Azure – Azure RMS Updates

Microsoft has announced some interesting updates for Azure RMS: Azure RMS Document Tracking is now available for everyone; document tracking will allow end-users to know what is done with their RMS protected document, getting report of who open the document with the results – usually helpfull to understand who tried to open it while he does not have access. Azure RMS document tracking is a premium feature, you need to…

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Microsoft Azure – Azure Active Directory Domain Services now available in preview

You may already Azure Active Directory which used (at least) by Office 365 to manage users and groups – either synchronized from your own On Premises AD or directly from the cloud. Now, Microsoft has announced Azure Active Directory Domain Services to deliver a more complete AD services from the cloud – meaning you do not have anymore to deploy, configure and manage domain controllers in the cloud (using a…

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Office 365 – OneDrive for Business Unified client preview

Some time ago, Microsoft has announced that the OneDrive for Business client which is included in Office 2013/2016 will be unified with the OneDrive consumer client which is included with Windows. After a long wait, announcement has been made that the public preview was here – see http://blog.hametbenoit.info/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=730 So, I have received the notification to get the new client. I will no go through the installation steps are this is…

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Skype for Business / Office 365 – Extended SfB preview features

Microsoft has announced the extension of the PSTN and Cloud PBX features for Skype for Business on Office 365 to more countries. Starting today, 11 additional countries (plus 3 addtional coming in the next few months) can now take advantage of the PSTN preview – UK, Germany, France, Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, Italy, Denmark, Spain, Belgium, Canada, Finland*, Norway* and South Africa, while the Cloud PBX is now available worldwide. To…

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Exchange 2016 – Integrate Skype for Business with Exchange 2016

As you already know, Exchange 2016 is now available as RTM since October 1st. With this new release, many new features and improvements have been included, and as part of these improvements the configuration of the integration of Skype for Business / Lync with Exchange OWA (or Outlook on the Web as they now call it). If you already tried to configure this integration, the process is not so simple…

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Office 365 / SharePoint / Office – OneDrive for Business client is being updated… finally

It has been a pain in the ass for such long time, this announcement is a great news; now, just need to see if it will really answers all​ the negative side of OneDrive for Business client. As you may be aware, Microsoft has announced earlier that OneDrive for Business will more closer to what we know with the OneDrive (consumer) client If you want to get access to this preview,…

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