Microsoft might be working on a free version of Teams to take on Slack. As it turns out, not many technical changes are needed to transform the full enterprise version of Teams as available inside Office 365 into a limited version that Microsoft can make available for free, leveraging its existing consumer office services like Outlook and OneDrive.
Microsoft has a new flavor of its Surface Pro and I have been using the device for the past week, here’s what you need to know.
Microsoft has announced several new features and functionality for its Government customers including Azure Stack.
Aidan Finn walks you through the step-by-step instructions for deploying an Azure DevTest Lab in the resource group of your choice, with the virtual network of your choice.
Aidan Finn explains how app services, or web apps, can be connected to external users or services.
Because March showers bring the Apocalypse, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft helping Intel to ship firmware updates, Microsoft and Google going after Slack, a new boss for Cortana, and so much more.
Aidan Finn explains how you can run Azure App Services in an isolated or virtual network-connected deployment and why, despite the price, it was the right choice for some projects he has been working on.
Is Azure SQL highly available? Spoiler alert… Yes, Azure SQL has automated high availability.
In today’s Ask the Admin, Russell Smith shows you how to log in to Puppet master using Secure Shell, accept the certificate from the Windows Server node, and how to test connectivity between agent and master.
In this Ask the Admin, Russell Smith shows you how to disable Fast Startup, explains what it does, and discusses why you might want to disable it.
Six months after allowing users from other Office 365 domains to access Teams as guest users, Microsoft now supports access from any email address. You can now invite people to join teams from Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, Yandex, Outlook.com, or any other email system. The same basic Azure B2B collaboration flow is used to invite guests and redeem the invitations, so it should be a well-worn path for administrators at this stage.
This month is all about Redstone 4, always-connected PCs, and changes to the SKU lineup and licensing.
Jasper Oosterveld compares the Modern SharePoint experience to the Classic SharePoint experience.