Disable Office 365 Group Creating for Users — 20 places they may notice

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Microsoft offers many ways to create Office 365 Groups! Here’s a list of 20 places to make your Groups—have a look! OUTLOOK (ONLINE) *This is probably the most common way to create an Office 365 Group OUTLOOK (DESKTOP) SHAREPOINT HOME ONEDRIVE PLANNER TEAMS POWER BI MICROSOFT STREAM YAMMER THE ROOT OF A SHAREPOINT SITE COLLECTION [...]

How to Manage Compliance in Office 365

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How to Manage Compliance in Office 365 Is your organization appropriately managing compliance? Office 365 has a number of tools that are designed to aid with legal and regulatory compliance requirements, including SOX, HIPPA, and PCI, but they may not cover enough. Any transition to Office 365 should be planned with compliance management in mind [...]

7 Management Tips for Making the Most of Office 365 for Enterprise

When your enterprise adopts Microsoft Office 365, it takes a powerful step towards better productivity, efficiency and collaboration. Yet to properly leverage the robust features of Office 365, you need to first understand all of its capabilities. A migration towards Office 365 begins with a solid understanding of its most important management tips. To help, [...]

Are You Still Manually Provisioning New Users in Hybrid Active Directory/Office 365?

Are You Still Manually Provisioning New Users in Hybrid Active Directory/Office 365?   Microsoft estimates that 70% of organizations will run a hybrid environment of AD/Office 365 for at least some period of time.   Many of these hybrid organizations will move to hybrid mode with the thought that they will manually provision new users.  In Hybrid environments, this strategy deserves a second look because on-boarding accounts is [...]

Top 5 Office 365 Security Features

Microsoft Office 365 offers a range of productivity and collaboration benefits for information workers. When managed correctly the Office 365 platform also helps reduce IT department expenses and capital expenses (CAPEX) The service does present a number of security challenges, however. With the right security practices, Office 365 user data, as well as corporate data, [...]

Microsoft Teams — Features and Benefits for Your Business Collaboration

Designed to improve teamwork and boost collaboration, Teams is now used by over 120,000 worldwide. Teams provides a comprehensive, collaborative solution that boosts productivity and efficiency. With a cloud-based architecture, Teams can be accessed anywhere—and is supported on Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android. Office 365 comes in a free version and commercial version, depending on the [...]

Microsoft Updates Teams Members Limit to 5000

Have you heard about the increase in general availability of members in teams. Starting today, all new and existing teams can accommodate up to 5,000 members. That’s double the previous limit of 2,500 members! Larger groups can now collaborate effortlessly in a single team and leaders can connect with a broad audience within their organization. [...]

Top 7 Microsoft Office 365 Features

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Top 7 MS Office 365 Features

Top 7 Microsoft Office 365 Features Office 365, Microsoft’s cloud-enabled Office platform, provides a number of valuable utilities for both business and home users. As a subscription service that can be paid either monthly or annually, Office 365 provides tiered services and support depending on the solutions a user needs. Like other versions of the Office, [...]

Microsoft Azure Back after Yesterdays Outage

Microsoft Azure Outage Shows the Good & Bad of Cloud Services Microsoft Azure Services were restored after an outage Tuesday that affected a wide variety of customers. After what Microsoft described as a “Cooling Issue” in their South Central US Data Center, customers began experiencing a loss of services such as Azure AD and Visual [...]

Azure File Sync Now Generally Available for Hybrid File Storage

Call Now for Fast Cache After almost a year in public preview, Azure File Sync is now generally available. Like all good hybrid solutions, Azure File Sync solves both some problems unique to on-premises and to cloud while emphasizing the strengths of both options. Here’s how it works.  Organizations centralize their file storage in Azure’s [...]