Microsoft Copilot is all around...

  As the debut of Microsoft 365 Copilot approaches, there are a lot of Copilot features set to be introduced across the Microsoft 365 ecosystem. Here are a few noteworthy additions: Microsoft has unveiled a series of innovative features in the upcoming releases of Windows 11, some of them are already released, and some are currently available in preview builds. The Windows 11 Copilot, conveniently located in the taskbar, eliminates the need to open your Edge browser. It is seamlessly integrated with Bing Enterprise Chat (BEC) and ChatGPT, making it really easy to get started on your creative journey. Included in Windows 11 is the new co-creator feature in Paint. This feature, also in preview, is integrated with DALL-E and provides a swift and straightforward method for creating illustrations and images. If you possess a knack for crafting descriptions, you can generate quite impressive imagery. Another AI-powered feature is image creation directly from BEC. This feature, also integrate

The end of 2013 editions

Here is a reminder for those of you who are still on Microsoft Lync 2013 Server out there.

Last week marked the end of the mainstream support for Lync 2013 related products.

Thinking about it, this is not just a reminder for those using Lync 2013, All office 2013 server products went out of mainstream support at the same time, including:

  • Lync 2013 server
  • Exchange 2013
  • Sharepoint 2013
Ending mainstream support doesn't mean the product will stop working, or that security issues won't get fixed. But it does mean there will be no more functionality improvements, and non-security updates (hotfixes) requires a hotfix support agreement. MS FAQ 

I would recommend everyone to upgrade to a supported version the sooner the better.