Microsoft Update December 2015

Microsoft updates for December 2015

  • Licensing – OneDrive for Business disappoints E1 customers w.1TB limit. Microsoft extends ‘unlimited’ with an increase to 5TB for E3,E4,E5 https://t.co/RfxtyVtc6s
  • Licensing – OneDrive for Business next gen sync client supports 10GB files and 20,000 documents. https://t.co/iSFMvCQOEz
  • Roadmap Lifecycle – Azure IoT Suite predictive maintenance now Generally Available https://t.co/JKSb9V6Asj
  • Tool – Skype for Business Planning Tool https://t.co/6GDJDcj5Wd
  • Tool – Microsoft release DskSpd storage testing tool https://t.co/cq33sNJvuh
  • Resource – SQL 2005 Upgrade Planning – Advice from the SQL group at Microsoft https://t.co/86dmagFW1b
  • Licensing – Azure RMS w. mailbox encryption and user rights policies could provide encryption functionality to E1 for users that don’t require all of Office365 E3
  • Resource – You can backup Vmware on prem VMs to Azure via ASR Azure Site Recovery https://t.co/MGF729y8EV
  • New Features – Office365 Groups now supports eDiscovery, litigation hold and Auditing for Office365 E3 (website disabled)  https://t.co/tmkmnYwRrK.
  • New Feature – Microsoft make it easier to schedule a meeting with FindTime for Office365 https://t.co/8phnVUQNka
  • Partner Ecosystem – Blockchain as a Service on Azure (Ethyreum via ConsenSys) https://t.co/MllsTGFXeC
  • Roadmap Lifecycle – General Availability – Azure Automation https://t.co/yqHu12DnT4
  • Resource (Licensing) Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016 Licensing FAQs Datasheet https://t.co/SByaxz7Pnv
  • New Feature – General Availability of New Azure Portal https://t.co/QWBQUwbwnm
  • New Feature – Operations Management Suite (OMS) Alerts https://t.co/VglQZMzoQK
  • Roadmap Lifecycle – Azure Container Service enters Public Preview https://t.co/pHcoAZktxN
  • Roadmap Lifecycle – General Availability of PowerApps https://t.co/HI9nygv1qq
  • Licensing – Visual Studio Online renamed as Visual Studio Team Services. New Licensing. Includes TFS CAL
    https://t.co/vfaBDw7bMq
  • Licensing – Visual Studio 2015 purchasing options. New cloud subscriptions only via Azure marketplace. EA customers get discount https://t.co/vOXQ3zGuOk
  • New Feature – SQL Azure DB row-level security predicates Generally Available https://t.co/1geD7kOwoY
  • Partner Ecosystem – HP Enterprise  strategic partnership with Microsoft w. Cloud Platform Solution preconfigured hybrid Azure-in-a-Box https://t.co/DcAfUKW9Vm
  • Licensing – Office365 E5 is Generally Available and added to the Microsoft Product Terms December 2015 https://goo.gl/LXBPWA
  • Licensing – Office365 E5 component Customer Lockbox is Generally Available and added to the Microsoft Product Terms December 2015 https://goo.gl/LXBPWA
  • Licensing – Office365 E5 component Delve Analytics is Generally Available and added to the Microsoft Product Terms December 2015 https://goo.gl/LXBPWA
  • Licensing – Office365 E5 component Advanced eDiscovery is Generally Available and added to the Microsoft Product Terms December 2015 https://goo.gl/LXBPWA
  • Licensing – Office365 E5 component OneDrive for Business Plan 2 is Generally Available and added to the Microsoft Product Terms December 2015 https://goo.gl/LXBPWA
  • Licensing –  Skype for Business Online Cloud PBX is Generally Available and added to the Microsoft Product Terms December 2015 https://goo.gl/LXBPWA
  • Licensing –  Skype for Business Online PSTN Calling  is Generally Available and added to the Microsoft Product Terms December 2015 https://goo.gl/LXBPWA
  • Licensing –  Skype for Business Online PSTN Conferencing is Generally Available and added to the Microsoft Product Terms December 2015 https://goo.gl/LXBPWA
  • Licensing –  Skype for Business Plus CAL is Generally Available and added to the Microsoft Product Terms December 2015 https://goo.gl/LXBPWA
  • Licensing – Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise is Generally Available and added to the Microsoft Product Terms December 2015 https://goo.gl/LXBPWA
  • Licensing – Microsoft update version with Dynamics CRM 2016 Additive CAL, Employee Self-Service CAL is Generally Available and added to the Microsoft Product Terms December 2015 https://goo.gl/LXBPWA
  • Licensing – Microsoft update e-learning benefits terms in the Microsoft Product Terms December 2015 https://goo.gl/LXBPWA
  • Licensing – System Center Configuration Manager: The current branch of System Center Configuration Manager may only be used by Customers with active System Center Configuration Manager SA or equivalent subscription rights – Microsoft Product Terms December 2015 https://goo.gl/LXBPWA
  • Licensing – Windows Desktop Operating System: The current branch of Windows 10 Enterprise may only be used by Customers with active Windows SA or VDA licenses – Microsoft Product Terms December 2015 https://goo.gl/LXBPWA
  • Licensing – Microsoft Dynamics AX: Fail-Over Rights in Section 4 were expanded to all editions (server and core license only) – Microsoft Product Terms December 2015 https://goo.gl/LXBPWA
  • Licensing – “License Mobility: For Products that qualify for Fail-Over Rights on dedicated Servers and have License Mobility Through Software Assurance, we are introducing fail-over rights for use on shared third party servers.” – Microsoft Product Terms December 2015 https://goo.gl/LXBPWA

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