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  • Jan 21, 2016

    New OneDrive for Business sync client much better but not perfect 1

    On December 15, Microsoft announced that the next generation synchronization client for OneDrive for Business is now generally available. A preview of the new software had been available since September. Despite many requests, I never managed to get hold of the preview so I was quite happy when Microsoft released the new client, which is available for both Windows and Mac OS X 10.9 (and above)....More
  • Nov 26, 2015

    Building efficient keyword queries for eDiscovery searches in Exchange and SharePoint

    The ability to run searches across a mixture of Exchange mailboxes and SharePoint sites to uncover the deep and dark secrets of those who would prefer their work to go unnoticed is what, in some degree, eDiscovery is all about. Microsoft has invested heavily in the area of compliance over the last decade, with the initial work showing up in Exchange 2010 and SharePoint 2010. There was much to like in the first implementation, especially in Exchange 2010, if only because so many legal discovery actions center on email....More
  • Oct 5, 2015

    Meet the new Editor of the Penton Tech IT Pro sites

    Penton Technology has a new content chief for Windows IT Pro, SQL Server Pro, Share Point Pro and Dev Pro serving our technology professionals. ...More
  • Aug 25, 2015

    SharePoint’s interesting hybrid cloud search service

    Microsoft announced the availability of SharePoint 2016 Preview yesterday. As expected, This Office server is a tad behind its counterparts in the race to the Office 16 Wave launch expected in October and is on course for a Q2 2016 release. You can’t update this preview version to RTM, so it’s very much a kick-the-tires to see what it does kind of release, which is perfectly fine....More
  • Aug 18, 2015

    New report slams Office 365 compliance features unfairly 2

    Compliance is a pretty big deal for many companies, especially those who operate in regulated industries. Almost every jurisdiction mandates that companies preserve certain records related to their business dealings. Given the widespread use of Exchange and SharePoint for communications, it should come as no surprise that Microsoft has invested heavily in building compliance features to support their use in business operations....More
  • Aug 6, 2015

    Tony's surprising session choices for IT/DEV Connections 2015

    It’s amazing how time goes by quite so quickly. Another IT/DEV Connections is on the horizon (September 14-17 at the Aria Hotel in Las Vegas). Scot Hiller and I have built what we think is a pretty good set of sessions for the enterprise collaboration track. Scot is a SharePoint kind of guy but that’s OK....More
John Savill Windows 10 Training

Developing and Implementing a Windows 10 Business Strategy​
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Many organizations today are exploring adoption of Windows 10. Often touted as the last version of Windows, it is now a constantly evolving Windows as a Service solution. In this one-day training, you'll find out what this new model for Windows really means to your organization and what the benefits are once you've made the move to Windows 10.


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