Episode 114 – Answering “Why Cloud?” with Sarah Lean

Episode 114 – Answering “Why Cloud?” with Sarah Lean

In Episode 114, Ben and Scott have a chat with Sarah Lean, a Cloud Solution Architect from Microsoft about why you should be looking at the cloud, thinking about how to approach the new terminology you’ll be exposed to, and how to govern your Azure environments.

Sponsors

  • Mover.io – Scan, Plan, Migrate, Report. Migrations that don’t suck – with Mover!
  • Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox
  • Opsgility – Your Cloud enablement partner to help guide your organization through all phases of Cloud migration and adoption
  • Office365AdminPortal.com – Providing admins the knowledge and tools to run Office 365 successfully
  • Intelligink – We focus on the Microsoft Cloud so you can focus on your business

Show Notes

About Sarah Lean

Sarah fell in love with technology at an early age and have made it her career. She has a deep and wide-ranging knowledge of a variety of best-in-breed technologies. In recent years she has started to focus and specialize in all things Cloud, especially Microsoft Azure. Sarah joined Microsoft as a Cloud Solution Architect in January 2018 and her focus is on helping organizations with their Data Center Transformations. Within her role, she gets to combine her 13+ years’ experience of managing and designing on-premises environments and her passion for Azure, helping customers start their cloud journey is an ideal role for her.
Sarah is a STEM Ambassador and is hopeful that sharing her story can help inspire the next generation into a STEM career.

In February 2017 Sarah founded the Glasgow Azure User Group, which is a community group that meets every two months and aims to bring together people who are looking to learn and network with their peers.

As well as running a user group Sarah loves to attend other groups and speak at them as well.

Sarah can be found on Twitter @techielass, GitHub at https://github.com/weeyin83, and her blog at https://www.techielass.com.

About the sponsors

Mover is a cloud migration company that specializes in moving your company’s files from file servers or cloud storage like Box, Dropbox, and Google, into Office 365. Their patented technology makes Mover the fastest OneDrive file migrator in the world. Moving dozens of terabytes of data a day is a breeze.
Scan, Plan, Migrate, Report. Migrations that don’t suck – with Mover! Visit mover.io for more info.
As the leading global brand for enabling the Microsoft Cloud, Opsgility’s global Microsoft MVP and multi-certified Cloud Solutions Architect team has authored over twenty MOC Courses, the Microsoft Press Book Implementing Azure Solutions 70-533 and numerous Microsoft Cloud Practice Playbooks for Microsoft Partners. And for a limited time, you can get your team certified in the most exciting cloud business today with a 25% discount off instructor-led training prep courses for Azure and Microsoft 365! Visit https://opsgility.com/MicrosoftCloud to learn more.
Sperry Software, Inc focuses primarily on Microsoft Outlook and more recently Microsoft Office 365, where a plethora of tools and plugins that work with email have been developed. These tools can be extended for almost any situation where email is involved, including automating workflows (e.g., automatically save emails as PDF or automatically archive emails that are over 30 days old), modifying potentially bad user behaviors (e.g., alert the user to suspected phishing emails or prompt the user if they are going to inadvertently reply to all), and increased email security (e.g., prompt the user with a customizable warning if they are about to send an email outside the organization). Get started today by visiting www.SperrySoftware.com/CloudIT
Intelligink utilizes their skill and passion for the Microsoft cloud to empower their customers with the freedom to focus on their core business. They partner with them to implement and administer their cloud technology deployments and solutions. Visit Intelligink.com for more info.
Episode 113 – Megatastic

Episode 113 – Megatastic

In Episode 113, Ben and Scott dive into the latest megatastic news for Office 365 and SharePoint Online, including access to mega menus in Hub sites and new options for footers in Communication sites, new options for security baselines in InTune, and how to use the Graph Security API with Azure Logic Apps, Flow, and PowerApps.

