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Serverless compute options in Azure

by RSSFeed | July 20, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS
RSS Content from Microsoft Mechanics Office Garage Series Services designed for on-demand scale without having to plan for or manage the infrastructure required to run apps. With serverless, you can publish your code using Azure Functions, build workflows and...
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Workplace Analytics & MyAnalytics updates: new features to help teams master their time

by RSSFeed | July 17, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS
RSS Content from Microsoft Mechanics Office Garage Series Use data from everyday work in Office 365 to boost productivity and engagement. First, I’re introducing nudging to MyAnalytics to help you make better decisions about how you collaborate as you...
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Introducing Live Events in Microsoft Stream

by RSSFeed | July 16, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS
RSS Content from Microsoft Mechanics Office Garage Series See the new capabilities to create and stream live events, how you can easily create and publish video content with PowerPoint and Microsoft Stream. And admins, I’ll show you updates to...
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App Migration to Azure: Moving your databases step-by-step guide

by RSSFeed | July 16, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS
RSS Content from Microsoft Mechanics Office Garage Series Help with rehosting your app in Azure, with a focus on database migration and managed PaaS service. With PaaS, you don’t need to worry about managing or configuring your database environment....
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App Migration to Azure: Your options explained

by RSSFeed | July 13, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS
RSS Content from Microsoft Mechanics Office Garage Series From rehosting your apps by lifting and shifting them to Azure to choosing to refactor your apps for greater efficiency, rearchitecting your apps to be able to quickly add new capabilities...
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Get Microsoft Teams for free – Plus Updates for Devs and IT

by RSSFeed | July 13, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS
RSS Content from Microsoft Mechanics Office Garage Series Get the free version of Microsoft Teams, available now. And with more people using Teams, I’ll show you updates that extend stability and management, including for developers, how you can now...
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Microsoft Windows Security Updates July 2018 release overview

by RSSFeed | July 12, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS, Windows Quality Rollup
It is July 10, 2018 today and that means it is time for My monthly Microsoft Patch Day overview. Microsoft releases security updates for company products on the second Tuesday of each month. My coverage includes all important information...
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Introducing Surface Go

by RSSFeed | July 10, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS
RSS Content from Microsoft Mechanics Office Garage Series Introducing Surface Go, My brand new 10-inch ultra-light device, which gives you a highly portable form factor for mobile experiences at a lower price point. Importantly, for mobile workers and students,...
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PaperCut: Upgrading from NG to MF

by Dave | July 10, 2018 | Site-1
Posts in this seriesQUOTE: Papercut NG/MFPaperCut: Upgrading from NG to MFiOPEN PROJECTAfter many years of using PaperCut NG, I will be migrating to PaperCut MF to utilise off-the glass monitoring. Whilst the MF licence has now been purchased and...
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SIMS 2018 Summer Release

by Dave | July 9, 2018 | General (FTV), Site-1
Posts in this seriesINCIDENT: #9115 - SOLUS 3 - Tolerance not metSIMS 2018 Spring ReleaseThe SIMS 7.182 and FMS 6.182 Summer release is available. Normally Via: http://www.capitaess.co.uk/home/index.asp However it has appeared in Solus 3 before the website. Hits: 14...
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Guidance: Deals for schools

by RSSFeed | July 9, 2018 | DfE, General (FTV), RSS
The Schools Commercial Team (SCT) within DfE has reviewed a wide range of deals. These have been assessed for compliance with procurement regulations, ease of use, suitability and value for money. I’ve also considered feedback from schools already using...
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QUOTE: ALTARO Backup Solution – RENEWAL

by Dave | July 6, 2018 | Site-1, Stage 1 - Quote Requests
iRenewal required by 12th July 2018I’m looking to renew my ALTARO backup solution again for another year. Please quote for a renewal of 4 Hyper-V Host servers, each with UNLIMITED, to be upgraded to UNLIMITED PLUS for Continuous Data...
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The Microsoft Office July 2018 non-security updates are out

