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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...

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...

Customer managed encryption keys coming for Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Office 365 has supported Customer Key since 2017. Customer Key encrypts data at rest in Office 365 with keys the customer\organisation provides. Your data is always encrypted at rest in the Microsoft 365 service with BitLocker and Distributed Key Manager (DKM). This is controlled and managed by Microsoft. Customer Key adds an additional layer of encryption is called service encryption...

All the Important Microsoft Teams sessions at Microsoft Ignite

Microsoft Ignite is here, September 22-24, 2020 as a free digital event. There is going to be loads of great content right across Microsoft technologies. Here are a few key things to know and top Microsoft Teams related sessions to look out for. I will be blogging all the key news and will have a full breakdown in my email update. When choosing your session, you have two options Save to Backpack...

Microsoft Teams audio, video and screen sharing minutes per user reports in Microsoft 365 Usage Reports

The Microsoft 365 admin center (portal.office.com) offers usage reports for a lot of the main services, Reports are available for the last 7 days, 30 days, 90 days, and 180 days. Reports are typically around 48 hours behind. Previous to this update we simply got a per user count of each of the following: Channel Messages Chat Messages 1:1 Calls Meetings This is still the default of the Web UI...

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