Monthly Archives: January 2016

Preparing For Upcoming Office 365 Pro Plus Upgrades

One of the things that has been quietly happening behind the scenes for Office 365 customers is that they have been receiving updates in a very efficient manner via Click-To-Run, rather than through traditional Microsoft/Windows Update. The monthly updates are pulled down as a delta, and can be deployed with very little impact to user productivity. In February 2016 there are some changes coming, and for those that are doing upgrades directly from Office 365 they will be automatically updated

Useful Azure RemoteApp Resources

Azure Remote App Pricing How Many Users Are Assigned To Each RemoteApp Virtual Machine? Try Azure RemoteApp on your device in 3 minutes or less What kind of collection do you need for Azure RemoteApp? How to create a cloud collection of Azure RemoteApp How to create a hybrid collection for Azure RemoteApp Remote Desktop Preview now available on Windows 10 Mobile and Continuum December updates to Azure RemoteApp Using Microsoft Outlook in Azure RemoteApp Fundamentals of Azure RemoteApp management

Controlling Windows 10 Upgrades In Managed Environments

Knowing that many of you manage the networks of your SMB customers here are some important updates for controlling the advertisement, and obviously the roll out, of Windows 10 to Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 devices. FIrst up is a post on the Windows for IT Pros blog – Making it Easier for Small Businesses to Upgrade To Windows 10. Customers in the US are initially targetting US customers later in January, with other geos, including Australia, to follow. It’s important to

Windows 10, Azure Active Directory Join and Microsoft Intune Enrolment

Again, a few more resources for an upcoming course. Windows 10, Azure Active Directory Join and Microsoft Intune Enrolment Part 1 Windows 10, Azure Active Directory Join and Microsoft Intune Enrolment Part 2 Coming soon: New features for managing Windows 10 and iOS devices Coming soon: New Intune features including Windows 10 EDP policies Coming soon: Support for new Windows 10 features, Apple VPP for Business, and more    

RDS Enhancements in Windows Server 2016

Again, just a quick post to highlight some resources for upcoming courses I’ll be delivering. These are sessions from Ignite last year, and also cover the RDS deployment and best practices. RDS Improvements in the Next Version of Windows Server In the next release of Windows Server we have made significant performance and API investments in RemoteFX. If you’re interested in understanding the value of Hyper-V VDI for your organization, this session provides you an in-depth look into the key

Windows 10 Hyper-V Articles

Just a quick post pointing to some posts covering Hyper-V in Windows 10 as a resource for an upcoming class. Introduction to Hyper-V in Windows 10 Part 1 Introduction to Hyper-V in Windows 10 Part 2 Introduction to Hyper-V in Windows 10 Part 3 What’s New in Hyper-V for Windows 10 Hyper-V and PowerShell Introduction to Hyper-V  

Internet Explorer 11 and Edge Migration And Mitigation Resources

This post is a reference for some courses I’m running next week that have a section on Internet Explorer 11 and Edge content that I need to provide some additional resources for. Support for older versions of Internet Explorer ends on January 12, 2016 This page addresses some of the frequently asked questions that customers ask, and how to address them. Reasons to upgrade to Internet Explorer 11 This article covers the benefits of upgrading to Internet Explorer 11, and

Latest downloads from the Enterprise Client Management documentation team

There have been a few updates posted here recently, here are some links to the Intune related ones. Guide for Managing Mac OS X devices with Microsoft Intune MDM This document provides preview details on managing Mac OS X devices using Microsoft Intune MDM. This feature set is currently available only to select customers using an Intune standalone deployment. Please email intunemacbeta@microsoft.com to request this feature be enabled for you. This feature set will also be available to customers using Intune with


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