by RSSFeed | July 5, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS, Windows Quality Rollup
It is the first Tuesday of July 2018 and that means it is Microsoft Office Patch Day; more precisely, it is Office non-security patch day as this happens on the first Tuesday of any month while security updates for...
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An overview of business continuity and disaster recovery with Microsoft Azure

by RSSFeed | June 26, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS
RSS Content from Microsoft Mechanics Office Garage Series How to use Azure’s global cloud platform to keep your business-critical services up and running, and to protect and restore your data from a specific point in time as part of...
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The 2018 phonics screening check threshold mark is…

by Dave | June 25, 2018 | DfE
The 2018 phonics screening check threshold mark will be published on Monday 25 June. Teachers should check each pupil’s mark against the threshold to establish whether they have achieved the expected standard. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/key-stage-1-phonics-screening-check-administration-guidance   The 2018 phonics screening check...
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Automation options within and across services in Azure

by RSSFeed | June 21, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS
RSS Content from Microsoft Mechanics Office Garage Series Explore your automation options as standalone capabilities and across services in Azure. Azure offers a variety of services, from Runbook automation and resource manager templates to automated commands available in PowerShell...
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Introducing Dynamics 365 for Marketing

by RSSFeed | June 20, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS
RSS Content from Microsoft Mechanics Office Garage Series With Dynamics 365 for Marketing, now generally available, Eric Boocock from the Dynamics 365 team takes me through its demos and features. You’ll see how to build marketing workflows to identify...
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QUOTE: Apple iPhone / iPad charger

by Dave | June 20, 2018 | Site-1, Stage 3 - Expired Quote Requests
iCLOSEDI’m looking to purchase an Apple branded charger for an iPhone / iPad 1 x Lightning to USB cable (1m) 1 x Apple USB Power Adapter Please include postage to the Isle of Wight. Thank you Hits: 10...
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QUOTE: Wireless Microphone & Base Station

by Dave | June 19, 2018 | Site-1, Stage 2 - Quotes pending signoff
iQuote deadline: 26th June 2018I’m looking to purchase a wireless microphone for my school hall (that may occasionally be used in the field) for events. I’m looking for one that doesn’t require a licence, however understand that better models...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 switched to rollup model

by RSSFeed | June 18, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS
The Microsoft Windows Server Team announced last week that Windows Server 2008 R2 is moved from the current updating system to a rollup model. The first rollup previews will be made available in August, the first final rollups on...
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QUOTE: Papercut NG/MF

by Dave | June 18, 2018 | Site-1, Stage 3 - Expired Quote Requests
Posts in this seriesQUOTE: Papercut NG/MFPaperCut: Upgrading from NG to MFiORDERED 29/06/2018I’m looking to renew my existing Papercut NG update assurance as well as purchase Papercut MF (Multi-Function) for two copiers in addition. Papercut NG – Upgrade assurance 500...
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Windows Analytics: New tools to help prepare for deployment and ensure PCs are up-to-date

by RSSFeed | June 15, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS
RSS Content from Microsoft Mechanics Office Garage Series Latest capabilities in Windows Analytics across Upgrade Readiness, Update Compliance, and Device Help. If you’re new to Windows Analytics, this allows you to manage your upgrades to Windows 10 and subsequent...
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Microsoft Windows Security Updates June 2018 release overview

by RSSFeed | June 13, 2018 | General (FTV), RSS
Posts in this seriesMicrosoft Windows Security Updates June 2018 release overviewAugust 8, 2017—KB4034664 (Monthly Rollup)July 11, 2017—KB4025341 (Monthly Rollup)March, 2017 Security Monthly Quality Rollup for Windows 7 (KB4012215)Microsoft to delay its February patches to March 14 | ZDNetJanuary, 2017...
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June 12, 2018—KB4284826 (Monthly Rollup)

by Dave | June 13, 2018 | General (FTV), Windows Quality Rollup
https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/4284826/windows-7-update-kb4284826 Applies to: Windows 7 Service Pack 1Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 Improvements and fixes This security update includes improvements and fixes that were a part of update KB4103713 (released May 17, 2018) and addresses the following...
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