Vaibhav Mathur

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Azure Powered Rights Management and Document Tracking

Moving your data to the cloud is not a trivial task, not only from technical standpoint but even from user adoption and business justification. Every organization deal with their challenges in different ways, some take the route of implementing least disruptive workload like exchange (mail) and some go with higher business impact workload like SharePoint Online. Which ever route […]

Speaking at Tech-Ed Summit

At the end of the day isn’t it all about user experience? Office 365 groups does just that by unifying these experiences across the various Office 365 services. Groups provides teams a way to work together across Exchange, OneDrive, SharePoint, and Yammer, integrating the best of all worlds. I’ll be speaking at the Northeast Tech-Ed summit at Boston and Hartford next […]

Microsoft Ignite 2015 Sway

If you have already played with Sway (member of Office 365) then I bet you’re in love with it, and if you have not yet then you’re going to love this. I thought of presenting a recap of the conference in the form of a Sway publicly available here. Sway is an app that lets […]

New features for Office 365 SSO and RMS – Ignite 2015

Some very exciting new capabilities were announced here (Ignite conference) as part of the Office 365 suite powered by Azure AD and rights management service. I will share two of these here • Cloud App Discovery • Document Tracking Cloud App Discovery With 365 you’re already setup for SSO but if you require some advanced […]

Office 365 NextGen Portals Under the Hood – Ignite 2015

Family of NextGen portals Video Delve Infopedia Notion of these portals is built on the following pillars Intelligent Mobile Social Ready to go NEXTGEN PORTAL MODEL NEXTGEN PORTAL ARCHITECTURE Office 365 Video Powered by azure media services Easily consume Share ideas broadly (rich discoverable social video across devices with yammer embedded) Secure & easy to manage […]

Threat Resistance in Windows 10 – Ignite 2015

Enterprise and Personal Security Model revolves around: Identity protection Info protection Threat resistance Windows 10 addresses the threat resistance in the following three ways: 1. Windows Hello (will use fingerprints, facial recognition and biometrics.) Unlocks your device with biometrics and gives access to your MS passport 2. EDP (Enterprise data protection) Enrollments –> Data Ingress (everything […]

HUGE Improvements Announced for SharePoint 2016 – Ignite 2015

Bill Baer today shared and announced some significant changes coming up in SharePoint 2016. To quote him: “SharePoint 2016 is the most durable version shipped till date.” (tweet this) These announcements are very welcoming, not only from a IT admin perspective but also for the end user (file size, list threshold etc.) This might be the […]

New Capabilities in Azure Storage – Ignite 2015

New Design Patterns Application Layer Encryption Encrypt storage data in your apps – auto encrypt and decrypt prior to receiving and after receiving storage. Key vault service is integrated for users to send their keys. Seamless integration – blobs (full blob upload) Direct Data Access (enables clients to access storage directly) using delegated AuthZ Shared […]

Next-Gen Information Protection Announcements – Ignite 2015

The following are my notes from the Next-Gen Information Protection announcements at Microsoft Ignite 2015. Microsoft thinks about security in three ways: Being pervasive Transparent People-centric Pervasive – policy applied to data level (when its created inside the ecosystem) so it goes with data across devices. Unified compliance – running data through compliance center across email, […]

New SharePoint Online Migration API Announcement – Ignite 2015

The single biggest benefit of this new Migration PowerShell API is speed. Close to 5 times faster than CSOM calls. The new API was released today and is available for public consumption. An Overview Source – file share, SharePoint on-prem, potentially any other data source Package – create package for the API to be able to accept it […]

Office 365 Groups Roadmap Announcement – Ignite 2015

You will find some exciting announcements and investments, but before we discuss the future roadmap, let’s dive in to background and benefits of Groups. The world has changed Earlier – Information moves slowly. Fixed workforces; siloed teams. Believed in command and control Now – information travels fast. Leverage the on demand; global talent pool. Always […]

Office 365 Data Loss Prevention in Transit – Ignite 2015

Office 365 Data loss protection (DLP) comes with 6 to 7 predefined templates, MS is adding 20-30 every month One central place to manage all workloads (SP, OD4B, Exchange) . Admin Actions Block access to content for SME. They shouldn’t be able to see end user content. Send email notification Policy tip (like outlook) across all workloads Target policies […]

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