Here are your top 10 must-read Microsoft announcements from August 2019 curated by Softchoice:
News and Updates:
Update: Dedicated Hosted Cloud licenses changing October 1, 2019
Microsoft announced updates to outsourcing rights and dedicated cloud hosting licenses to take effect October 1, 2019. Find out how this affects your licensing.
SQL Server 2019 release candidate – available now
Last month, Microsoft revealed the first public release candidate for SQL Server 2019. Discover what it’s already delivered in nine community technology previews.
Azure Archive Storage gets a 50% price drop
To provide the most cost-effective cloud storage possible, Microsoft will cut Azure Archive Storage prices up to 50% in some regions. Learn how others are taking advantage.
Rooms adds AI-driven remote whiteboarding
The latest update to Microsoft Teams Rooms introduces a dedicated, AI-driven content camera to detect, crop and frame in-room whiteboards for remote sharing.
SharePoint Updates: August 2019
This past month’s new additions to SharePoint include tools designed to make authoring and managing pages faster and more intuitive. Find out what’s new.
Azure AD now supports more apps, better insights
Azure Active Directory (AD) makes it easier than ever to visualize the provisioning status for your applications while expanding automated provisioning to 80+ apps.
Get more from productivity and collaboration tools
Technology has the potential to transform any work environment. But without the right user-centric approach, productivity and collaboration tools fail to realize ROI.
Get your Teams migration off the ground
Microsoft Teams is designed to remove the barriers to effective, meaningful collaboration. Working with us allows you to fast-track your collaboration strategy without the risk.
Your people are the key to success with Teams
Adopting a modern collaboration solution means much more than installing a new product. Learn how to get beyond “if you deploy it, they will come” and drive Teams adoption in your environment.
Get some S.A.G.E. advice on modern collaboration
Are you struggling to navigate the security and governance aspects of moving to Teams? Our latest article covers 4 essential steps for creating a winning collaboration strategy.
Events and Webinars:
Accelerating teamwork with the right technology
For better or worse, collaboration technologies have a huge impact on those who use them every day. On September 25, our experts will prepare you to select and deploy the solution that’s best for your team.
September 25 @ 2 pm (ET) / 11 am (PT) Register now.
Azure Boot Camps
Managing the transition to Azure often poses big challenges. Our Azure Boot Camp sessions will give you the building blocks to use Microsoft Azure to achieve your cloud goals.
Calgary, AB – September 24: Register now
Halifax, NS – September 25: Register now
Get the Customer Immersion Experience (CIE)
A customer immersion experience (CIE) is a facilitated, hands-on session that lets you test-drive Microsoft 365 products in a live environment. Choose from specialized sessions on productivity, security or privacy and compliance.