A bunch of enhancements to the SharePoint Online service

 The product group just shared a bunch of enhancements to the SharePoint Online service Improved file upload experience: increased file upload limit from 250MB to 2 GB increased site collection limit from 3,000 to 10,000 Improved self-restoration: increasing recycle bin retention duration to 90 days, up from 30 .exe and .dll are now acceptable file … Continue reading A bunch of enhancements to the SharePoint Online service

SkyDrive Pro Gets Even Better

SkyDrive Pro is cloud storage for business. It's the place where employees can store, sync, and share their files across multiple devices with ease and security. With SkyDrive Pro you can collaborate with others in real time and edit documents from virtually anywhere via a web browser using Office Web Apps. Accessing your files from … Continue reading SkyDrive Pro Gets Even Better

The ins-and-outs of checking SharePoint Online documents in and out

SharePoint Online has an abundance of document management capabilities. You can share documents with people inside and outside your organisation, for you and your (extended) teams to collaborate on and co-author. You can invoke document versioning to enable restoring of earlier editions and  log changes. You can control the process of document editing by invoking … Continue reading The ins-and-outs of checking SharePoint Online documents in and out

The long awaited standalone SkyDrive Pro sync client has just been released

The long awaited standalone SkyDrive Pro sync client has just been released! The standalone SkyDrive Pro sync client allows users of SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online in Office 365 to sync their personal SkyDrive Pro and any SharePoint 2013 or Office 365 team site document libraries to their local machine for access to important content … Continue reading The long awaited standalone SkyDrive Pro sync client has just been released

Synchronizing SharePoint Online document libraries with Windows Explorer

Synchronizing SharePoint Online document libraries with Windows Explorer has always been a hot topic. My post on the topic from October 2011 has been viewed more than 10,000 times. In previous versions of Office 365 its been possible, yet a little frustrating to setup and use on a daily basis. Especially the authentication part (a saml … Continue reading Synchronizing SharePoint Online document libraries with Windows Explorer

Understanding External Users in SharePoint Online

The ability to share your SharePoint sites and documents with people outside your organization is a very compelling capability in SharePoint Online. You are allowed up to 500 unique external users per month on the P-plans, and 10,000 for the M and E plans at no cost. The people outside your organization are called External … Continue reading Understanding External Users in SharePoint Online

Office 365 – comparing P, M and E plans

  The new Office 365 Service Descriptions can be easily accessed in your favorite browser; just type office365sd.com in the address box, and you'll get a full list of service descriptions.   Each service description will give you tables comparing features across plans, making it easier to pick the plan that suits your needs the … Continue reading Office 365 – comparing P, M and E plans