January 2020

Office 365 – A new administration role is available to delegate administration of Kaizala

You may know Kaizala has been the youngest and latest service added to Office 365, providing phone-based collaboration capabilities. Until then, to manage Kaizala you had to be an Office 365 Global Administrator; well, not anymore, a new administration role is now available to delegate administration of Kaizala without granting global administration: Kaizala admin

Teams – A new meeting policy setting is available to control dial-in user to bypass the lobby

A new setting is becoming available for Teams meeting policies to control how dial-in users are handled when joining the meeting. With this new setting, dial-in users are bypassing the lobby by default. You can control it by editing the Allow dial-in users to bypass the lobby setting in the meeting policy from the portal …

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Azure – You can now define the name of the resource group used by Azure Recovery Service

This is not a major new capability but still interesting as it gives you more control, you can now define the name of the resource group being used by Azure Recovery Services to store the instant recovery point. Previously, the resource group was hardcoded and looked like AzureBackupRG_<geographical location>_<number>. You can still let Azure use …

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