Friday, November 30, 2018

New releases, and more from the world of Teams - November

It's time to try to gather some of the highlights from the world of teams this month. The Teams team have been very busy, and they keep coming with updates and new features. Here are some of the highlights I think worth mentioning.

First off a reminder of the deprecation of weaker TLS. Here is an updated article on the topic TLS deprecation support article

If you want the official walk-though of all the new features in Teams, I encourage you to take a look at the tech community blog post earlier this month: What’s new in Microsoft Teams – November round up

As mentioned at Ignite, Microsoft has now officially announced Oracle as a new certified partner for Direct Routing.In addition to Audiocodes and Ribbon, there are now three solid vendors to choose from. I had the pleasure of talking to the Oracle team at Ignite, and they seemed eager and committed.

I was trying to collect a lot of blogposts and articles on user adoption of Teams, but it seems Microsoft beat me to it, and I would just have you read this post NEW! Teams Adoption Hub - Enhanced guidance for user adoptionprojects and then head over to https://aka.ms/TeamsAdoption.

November also brought us some technical releases of interest.

Also worth mentioning is the release of the new AAD Connect tool, with some new features: Version 1.2.65.0

And finally, last night, Microsoft announced a new evolving icon set for Office 365: