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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
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
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
Presented by Liam Cleary | August 25th, 26th, 27th @ 8pm EDT: Search is a core and key part of the SharePoint platform. Using search is not as simple as just enabling the features and hoping it does what it is supposed to do. In this exclusive Tech After Dark training event, you will get 3 technical sessions that will walk you through what is needed to make search work in the best way possible for your organization or solution....More
Presented by Liam Cleary | Wednesday, July 22nd: Microsoft's Office 365 Cloud Offering has grown significantly over the past few years. It is now a viable platform for any organization no matter what size. This 3-hour training course will take you on a journey through SharePoint Online to help you understand what is there, what to use, and how to use it to be successful....More
On Tuesday, I discussed how changes in engineering practices are driving innovation within Office 365. One of the more interesting areas is the use of Office 365 Groups to provide a single identity for access to applications and data drawn from across the service. Microsoft spent a lot of time discussing what they’re up to with Office 365 Groups at the recent Ignite conference....More
Data Loss Prevention (DLP) is a feature that was first introduced in Exchange (2013 and Online) and is now in SharePoint Online (but not the on-premises version). I covered the initial news on this topic last year and took the chance at the Microsoft Ignite conference to find out had the functionality predicted then been realized in production....More
If you were planning for and awaiting the release of SharePoint 2016 for later this year you will need to readjust that expectation as Microsoft has announced a delay in the latest version of the on-premises server that was originally planned for later this year....More
* Key Features of Active Directory for every version of Server OS, including Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2016 * Key elements of Microsoft System Center 2012 and System Center 2012 R2 PLUS major changes in the 2016 wave * Deploying, Migrating to, and Managing Hyper-V in Your Organization * Implementing a Private Cloud * Using PowerShell to Automate Common tasks * Key Windows 10 changes including the new Start menu, Cortana, Microsoft Edge, and more * And much more!