Meet Your Peers, MVPs! Here's The Friday Five

Hardened Azure Virtual Machine Development

Thuan Nguyen is a Subject Master Expert in Digital Workplace and 7-year Office Services and Servers MVP. With nearly 10 years of experience in Information Technology and Services, Thuan has been involved in a number of successful Microsoft Digital Workplace adoptions for mid-tier and large organizations, including government agencies in which his responsibilities include technical evangelism, pre-sales activities, proof-of-concept mentoring, technical support, to architecting the entire solution. He is a regular guest speaker for several international conferences on SharePoint, Office 365 and Azure. Follow him on Twitter  @ nnthuan.

Gareth Gruger

Required Exchange Exclusions For Windows Defender Antivirus

Gareth Gudger is a Microsoft MVP based in the USA, specializing in Exchange and Office 365. He started his career in 1999 working on Windows NT 4.0 and Exchange 5.5. For most of his career he has worked in a consulting role, primarily delivering Microsoft technologies to businesses. He holds several Microsoft certifications including an MCSE in Messaging, and MCSA in Office 365. Gareth blogs at, a site focusing on Exchange, Office 365 and adjacent technologies. Follow him on Twitter @SuperTekBoy.  

ASP.NET MVC5: Rich Text (WYSIWYG) Editor Extended With RTL (Right To Left) Text Support

Asma Khalid is a Technical Evangelist, Technical Writer and Fanatic Explorer. She enjoys doodling with technologies, writing stories and sharing her knowledge with community. Her core domain is Software Engineering, but she’s also experienced in Product Management, Product Monitoring, Product Implementation, Product Execution and Product Coordination. She is the 1st female from Pakistan to receive Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) recognition and the 1st female from Pakistan to receive C-sharp corner online developer community Most Valuable Professional (MVP) recognition. She has 6+ years of experience as IT professional, freelancer & entrepreneur. She is currently working on her entrepreneur venture, AsmaKart. Follow her on Twitter @asmak.


Deciphering Microsoft Dynamics 365 App For Outlook Requirements And Available Features

Donna Edwards is a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP).  She has been working with the Dynamics 365 customer engagement application and related technologies beginning with Microsoft CRM version 1.2. She collaborates with all levels of an organization to develop, deliver and support flexible, scalable solutions that simultaneously address short-term business requirements and long-term strategic growth objectives.  Donna spends a significant amount of time in various online communities and events responding to questions from peers, end users and others to help them overcome challenges and more fully leverage the application. Donna's skill-set includes: pre-sales, solution design/architecture, functional consulting, requirements definition & analysis, business process engineering, and much more. Follow her on Twitter @edwardsdna

GDPR/DSGVO Field Guide For Office 365 And Azure

Nicki Borell worked for many years in Microsoft enterprise environments and also as a trainer and consultant for SharePoint, Office 365 and Azure. His expertise extends from technical and strategic consulting all the way to project management, with his core competencies covering KMU, enterprise environments and government data management. Nicki is a Microsoft Certified System Engineer and professional Member of German Speaker Association e.V.  Follow him on Twitter @nickiborell.