Microsoft Update May 2018

May 2018 saw a number of important licensing and solutions updates, including but not limited to:

  • Licensing – Hybrid Use Benefit and Azure RI General Availability for Windows Server and SQL Server in Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) subscriptions expand the sourcing and license design options for customers https://goo.gl/eQYhT5
  • Licensing – Windows 10 deployments on Azure Stack require Windows USLs, or purchase through a Qualified Multitenant Hoster https://goo.gl/B3Kf8L
  • Licensing – EULA for Windows Server Container Images https://goo.gl/ax2nyq
  • Roadmap Lifecycle – Microsoft Calling Plans with Domestic and Domestic and International Plans available as User Subscription Licences and (all users need to be licensed with a Phone System User SL too), now available in Canada. https://goo.gl/6suzam with full geo availability available here: https://goo.gl/ufc76p
  • Licensing – To take control of Office365 Groups, you will need more than Office365 subscriptions https://goo.gl/7MMn2y
  • New Feature – Microsoft To-Do receives feature updates https://goo.gl/mRgnHo
  • New Features – PowerBI Desktop https://goo.gl/aHY2cb
  • Roadmap Lifecycle – Azure GDPR Data Subject Requests processing capability enters General Availability https://goo.gl/xiE4w9
  • Roadmap Lifecycle – Azure AD B2B Collaboration improvements to meet GDPR obligations https://goo.gl/P1vtZp
  • Licensing – Mobile device management capabilities improve in the Microsoft 365 Business Plans https://goo.gl/zL2FYn
  • Resource (Licensing) – PowerBI Embedded Reports FAQs addresses licensing and licensing packages questions https://goo.gl/E8X9Lb

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