Now “Understanding Microsoft Teams Administration” book is available.

Balu Ilag | July 26th, 2020

Now “Understanding Microsoft Teams Administration” book is available.

Now “Understanding Microsoft Teams Administration” book is available.

Many of you enquire about my “Understanding Microsoft Teams administration” book availability. I am happy to announce that Teams administration book is available on various digital platforms such as Amazon, Apress book and, Springer book with both softcopy and paper book form.

Teams administration provides you a learning path including how you can use Teams to facilitate teamwork and communication within your organization, whether using existing unified communication (e.g., Skype for Business, formerly known as Lync) or new online deployment. It also covers Teams on a wide range of devices, from desktops to tablets to phones, taking advantage of all the rich functionality of Office 365 applications.

You’ll gain an understanding of how Teams provides a comprehensive and flexible environment for collaboration across applications and devices. Book has dedicated chapters and additional resources for managing Microsoft Teams’ exams.

Here is a brief rundown of what you will learn about Teams in each of the chapters.

Chapter 1: “Microsoft Teams Overview,” introduces Microsoft Teams, including Teams architecture, necessary details on what teams and channels are, and detailed information on Microsoft Stream and Microsoft Live events. You will also learn about Teams voice and video calls and meetings with a phone system overview and an overview of Teams licensing.

Chapter 2: “Managing and Controlling Microsoft Teams,” covers the complete administration experience using Teams admin center. This includes topics such as Teams authentication, managing and configuring multi-factor authentication and conditional access for Teams, managing teams, and channels, deploying and managing the Teams client, configuring and managing Live event and Microsoft Stream policies, and managing Teams using the Microsoft Teams admin center through different administration tools.

Chapter 3: “Organization Readiness for Microsoft Teams,” provides detailed information on the network assessment and bandwidth planning for Teams, deploying and managing quality of service (QoS), and deploying VPN split tunnel for Microsoft Teams media traffic.

Chapter 4, “Teams Audio Conferencing and Phone System Management,” covers Teams meeting planning and Teams audio conferencing implementation and Teams phone planning and preparation with configuration details on Direct Routing, Calling Plans, and additional Phone System features including call queues and auto attendant. Finally, this chapter covers voice routing policies, including dial plan, voice routing policies, and call routing.

Chapter 5: “Microsoft Teams Governance and Life Cycle Management,” includes user provisioning for Microsoft Teams, Teams governance, life cycle management, Teams identity management (including the conditional access policy), managing information protection using Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Creating and managing eDiscovery for Teams, managing data governance and retention in Teams, managing internal risk through Information Barrier (IB) in teams, creating and managing Office 365 Group classification for Teams and Outlook, designing and operating Office 365 Group expiration policy for Teams, and creating and managing Office 365 Groups naming policy for Teams.

Chapter 6: “Migration from Skype for Business (Lync) On-Prem and Online to Microsoft Teams,” covers premigration readiness, understanding the migration path and coexistence modes, migrating users from Skype for Business Online (CCE) and On-Premises to Microsoft Teams, Teams-only experience for end-users, and migration tips and tools.

Chapter 7: “Microsoft Teams Troubleshooting Approaches,” provides comprehensive coverage on troubleshooting Teams access, understanding the Teams foundation for troubleshooting, Microsoft Teams sign-in issues, Microsoft Teams client-side troubleshooting, Teams audio and video call quality troubleshooting, Teams Phone System (PSTN) call troubleshooting and the available tools for effective troubleshooting.

Chapter 8, “Take Your Learning to the Next Level with Certification,” is explicitly included for providing detailed information on planning and preparation for the Managing Microsoft Teams exam with three sections: Section 1, “Plan and Configure a Microsoft Teams Environment,” Section 2, “Manage Chat, Calling, and Meetings,” and Section 3, “Manage Teams and App Policies.” In the end, the chapter includes additional resources for exam preparation.

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