Microsoft New Commerce Experience

You may have already heard the general release of Microsoft’s New Commerce Experience (NCE) which expanded to include M365, Dynamics 365, Windows 365, and Power Platform, took place earlier this year. This is the third phase of a multi-stage transformation to offer a unified experience to both partners and customers. In this third phase of the journey Microsoft focused on delivering a new experience in the Partner Center to provide partners with more flexibility and growth.

Windows 11

Windows 11 is the newest major release of the Microsoft Windows NT Operating system which was released in 2021. Windows 11 follows Windows 10 which was released almost 6 years ago, and as you know a lot has changed in technology in the last 6 years. In the new version Microsoft updated a handful of features, including improvements to the Taskbar, support for android apps, and updates to the Notepad and Medial Player, along with creating a modern version which has a simple user experience.
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Security Awareness Training has the HOT HAND!


Contributor Denis Wilson talks about the importance of staff training as a first defense against the bad guys in the cybersecurity realm. It’s a surpsiingly profitable revenue opportunity to provide security awareness training to clients. And you’ll feel good along the way providing an incredibly valuable service to your client. The “process” includes several steps starting with short Web-based training resources followed by…you’ll have to watch the vid for the rest LOL!

My Feedback on DattoCon 2019

Contributor Frank Ohlhorst gets the last word on DattoCon 2019 – the recent industry event in San Diego. Ohlhorst ticks of conference announcements including re-engineering the platform, better integrating Autotask with backup, simplified licensing, better support, etc. “It was about Datto’s focus on doing all the things they should be doing.” Catch the conversation on automation and workflow management starting at 3:00+ in the vid.

New Security Startup from Longtime Player


Community members will remember Mike Hanauer for his stewardship at Datto. Now he’s a force behind security startup SKOUT as the Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) . SKOUT is leading the way with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning “augmentation” to provide relevant cybersecurity skills for humans. How cool is that!?!?! Watch this vid to connect the dots between the human factor (e.g. WetWare between the ears) and analyzing security events, resulting in alerts that led to remediation.