From surging cloud growth, to Windows 10 update woes, to the blockbuster GitHub acquisition, we round up the biggest Microsoft stories that affected solution providers this year.Read More
Microsoft last night announced the November feature update for Microsoft Teams app on iOS and Android platforms. This month’s update includes a number of new features including new Driving Mode, Quite Hours and more. Read about them in detail below.
Microsoft is introducing a new feature called Drive Mode which will offer a simplified Teams experience optimized for driving conditions with larger buttons for common actions to safely participate in meetings while you are driving.
To access Drive mode, tap the “…” menu in the meeting view, and select Drive mode. If your mobile device is paired with the car stereo over Bluetooth, audio should automatically switch to your car’s stereo.
New Quiet Hours feature in Teams mobile app will allow you to control Team’s notifications on your mobile device. You can mute push notifications at specific times during any day of the week, including weekends.
If you have a Teams phone number as a phone contact, Teams app will now display their name when they call you via Teams. This requires a Phone System license and permission to access your device contacts.
Ability to schedule meetings:
Finally, Teams mobile app will now allow you to schedule Teams meetings and invite people who are part of the organization (including guests). You will be also be able to schedule channel meetings soon.
Search for a colleague:
With this Teams app update, you can now search for a colleague in the organizational chart or find it directly from their contact card.
As more businesses around the world adopt Azure — including 95 percent of the Fortune 500 — Microsoft has introduced a powerful new solution to enhance the performance and security of its cloud.Read More
Not so long ago, cloud services were perceived as a risky and unstable solution that may be somewhat useful in making less-than-critical functions of a business a bit easier. However, in no more than five years, they transformed into something that permeates every aspect of our life, both business and personal.Read More
For Office 365 users Microsoft will discontinue support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1 on October 31 2018. This means that if you have not enabled TLS 1.2 by the end of October you may experience connectivity issues to 365.Read More