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Your Microsoft Cloud News from a couple of IT Pros

Your Microsoft Cloud News from a couple of IT Pros

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Jacksonville, FL

Description:

Your Microsoft Cloud News from a couple of IT Pros

Language:

English

Contact:

9043026092


Episodes

Episode 234 – Microsoft 365 Defender with Chris Givens

6/17/2021
In Episode 234, Ben sits down with Chris Givens at the Azure + AI conference (a part of DEV intersection) to talk about security in the Microsoft Cloud. Sponsors Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox ShareGate - ShareGate's industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their business to the Office 365 or SharePoint, automate their Office 365 governance, and understand their Azure...

Duration:00:31:27

Episode 233 – JSON, JSON, JSON (Template Specs and the Graph PowerShell SDK)

6/10/2021
In Episode 233, Ben and Scott dive into Azure Resource Manager Template Specs, the new Azure Firewall connector for Azure Logic Apps, and some of the changes coming to how you manage Azure AD with PowerShell. Sponsors Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox ShareGate - ShareGate's industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their business to the Office 365 or SharePoint, automate...

Duration:00:38:08

Episode 232 – Catching Up On Microsoft Build

6/3/2021
In Episode 232, Ben and Scott catch up on some of their favorite announcements from Microsoft Build 2021, including a quick tour of Continuous access evaluation (CAE) with Azure AD. Sponsors Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox ShareGate - ShareGate's industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their business to the Office 365 or SharePoint, automate their Office 365 governance,...

Duration:00:32:01

Episode 231 – Let’s Talk About Calendaring Today

5/27/2021
In Episode 231, Ben and Scott talk about calendar management and some options for combining calendars from multiple sources (e.g., several Exchange Online accounts from multiple tenants) and then discuss a new preview capability in Azure Storage that extends native Azure RBAC DataActions to include conditions such as blob index tags. Sponsors Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox ShareGate - ShareGate's...

Duration:00:40:51

Episode 230 – Considerations for Monitoring in Azure (and The Cloud™️)

5/20/2021
In Episode 230, Ben and Scott discuss considerations for monitoring your workloads in the Microsoft cloud, including Azure and Microsoft 365. Sponsors Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox ShareGate - ShareGate's industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their business to the Office 365 or SharePoint, automate their Office 365 governance, and understand their Azure usage & costs...

Duration:00:36:27

Episode 229 – IT Roadmap

5/13/2021
In Episode 229, Ben and Scott answer a listener's question and get nostalgic about how they got into technology and ended up where they are in their careers today. Sponsors Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox ShareGate - ShareGate's industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their business to the Office 365 or SharePoint, automate their Office 365 governance, and understand their...

Duration:00:36:43

Episode 228 – Good Exchange Migration Gone Bad

5/6/2021
In Episode 228, Scott listens in as Ben talks through the process of doing an Exchange 2010 cutover migration after an acquisition and the pitfalls of not taking the time to perform discovery of the current environment. Sponsors Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox ShareGate - ShareGate's industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their business to the Office 365 or SharePoint,...

Duration:00:31:34

Episode 227 – Scott Got Hacked

4/29/2021
In Episode 227, Ben listens as Scott vents about his Q-NAP NAS was attacked with ransomware and some things you can think about doing to have a better posture for configuring and securing your NAS. Then they get into the Azure Retail Prices API, a publicly accessible API for accessing retail rates for PayGo and reservation pricing for Azure services and Operator Connect for Microsoft Teams. Sponsors Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if...

Duration:00:36:16

Episode 226 – Azure Storage Updates, Automated STIG Compliance, and PowerShell SecretManagement

4/22/2021
In Episode 226, Ben and Scott talk through some of the latest Azure news, including the preview release of STIG VM deployments in the public cloud and GCC, 200TB 🤯. blobs in Azure storage, Azure Storage Day, and a PowerShell module called SecretManagement you can use to store your secrets to simplify your demos. Sponsors Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox ShareGate - ShareGate's industry-leading...

