Microsoft FastTrack for EMS announces website updates, new resources, and more

First published on CloudBlogs on Sep 26, 2016
This post was authored by Adam Bresson, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Enterprise Mobility + Security. Microsoft FastTrack for Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) helps you deploy more quickly and is included with the purchase of EMS or EMS services. Trust the experts—we build the services and help you get on them. Save time by moving quickly from planning to deployment to growth. There’s no need to spend money on additional resources for basic onboarding tasks. Protect your enterprise sooner with EMS’s security capabilities. Use more identity, devices, apps, and data throughout your organization with our tips and tricks to get you going. We wanted to take a few moments to share with you some important updates to Microsoft FastTrack for EMS. These exciting updates will enhance the Envision, Onboard and Drive Value stages of FastTrack that will help your deployment. As EMS E5 debuts, we have FastTrack help for all EMS services ready-to-go.


You can use the Envision stage of FastTrack for EMS to define your vision and plan for a successful rollout. We have added self-service resources available to get you deployed with even more coming soon. We will be offering new and updated EMS solutions along with a smoother trial experience. Tip: to make your Proof of Concept even better, start an EMS trial and add a Success Plan to quickly model and test your EMS deployment. Your Microsoft team will be ready to help you try EMS and guide you along the journey.


Use the Onboard stage of FastTrack for EMS to move to your EMS deployment smoothly and with confidence. New resources will get you to production quicker by taking action right from Onboard. Success Plans have been improved:
  • Streamlined questions, more intuitive sections and updated links to more info
  • Easier sharing capabilities
  • Can now be started with a Microsoft Account or corporate ID
  • New Success Plans for Microsoft Azure Information Protection and Microsoft Cloud App Security
Azure Information Protection, Cloud App Security, and Advanced Threat Analytics will offer additional online resources and guidance for your Success Plans with deployment help by the Microsoft Security team. Request help quickly on our FastTrack website .

Drive Value

In the Drive Value stage of FastTrack for EMS, boost user engagement and manage change within your business. Let the new EMS Success Workshop, designed to help you boost engagement, and Quick Start guides get your people started with practical and useful assistance. By using the new Azure AD and Intune Wizards for your deployment, you can get step-by-step guidance right from the start and use our best practices to configure EMS services. Find helpful videos that you can share with your users to get them started with managing their identities, enrolling devices, and protecting data. We are excited to bring you these changes to FastTrack for EMS over the next several weeks. Please stay tuned to the FastTrack website for more information and updates.