Posts Categorized: Office 365

Five Tips for Using Skype for Business

Instant messaging and video conferencing have changed the way that organizations communicate, reducing business travel expenses and making dispersed workforces seem as though they were only cubes apart. The ability to quickly and efficiently collaborate on documents in real-time by screen-sharing and hosting interactive meetings with key attendees are just… Read More

Manage Your Calendar Settings in Outlook

Did you know that with Exchange Online, your calendar can have multiple time zones? You can set one for the mailbox time zone and another for the appearance of your calendar. This is a great feature when travelling through different time zones and maybe you want to have your calendar … Read More

How To Guide: Create a Blank Address List in Office 365

For K-12 and higher education IT administrators, managing students’ mailboxes is a task that requires unique treatment. Unlike in most corporate environments, users should not have full access to the global address list of faculty/staff, alumni and other students.  In order to control communication access for students and protect identities,… Read More

Let Your Users Sign into ADFS Using Only Their Short Login Name

We often talk about authentication into Office 365 using your User Principal Name. You may have referred to this login as your email address; however, it may not always be the same as your email address. The Active Directory UPN (User Principal Name) is a requirement of Office 365 to… Read More

Seven Reasons Why Email Is More Secure in the Cloud

Until recent years, IT pros who claimed that data security can be found in The Cloud would be laughed out of the datacenter. And then security breaches, industrial espionage and data collection became everyday news events. Corporations and governments began conceding that security is hard, but some IT decision makers… Read More

Collaborating with External Users in Office 365

Many organizations have come to rely on Office 365 to enable collaboration scenarios for departments, projects, and teams that share a common purpose. Ubiquity of the Office 365 Cloud and continuous innovation are making it possible for people to collaborate on and collectively co-create content in real-time, anywhere, anytime and… Read More

How Do Office 365 and Azure Address Compliance Issues?

As we see more organizations embracing a move to the Microsoft cloud, questions concerning how these organizations can meet their compliance and regulatory requirements abound. To address these questions and concerns, Microsoft publishes and maintains websites dedicated to answering questions regarding security and compliance in both Office 365 and Azure… Read More

OneDrive for Business Integration with Outlook Web App

Have you ever run into the problem of trying to send a file to your coworker but it’s too large to attach to an email? Without having to explore complex workarounds, Office 365 has a simple solution that makes sending attachments from OneDrive as easy as pasting in a link.… Read More

To the Cloud! Quickly! What is Office 365 ExpressRoute?

If you have not already heard about Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute, or you have and really want it for Office 365, you should know that Microsoft is very serious about providing flexible, fast, and secure ways to protect your data. This doesn’t stop at just the data center; it extends to… Read More

How to Broadcast Online Meetings

Is your town hall too small for your town hall meeting? Welcome to Large Meeting Broadcast! If you have been following all the exciting changes around Lync becoming Skype for Business, then you know Skype has announced the ability for Large Meeting Broadcast. (If you have not been following that… Read More