Integration Guide: Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online and Office 365

The guide - "Integration Guide: Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online and Office 365" have been updated in June 2014 to include the new CRM Online Spring Wave capabilities You can extend the power of your Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online with the freedom to work where and when you choose with the online services of Microsoft Office 365. … Continue reading Integration Guide: Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online and Office 365

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Office 365 for Small Businesses: Check for Vanity Domain DNS Redelegation

In Office 365 for Small Businesses (P-plan), Microsoft offers the ability to configure your vanity domains for full DNS redelegation, which means Microsoft will host your DNS records for you on Microsoft public name servers. When adding a new vanity domain to Office 365, you must first prove ownership of the domain name by creating … Continue reading Office 365 for Small Businesses: Check for Vanity Domain DNS Redelegation

Get a 40% discount on Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online

As a limited time offer (expiring March 31, 2014) subscribed customers to Office 365 E3 and E4 plans in the 42 markets where Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online service is available are eligible for a 40% discount on Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online Professional User licenses. These additional requirements apply: Minimum purchase of 50 Microsoft Dynamics CRM … Continue reading Get a 40% discount on Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online

Want faster authentication in Office 365?

When you run a client application that works with Office 365 such as Lync, Outlook, Windows PowerShell or Windows Azure Active Directory Sync tool, your credentials must be authenticated. Office 365 uses a CNAME record to point to the correct authentication endpoint for your location, which ensures rapid authentication response times. If this CNAME record … Continue reading Want faster authentication in Office 365?

Four Quarters of Office 365 availability

Since launching Office 365 two years ago, we have continued to invest deeply in our infrastructure to ensure a highly available service.  We measure availability as the number of minutes that the Office 365 service is available in a calendar month as a percentage of the total number of minutes in that month.  We call … Continue reading Four Quarters of Office 365 availability

Can I switch to a different Office 365 plan or subscription?

Office 365 offers a variety of plans to meet the needs of different organizations. If you already have a subscription to Office 365 and are thinking about changing plans please read on. You can switch plans: In the same service family -- Use the Switch plans wizard in the Office 365 portal to upgrade from … Continue reading Can I switch to a different Office 365 plan or subscription?

New Office 365 v15 course on Microsoft Virtual Academy

Microsoft Virtual Academy (MVA) is 'Free Microsoft Training Delivered by Experts', with the added benefit of test questions at the end of each module to ensure you can apply the learnings. If you are a Small Business Office 365 Admin, looking for a jump start in administrering your Office 365 (latest edition, aka wave 15), … Continue reading New Office 365 v15 course on Microsoft Virtual Academy

Office 365: Using PowerShell to Detect Service Upgrade Status

If you are an Office 365 Company Administrator, you will receive an email notification once your tenant has been scheduled for a service upgrade. This email is typically sent several weeks before the upgrade is scheduled to take place. In case you have missed this email notification, you can utilize the Windows Azure Active Directory Module for … Continue reading Office 365: Using PowerShell to Detect Service Upgrade Status