Microsoft’s annual global partner conference wrapped up last week in Las Vegas. As in previous years, Inspire featured major announcements from the Redmond giant and its vast network of partners, including BitTitan.
We know not everyone can (or wants) to make a trip to the Strip, so here are the top pieces of news from BitTitan and Microsoft that present new opportunities for partners in the coming year.
BitTitan Announcements at Inspire
Introducing Teams Capabilities to MigrationWiz
To keep pace with the growing adoption of Microsoft Teams, BitTitan now supports the migration of Teams instances from one Office 365 tenant to another. This includes the migration of Teams, Channels, Conversation History, User Permissions, and Files: the key components of an organization’s Teams instance that enable them to be productive on day one in a new environment.
For many organizations, moving completely from an on-premises Exchange server to Exchange Online may not be an option. A coexistence scenario is often a middle step toward a 100% cloud environment, but the configuration and management of such coexistence has always been highly manual and conducted mostly through the Exchange Admin Center (EAC).
At this year’s Inspire, BitTitan showcased new hybrid Exchange management capabilities within MigrationWiz to automate this manual pre-migration work and simplify the handoff from service provider to end customer.
Currently in beta and set to be released this fall, BitTitan is currently accepting applicants to our pilot program. Reach out if you would like to learn more or be an early member of this program.
Presenting Voleer: Codeless Automation for IT
The third piece of news from BitTitan is actually a new product!
Voleer is a powerful, first-of-its-kind platform to help centralize and automate the day-to-day needs of engineers, system administrators, and front-line helpdesk technicians. It provides a vast library of automated templates that can be launched in the cloud or on-premises and supports the creation and hosting of your own custom templates based on your existing business processes or scripts.
It was a good decision ahead of the largest partner event of the year. Not much would have been accomplished with a rightfully angry crowd and the reversion allowed Microsoft to focus on other important topics at the event. Skepticism remains about the longevity of this decision and whether the company will seek to make this change eventually, especially given the losses it takes on providing free licenses. Analysts we spoke to at Gartner earlier this week say it’s a wait-and-see situation but would be surprised if Microsoft did pull this benefit entirely.
That’s okay. Whether you’d like more information about our announcements at Inspire or want to discuss an upcoming migration project, we’re ready to talk. Contact us today to get that conversation started.