Microsoft

Below are all of the relevant MSP related Microsoft announcements from November. Microsoft Admin 1. New Commerce Updates Billing Impact × Dismiss alert How this will affect your organization Microsoft will launch introductory promotional pricing for CSP seat-based offers, providing more time for customer transitions to new commerce. Originally scheduled for October 14, 2021, the

Over the years, Microsoft has evolved the enforcement of multi-factor authentication into various sections of the application. These changes are making it confusing as an admin to know where to go to see a report of MFA adoption. In this article, we will cover the various methods of MFA enrollment and provide a script that you can use to report

AVD vs Windows 365

With the introduction of Windows 365 Cloud PC at Microsoft Inspire, there are now two Desktop-as-a-Service offerings from Microsoft. Azure Virtual Desktop has certainly gained a ton of adoption from COVID and many are wondering if Cloud PC will be a more attractive offering. In this article, I will be breaking down what I consider

Incentives Overview Many MSPs do not know that you are potentially eligible for hundreds, maybe even thousands of dollars in monthly rebates from your customer spend. Microsoft’s Partner Program provides licensing, rebates, and co-op funds to partners who obtain a Silver or Gold Membership. These memberships come at an annual fee but in some cases,

Below are all of the relevant MSP related Microsoft announcements from October. Microsoft Teams 1. View Switcher- a new dedicated menu of view options in Teams Meetings New Feature × Dismiss alert How this will affect your organization: This new feature will place all of the view related options that are found in Teams Meetings

Having checklist for security is becoming more and more important as you onboard customers. In this article, I will provide a list of security tips to harden Azure AD Environments.  Enable MFA You should enable MFA for all of your user accounts because a breach of any of those accounts can lead to a breach

When I think about today’s remote workforce for MSPs (Managed Service Providers), conditional access policies can be incredibly useful in securing client environments. VPNs are being used now more than ever to connect securely to corporate resources. For this reason, using IP ranges as a named location in conditional access polices might not be the

Azure AD Cloud Sync

If you are an MSP in the SMB market, you are likely are running a hybrid environment with most of your customers. We have used AD Connect for years now (previously known as DirSync) to sync local active directory into our cloud environments. I’ve personally performed over 100 email migrations and it was something I

Partner Program Overview If you are an MSP doing at least $3500/month (4,680 AUD) in gross revenue from Microsoft, then you should keep reading. Not many MSPs are taking the full advantage of Microsoft’s partner program. The program can be lucrative but is hard to navigate because of the rebate structure and the enrollment process.

Below are all of the relevant MSP related Microsoft announcements from September. Microsoft Teams 1. Content from camera now launched in Teams New Feature × Dismiss alert How this will affect your organization: This option enables users to stream content from directly from physical artefacts such as whiteboards and documents in a legible way. During