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Microsoft Viva Skills: a new AI-powered service to grow and manage talent

Microsoft announced Microsoft Viva Skills, a new AI-powered service that will help organizations understand workforce skills and gaps and deliver personalized skills-based experiences throughout Microsoft 365 and Viva applications for employees, business leaders, and Human Resources.   When will Viva Skills be available? The license for Viva Skills will be

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Adobe Photoshop on the web available

Adobe has officially released Photoshop on the web, offering it as part of all Photoshop plans. This release includes the newly introduced Adobe Firefly generative AI features, such as Generative Fill and Generative Expand. After initially launching as a beta experience, Adobe received feedback from users worldwide and has now

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Symantec uses Google Cloud generative Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Symantec, a division of Broadcom, has partnered with Google Cloud to enhance its cybersecurity capabilities. Through this collaboration, they are incorporating generative AI (gen AI) from Google Cloud into Symantec’s Security platform, aiming to improve threat detection and response. By leveraging Google Cloud’s Security AI Workbench and a specialized language

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Microsoft 365 E3 Do More with Less promotion

Until July 1, 2024, the Microsoft 365 E3 Do More with Less promotion for Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) customers offers a 15% discount on Microsoft 365 E3.   Promotion Overview Annual subscription on Microsoft 365 E3, promotional pricing will apply through the full subscription term with SCHNEIDER IT MANAGEMENT as your Cloud Solution Provider (CSP).  

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Microsoft 365 Copilot & Bing Chat Enterprise

Microsoft 365 Copilot On November 1, 2023, Microsoft 365 Copilot will become generally available to enterprise customers. Microsoft 365 Copilot will be available for 30 EUR as an add-on license to Microsoft 365 E3 or E5 with a minimum of 300 users. Microsoft 365 Copilot will be available in Cloud

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Microsoft Power Apps: Simplify License Management with Auto-Claim

Effective September 12, 2023, auto-claiming for Microsoft Power Apps licenses is available in public preview. This feature enables IT administrators to set up policies that automatically assign Power Apps Premium licenses to users when they launch an app that needs them.   Key Benefits Automatic assignment of licenses for users

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Microsoft Defender for IoT joins Microsoft 365 E5

Effective October 1, 2023, Microsoft Defender for IoT moves to Microsoft 365, benefitting Microsoft 365 E5 and E5 Security customers.   Newly included Defender for IoT capabilities in Microsoft 365 E5 and E5 Security With this change, Microsoft 365 E5 and E5 Security customers automatically get the following capabilities for

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Microsoft Dynamics 365: minimum purchase requirements changed

On September 1, 2023, Microsoft has revised its Product Terms regarding minimum purchase requirements for Microsoft Dynamics 365. Previously, customers had the flexibility to combine Finance, Supply Chain Management, Commerce, and Project Operations licenses to fulfill the 20-license minimum. However, this has been changed. Now, Microsoft requires all customers to

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Microsoft Fabric: Changes to Capacity Limits and Workload Usage

Effective October 1, 2023, changes to the licensing of Microsoft Fabric apply. These changes affect the way workload usage and capacity limits are managed, along with the introduction of storage consumption charges.   Microsoft Fabric free trial: licensing changes The Microsoft Fabric free trial spans 60 days. It allows you

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