Microsoft has recently added to the Microsoft Syntex product family with a feature set called SharePoint Advanced Management. We’ll use the acronym SAM throughout this blog. This feature set is specifically targeted at SharePoint Online environments and its designed to give SharePoint Administrators capabilities to better govern SharePoint and OneDrive, and to enhance secure collaboration within Microsoft 365. Lets take a look at the powerful feature set.
When to Use Microsoft Azure Services
It’s important for organizations to identify where in their journey to the Cloud they might take advantage of Azure IaaS and PaaS services, as well as when they will take advantage of Azure AD beyond just to authenticate and secure Microsoft 365. When such initiatives are undertaken, key decisions are required to be taken in order to move forward. This blog includes some key use cases that might help you decide when to look at Microsoft Azure Services as the right solution for moving a particular application or system to the Cloud.
Microsoft Azure and its Relationship to Microsoft 365
When rolling out Microsoft 365 its important to know that Microsoft Azure is a fundamental component of the Microsoft Cloud. It’s also important to understand the nature of Microsoft Azure and its relationship to Microsoft 365. Microsoft 365 is a Software as a Service (SaaS) application, which sits on and is built with Microsoft Azure IaaS and PaaS services. Let’s take a look at what those concepts and technologies mean.
Microsoft Teams Security, Compliance, Privacy: Favorite Feature from 2022
As a consultant, I focus on helping Clients fulfill their security and compliance requirements in Microsoft 365, so I wanted to share my favorite new in Microsoft Teams feature that was released in 2022: the ability for the Teams Export API to now Support Teams Message Reactions. Many organizations have compliance requirements to retain and archive communications between employees, and with Microsoft Teams now being the go-to place where employees communicate, the Teams Export API has become increasingly important for us to meet regulatory requirements. It allows us to seamlessly bring those communications into custom or third-party tools already in use by compliance teams to implement critical compliance controls.
Can I upload files directly from SharePoint to Teams?
As part of the M365 Voice podcast, we’ll often answer questions from listeners about the Microsoft 365 platform. We recently received a great question from a listen about “Can I upload files directly from SharePoint to Teams?”. We answered the question from several perspectives, and eventually ended up in a discussion about where data is actually stored in Microsoft Teams. We wanted to follow up that session with a blog to share a helpful table with everyone that itemizes the various types of data stored in Teams, share where that data is actually stored and categorize each data type by some of the compliance capabilities that are supported.
Microsoft Information Protection: Defaults and Making It Required
Help your staff become advocates for your organization’s security strategy by making MIP a core part of your culture! I recommend configuring a default sensitivity label and making sensitivity labels required to help integrate MIP into their daily work processes.
A Practical Introduction to Microsoft Information Protection
Microsoft Information Protection makes your employees a key part of your security strategy. By educating your staff on how to identify and treat sensitive information, you’re building a solid defense against a world of constantly-evolving security threats.
Securely Manage and Govern Global Administrators in Office 365
Due to the fact that the Office 365 Global Administrator role is all powerful and has access to all Office 365 capabilities, there is good reason to ensure that all users with Global Administrator access are securely managed and governed. At a high level, common industry standard practices are to restrict access to this role …
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Introduction to Microsoft PowerApps, Microsoft Forms & Microsoft Forms Pro
As an enterprise architect, working primarily in the Microsoft Cloud, I often get asked questions about which form solution a Client should move forward with in their enterprise. It usually starts with one form that a business person has requested or suggested, or with one team that wishes to publish a few forms. The request …
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