around throughput performance and content fidelity. This post will outline the difficulties you will likely face in your Teams migration project for private chats so you can prepare your project plan accordingly.

June 14, 2022

Microsoft Charging for Teams Export Graph APIs from July

Microsoft will begin charging to use of Teams Export Graph APIs on a consumption meter basis from July 5. That might not seem such a bad idea, unless you're an ISV and would like to use the APIs for products like backup or tenant-to-tenant migration solutions. Or the tenants who will have to pay for the costs through Azure subscriptions. It seems like Microsoft is the only winner here and all the new APIs will do is add to their swelling cloud profits.

June 6, 2022

Nuggets for IT Pros Hard to Find at Microsoft Build 2022

Build 2022 is not an event that many IT Pros would naturally attend. The conference is focused on meeting the needs of developers rather than managing IT environments. However, buried in the slew of Microsoft announcements, there's a few topics that catch the eye. Here's what we found.

May 25, 2022

Three Steps to Securing Microsoft Teams

Any discussion about securing Microsoft Teams can rapidly descend into a detailed debate about different policy settings. But when you focus on what really needs to be done, it's all about making sure that user access is secure, external access is controlled, and individual teams are managed. Easy!

May 23, 2022

New Future of Work for Microsoft 365, IOT and more: Practical 365 Podcast S3 Ep. 2

On the latest update, it's a sunny day in our part of the world and we're enjoying the better weather by basking in the delights of Microsoft Research's New Future of Work report. We look at the detail - and think about what might be missing, and how to take action based on their findings. Other highlights this week: Office update changes might be on the way - we discuss whether that's good or bad; Teams gets new integrations for live events, and Calendly might have a new competitor on the block from Outlook, too.

May 10, 2022