Dustin Dortch

Deep understanding of the value available in modern business by leveraging Microsoft cloud solutions, including complex scenarios involving acquisitions, divestitures, and international regulatory requirements. Microsoft Azure governance and migrations. DevOps and serverless application architecture design. ARM Templates, Terraform HCL, and CI/CD pipelines. 20 years of experience with Microsoft Exchange Server (5.5 – present): Cross-Forest migrations, various platforms to Exchange, hybrid migrations, Multi-Forest hybrid, and integration with other services; availability, resiliency, and data protection. Day one experience with Active Directory (Windows 2000 – present): Complex multi-domain environments designed and sized for effective and efficient use. Forensics and visibility. Integration with Azure Active Directory and an understanding of the various identity models. Microsoft Teams (and Office 365 Groups), Skype for Business, Lync: Instant messaging & presence, enterprise voice, dial-in conferencing, unified messaging. Integration and migration to online services. Azure Active Directory expert: Understand the in-and-outs of Azure Active Directory, including the underlying infrastructure that is often considered unnecessary but drives deeper insights for troubleshooting and solution design. Implements solid Conditional Access after consideration of business requirements. Integration with Microsoft InTune and Azure Information Protection to deliver a trusted platform for business. PowerShell expert: Writes and maintains PowerShell modules following best practices including Help/Test Driven Development using Pester, error handling, efficiency, deep use of .NET, GitHub repositories, and publishing to the PowerShell Gallery (e.g. dxExchange.WebServices and dxMSGraph.PowerShell). Background in Linux and Development. Web development (HTML, CSS, PHP, Perl, Java, and JavaScript), databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL, and MS SQL Server), metaprogramming. Apache, Postfix, qmail, and more.

Save Loads of Time with Office 365 Group Based Licensing

Learn how to set up Office 365 group based licensing and assign Office 365 licenses based on group membership in this tutorial!