Tom Talks Microsoft Teams and Microsoft 365 news and opinions

AuthorTom Arbuthnot

A Microsoft MVP and Microsoft Certified Master, Tom Arbuthnot is Principal Solutions Architect at Microsoft Collaboration specialists Modality Systems. Tom stays up to date with industry developments and shares news and his opinions on his blog, Microsoft Teams Podcast and email list. He is a regular speaker at events around the world.

Microsoft Teams Recording API and Contact Center API no longer require Advanced Communications Licence

Advanced Communications Licence background In July Microsoft announced a new Microsoft Teams $12 PUPM Advanced Communications licence. At launch it covered the following: Compliance Recording Graph API Access Contact Center solution Graph API Access Live event of up to 20K participants (50 concurrent meetings per tenant, 16 hours length) And described as coming later in 2020 1,000-person...

UC Today Microsoft Teams Podcast October 2020

Check out the latest UC Today Microsoft Teams podcast covering:

Top 10 Teams news from Ignite
New SfB Server
Cisco Cloud Video Interop
Azure Communication Services

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Microsoft Teams native ARM64 client for Windows 10 on ARM

Thanks to Bill Weidenborner, Microsoft Senior PM for the heads up this week, Microsoft has launched our new native ARM64 Teams app for Windows 10 on ARM. Last year Microsoft launched Windows 10 on ARM. The ARM CPU architecture allows these PCs to have all-day battery life and support for mobile data networks. The flagship device for Windows 10 on ARM is the Surface Pro X. Windows 10 on ARM can...

Need Microsoft support with Office 365 Developer API’s? You need paid Microsoft Premier or Unified Support

I’ve been working in the Microsoft space for quite a long time, including developing a number of products with Modality Systems, but this one still surprised me. Office 365 services, such as Exchange, OneDrive, Microsoft Teams, Planner, and SharePoint have various API’s, now mainly under Microsoft Graph. These are used for organisations to write their own scripts, apps and processes and also...

How short retention deletion policies negatively impact Microsoft Teams user experience

About Retention Policies Retention Policies in Office 365 allow organisations to define data they want to retain (keep) for a specific period of time, but also data they want to specifically not retain (permanently delete) after a period of time. Keeping data is usually to do with legal requirements or industry regulations to retain data for X period, for example, the Sarbanes–Oxley Act of 2002...

Tom Talks Microsoft Teams and Microsoft 365 news and opinions