Category Archives: Windows 10

March 2016 Updates For Intune

Below you will find the details of all of the updates for Intune for March 2016, but I’ll call out some of the ones that will have an immediate impact for me. Manage the Microsoft Outlook app with MAM policies for devices not enrolled in Intune – any additional Office mobile app support with MAM without relying on MDM enrollment is a good thing as far as flexibility in deployment is concerned. Find, manage, and distribute Windows Store for Business

My Build 2016 Watchlist

Build 2016 is coming up this week, so I thought I’d review the session list to bring you the list of the sessions I’ll be watching as they become available on MSDNs Channel 9 video site. I’ve picked sessions that are related to things I’m personally interested in, but I’m sure once you look at the full list you will probably find a few more sessions that you will want to take a look at. I’ve included some sessions that

APAC MVP Windows 10 Webinar Series – Week 2

This Thursday, at 1pm Sydney time, I’ll be presenting the second webinar in the MVP series that kicked last week. You can register here, but for more information keep reading. Preparing your environment and deploying Windows 10 Webinar link will be provided in the registration confirmation email. This webinar is a part of the Windows 10 webinar series, find out more about the series and related webinars here. Webinar description Windows 10 is designed to give you the smoothest Operating

Microsoft Specialist – 70-398 Planning For And Managing Devices In The Enterprise – Exam Now Live

Overnight I received notification that the results were in for those who sat the beta version of the 70-398 Planning For And Managing Devices In The Enterprise, and thankfully I’d managed to get through. One of the hardest parts of preparing for beta exams is that you don’t have much to go by in terms of specific preparation content. More often than not in my case it turns into a somewhat chaotic effort to pull together a diverse range of resources that

Invitation to Windows 10 webinars

Windows 10. The game-changer for IT teams. Windows 10. Discover why IT teams are upgrading. Windows 10 is our best upgrade ever. In one go, IT professionals can power continuous innovation, reduce management overheads, provide secure access and protect data, as never before. To learn more, join us for our Windows 10 webinar series. Invitation to Windows 10 webinars To lead the IT teams through this upgrade journey, Microsoft has specially designed a series of 4 webinars running on four

February 2016 Updates To Microsoft Intune

The February 2016 updates to Intune are available… Changes and updates to Microsoft Company Portal The following changes have been made to the Company Portal in this release. Android Company Portal app New screens have been added to guide users through the enrollment process and provide more information about why users should enroll and what IT administrators can and can’t see on their enrolled devices. See the enrollment instructions for details. Enrollment error messages are now displayed in the Company

2 free Windows 10 ebooks from Microsoft Press

MS Press has a couple of free ebooks that cover Windows 10, the first is the updated version of Ed Bott’s Introducing Windows 10 for IT Professionals, Technical Overview, which includes new information covering build 1511. The second one to grab is Deploying Windows 10: Automating deployment by using System Center Configuration Manager, which isn’t targetting as broad an audience, but for those who need to do large scale Windows 10 deployments it will definitely be useful. A plug for

New Windows as a Service Resources Available

With the change to the way Windows 10 updates are being rolled out it’s important to take note of a few new resources that are available to help you navigate what’s new in the different builds. Windows 10 update history includes details on the original July build, as well as linking to the KB article that lists more details on the cumulative update. as well as the November build with a link to its KB article with more details. Here’s a

Office 365 Desktop Applications And Azure RMS

A scenario that is being raised more often now that Microsoft is pushing it’s Enterprise Mobility Suite through the SMB channel is whether or not the version of the Office 365 desktop applications included with the Business and Business Premium plans can interoperate with Azure Rights Management Service. The answer is yes, but with an asterisk. What’s the asterisk? The Business and Business Premium desktop applications do allow you to open rights protected content, but they don’t allow you to

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


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