Duration:00:29:55

Episode 225 – WVD start on connect and Azure Cloud Services (extended support)

4/15/2021
In Episode 225, Ben and Scott spend 30 minutes talking about several preview features available to Azure subscribers - WVD start on connect and Azure Cloud Services (extended support). Sponsors Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox ShareGate - ShareGate's industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their business to the Office 365 or SharePoint, automate their Office 365 governance,...

Duration:00:33:40

Episode 224 – Windows Hello for Business, Passwordless Authentication, and CMMC

4/8/2021
In Episode 224, Ben and Scott go down a rabbit hole to explore Windows Hello for Business and passwordless authentication options in Windows. They also talk about how these features can be used to satisfy requirements for standards such as CMMC. Sponsors Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox ShareGate - ShareGate's industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their business to the...

Duration:00:35:58

Episode 223 – State of Microsoft 365: Migration, Modernization, and Security in 2021

4/1/2021
In Episode 223, Ben and Scott sit down with Laurent St-Pierre from ShareGate to discuss the release of their report State of Microsoft 365: Migration, Modernization, and Security in 2021. You can learn more about ShareGate at and connect with Laurent on LinkedIn and follow him on Twitter. Sponsors Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox ShareGate - ShareGate's industry-leading products help IT...

Duration:00:43:56

Episode 222 – Azure AD Gets Glitterbombed

3/25/2021
In Episode 222, Ben and Scott talk about considerations for upping your presentation game with a teleprompter and Teams and then spend some time talking through the latest Azure Active Directory outage and considerations for customers when Azure AD is unavailable. Sponsors Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox ShareGate - ShareGate's industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their...

Duration:00:35:54

Episode 221 – Azure Routing Preference and Trusted launch

3/18/2021
In Episode 221, Ben and Scott talk about Ben's new M1 Mac Mini, the general availability of Routing Preference, and the introduction of Azure Trusted launch which brings support for vTPMs, trusted boot, and virtualization-based security (VBS). Sponsors Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox ShareGate - ShareGate's industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their business to the...

Duration:00:36:48

Episode 220 – All Your Meetings Are In VR Now

3/11/2021
In Episode 220, Ben and Scott talk through follow-up post-Microsoft Ignite, some ways you can track changes to the governance plane of Azure using AzAdvertizer, and a new tool for tracking documentation changes in docs.microsoft.com with Docs Update Tracker. Sponsors Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox ShareGate - ShareGate's industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their...

Duration:00:28:45

Episode 219 – Microsoft Ignite Spring 2021 Updates

3/4/2021
In Episode 219, Ben and Scott discuss the announcements and news from Microsoft's Spring Ignite event for Microsoft 365 and Azure. Sponsors Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox ShareGate - ShareGate's industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their business to the Office 365 or SharePoint, automate their Office 365 governance, and understand their Azure usage & costs...

Duration:00:43:32

Episode 218 – Join The Club[house]

2/25/2021
In Episode 218, Ben and Scott talk about opportunities to interact directly with Microsoft Teams engineering, changes to the timeline for the switchover from Stream to OneDrive and SharePoint for recordings in Teams, and the future of MTA certifications. Sponsors Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox ShareGate - ShareGate's industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their business...

Duration:00:30:59

Episode 217 – There’s A New Azure Region In Town

2/18/2021
In Episode 217, Ben and Scott talk about the new regions coming to Azure in the United States, service availability by region and the availability of Availability Zones in US South Central, and improvements to recovery in Azure Files. Sponsors Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox ShareGate - ShareGate's industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their business to the Office 365 or...

Duration:00:35:16

Episode 216 – All The Hybrid Things

2/11/2021
In Episode 216, Ben and Scott talk through the latest news and events, including the announcement of Microsoft Viva, an overview of the IT Ops Talk All Things Hybrid event, and improvements coming to Azure AD. Sponsors Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox ShareGate - ShareGate's industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their business to the Office 365 or SharePoint, automate...

Duration:00:36:45

Episode 215 – Talk To The Puck

2/4/2021
In Episode 215, Ben and Scott discuss preview features coming to Azure Storage for configuring resource-specific instance access through the service level firewall. After that, it is on to Logic Apps Preview and the new runtime based on Azure Functions. Sponsors Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox ShareGate - ShareGate's industry-leading products help IT professionals worldwide migrate their business...

Duration:00:31:39