Roger Leano Haueter

Modern Workplace Strategist | Microsoft Most Valuable Professional

Microsoft Cloud App Security overview

In the past, setting up security solutions required hardware, configuration on firewall, proxy and network etc. However, setting up Cloud App Security is straight forward. Microsoft Cloud App Security is a SaaS solution to provide visibility, data control, and enhanced threat protection to the cloud apps in use. This service helps to uncover Shadow IT, assess possible risks, enforce policies, investigate activities and fight threats.

Cloud App Security


App connectors
The app connectors use the existing APIs from cloud app providers to integrate the Cloud App Security with other cloud apps. An app is authorized by an administrator to connect and extend protection by querying activity logs, scanning data, accounts, and cloud content. It can also enforce policies, detects threats, and provides governance actions.Read more

SharePoint Server 2019 is generally available

Microsoft announced general availability of SharePoint Server 2019 today. The focus is on team collaboration, user experiences, and hybrid. The SharePoint Server 2019 on-premises version is built on the foundational release of SharePoint Server 2016. The goal is to bring you closer to the cloud and the cloud closer to you.

What's new with SharePoint Server 2019 on-premises:

Surface Hub 2S / 2X

Surface Hub 2S will be delivered in the second quarter of 2019, followed by Surface Hub 2X in 2020. The new Surface Hub 2 is lighter, sleeker, and more intuitive than its predecessor. It will be equipped with a removable processor cartridge, in an easily accessible hardware chassis on the back. This processor cartridge can be removed, upgraded and serviced over time.

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Microsoft Ignite 2018 on-demand sessions now available

Did you miss a session at Microsoft Ignite 2018 or couldn't attend the conference this year? Just visit the on-demand sessions page to watch sessions and access hands-on labs from Microsoft Ignite. Please note that while not all sessions are available, most are posted. To access the content use your existing Microsoft Tech Community login or create a free account.
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Microsoft Teams gets a free version for small businesses

Microsoft introduced a free version of Microsoft Teams, the competitor to Slack. This version is designed for small businesses and groups of coworkers that don’t have commercial Office 365 subscriptions. The free version includes the following features:

  • Following for up to 300 people
  • Unlimited chat messages and search
  • Built-in audio and video calling for individuals and groups
  • 10 GB of team file storage plus additional 2 GB personal storage
  • Unlimited app integrations with 140+ business apps including Adobe, Trello and Evernote
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with anyone inside or outside your organization

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