Cloud Journey

Prevent spoofing of your mail domains with DKIM and DMARC – Part 2

Office 365 uses the tenant domain to manage the DKIM signing. So that is the unique onmicrosoft. com domain that each tenant chooses at signup. DKIM is enabled by default on .onmicrosoft.com but not, of course, for the custom domains. … Read More

Prevent spoofing of your mail domains with DKIM and DMARC – Part 1

Spam and phishing emails are for sure one of the most hated and annoying attack an organization is facing nowadays: you will be very surprise if you know that 1 out of 25 branded emails (means from well-know brands like … Read More

Thank you, SPS Central Europe 2019!

I was happy to be accepted as a speaker for SPS Central Europe, which was held at The Teknopark in Zurich last week. It’s been a super busy August for me so far as I started a bounce of new … Read More

Create your first Azure Resource Manager template – Part 2

This is Part 2 of a Blog Post Series: Part 1 – Introduction/Pre-Requirements Part 2 – Export ARM Template from Azure Portal Part 3 – Use QuickStart Template in Visual Studio Code Part 4 – Use Azure CLI to deploy … Read More

Do you know? Azure Active Directory is not Active Directory!

If you’ve been working with Azure for a while you already know this, but this topic is something I see always with people who are approaching Azure for the first time and usually they rise the questions like: “How do … Read More

Recap from SharePoint Conference 2019

“What happens in Vegas stay in Vegas” doesn’t apply to the Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2019 running now (21-23 May) at the MGM Grand. A lot of announcements related to Teams, OneDrive and SharePoint were done during the keynotes that you … Read More

Create your first Azure Resource Manager template – Part 1

This is Part 1 of a Blog Post Series: Part 1 – Introduction/Pre-Requirements Part 2 – Export ARM Template from Azure Portal Part 3 – Use QuickStart Template in Visual Studio Code Part 4 – Use Azure CLI to deploy … Read More

Thank you, SharePoint Saturday Milan 2018!

I was happy to be accepted as a speaker for SharePoint Saturday Milan, which was held at Enterprise Hotel in Milan this weekend. It’s been a super busy September for me so far as I started a bounce of new … Read More

Microsoft Ignite Takeways

Microsoft Ignite is now completed and in One Step Beyond we followed all the announcements closely to be ready to include them in our projects and increase business value for our customers. It was not simple: there were so many … Read More

Microsoft says Teams is at feature parity with Skype for Business

After one year to the announcement Microsoft Teams to become the primary client for Intelligent Communications in Office 365, replacing Skype for Business Online, Microsoft completed the roadmap for bringing Skype for Business Online features and functionality into Teams, and Teams is … Read More

Exchange Hybrid Configuration Wizard Fails To Update Address Policy

During our Exchange remediation tasks to migrate one of our customer from Exchange 2010 to Office 365 via hybrid, we found they had a previous from Exchange 2003 organization upgrade to the actual Exchange 2010: These legacy environment became apparent … Read More

Protect your on-prem accounts with Azure AD Password Protection – Part 1

According to Verizon DBIR, hacked passwords cause the most of the data breaches and that, for obvious reasons regular users (and sometimes even administrators) easy to remember passwords, and they reuse the same passwords or closely related ones over and over again. … Read More

Playground with Azure File Sync – Part 3

Following the action plan of the previous post, now it’s time to configure the first server endpoint to be in sync with the Sync Group we created. An important point to understand at this point is that the total cost … Read More

Cloud Identity: Which authentication method is right for you?

During our projects to support customers in their cloud journey, one of the first point of discussion is always related to the authentication method they should use to keep user credentials safe outside the well-known network perimeter. Authentication is the … Read More

Playground with Azure File Sync – Part 2

In the previous post we talked about Azure File Sync technology and the scenarios this can be useful. Now it’s time to implement it: the service is still in preview, it means that some functionalities can be changed or added … Read More

Playground with Azure File Sync – Part 1

Since the beginning of the Azure Era, one of the basic components of the Microsoft Cloud were Azure Storage accounts. An Azure storage account provides a unique namespace in the cloud to store and access your data objects in Azure … Read More

Multi-Cloud is not an option, it’s a fact

First time companies decide to embrace the Cloud Journey and to embrace IaaS and PaaS public computing, typically they select a public cloud vendor to partner with. … Read More