Microsoft 365 Lighthouse Preview — Virtualization Review

Microsoft 365 Lighthouse Preview — Virtualization Review

Microsoft 365 Lighthouse Preview ‘Azure Lighthouse changed the game for managed service offers for Azure, and I think this new service will do the same for M365.’ By Paul Schnackenburg 08/30/2021 Calling Managed Service Providers (MSPs) around the world: There’s a new tool coming to your toolbelt — Microsoft 365 Lighthouse, currently in public preview. … Read more

Office Online vs. Office 365: What’s free, what’s not, and what you really need

Office Online vs.  Office 365: What’s free, what’s not, and what you really need

Microsoft Office, once an expensive investment (or furtive appropriation), is now available in free as well as paid forms, on basically any device with a screen. And the goodies keep coming. The original, browser-based Office Online has steadily gained features. Microsoft also recently revealed that Office for Windows 10 apps will be preinstalled and free … Read more

Google Workspace or Microsoft 365 – which is better?

Google Workspace or Microsoft 365 – which is better?

OPINION: Google Workspace (previously Google Apps) and Microsoft 365 (Previously Office 365) are the dominant market leaders in the cloud-based productivity suite market. Both companies spend billions on developing and improving their platforms as part of a fever-pitched battle for customers. This is great news for business as both suites are excellent, and they’re improving … Read more

Microsoft will charge more for Office customers paying month to month

Microsoft will charge more for Office customers paying month to month

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks during the Next: Economy conference in San Francisco on Nov. 3, 2015. Liz Hafalia | San Francisco Chronicle | Heartst Newspapers | Getty Images Microsoft is using its market dominance in productivity software to force some customers of its Office suite into a big decision: pay more or commit to … Read more

Office 2016 and Office 2019 To Lose Microsoft 365 Connections Next Year — Redmond Channel Partner

Office 2016 and Office 2019 To Lose Microsoft 365 Connections Next Year — Redmond Channel Partner

news Microsoft 365 Connections Support Ending for Office 2016 and Office 2019 By Kurt Mackie July 25, 2022 Microsoft will be pulling the plug next year on Microsoft 365 apps and services connected to Office 2016 and Office 2019. At that time, Office 2016 and Office 2019 users won’t be able to connect to Microsoft … Read more

Microsoft ‘Partner Transition’ Eats Into SMB, Office 365, Windows Businesses

Microsoft ‘Partner Transition’ Eats Into SMB, Office 365, Windows Businesses

Cloud News Wade Tyler Millward July 26, 2022, 09:21 PM EDT “I can’t tell you in particular which part of that was some of the partner transition work we’re doing versus macro, it certainly feels like both,” Microsoft CFO Amy Hood said on the earnings call Tuesday. Microsoft Chief Financial Officer Amy Hood said “partner … Read more

How Microsoft is equipping manufacturing workers with the tools of the future

How Microsoft is equipping manufacturing workers with the tools of the future

Across the manufacturing industry, pressure continues to rise as organizations and their workforces balance unpredictable supply chains, complex regulatory requirements, advanced security threats, and heightened competition. These forces are driving the need for rapid technological advancement—especially among the nearly 430 million frontline manufacturing workers at the center of this digital transformation.1 However, over one-third of … Read more

CrowdStrike Services Identifies Microsoft 365 Logging Inconsistencies

CrowdStrike Services Identifies Microsoft 365 Logging Inconsistencies

Multiple investigations and testing by the CrowdStrike Services team identified inconsistencies in Azure AD sign-in logs that incorrectly showed successful logins via Internet Mail Access Protocol (IMAP) despite it being blocked. Investigators rely on these logs to determine threat actor activity in investigations that often involve legal and regulatory consequences for organizations. This blog includes … Read more