June 2024 Newsletter

June 2024 Newsletter Table of Contents What’s New at eGroup Enabling Technologies? eGroup Enabling Technologies Earns Spot on CRN’s 2024 Solution Provider 500 List for the 12th Consecutive Year! CRN’s annual Solution Provider 500 list recognizes North America’s largest solution providers by revenue, and serves as a prominent benchmark for many of the channel’s most […]

Generative AI: Where Does It Fit In & What Myths Need to Be Debunked?

Generative AI: Where Does It Fit In & What Myths Need to Be Debunked? In recent years, the rise of ChatGPT and other AI-powered chatbots has propelled artificial intelligence into the spotlight of mainstream attention. With their ability to generate responses to a myriad of questions, AI platforms have fostered a perception that they possess […]

Licensing Optimization: Lessons Learned

Licensing Optimization: Lessons Learned At some point in almost every Microsoft 365 engagement I have with customers, we talk about licensing. Even if the project has absolutely nothing to do with licensing, and no one planned for it to come up, and we all pinky-swear that we won’t talk about it, it inevitably still comes […]

Teams Phones Major Updates: Chicken or Egg?

Teams Phones Major Updates: Chicken or Egg? Introduction This year, Microsoft will be making two (2) major changes to Teams Native phones: The operating system on the phones will be upgraded to Android 12. Management of Native Teams phones in Intune will switch to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) from the Android Device Administrator. […]

Bringing Microsoft Purview and Copilot Together to Protect Sensitive Data

Bringing Microsoft Purview and Copilot Together to Protect Sensitive Data Over the past 5 months, this blog series has covered the fundamentals of Microsoft Purview. As we have shown, Purview provides a powerful layer of data-aware visibility and protection that complements more traditional security controls like identity management, access control lists, group memberships, endpoint security, […]

Summary of Announcements from Microsoft

Summary of Announcements from Microsoft A flurry of pricing info, new product innovations, and name changes have been announced in the past two weeks. Here’s a summary and some resources for your research and planning.   Microsoft 365 Copilot  Commercial pricing for Microsoft 365 Copilot was announced at $30/user/month. No release date information yet. Microsoft joined […]