Sponsors

  • Mover.io – Scan, Plan, Migrate, Report. Migrations that don’t suck – with Mover!
  • Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox
  • Opsgility – Your Cloud enablement partner to help guide your organization through all phases of Cloud migration and adoption
  • Office365AdminPortal.com – Providing admins the knowledge and tools to run Office 365 successfully
  • Intelligink – We focus on the Microsoft Cloud so you can focus on your business

Show Notes

About the sponsors

Mover is a cloud migration company that specializes in moving your company’s files from file servers or cloud storage like Box, Dropbox, and Google, into Office 365. Their patented technology makes Mover the fastest OneDrive file migrator in the world. Moving dozens of terabytes of data a day is a breeze.
Scan, Plan, Migrate, Report. Migrations that don’t suck – with Mover! Visit mover.io for more info.
As the leading global brand for enabling the Microsoft Cloud, Opsgility’s global Microsoft MVP and multi-certified Cloud Solutions Architect team has authored over twenty MOC Courses, the Microsoft Press Book Implementing Azure Solutions 70-533 and numerous Microsoft Cloud Practice Playbooks for Microsoft Partners. And for a limited time, you can get your team certified in the most exciting cloud business today with a 25% discount off instructor-led training prep courses for Azure and Microsoft 365! Visit https://opsgility.com/MicrosoftCloud to learn more.
Sperry Software, Inc focuses primarily on Microsoft Outlook and more recently Microsoft Office 365, where a plethora of tools and plugins that work with email have been developed. These tools can be extended for almost any situation where email is involved, including automating workflows (e.g., automatically save emails as PDF or automatically archive emails that are over 30 days old), modifying potentially bad user behaviors (e.g., alert the user to suspected phishing emails or prompt the user if they are going to inadvertently reply to all), and increased email security (e.g., prompt the user with a customizable warning if they are about to send an email outside the organization). Get started today by visiting www.SperrySoftware.com/CloudIT
Intelligink utilizes their skill and passion for the Microsoft cloud to empower their customers with the freedom to focus on their core business. They partner with them to implement and administer their cloud technology deployments and solutions. Visit Intelligink.com for more info.
Episode 112 – Azure Front Door (aka Having Honey With Your Pizza)

Episode 112 – Azure Front Door (aka Having Honey With Your Pizza)

In Episode 112, Scott extols the wonder that is honey with a slice of your favorite pizza and then he and Ben talk all things Azure Front Door, a Layer 7 service which can be used to optimize web applications for best performance, instant global failover, and application layer security.

Sponsors

  • Mover.io – Scan, Plan, Migrate, Report. Migrations that don’t suck – with Mover!
  • Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox
  • Opsgility – Your Cloud enablement partner to help guide your organization through all phases of Cloud migration and adoption
  • Intelligink – We focus on the Microsoft Cloud so you can focus on your business

Show Notes

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About the sponsors

Mover is a cloud migration company that specializes in moving your company’s files from file servers or cloud storage like Box, Dropbox, and Google, into Office 365. Their patented technology makes Mover the fastest OneDrive file migrator in the world. Moving dozens of terabytes of data a day is a breeze.
Scan, Plan, Migrate, Report. Migrations that don’t suck – with Mover! Visit mover.io for more info.
As the leading global brand for enabling the Microsoft Cloud, Opsgility’s global Microsoft MVP and multi-certified Cloud Solutions Architect team has authored over twenty MOC Courses, the Microsoft Press Book Implementing Azure Solutions 70-533 and numerous Microsoft Cloud Practice Playbooks for Microsoft Partners. And for a limited time, you can get your team certified in the most exciting cloud business today with a 25% discount off instructor-led training prep courses for Azure and Microsoft 365! Visit https://opsgility.com/MicrosoftCloud to learn more.
Sperry Software, Inc focuses primarily on Microsoft Outlook and more recently Microsoft Office 365, where a plethora of tools and plugins that work with email have been developed. These tools can be extended for almost any situation where email is involved, including automating workflows (e.g., automatically save emails as PDF or automatically archive emails that are over 30 days old), modifying potentially bad user behaviors (e.g., alert the user to suspected phishing emails or prompt the user if they are going to inadvertently reply to all), and increased email security (e.g., prompt the user with a customizable warning if they are about to send an email outside the organization). Get started today by visiting www.SperrySoftware.com/CloudIT
Intelligink utilizes their skill and passion for the Microsoft cloud to empower their customers with the freedom to focus on their core business. They partner with them to implement and administer their cloud technology deployments and solutions. Visit Intelligink.com for more info.
Episode 110 – Cloud Concepts

Episode 110 – Cloud Concepts

In Episode 110, Ben and Scott start having a discussion about new Azure Fundamentals exam from Microsoft and how it focuses on core concepts of the cloud. In this episode, they get started at the beginning with cloud concepts, such as the differences between IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS.

