Office 365 – Jump Start presentations

For those of you which were unable to join the 3 days online session ‘Office 365 Jump Start’, you are able to find the presentation support in PDF files here http://borntolearn.mslearn.net/office365/m/officecrapril/default.aspx Agenda Reminder: Day One — “Office 365 Platform” • Microsoft Office 365 Overview for IT Pros • Deploying Clients for Office 365 • Administration & Automation using PowerShell • Identity and Access Solutions • Directory Synchronization Day Two —…

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Office 365–What do existing BPOS customers need to do to prepare for Microsoft Office 365?

This session addresses your questions about moving from the current version of Microsoft Business Productivity Online Standard Suite (BPOS-S) to the next version,Office 365. It highlights key areas you should be thinking of now, so that your customer will be ready to move to the next version. http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/NorthAmerica/2011/OSP213

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Office 365 – Install and configure Directory Synchronization (DirSync)

As you already know, it is possible to synchronize your Active Directory with Office 365 (like with BPOS). Before starting talking about the installation and configuration steps, there is few reminders about the limitation and prerequisites: Limitations DirSync is able to synchronize ONLY one AD Forest; if you have multiple forest, you may need multiple DirSync implementation and multiple Office 365 tenant OR (a better solution but more complex) implement…

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Office 365 – Member of the week

As participant at the Office 365 beta program and communities, I’m reward as Office 365 The Grid – Member of the Week The Grid is a private community of elite users that share and collaborate about everything Office 365. My name is Josh Topal, the community manager for the Office 365 Grid, and I would like to introduce some of our Grid members each week that are subject matter experts…

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Exchange – Exchange 2010 SP2 announced

The Exchange Team is pleased to announce that in the second half of calendar year 2011 we will be releasing Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2 (SP2) to our customers. With SP2, the following new features and capabilities will be included: Outlook Web App (OWA) Mini: A browse-only version of OWA designed for low bandwidth and resolution devices. Based on the existing Exchange 2010 SP1 OWA infrastructure, this feature provides…

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SharePoint – Collaboration in the Cloud with SharePoint: A New World of Productivity (from TechEd US)

Foundational Sessions bridge the general topics outlined in the keynote address and the in-depth coverage in breakout sessions by sharing the company’s vision, strategy and roadmap for particular products and technologies, and are delivered by Microsoft senior executives. This session focuses on how IT professionals and developers can build and manage Microsoft SharePoint applications for the cloud and mobile experience. http://channel9.msdn.com/Events/TechEd/NorthAmerica/2011/FDN02

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Office 365–The Future of productivity (from TechEd US)

Lessons from the Field: Learn from the Experts on Building Clouds and Their Effect on Your Enterprise: This session provides a preview of our next generation cloud productivity services, Office 365 (previously known as Business Productivity Online Standard Suite). Office 365 brings together cloud versions of our most trusted email, communication and collaboration software, Exchange Online, SharePoint Online and Lync Online with our familiar Office Professional Plus desktop suite. In…

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ForeFront – Forefront Endpoint Protection 2012 Beta Arrives

ForeFront Endpoint Protection is the enterprise antivirus and antimalware solution from Microsoft, builds on System Center Configuration Manager. With the coming new version, Microsoft is taking into account mobile devices. Get the beta and start evaluation here http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=b64c2029-0f56-4606-ba0c-ea92e03541f5&displaylang=en

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SharePoint 2010 – Service Pack 1 coming soon

The SharePoint Team has announced that the Service Pack 1 for SharePoint 2010 will come soon (this means also the SP1 for Office ) As part of the evolution (except the product issue corrections): Site Recycle Bin Service Pack 1 will introduce long awaited Site Recycle Bin functionality that enables self-service recovery of site collections and sites. In the past IT Professionals were tasked with restoring entire databases to recover…

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Office 365 – Manage your Exchange Online with PowerShell

In addition of a previous post which explains how to add Exchange Online on the Exchange Management Console (http://blog.hametbenoit.info/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=246) you can also do the same with PowerShell To be able to use PowerShell to manage Exchange Online, follow steps provided here http://help.outlook.com/en-us/140/cc546278.aspx

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Office 365 – Get involved with the SharePoint Product Group

if you are participating to the Office 365, and/or if you are working on SharePoint, this is for you The SharePoint Product Group wants to involved customers and partners in order to improve the use of SharePoint Online based on real experience. All the details: http://community.office365.com/en-us/b/office_365_technical_blog/archive/2010/11/21/announcing-an-opportunity-to-engage-with-the-sharepoint-online-team.aspx

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Office 365 – TCP/IP communication ports for Office 365 communication

This is a translation/adaptation of a very good post from my friend, Arnaud Alcabez (original post [in French] http://bposnews.wordpress.com/2011/05/11/office-365-liste-des-ports-tcpip/) This shows the TCP/IP communication ports which has to be allowed on proxy which doesn’t allow generic characters (such as *.outlook.com) TCP/IP communication ports required depends on the service you want to use/provide to your users; if you want to allow POP or IMAP access to Exchange mailboxes, you have to…

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Office 365 – Free online training “Jump Start”

  Dates: May 24 – 26, 2011 Duration: 6 hours per session Microsoft Productivity, Email, & Collaboration in the Cloud | Microsoft Office 365 brings together cloud versions of our most trusted email, communication and collaboration software – Exchange Online, SharePoint Online and Lync Online – with our familiar Office Professional Plus desktop suite. This fast-paced, demo-rich online course features the best experts teaching the technical aspects of Office 365…

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