News and Articles

Microsoft 365 adds modern desktop on Azure

October 4th, 2018
Microsoft 365 adds modern desktop on Azure

Originally posted in the Official Microsoft Blog.

Today, we are announcing Windows Virtual Desktop, the best virtualized Windows and Office experience delivered on Azure. Windows Virtual Desktop is the only cloud-based service that delivers a multi-user Windows 10 experience, optimized for Office 365 ProPlus, and includes free Windows 7 Extended Security Updates.

Azure Monitor alerting just got better!

October 4th, 2018
Azure Monitor alerting just got better!

This article was originally posted in the Microsoft Azure blog.

In March 2018, we announced the next generation of alerts in Azure. Since then, we have received overwhelming feedback from you appreciating the new capabilities and providing asks for the next set of enhancements.

Now is the time to migrate all your apps, data, and infrastructure to Azure

October 4th, 2018
Now is the time to migrate all your apps, data, and infrastructure to Azure

This article was originally posted in the Microsoft Azure Blog.

This blog post was co-authored by Jeremy Winter, Partner Director of Program Management for Microsoft Azure and Tanuj Bansal, Senior Director Product Marketing for Microsoft Azure.

We’re seeing tons of customer interest in Azure migration following our July announcements, and have been building out the next level of customer success and product investments ever since.

Manage your company surveys with Polly for Microsoft Teams

October 3rd, 2018
Manage your company surveys with Polly for Microsoft Teams

Originally posted on Microsoft Teams Blog. 

The Polly App offers a native integration in Microsoft Teams to foster collaboration and productivity. By creating instant polls with live results, your team can easily participate while Polly makes it easy and fun for users to engage and increase participation.

Bringing AI to Excel—4 new features announced today at Ignite

September 26th, 2018
Bringing AI to Excel—4 new features announced today at Ignite

Originally posted on the Office 365 blog. 

Excel’s power comes from its simplicity. At its core, Excel is three things: cells of data laid out in rows and columns, a powerful calculation engine, and a set of tools for working with the data. The result is an incredibly flexible app that hundreds of millions of people use daily in a wide variety of jobs and industries around the world.

New! POPin Integration for Microsoft Teams

September 19th, 2018
New! POPin Integration for Microsoft Teams

Originally posted on the Microsoft Teams Blog. 

We are excited to announce a new POPin integration for Microsoft Teams! Now, you can connect with your team even easier by leveraging POPin’s full capabilities right inside Microsoft Teams. POPin replaces the traditional survey with an anonymous, single, focused “crowdsourced” question to get honest feedback and immediate, actionable results.

New! VSTS Dashboard integration in Microsoft Teams

September 19th, 2018
New! VSTS Dashboard integration in Microsoft Teams

Originally Posted on Microsoft Teams Blogs.

VSTS dashboards provides flexibility to configure charts and widgets to view status, monitor progress, share information and improve workflow processes. VSTS dashboards are now available to be configured in Microsoft Teams channels using the VSTS Extension.