Office 365 includes MileIQ Premium

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Gps Map Shows Way To Home

MileIQ Premium is Included with Office 365? I little known (at least to me) tidbit of information I ran across today that I wanted to share with everyone.  Who knew that Office 365 includes MileIQ Premium if you have either and E3 or E5 license in Office 365?  I certainly didn’t, until today.  I honest can’t even remember where I … Read More

Office 365 Groups – Podcast Episode 2

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Podcast

Want to dive into Office 365 Groups? In episode 2 of the Microsoft Cloud IP Pro Podcast, Scott and I dive into Office 365 to help bring some clarity. We talk about what Groups are, how they work and how you can provision them.  We also talk about things you as an Office 365 Admin should be aware of and … Read More

Speaking at the Global Azure Bootcamp in Jacksonville

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This coming Saturday, April 22 I’ll be join a few other speakers in Jacksonville, FL and hundreds of speakers around the globe to take part in the 2017 Global Azure Bootcamp. I’ll be speaking on using ARM to provisioning Azure Virtual Machines. So, if you want to come get introduced to creating ARM templates for Azure VMs, come join me … Read More

Keep up to date on Office 365 and Azure IT Pro Topics and News

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Headphones

There’s a new Podcast on the horizon focused on the Office 365 IT Pro! I’m excited to announce that Scott Hoag (@ciphertxt) and I (@benstegink) are starting a new podcast focused on the Microsoft Cloud from the perspective of a couple of IT Pros. We’ve already recorder our first episode and are planning to record a few more over the … Read More

A Quick test of Accelerated Networking in Azure

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Intro Recently, Microsoft announced Accelerated Networking in Azure. At a high level, they took FPGAs in the Azure Data Center, connected them to the Azure IaaS hosts over PCIe and use that for networking as opposed to the standard way of networking using Hyper-V. You can view a diagram and an article from Microsoft on how it all works here … Read More

New Course: Office 365 – Manage Clients and End User Devices

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Online Training

Interested in learning more about Office 365 – Manage Clients and End User Devices? My latest course on Office 365 has been published on Opsgility. “This course gives you an introduction to managing your Office 365 Clients and end user Devices. This course begins by covering two deployment models for Client and App Deployments, a User-Drive Deployment and an IT … Read More

SharePoint 2016 New-SPConfigurationDatabase: The Missing Documentation

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Confused

If you’ve tried to configure SharePoint 2016 with PowerShell, you need to use the New-SPConfigurationDatabase cmdlet. If you look at the PowerShell cmdlet index here https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff678226.aspx You’ll find the cmdlet listed there, but it isn’t indicated as being to new to SharePoint 2016. Technically, this is correct as this same cmdlet was used to configure SharePoint 2013. If you click … Read More