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Microsoft Mesh is the platform that Microsoft is creating for a virtual office in augmented reality

  Microsoft Mesh, the next great service from Microsoft. Using increased reality and high-speed Internet connections, they imagine  an improved reality platform where virtual meetings stop being only on screens  and jump into the 3D world to have virtual human and objects in the environment in which we find ourselves. This is one of the latest innovations introduced by  Microsoft in the field of augmented reality  and is rather an idea of ​​ what they hope to create in the near future. Microsoft shows a multitude of examples where Microsoft Mesh is useful in a first demonstration video. Please use this link to watch Introducing Microsoft Mesh . For example, in the video, we can see how it  can be especially useful for work team meetings .  In these situations, it is typically around a table with a virtual product such as a model of a building or the flight path of an airport. Microsoft also proposes its  use for academic learning,  for example, with a teacher or tutor sitting ne

SAP and Microsoft want the collaboration application to drive the jump to the cloud

Microsoft and SAP have announced a new step in the strategic alliance they signed a couple of years ago:  Microsoft Teams will be integrated into all SAP solutions . However, this agreement is rather symbolic, since true the objective of this agreement is to reinforce the cloud services that both companies offer from the others on their respective platforms. Microsoft and SAP signed an agreement in 2019 that was focused on accelerating the development of SAP S4 / Hana on the Microsoft Azure platform. The announcement made now implies that Teams will become integrated into the entire SAP application suite, including ERP S4 / Hana, SAP SuccessFactors and SAP Customer Experience, by the middle of this year. According to those involved, this agreement is a way to mitigate the impact of teleworking and remote work that has been imposed after the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. The CEO of SAP, Christian Klein, defends that by integrating Microsoft Team into SAP applications "we are

Microsoft Teams will allow to use multiple accounts simultaneously

Microsoft will allow  a user can use Teams with several accounts at the same time  when using the desktop version in Windows of this application. This feature will be enabled in stating of December and Microsoft is planning for having in it on Mac shortly after Windows. In the mobile version of Teams both in iOS and Android, this possibility is already activated. According to the roadmap, users of Microsoft Teams may add accounts, change their profile pictures and switch between accounts and organizations in the settings of the application. Users should already aware that, until this update arrives, if a user wants to change accounts using Microsoft Teams on their PC, they must log out and start a new one. Or use in incognito mode tab if you use Teams from the browser. Personal and professional use As of December, it will no longer be necessary to disconnect from an account, but it will be possible to have several active accounts and to exchange between them more easily. The featur

Microsoft is adding AI-based noise cancellation to Teams

Microsoft Teams has added a host of great new features that seem to outperform Zoom in the video conferencing space. Microsoft Teams added many new features to overcome zooming in the video conference space. What's new? The first is a great new feature that can transform your video calling experience: Microsoft is adding AI-based noise cancellation to teams starting in November. According to the latest Windows, who first reported on the feature, the new Teams feature will use the company's artificial intelligence technology to reduce background noise in meetings. It does this by analyzing the video stream and reducing the sounds produced in the background. Examples of the type of noise it can pick up and block out include fans, pen clicks, or microphone problems. The "High" setting part of the feature is an update to current functionality to give people more noise suppression if needed, Microsoft  said . Hopefully, this also means that the feature will detec

Microsoft Teams keep updates new features

I had brought a few articles about new Teams features that Microsoft introduced. This time also this article contained further updates that Microsoft released. Video calls will be less boring with Mode Together . One of the Microsoft applications that has gained the most strength as a result of the current pandemic the situation that we are experiencing, is Teams. The tool of the company based in Redmond to improve teamwork, whether in professional or educational environments and that in recent weeks we have seen how it has been reinforced with new functions and improvements. More possibilities like the ones that now come with the latest updates. New features among which is the so-called dynamic view that facilitates work when sharing files or the possibility of joining all the participants in a video call in a kind of virtual room thanks to " Mode Together ”. Video calls, more dynamic of all the innovations that this update brings, it cannot be denied that the

Microsoft improves security in Teams to work from home

In these days that we live, telework occupies a fundamental part in the lives of many people. Faced with a possible job loss, teleworking from home is a more than valid option, but for this, it is necessary to have the right tools and that they are also safe. Microsoft has different options among them. Skype, OneDrive, To-Do, Teams ... all these applications can be used to improve remote work. And if we recently saw how To-Do and OneDrive were updated, now we are left with the improvements that come to Teams, changes aimed at achieving greater security at work from home. Communication remotely but safely Microsoft Teams is an app designed to manage workflows in both educational and business environments. A utility whose premise is to improve performance and productivity in the environments, promoting the connection between users to help manage shared work. Microsoft has collaborated with Abnormal Security and has implemented improvements in Microsoft Teams aimed at impr

Security and compliance with Microsoft Teams

Once the need is identified, your business is ready to transform the way you work by implementing  Microsoft Teams. But before introducing your employees to your new collaborative and communication tool for file sharing, it's important to consider how Microsoft Teams can support your security and compliance needs. Fortunately, businesses have become increasingly demanding about security, and awareness of viruses, phishing, and malware attacks have Increased. However,  research from EY suggests that more than three-quarters (87%) of organizations still do not have a sufficient budget to provide the levels of cybersecurity and resiliency they desire. In this level of security concern, how can companies be sure that the content they share in Microsoft Teams will remain secure? <-- Is your site Out of Date, Not Working, or Never Worked Properly? The solution is a brand new "Mighty Mini Website" The Mighty Mini Website is a template-based website the packa

Prepare end Client/Points for Microsoft Teams or Skype for Business online - Part 3

<-- Planning Microsoft Teams or Skype for Business online in a Hybrid Environment - Part 1 <-- Prepare Hybrid environment for Microsoft Teams or Skype for Business online - Part 2 When planning the hybrid solution for Skype for business or Lync with Skype for Business Online or Teams, it is important to consider how end client or endpoints such as phones, conferencing phones and meeting room video system compatible with the solution. Skype for Business client Even though the on-prem system is Lync 2013 many of the users use Skype for Business client. It would be a very rare situation that finds any use uses Lync client. Therefore, I mainly discuss here SfB client. There are some differences when running SfB clients on on-premise servers’ vs SfB hybrid and SfB Online services. The below considerations must be made when planning to either deploy hybrid or cloud-only SfB users. Considerable planning must be made, and communication must be clear to ensure stakeholders

Prepare Hybrid environment for Microsoft Teams or Skype for Business online - Part 2

<-- Planning Microsoft Teams or Skype for Business online in a Hybrid Environment - Part 1 My previous post I have discussed the Planning phase for Microsoft Teams or Skype for Business Online in a Hybrid environment. Please click here to access into it. I am discussing Key preparation steps to implement a hybrid environment on this post. Update On-Prem system After validating cumulative update level of Skype for Business or Lync 2013 system, update the system into the latest cumulative updates. This is the best practice method before implement hybrid environment. Implement Office 365 Firewall URLs As Microsoft continues to dynamically update the Office 365 services URL, & IP addresses, to ensure optimal communication between the on-prem environment and Office 365 services, you must review existing Offic365 URLs and IP whitelist to ensure they are up-to-date with the latest version. You can find the latest version of list by searching Office 365 URLs and IPs.