Microsoft is the first and only major cloud productivity provider to have ISO 27001 certification, EU Model Clauses (a robust Data Processing Agreement) and HIPAA compliance. The new white paper "Privacy in the Public Cloud: The Office 365 Approach" examines Microsoft's broad approach to privacy governance and describes how these principles and processes have been … Continue reading Privacy in the Public Cloud: The Office 365 Approach
Month: December 2011
Book online meetings from any PC – Lync Online Web Scheduler
Sometimes you might find yourself in a situation without your own PC and you need to book an online meeting asap. Microsoft Lync Online Web Scheduler is a web-based meeting scheduling and management tool for users who don’t have access to Microsoft Outlook, are on an operating system not based on Windows, or use Microsoft … Continue reading Book online meetings from any PC – Lync Online Web Scheduler
Easy management of users in P1
Office 365 for professionals and small businesses (P1 plan) customers are currently limited to managing their users in the Office 365 Admin Interface. The Microsoft Online Services Directory Synchronization tool - only available to E plan users - is a tool to replicate users, contacts, distribution lists, and other objects into Office. But its not available … Continue reading Easy management of users in P1
Lync Mobile – its here and here is how to set it up
Microsoft Lync 2010 for Windows Phone (a.k.a. Lync Mobile) just released - get it here If you want to have a play with Lync Mobile then we haven’t quite setup the DNS records yet (or they are still propagating round the internet). So while we wait for the DNS records to propagate the internet here is a … Continue reading Lync Mobile – its here and here is how to set it up
Office 2003 – unsupported with Office 365. But will it work?
You probably heard by now. Office 2003 isn’t on the supported software list for Office 365. We suggest that all Office 2003 customers upgrade to Office Pro Plus a.k.a. OPP which is the subscription based version of Office 2010 (or purchase Office 2010 itself) for the best user client experience with Office 365. Plenty of documents exists describing … Continue reading Office 2003 – unsupported with Office 365. But will it work?
Finding it difficult to navigate the various service plans in Office 365 – deciding which one fits your needs?
Finding it difficult to navigate the various service plans in Office 365 - deciding which one fits your needs? Microsoft has released an Office 365 Advisor tool that will recommend a plan for you, based on your answers to simple questions, e.g. How many employees does your organization currently have? What level of IT support … Continue reading Finding it difficult to navigate the various service plans in Office 365 – deciding which one fits your needs?
Learn How To Demo Office 365 using the Demo Provisioning Toolkit for Office 365
Maximize Your Cloud Opportunity! Show your customers what Office 365 can do for their business. Attend this technical overview and learn how to demo Office 365 and utilize the Demo Provisioning Toolkit (see below) to engage your customers and close Office 365 deals. This event is targeted to Microsoft Cloud Essentials Partners. Webcast Date: 12/13/2011Webcast … Continue reading Learn How To Demo Office 365 using the Demo Provisioning Toolkit for Office 365
Understanding Delegated Administration (“On Behalf Of”) in Office 365
One of the benefits of being a “Microsoft Cloud Accelerate” partner is the ability to offer delegated administration right from within your own Office 365 tenant. Delegated administration is you administrering a company account on behalf of one (or more) of your customers. As a delegated administrator, you can perform simple tasks such as adding … Continue reading Understanding Delegated Administration (“On Behalf Of”) in Office 365
Activating Office Pro Plus on multiple devices
If you are licensed for Office Pro Plus (OPP) in your Office 365 license, you are allowed to install Office Professional Plus on up to five simultaneous machines. But what if you lose count and try to install/activate Office Professional Plus on a sixth machine? In the installation/activation attempt you will receive a message showing the … Continue reading Activating Office Pro Plus on multiple devices