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What to know about modern management and Windows Autopilot

Will McNae, Partner Technical Strategist Greetings Modern Workplace Partners! For our community call on January 22, we’ll be discussing Windows Autopilot in detail, including: Autopilot value proposition to both the partner and customer Customer requirements Who is participating in the Autopilot program Autopilot Process for the partner (Partner Center) Key security differentiators What is Autopilot? Windows Autopilot is a collection….

How to drive successful Modern Workplace engagement through Microsoft Teams

Happy New Year! This month, we’ll kick off our Modern Workplace Productivity Community calls with a topic that helps your customers successfully onboard to Microsoft Teams, while providing you with an opportunity to expand your portfolio by offering new services. A focus on customer success and adoption change management has quickly gone from buzzwords to secret weapons in driving long-term,….

Find out what’s new with Microsoft Teams for US Government Community Cloud

Eric Lee, Partner Technical Architect Microsoft Cloud for Government is specifically designed for public sector customers in the United States who want to select from a range of cloud computing services. Microsoft Cloud for Government provides flexibility, cost savings opportunities, and rigorous security and compliance including FedRAMP, ITAR, IRS 1075, CJIS, and DoD SRG. There are three major Microsoft Cloud….

Bring in the new year with savings on Office 365 and Microsoft 365 Business

The holidays are fast approaching, which brings with it the annual challenge of checking off the shopping list without breaking the bank. Black Friday and Cyber Monday may have already passed, but there’s still time to save before the new year. For the first time ever, Microsoft is offering 15% off the first year of Office 365 Business Premium to new O365….

Join our community call to hear the latest from Modern Workplace

Thanks to everyone who has joined the Modern Workplace Partner Technical Community calls. So far this quarter, we’ve covered a number of topics during our monthly call series, including: Enabling Firstline Workers with Microsoft Teams Azure Security Center WaaS and Microsoft Managed Desktop Service Microsoft Information Protection and Unified Labeling in Microsoft 365 Azure AD Privileged Identity Management Virtual Desktop….

Keep your privileged access secure with Azure AD PIM and PAM in Office 365: Part 1

In this month’s community call, we’ll be covering “just-in-time” identity management and administration in Microsoft Azure Active Directory (AD) Privileged Identity Management (PIM) and Privileged Access Management (PAM) for Office 365. We’ll show how it can help partners and their customers prevent account and access breaches associated with Global Administrators and other provable-level accounts in their Azure environment using Azure….

Announcing availability of a new step-by-step guide to help Microsoft partners develop and grow cloud opportunities

Whether your customers are at the exploration stages of their digital transformation journey or are already well down the path with established cloud services, it can be difficult to know exactly where to start or focus your conversation with your customers. This is why the One Commercial Partner team developed the Partner Play-in-a-Box (PiB), a toolkit that provides Microsoft partners….

Microsoft Information Protection and Unified Labeling

If you attended the Microsoft Ignite conference or read the about the Modern Workplace announcements at the event, you may have learned about some exciting privacy and compliance announcements. Yes, I used exciting and compliance in the same sentence! At Microsoft Ignite, we announced the availability of centralized management of labels and protection settings in the Security & Compliance Center.….

Modern Workplace community call: Windows as a service and Microsoft Managed Desktop

Will McNae, Partner Technology Strategist As we get closer to all the spooky fun that comes with this time of year, I’m reminded that technology advancements can be scary when we don’t have a full understanding of what’s driving the change or how we’re included in the journey. In our October Modern Workplace Community call, we’ll be joined by Andrea….

Learn what Microsoft Teams has to offer for firstline workers

If you attended the Microsoft Ignite conference or read the about the Modern Workplace announcements at the event, you may have learned that firstline worker capabilities are coming to Microsoft Teams. This announcement is a game-changer for partners considering offers and services to firstline workers. To start let’s define who we mean when we talk about firstline workers. Firstline workers….