Understanding storage allocations in SharePoint Online can be a bit confusing. If we look at the storage allocations for the E and P plans.... Topic E plan P1 plan Storage (pooled) 10 GB base customer storage plus 500 MB per enterprise user 10 GB base customer storage plus 500 MB per user Storage per Kiosk Worker … Continue reading Understanding Storage Allocations in SharePoint Online
Finding your way around the vast amount of information sources can be time consuming. The below list of documents is what I would call the essential documents if you want to start your Office 365 journey. Service DescriptionsA complete description of each service, whats in and whats not. In these documents you’ll will find the … Continue reading The essential Office 365 documents
If you - like me - spend a great deal of your day doing calendar juggling, you might be interested in the Calendar Publishing feature in Office 365. There is a lot of time saved if your external contacts can check your calendar for available time slots before they go on and send you a meeting … Continue reading Save time planning meetings – share your calendar externally
Office 365 was recently awarded the best Cloud Application of 2011 by CRN, who "found it to be uber-flexible and compelling. It’s the real deal, and it blows away Google Apps" Many of our customers have gone through competitive evaluations and then selected the Microsoft Cloud. Each customer has his or her own reasons, could … Continue reading Compare Office 365 to Google Apps
Certifications are a great way to verify and document your skills. To help you certify your Office 365 skills we're releasing two exams soon (expected in april 2012) Exam 70-323: Administering Office 365 intended for IT professionals who administer Microsoft Office 365 in an environment that may include Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Lync, and/or Microsoft SharePoint … Continue reading Want to get certified in Office 365?
Perhaps you are looking at the Cloud (Office 365) for a convenient place for email archiving. With the introduction of Office 365, Exchange Hosted Archiving (EHA) was replaced by Exchange Online Archive (EOA). EOA is a solution for associating a cloud-based archive with an on-premises primary Exchange mailbox. So what if you are an Exchange Online (Office 365) subscriber and want a … Continue reading Need to archive your Exchange Online mailbox in the Cloud?
You now have a one-stop location to learn about new features as they are introduced into the Office 365 service. The new ‘Office 365 Service Updates’ wiki on the Office 365 Community site lists new features with short descriptions and links to additional helpful content. Service information is also broken out so you can find the … Continue reading One-stop for keeping track of updates to Office 365
The Kiosk worker offering in Office 365 (aka the K-plan) is designed for the user that doesn’t have messaging and collaboration today. It is a low cost way of giving you a common platform for communicating with employees such as 'deskless' workers, shift workers or retail store employees who use shared PCs The value proposition … Continue reading The Office 365 K-Plan Gets Even Better
Many customers began their Office 365 journey populating the online AD (in their Office 365 tenant) using the directory synchronization tool (dirsync). For reasons of their own some customers decide to turn off (deactivate) dirsync after completing the initial sync. A few customers later on re-think and decide to turn dirsync back on (reactivate dirsync). It’s important … Continue reading Understanding implications of turning directory synchronization back on
Many Exchange customers wants to move away from PSTs and take advantage of the expanded storage and compliance capabilities in the latest version of Exchange. A new, free and downloadable tool called the "PST Capture tool" is (hopefully) entering (maybe private) beta soon. With this tool you as an administrator will be able to scan repositories such as your … Continue reading Search and Destroy PST files (updated Apr 2013)