New – Instance Size Flexibility for EC2 Reserved Instances

Reserved Instances allow AWS customers to receive a significant discount on their EC2 usage (up to 75% when compared to On-Demand pricing), along with capacity reservation when the RIs are purchased for use in a specific Availability Zone (AZ). Late last year we made Reserved Instances more flexible with the launch of Regional RIs that […]

Introducing the new Office 365 profile experience

In the modern workplace, an organization’s most important assets are its people. The knowledge, skills and expertise found throughout your carefully recruited teams are tantamount to individual and collective success. All too often, however, this specialized knowledge is obfuscated by physical and organizational barriers.

Deploy your SharePoint Server 2016 farm in Azure

SharePoint Server 2016 in Microsoft Azure is designed to leverage faster provisioning of servers allowing you to take your first step in hosting a server-based IT workload in the cloud. To dramatically reduce the time it takes you to plan, design, test and deploy SharePoint farms in Azure, we have published articles for SharePoint Server […]

New Office 365 adoption resources, webinar with Microsoft CIO Jim DuBois

Today’s blog post was written by Mike Grafham, adoption lead for the Microsoft FastTrack Engineering team. Over the past couple years Microsoft FastTrack, the customer success service for the Microsoft Cloud, has helped more than 22,000 customers worldwide achieve success with Office 365. That number is growing quickly, with more than 4,000 new customers each month now […]

Cyber risk is a business risk

Should your security focus be on systems or people? In the latest Modern Workplace episode, “Cyber Intelligence—The Human Element,” we look at how organizations not only need to look at their systems but also have to address the security threats that stem from the behavior of their own employees, who oftentimes are the source of […]

New basics training to get the most out of Office

Today, we are rolling out six new training courses covering the basics of using Office. Like any subject—math, chemistry or video games—even when you understand more advanced concepts, you can stumble over the basics. We looked at what customers struggled with, both novice and expert alike, and Office Basics was born.