Episode 371 – Microsoft Intune (Part Une)

Welcome to Episode 371 of the Microsoft Cloud IT Pro Podcast, where we’ll be discussing Microsoft Intune, one of the most powerful tools for managing your organization’s devices, apps, and endpoint security. In this episode, we’ll start exploring the three pillars of Intune: Devices, Apps, and Endpoint Security. We’ll cover what devices you can enroll, how to onboard them, and what configurations are available.

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Episode 370 – Revisiting Microsoft 365 Copilot

Episode 370 – Revisiting Microsoft 365 Copilot

The restrictions have been lifted for Microsoft 365 Copilot licensing and you can now purchase licenses in tenants with less than 300 users. With the flood gates open, Ben and Scott revisit Microsoft 365 Copilot now that they both have access to it in their own tenants. Is it just a summarization tool? Is it any good for helping out Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Teams? Listen in and find out!

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Episode 369 – Microsoft 365 Backup and Archive

Episode 369 – Microsoft 365 Backup and Archive

In Episode 369, Ben and Scott explore the new Backup and Archive options for Microsoft 365 and Office 365 workloads – Microsoft 365 Archive and Microsoft 365 Backup. These two features may sound similar, but they have different functionalities. Microsoft 365 Archive provides coverage for SharePoint, while Microsoft 365 Backup provides coverage across SharePoint, OneDrive, and Exchange. We will be discussing why you should use these features, how to set them up, and their options. Additionally, we’ll cover the differences between the two features, such as the fact that Microsoft 365 Backup does not require an Azure subscription, unlike Microsoft 365 Archive. We’ll also delve into the policies, frequency and retention, and recovery options for each service.

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Episode 367 – Azure Files vs a Server with an SMB Share

Episode 367 – Azure Files vs a Server with an SMB Share

In Episode 367, Ben and Scott kick off 2024 with a discussion of Azure Files. They start out reviewing a customer scenario Ben encountered and how they would approach it, breaking down the options available with Azure Files, hosting traditional SMB shares in Azure, and how a hybrid deployment can be the best of both worlds.

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