Month: May 2021

Intune – You can now enroll and manage Windows Virtual Desktop (preview)

By now, you already know that Intune/Endpoint Configuration Manager is the Microsoft solution for managing devices (either Windows, iOS or Android) by deploying configuration policies (configuration profiles), deploying applications to the devices or protect your corporate data with application protection policies. You may already know the Windows Virtual Desktop, the Windows 10 multi session solution …

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Azure AD – Ensure you have TLS 1.2 enabled on your on-premises systems interacting with Azure AD

As announced in early November 2020, support for old versions of TLS (TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1) and ciphers (3DES cipher suite) are going to be deprecated and no longer supported starting June 30, 2021. You have to ensure your on-premises systems interacting with Azure AD – such as Azure AD Connect, Azure AD Application …

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Azure AD – You can now use Conditional Access with your Azure AD B2C tenant

As you may already know, you can use Azure AD Conditional Access to secure access to your applications. Well, good news as you can now also use Conditional Access with your Azure AD B2C (Business to Consumer) tenant to help you address user risks when accessing your B2C applications. While you may already know the …

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Skype for Business Online – Remember Skype for Business Online is being retired on July 31

As you should be aware, Skype for Business Online is being retired on July 31 2021. If you are still using Skype for Business Online and don’t have yet started your migration, now is a good time before it is too late. Good news if Microsoft is thinking about you and help you to keep …

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Teams – You can now schedule webinars using Teams

As you know, Teams is the core collaborative tools provided by Office 365, allowing your end-users setup project sites to host files, applications and chats needed for their projects. Well, you can now use Teams to schedule and host webinars.This capability is offered for Office 365 or Microsoft 365 E3/E5/A3/A5/Business Standard/Business Premium subscriptions. You can …

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SharePoint Online – A new SharePoint bar is available to provide global navigation capabilities

If you are using a modern SharePoint site, a new bar is going to appear on the left side to provide global navigation capabilities. The SharePoint app bar is a fixed navigation experience across all modern SharePoint sites that provides quick access to the most important sites, news, and files as well as the organization’s …

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Windows – The latest build of Windows 10 – 21H1 – is now available

As you know, every 6 months a new build of Windows 10 is being released. Well, the latest one – 21H1 – is now available for download from MSDN, Volume License or the download center (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10) from which you can get an ISO or create a bootable USB. The good news is the upgrade process …

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Office 365 – You can now have multiple organization themes to apply to Office 365 groups

As you know, Office 365 allows you to define an organization theme (custom color or logo) to brand your Office 365 services when accessed from the web browser. Well, until now you could only have 1 organization branding. You can now define additional branding themes to apply to your Office 365 groups. To do so, …

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Teams – You can now enable your Out of Office from Teams

As you know, Out of Office has been a very valuable feature on mail systems (Exchange or Lotus Notes) to let senders you are away from the office for some time. Well, you can now enable your Out of Office from Teams. To do that, open the option menu by clicking on your picture and …

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