Category: Cloud

#MVPbuzzChat with Liam Cleary

#MVPbuzzChat with Liam Cleary

For Episode 16 of the #MVPbuzzChat interview series, I tracked down fellow Office Servers & Services MVP Liam Cleary (@helloitsliam), an Associate Director with Protiviti, while the two of us were presenting at SharePointFest DC a couple weeks back. For those of you who have not met Liam, he largely...

#MVPbuzzChat with Magnus Martensson

#MVPbuzzChat with Magnus Mårtensson

In Episode 15 of #MVPbuzzChat, I caught up with Magnus Mårtensson (@noopman), the first Azure MVP awarded from the Nordics, and CEO of Loftysoft, a consulting firm focused on helping customers get cloudy. Magnus is also a member of a very exclusive group of Microsoft Regional Directors, who work closely with...

#MVPbuzzChat with Dileepa Kariyawasam

#MVPbuzzChat with Dileepa Kariyawasam

In episode 11 of #MVPbuzzChat, I connected with Sydney, Australia-based Office Servers & Services MVP Dileepa Kariyawasam (@dileepstweets), a Senior Consultant at Empired Ltd. Australia focused on SharePoint and Exchange solution architecture and deployments. We talked about some of the issues that are impacting organizations that have not yet moved to the cloud, with...

OneDrive Files on Demand

What You Need to Know About OneDrive Files On-Demand

What It Is: With so many different collaboration and productivity tools available to users, it’s no surprise that the volume of content created and stored on our local devices (laptops, desktops, storage devices) is growing at an astronomical rate. I remember moving files between systems back in the early 1990’s...

Troubled Clouds on the horizon

Outlining the Top Concerns for Hybrid SharePoint

As you all know, I’ve been working on a blog and video interview series on the AvePoint site for the last few months on the topic of Hybrid SharePoint, and recently concluded the first segment of that series, entitled “Top Hybrid Concerns.” Each of the blog posts is paired with...

Office 365 Advanced eDiscovery

Import Non-Office 365 Content for Advanced eDiscovery Analysis

What It Is: Office 365 Advanced eDiscovery uses machine-learning and predictive analytics to refine and de-duplicate the data subset for review, allowing you to focus your eDiscovery efforts on the most relevant content, whether from within Office 365 (Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, Skype for Business, Office 365...

Microsoft Connections marketing tools for Office 365

Microsoft Connections (No, it’s not a dating app)

What It Is: While attending Microsoft Inspire in Washington DC this past July, which is the re-branded Worldwide Partner Conference, one of the minor announcements that stood out to me was the preview of the new Microsoft Connections, a streamlined email marketing campaign tool for Office 365 business accounts that...

Preparing to move to the cloud

The Ongoing Cloud Transition

Over the past couple months, as I traveled between events in DC and Minnesota in the US, presented to audiences at 10 different events in South Africa, and most recently spoke at SharePoint Saturday Vienna and the European SharePoint Conference in Dublin, part of my focus was to understand the...

CollabTalk tweetjam on Modernizing to Windows as a Service at MSIgnite

Modernizing Microsoft Windows

As part of next Thursday’s “Windows Takeover” theme at the Microsoft Ignite conference taking place in Orlando Florida, CollabTalk will be hosting the  4th of 5 tweetjams on Thursday, September 28th from 12:30pm to 1:30pm Eastern on a Windows-related topic — “Modernizing to Windows-as-a-Service” that will bring together an assortment of partners, MVPs, solution providers,...