Migrate Files Shares to Microsoft Cloud

File Share Featured

File shares have been a beloved way to store and share documents around various groups for years. Even though, many organizations moved to collaborative solutions like SharePoint years ago, File Shares didn’t lose their charm. Because of the ease of usage and historical knowhow, it continued to grow both in size and usage over years. I know many organizations who store say 5 terabytes of data in SharePoint, still have four times more data in File Shares. But things are not all rosy with File Shares. Why Move out of File Shares Let’s a take quick look at why we […]

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External/Guest Access in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft recently announced to start rolling out a much awaited feature in Microsoft Teams –Ā Support for consumer email account as Guests or External Users. As per Microsoft official message “Users will have the ability to add anyone with a business or consumer email account (such as Outlook.com) as a guest, enabling them to participate in Teams with full access to team chats, meetings and files. Guests with email accounts such as Gmail.com or others that do not yet have a Microsoft account associated to their email will be directed to create a Microsoft account for free, as this is required […]

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Microsoft Teams: Getting Ready and More

Many organizations have been flirting with Microsoft Teams since Microsoft announced at Ignite conference in Orlando, Florida few months ago, that it plans to kill off Skype for Business in favor of Microsoft Teams. With so many new features and added functionalities Office 365, which is growing at faster pace than most IT department can digest šŸ™‚ Let’s take a look at how to get started with teams and what works and what’s not so. What is Microsoft Teams I won’t re-invent the wheel and just refer some already published articles. As per one of the MS blogsĀ -“It’s a new […]

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