The Office 365 Community is fortunate to have a bevy of wide ranging experts that cover the entire spectrum of Office 365 with a passion. Some of our elite users are also involved the Grid, which is our exclusive private community. Our Grid members have volunteered to spend time directly with the rest of our community in a live, interactive websession. This online conference will address different Office 365 subjects and scenarios that will be beneficial to anyone who wants to learn more and expand their knowledge of the Office 365 suite.


Our second Lync and Learn session is titled Keys to Successful Rich Coexistence Deployment and comes from Office 365 Grid member Jorge Diaz. Jorge is a Cloud Technologies Architect for Planet Technologies who has been in the technology sector for a little over fifteen years. He is currently the subject matter expert for Office 365 and heavily focused on Microsoft’s Cloud Technologies and designing and deploying large-scale Microsoft cloud-based technology architectures.


Jorge Diaz has provided us with the following agenda for his Lync and Learn session:

  • Proper planning is the key to success
    • Understanding critical key components
    • Setting Expectations
  • Impacts of AD FS
    • Changes to UPN’s
    • New Features included in ADFS Rollup 1
  • Server Deployment Scenarios
    • Different strokes for different folks
  • Exchange Federation
    • It can be tricky, watch your step!
  • PowerShell is your Friend!
    • Automating tasks

To sign up for this talk please register on the MS Events page here. There you will find the Lync invite and all other Lync and Learn information. Be sure to register soon. We are excited to see you there!


Presenter: Jorge Diaz – Planet Technologies

Date/Time: Thursday November 3rd, at 10:00 AM Pacific Time. (1 Hour presentation)

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Conference ID: 27579341

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What Office 365 subjects interest you? What do you want to hear? Leave your comments below. You can view past Lync and Learn sessions here 


UPDATE 11/3:

Thank you to everyone who joined the Lync and Learn today. We had a great turn out! Be sure to view the video recordings below and download the shared PDF from the session.