Planning Your Migration to the Microsoft Cloud

Date: December 13th at 11am PT / 2pm ET

Moving an organization’s IT resources to “the cloud” can be a big change. What is “the cloud,” how does it work, and is it reliable? Having a plan in place for your migration is absolutely essential before starting that transition.

In this Redmond Magazine Fireside Chat webcast, Microsoft Cloud expert Nathan O’Bryan (MCSM/MVP) will discuss the planning process for you move to Office 365 with Datto Vice President of Product Marketing Matt Richards. They will spend an hour discussing the information you need to start planning your migration, as well as what you need to know to successfully manage your Office 365 tenant now and in the future.

Attend and learn:

  • How to decide your identity management strategy for Office 365
  • If you need to backup Office 365
  • How to sort through the sales pitch and understand how things really work in the cloud
  • And much more!
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Getting the Math Right: Is Your Enterprise Mobility ‘Minus’ Security?

Date: November 7, 2017 at 11am PT / 2pm ET

Nathan O’Bryan - Microsoft MVP
Stafin Jacob – Technology Solutions Professional, Microsoft
Rajkumar Thakur – Practice Lead, Digital Workplace Services, Microland

In a recent survey of 100+ CIOs/IT leaders, security was ranked as the most significant challenge in Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM)*. As CIOs embrace digital workplace strategies, beyond enabling access to email or corporate resources anywhere and on any device, the focus is on transforming into a digital business, implementing digital enablers of which enterprise mobility is a key element. While enterprise mobility enables productivity and agility, it also increases the chances of data leakage and the threat surface, given the ever-changing threat landscape.

Cutting through the clutter of enterprise mobility publications available on the Internet, this webinar presents real life use cases CIOs should consider in any mobility solution to manage information security.

Listen to industry experts’ views on securing information in enterprise mobility and learn about:

  • Must-haves in an enterprise mobility strategy to manage all BYOD / COPE devices
  • Securing information everywhere through controls in mobility solutions
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Simplify Office 365 Migrations and Management

Date: November 1, 2017 at 8:00am PT / 11:00am ET
Moderator: Nathan O’Bryan, Microsoft MVP

Many organizations are considering migrating to Office 365 to take advantage of its functionality and convenience. But, this move can be difficult. And managing Office 365 presents its own challenges.
So, join our discussion featuring Quest On Demand experts. They’ll share some key problems our customers faced during their transition so you can learn from their experiences. Plus, they’ll also cover other important topics, such as:

  • How modifying your business continuity plans to accommodate your Azure Active Directory (AD) could impact your organization
  • How implementing security policies upfront can prevent potential security breaches
  • Why developing a sound backup and recovery plan is so essential

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Preparing for Exchange Online UM Changes

Date: Tuesday, Sept. 19th at 11am PDT / 2pm EDT

In July 2018 Microsoft will be ending support for Session Border Controllers that connect 3rd party PBX systems to Exchange Online Unified Messaging. This service change could force many Office 365 customers that use Exchange Online Unified Messaging to make significant changes to their telephone infrastructure.

In this webcast Nathan O’Bryan (MCSM: Messaging, MVP: Office Servers and Service) and Tom Minifie, AVST CTO, will discuss what options current Office 365 customers will have, and what actions they need to take before July 2018 to ensure they don’t lose service.

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Protecting Your Office 365 Tenant Against Ransomware

Date: Thursday, Sept. 21st at 11am PDT / 2pm EDT

Join Microsoft MVP Nathan O'Bryan for this webcast on ways you can protect your organization’s data from ransomware attacks in Office 365. The native tools and add-ins available from Microsoft, as well as 3rd party solutions that can provide additional layers of protection will be covered.

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