Fraser: Privacy via the Microsoft Trust Center in ‘365

Contributor Michael Fraser (CEO, Refactr) joins us for a security double-click. This month with discuss a range of topics that fall under the auspices of the Microsoft Trust Center: Audit and review, compliance plus a look at how data is protected, governance, data across all devices, clouds services, applications in Azure and more. Use cases discussed include audit existing services in Azure and then decide what needs to be managed, etc. A tip of the hat to compliance topics including HIPAA and such.

Passion Project To Help MSPs in a 365 World

Contributor Alex Fields, on to watch on the way up, has a heart. Much of his writing and analysis beyond his day job as an MSP engineering-type, concerns helping other MSPs and IT Pros be successful. It’s a winning formula as he builds his professional reputation (and you should imitate him!).
Now the good stuff – We review a recent content piece Alex wrote at his ITProMentor site called “Introducing the Office 365 Email Security Checklist” . We discuss the different steps – watch!

Azure is getting closer to SMB


Esteemed IT analyst Frank Ohlhorst weighs in on Azure. He shares a couple important points starting with Azure evolving as a service (more and more capabilities are being added all the time). About two minutes into the interview, Ohlhorst proclaims that there is a new focus on small and medium business (SMB) with Azure. Do you believe it or not? Watch and decide for yourself. Ohlhorst asserts that Office 365 Business SKU included elements that allow you to leverage Azure (e.g. instead of just the traditional one drive integration).

What Can We Learn from Linux? (Part I)

What Can We Learn from Linux? (Part I)

Part of the power of the Microsoft 365 Nation is that we are independent and can comfortably sit on the outside and look inwards. And we can all benefit from opening our minds to look at broader information technology (IT) matters that impact Managed services...

Two Guys Disrupting Azure in SMB


The proverbial lost opportunity appears to have been found. Forever and a day, smart minds have struggled with how to right size Azure consumption for small businesses. Michael and Zack have done exactly that an a SMB Azure solution that is purpose built and already in production and deployed. Amongst all of our content, this is a top five interview and a must view.