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In Episode 59, Ben and Scott dive into Azure Network Security and walk through the concept of an Azure Virtual Datacenter.

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Show Notes

 

In Episode 58, Scott and Ben sat down (virtually) with Bill Baer to discuss SPC18! We reminisce about past SharePoint Conference and what Microsoft is bringing back from past conference and new aspects will be coming to SPC18 that you can forward to.

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  • Intelligink – We focus on the Microsoft Cloud so you can focus on your business

Show Notes

We also talk about the type of news to look forward to (besides seeing Bill, Scott and I of course)…SharePoint 2019, SharePoint Hybrid and the future of SharePoint.  Since most of the news is still under embargo, we couldn’t go into a lot of details, but there are some hints about the direction SharePoint is going.

Bill Baer

Bill Baer is a Senior Technical Product Manager and Microsoft Certified Master for SharePoint in the SharePoint product group at Microsoft Corporation in Redmond, Washington; previously a Hewlett-Packard Technology Solutions Group MVP with a background in infrastructure engineering and enterprise deployments of SharePoint Products and Technologies.

Bill Baer has deep industry experience having worked for Apple Computer Corporation, First Data Corporation, Digital Equipment Corporation, Compaq Computer Corporation, Hewlett-Packard, and Microsoft Corporation.

In Episode 57, Scott and Ben are back with your monthly dose of cloud news. This month, it’s all about Azure and Office 365, including updates to Microsoft Teams, some exciting announcements around Azure resiliency, and much more.

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  • Intelligink – We focus on the Microsoft Cloud so you can focus on your business

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In Episode 56, Ben learns all about Azure Security Center from Scott.

In Episode 55, Ben and Scott break down Visio Online.

In Episode 54, Scott and Ben are back with an interview with Brian Levenson (@brian_levenson), the Microsoft 365 US Government Product Marketing Manager.

About Brian Levenson

Brian Levenson started in the technology world as the child of a software engineering growing up in Silicon Valley. Since testing computer games as a four-year-old, Brian has managed a university help desk, helped enterprises and governments deploy and use software solutions, and supported early cloud adopters through BPOS, Office 365, and now Microsoft 365.

As the Microsoft 365 US Government product marketing manager, he is responsible for Microsoft’s secure collaboration and intelligent productivity services designed for US Government, defense industry, aerospace, and government contractors. Brian travels the world talking about enabling a modern workplace and transforming business and government services with technology, and he frequently delivers Office 365 product overviews as one of Microsoft’s top presenters in the Executive Briefing Center.

In Episode 53, Scott and Ben give a rundown of the latest updates and enhancements in Microsoft Teams.

52. That’s quite a number. It’s not the number of updates we have to talk about in this episode, but it is the number of episodes we’ve released.

With that being said, Episode 52 is all about news for the month of February 2018. We have updates in Azure, the Microsoft Search experience for Teams and SharePoint, and a number of updates to Azure Active Directory.

In Episode 51, Ben schools Scott on Microsoft 365.

In Episode 50, Ben and Scott sit down with Waldek Mastykarz to talk about the Office 365 CLI – why it exists, how to get started, what’s available today, and how to keep up-to-date as the project grows.

About Waldek

Waldek Mastykarz is a Product Owner at Rencore, where he designs and builds market-leading solutions that help SharePoint and Office 365 customers to minimize risks from customizing SharePoint. As a member of the SharePoint PnP Core team, Waldek helps SharePoint developers get the most out of SharePoint’s extensibility capabilities. For his contributions to the technical Microsoft communities as blogger, speaker, and developer, Waldek is a 9-time recipient of the Microsoft MVP title.