Free ebook: Introducing Microsoft Power BI

We’re happy to announce the availability of our newest free ebook, Introducing Microsoft Power BI (ISBN 9781509302284), by Alberto Ferrari and Marco Russo. Enjoy!


Bill Baer on Microsoft SharePoint Hybrid

Last week, Microsoft Press published Jeremy Taylor’s Planning and Preparing for Microsoft SharePoint Hybrid, a free ebook that covers SharePoint Hybrid’s foundational topics. Today we’re happy to share the book’s Foreword, by Bill Baer (Microsoft SharePoint Senior Product Manager), in which Bill describes the importance of SharePoint Hybrid.


Understanding Microsoft enterprise mobility solutions

As described in this chapter from Enterprise Mobility with App Management, Office 365, and Threat Mitigation: Beyond BYOD, enterprise mobility management solutions aren’t as simple anymore as connecting a few mobile devices to an email server or allowing some users to access company resources via a remote connection. Today’s IT departments must support a much…


“To the Cloud” series: All episodes now available on TechNet Radio

More exciting companion content is available for Microsoft Public Cloud Services: Setting up your business in the cloud, by Blain Barton! All eleven TechNet Radio episodes of Blain’s “To the Cloud” series have been released on Channel 9. The series has become very popular and is receiving outstanding reviews!


New MVA course: Advanced Threat Analytics

Yuri Diogenes, co-author of the upcoming book Enterprise Mobility with App Management, Office 365, and Threat Mitigation: Beyond BYOD, recently recorded a free course for the Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) about Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA). In this demo-rich course, learn the basics of ATA, including what it does and how it works. Explore ATA architecture,…


Sample chapter: Provision SharePoint Online Site Collections

Understanding how to configure and manage SharePoint Online site collections is critical for an Office 365 administrator. This chapter from Exam Ref 70-347 Enabling Office 365 Services covers how to configure external user sharing, create SharePoint site collection, and plan a collaboration solution. SharePoint Online allows collaboration for people within an organization, and also allows…