Keep up to date on Office 365 and Azure IT Pro Topics and News

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Headphones

There’s a new Podcast on the horizon focused on the Office 365 IT Pro! I’m excited to announce that Scott Hoag (@ciphertxt) and I (@benstegink) are starting a new podcast focused on the Microsoft Cloud from the perspective of a couple of IT Pros. We’ve already recorder our first episode and are planning to record a few more over the … Read More

A Quick test of Accelerated Networking in Azure

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Intro Recently, Microsoft announced Accelerated Networking in Azure. At a high level, they took FPGAs in the Azure Data Center, connected them to the Azure IaaS hosts over PCIe and use that for networking as opposed to the standard way of networking using Hyper-V. You can view a diagram and an article from Microsoft on how it all works here … Read More

New Course: Office 365 – Manage Clients and End User Devices

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Online Training

Interested in learning more about Office 365 – Manage Clients and End User Devices? My latest course on Office 365 has been published on Opsgility. “This course gives you an introduction to managing your Office 365 Clients and end user Devices. This course begins by covering two deployment models for Client and App Deployments, a User-Drive Deployment and an IT … Read More

SharePoint 2016 New-SPConfigurationDatabase: The Missing Documentation

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Confused

If you’ve tried to configure SharePoint 2016 with PowerShell, you need to use the New-SPConfigurationDatabase cmdlet. If you look at the PowerShell cmdlet index here https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff678226.aspx You’ll find the cmdlet listed there, but it isn’t indicated as being to new to SharePoint 2016. Technically, this is correct as this same cmdlet was used to configure SharePoint 2013. If you click … Read More

I’ll be speaking at Live! 360 Orlando in December

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Presentation

I’ll be speaking at Live! 360 Orlando, December 5-9. Surrounded by your fellow industry professionals, Live! 360 provides you with immediately usable training and education that will keep you relevant in the workforce. My Sessions I’ll be presenting the following sessions: Implementing and Managing Office 365 – This sessions will be high level overview of Office 365. We’ll talk about … Read More

Installing and Running PowerShell on macOS Sierra

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PowerShell Terminal

I’m sure you’ve seen it, PowerShell has been open sourced and is now available on OS X and Linux. Good news is, you can also run PowerShell on macOS Sierra beta in everything I’ve tested so far (I spent more of the day the other day just writing and running Powershell within macOS beta). Enough about the release, you can … Read More

Presentation Slide Decks on docs.com

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For any of you who have been in one of my past presentations or will be in a future presentation, I will be posting my presentation slide decks on Docs.com. You can access them by doing direction to the collection of presentations here – https://docs.com/benstegink/7977/presentations or via the presetations link in the site navgiation.