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Microsoft Defender for IoT: Site Licenses

Effective June 1, 2023, Microsoft Defender for IoT (Internet of Things) moves to the licensing model of site licenses. The previous Azure consumption model for this solution is no longer available for purchase by new customers. Existing customers can choose to transition to site-based licensing or remain on the consumption

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Microsoft Visio in Microsoft Teams

Effective June 6, 2023, a new Microsoft Visio app for Microsoft Teams is available for commercial tenants worldwide. It enables users to seamlessly view, edit, and generate Visio files in 31 languages within the Teams environment.   Microsoft Visio: What is it? Microsoft Visio is a diagramming tool that assists

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Microsoft 365 Business Premium Promotion

Until December 31, 2023, this promotion offers 15% discount on Microsoft 365 Business Premium via SCHNEIDER IT MANAGEMENT as your Cloud Solution Provider (CSP).   Microsoft 365 Business Premium Microsoft 365 Business Premium is the best way for small- and medium-sized organizations to safely run their businesses from anywhere with

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Microsoft Windows 365 midterm upgrades

Effective August 24, 2023, midterm upgrades for Microsoft Windows 365 become available. This launch provides customers with the flexibility to upgrade their licenses and only pay for the differential cost, not the full license price.   Microsoft Windows 365 Windows 365 Cloud PC enables you to securely stream your personalized

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Microsoft Dev Box available

Effective July 10, 2023, Microsoft Dev Box is generally available and comparable to Windows 365 but tailored for developers.   What is Microsoft Dev Box? Microsoft Dev Box is used to design, develop, and test applications. It is a virtualized solution empowering developers to create self-service workstations with centralized management

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Microsoft Viva Pulse available

Release Date Effective July 18, 2023, Microsoft Viva Pulse is generally available. After its announcement on October 12, 2022, Microsoft has now included Viva Pulse in the Viva Suite.   What is Microsoft Viva Pulse? Viva Pulse is a feedback platform that lets employees give regular feedback to managers and

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Microsoft Products now running on Amazon WorkSpaces

Effective August 1, 2023, users with specific licenses may run Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise/business, Microsoft Project, and Microsoft Visio on Amazon WorkSpaces.   Eligibility requirements The eligible licenses under this revised policy include Microsoft 365 E3/E5/A3/A5 and Microsoft 365 Business Premium. If you currently have any of these licenses,

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Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 Promotion

Until September 30, 2023, the promotion offers a 15% discount on Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365.   Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 Veeam Backup for Microsoft 365 is a comprehensive solution that allows you to back up and restore data of your Microsoft 365 environment, including Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint,

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