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Secure you network from Petya & Skype using Desktop Central

This workshop will help you to explore the ways to secure your computers from ransomware and cyber attacks. This video is from the fine folks at ManageEngine

Enabling Modern Authentication for Office

Enabling Azure AD and Office 365 features including multi-factor authentication and Conditional Access will impact your users because they’ll need utilise App Passwords (one time passwords used for authentication with legacy applications). Unfortunately this will only serve to confuse users and result in calls to your service desk. Modern authentication is, of course, the way […]

Best Practices for Microsoft Architectures on AWS – #AWS Session Video

Amazon Web Services
Learn best practices for architecting fully available and scalable Microsoft solutions and environments on AWS. Find out how Microsoft solutions can leverage various AWS services to achieve more resiliency, replace unnecessary complexity, simplify architecture, provide scalability, introduce DevOps concepts, automation, and repeatability. Plan authentication and authorization, various hybrid scenarios with other cloud environment and on-premises […]

Citrix HDX RealTime Optimization Pack for Skype for Business – User Experience Demo Video

Citrix Systems
See how Citrix’s optimized solution for Skype for Business delivery offers a great user experience across client platforms while preserving server scalability and maintaining data securely in the data center. Endpoint software installation is quick and easy making it ideal for BYO programs. This video is from the fine folks at Citrix

FSLogix Apps 2.8.4 – Skype for Business Global Address List and Device Based Licensing Enhancements

What’s new with FSLogix Apps 2.8.4? For starters, we’ve been working with a number of customers that have had issues surrounding the Skype for Business Global Address List (GAL) in non-persistent VDI environments. Check out this BLOG from Solutions Architect and Product Champion, Dave Young, where he dives into a specific example of how FSLogix […]

Using SysTrack to Resolve User Issues with SaaS

Lakeside Software
Cloud services have fundamentally shifted the landscape for the average consumer of IT resources, and too often this leaves the support organization stuck as the discoverer of the root cause of issues that span the endpoint, the network, and the supporting service providers. Our own organization is in a similar situation, having adopted Office 365 […]

Top 5 ways Microsoft MVPs and MCSEs are Using Office 365 Containers

When it comes to Office 365 in virtual environments, enabling critical application functionality, such as, Outlook cached exchange mode (OST/PST), Outlook search, OneDrive for Business sync, and Skype for Business global address list (GAL), is just as important as ensuring a pristine and optimized end user experience. FSLogix Office 365 Containers encapsulate these vital aspects to […]

Future Cities: Interviews with Startups, Investors, Influencers

IT Books
Tech and investment trends in smart cities, drones, 3D printing, artificial intelligence, driverless cars, Internet of Things and other innovations that used to be sci-fi just a few years ago. Your Neighborhood Will Never Be the Same By 2030 nearly 70% of the world’s population will be residents of a city. That means 3 billion […]

VMware Horizon Virtualization Pack for Skype for Business

As a follow up to our previous announcement on VMware Horizon with Skype for Business, we are happy to share that we will be releasing the generally available (GA) version of the VMware Horizon Virtualization Pack for Skype for Business next month. The upcoming release of the Horizon Virtualization Pack will include a GA release […]

Whose Sign Is It Anyway? AI Translates Sign Language Into Text

Deaf people can’t hear. Most hearing people don’t understand sign language. -Syed Ahmed, research assistant at Rochester Institute of Technology speaking at GTC 2017 That’s a communication gap AI can help bridge, Syed Tousif Ahmed, a research assistant at the Rochester Institute of Technology’s Future Everyday Technology Lab explained at the the GPU Technology Conference […]

VMware Horizon Virtualization Pack for Skype for Business Video

As part of the VMware Horizon 7.1 release, the Horizon Virtualization Pack for Skype for Business is also available for the Windows client as a beta release. This solution enables customers to use Skype for Business within Horizon desktops to make audio and video calls. This video is from the fine folks at VMware EUC.

Microsoft Video: Office 365 K1 updates for your frontline workers + How to: Bulk provisioning

Office 365 K1 has been updated to include many new experiences, from Microsoft Teams and StaffHub to PowerApps and Skype for Business Online. In this demonstration, Jeremy Chapman from the Office 365 team explains and shows what’s new and gives a step-by-step tutorial for how IT admins can bulk add users to Office 365 services […]

Which Is Better for Skype for Business? Physical or Virtual?

HP Enterprise
We’ve answered your questions around deploying Skype for Business. Our testing results are published in the latest Skype for Business Reference Architecture, Microsoft Skype for Business, Standard Edition, 2500 Users – Virtual and Physical Deployment Use Cases. Questions. We all get them every day. For some, we answer with our opinion. For others, we need to […]

Microsoft Video: An engineer’s tour of Microsoft Surface Hub user experiences

An in-depth tour of Surface Hub user experiences. Including joining and running meetings using Skype for business, usage of touch and pen to navigate, create, and annotate and we’ll look at how you bring your own content to Surface Hub. This video is from the fine folks at Microsoft.

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