Good news for CSPs: Microsoft has announced the public preview of Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD)and it’s just awesome as expected

April 24th, 2019

For all the CSPs out there: Here’s good news. Microsoft has announced a public preview of its Windows Virtual Desktop which features cross-devices multi-session windows 10 along with Office 365 ProPlus virtual desktop experience. Now Cloud Service Providers can extend their services and offer the benefits of Desktop as a service to their clients. Not only Windows Virtual Desktop offers a simplified experience for management, but also supports Windows Server Remote Desktop Services (RDS) desktops and apps. An Active Azure subscription is all you require to get your hands on this preview. Sounds interesting? We have more for you. Businesses can run multiple windows 10 sessions over a single virtual machine.

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3 essential features to implement in your cloud business when shifting to Exchange Online

April 18th, 2019

From a Cloud expert’s point of view Shifting to Exchange Online requires major planning before execution. For exchange users, there are many Providers out there which plan migrations for you and provide after migration support too. Either it is “lift-and-shift” or deep cloud integration, it is always essential to know the exact details of shifting to Exchange Online and how it can affect your organization. Today, we are going to tell you three essential features that you must utilize for your company once you have opted for Exchange 2019 online migration.

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A guide to SharePoint 2019 environment on-premises Migration from legacy version

April 16th, 2019

With the announcement of latest SharePoint 2019 environment last year, much buzz has been created on how perform on- premises migration from legacy versions to SharePoint 2019. There have been a lot of questions coming up regarding up gradations and SharePoint 2019 migrations like is it possible to upgrade directly from SP 2013 to SharePoint 2019 environment or SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2019 environment directly. Microsoft actively supports documentation for the purpose. In this blog post, we’re going to show you the essentials of SharePoint 2019 on-premises Migration from legacy version.

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Partner Center SDK Workshop 2019 | A collaborative session from Microsoft for tech enthusiasts

April 10th, 2019

Cloud Industry is evolving and there is nothing better than developers collaborating together in Real-Time. Microsoft has been a key player in bringing together developers, Solution Architects, Control Panel Vendor partners and Product Managers at Cloud Solution Provider partners at many of its conferences and workshops. These collaborative sessions not only bring developers across the world together to exchange information and exchange ideas, but these sessions also provide them with opportunities to capture and learn state of the art tools and techniques and how to incorporate those into their solutions and development projects.

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How the latest Microsoft 365 features can answer the next wave of Privacy concerns

April 9th, 2019

For all the compliance professionals out there, here is good news: In the Microsoft 365 features; there is an addition with the introduction of Microsoft 365 compliance center. Pertaining to the wave of privacy regulations after the enactment of the latest European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Organizations are having a better understanding of their privacy risk especially in the cloud. The compliance center is just the answer to all the doubts to your privacy concerns for your cloud business. The fun doesn’t end here; there are many more announcements, especially for Mac and iOS users regarding protection and safety of their sensitive data. Let’s dive into these Microsoft 365 features and look to them one by one.

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Is deploying SharePoint Hybrid still a win-win for your cloud business?

April 8th, 2019

We have moved past the phase when cloud was new and the decision about deploying SharePoint hybrid, Online or on-premise was important for early adopters. However, over the past few years, a major shift is observed towards SharePoint Hybrid. Yet, there are many businesses that adopted SharePoint on-premises as an early adoption and still have to come a long way before they can finally settle to SharePoint Online.  As an early solution, SharePoint hybrid is the way to go for any cloud business. Today, we’ll cover how SharePoint hybrid is a win-win solution for business and how the latest Microsoft updates on SharePoint Online and SharePoint On-premises frameworks will impact SharePoint Hybrid.

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Who will dominate Digital Ecosystems?

March 26th, 2019

Digital Platforms

Digital Ecosystems rapidly became a multi-billion dollar industry. Last year Hyperscalers invested over $120 billion in Digital Ecosystem platforms. Disruptive innovations provide simpler or more elegant solutions to existing problems, enabled by new technology and often at a lower cost. Many businesses recognizes the limitations of their existing platform while exploring opportunities that tap into emerging technologies and new delivery models who will have the best chance of thriving in the fast-approaching disruptive future. Collaborative Ecosystems should exponentially elevate the value it creates and deliver. They will revolutionize business for some time to come.

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The Power of cloud Business Intelligence: Dynamics and Power BI

March 19th, 2019

Experts often debate on the steps Microsoft takes for its Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power BI services since both favor cloud Business intelligence. To cope up with increasing digitization and growing market competition, companies need to have a grip on tools and trendy approaches towards effective decision making. This brings us to tools that display visualizations that facilitate decisions making: BI tools. Microsoft offers two of its most popular BI tools for effective visualization of data and statistics for businesses. One of them is Dynamics 365 and the other is Power BI. Let’s have a deep dive into these and explore their effectiveness for Cloud business users.

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The latest Microsoft Azure Cloud Agreement and Azure Service Provision Options for CSPs

March 8th, 2019

The new announcement from Microsoft is here: this March, customers will be buying Azure services directly from Microsoft along with certain third-party products in Azure Marketplace through a Microsoft Customer Agreement (MCA). Not publicized much, Microsoft has taken time to make the change announcement go viral before it is finally implemented this month.

The latest Customer Agreement

The idea behind these changes in agreement is to replace Enterprise Agreements and the Azure Server and Cloud Enrollment (SCE). These are two currently active Agreements to purchase Azure services. But the change in agreement is not going to affect the service delivery. “Modern Commerce” is Microsoft modernized vision to simplify Azure pricing and purchasing options.

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An insight into Microsoft Teams Mobile App benefits for Cloud business

February 19th, 2019

For all the cloud business users here’s good news: you can avail Microsoft Teams Mobile app benefits on of iOS, Android and Windows phone platforms. Launched in 2017, the Teams Mobile App is gaining popularity since it has proven to be lucrative for cloud business users.

Microsoft Teams was launched to cater the needs of Team management and for the management for business-critical processes that use Microsoft Office 365. It is a digital hub that combines all conversations, discussions, apps, documents, content and other project related entities at one place for better team work. It can be thought of as a shared workplace where discussions and communications are carried out.

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