Sponsors

  • Mover.io – Scan, Plan, Migrate, Report. Migrations that don’t suck – with Mover!
  • Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox
  • Opsgility – Your Cloud enablement partner to help guide your organization through all phases of Cloud migration and adoption
  • Office365AdminPortal.com – Providing admins the knowledge and tools to run Office 365 successfully
  • Intelligink – We focus on the Microsoft Cloud so you can focus on your business

Show Notes

About the sponsors

Mover is a cloud migration company that specializes in moving your company’s files from file servers or cloud storage like Box, Dropbox, and Google, into Office 365. Their patented technology makes Mover the fastest OneDrive file migrator in the world. Moving dozens of terabytes of data a day is a breeze.
Scan, Plan, Migrate, Report. Migrations that don’t suck – with Mover! Visit mover.io for more info.
Opsgility is your Cloud enablement partner to help guide your organization through all phases of Cloud migration and adoption. As the leading global brand for enabling the Microsoft Cloud, their Microsoft MVP and Multi-Certified Cloud Architect Solutions team has authored over twenty MOC Courses, the Microsoft Press Book Implementing Azure Solutions 70-533 and several Microsoft Cloud Practice Playbooks for Microsoft Partners. Opsgility is the official learning partner for Microsoft, GitHub, Chef, Puppet, Databricks, Ansible, Red Hat and many more technologies across the Cloud ecosystem. Learn more about their Advisory Services and how they can help you reach and exceed your 2019 transformation goals at https://www.opsgility.com/Home/AdvisoryServices
Sperry Software, Inc focuses primarily on Microsoft Outlook and more recently Microsoft Office 365, where a plethora of tools and plugins that work with email have been developed. These tools can be extended for almost any situation where email is involved, including automating workflows (e.g., automatically save emails as PDF or automatically archive emails that are over 30 days old), modifying potentially bad user behaviors (e.g., alert the user to suspected phishing emails or prompt the user if they are going to inadvertently reply to all), and increased email security (e.g., prompt the user with a customizable warning if they are about to send an email outside the organization). Get started today by visiting www.SperrySoftware.com/CloudIT
Intelligink utilizes their skill and passion for the Microsoft cloud to empower their customers with the freedom to focus on their core business. They partner with them to implement and administer their cloud technology deployments and solutions. Visit Intelligink.com for more info.
Episode 102 – Azure AD Goes Down (Again?)

Episode 102 – Azure AD Goes Down (Again?)

In Episode 102, Ben and Scott discuss what’s been happening with Azure AD MFA and how to have fun with nested virtualization in Azure.

Sponsors

  • Mover.io – Scan, Plan, Migrate, Report. Migrations that don’t suck – with Mover!
  • Office365Mon.com – How do you know what’s going on with the health of your Office 365 tenant? With Office365Mon!
  • Sperry Software – Powerful Outlook Add-ins developed to make your email life easy even if you’re too busy to manage your inbox
  • Office365AdminPortal.com – Providing admins the knowledge and tools to run Office 365 successfully
  • Intelligink – We focus on the Microsoft Cloud so you can focus on your business

Show Notes

About the sponsors

Mover is a cloud migration company that specializes in moving your company’s files from file servers or cloud storage like Box, Dropbox, and Google, into Office 365. Their patented technology makes Mover the fastest OneDrive file migrator in the world. Moving dozens of terabytes of data a day is a breeze.
Scan, Plan, Migrate, Report. Migrations that don’t suck – with Mover! Visit mover.io for more info.
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Sperry Software, Inc focuses primarily on Microsoft Outlook and more recently Microsoft Office 365, where a plethora of tools and plugins that work with email have been developed. These tools can be extended for almost any situation where email is involved, including automating workflows (e.g., automatically save emails as PDF or automatically archive emails that are over 30 days old), modifying potentially bad user behaviors (e.g., alert the user to suspected phishing emails or prompt the user if they are going to inadvertently reply to all), and increased email security (e.g., prompt the user with a customizable warning if they are about to send an email outside the organization). Get started today by visiting www.SperrySoftware.com/CloudIT
Intelligink utilizes their skill and passion for the Microsoft cloud to empower their customers with the freedom to focus on their core business. They partner with them to implement and administer their cloud technology deployments and solutions. Visit Intelligink.com for more info.