• Convert Exchange 2003 mailboxes to mail-enabled users after a staged Exchange migration

    Audience: Exchange Online/Office 365 for enterprises administrators Authors: Lou Mandich, Sr. Premier Support Engineer, Microsoft Services, & Marc Nivens, Sr. Escalation Engineer, Microsoft Support If you’ve completed a staged Exchange...
  • Lync and Learn – Keys to Successful Rich Coexistence Deployment

    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...
  • Grid User of the Week - Tristan Watkins

    Today we are featuring a post about our Grid user of the week, Tristan Watkins . I asked him some questions about his background and experience with Office 365, the Office 365 Community and The Grid. I'll leave the rest of this blog post to Tristan...
  • Grid User Post of the Month - Migrate from Exchange Public Folders to Microsoft Office 365

    The Grid is a private Office 365 community comprised of IT and Office 365 pros. We have been publishing their fantastic content to the Grid Blog through the Grid User Post blog series which exposes our best content to the entire Office 365 Community....
  • TechNet Webcast: Migrating from Google Apps to Office 365 (Level 200)

    Kanwal Khipple, Principal SharePoint Architect of BrightStarr, will present a TechNet Webcast on Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 at 1:00 PM (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time. You should attend this webcast if your organization is considering migrating to Office 365...
  • Use Windows PowerShell to manage Office 365

    Audience: Office 365 for enterprises Written by: Susan Stevenson, technical writer, Office 365 If you’re an administrator for a large organization there are now Windows PowerShell cmdlets you can use to perform a variety of Office 365 administrative...
  • RIM BlackBerry Business Cloud Services for Office 365 Open Beta Program

    Today, Research in Motion (RIM) announced an open beta program that is now available for BlackBerry Business Cloud Services for Microsoft Office 365. This new beta program allows RIM-hosted cloud-based service for businesses to extend Microsoft Office...
  • Microsoft Lync for Mac 2011 client update released today

    Audience: Professionals, small businesses, and enterprises As of 10 AM PST today, the Microsoft Lync for Mac 2011 14.0.1 Update package is available for download. This update will be available to Lync for Mac users next week through Microsoft Update...
  • FAQs about FOPE administration

    Audience : Live@EDU and Outlook Live Answers customers. Forefront Online Protection for Exchange (FOPE) is the default filtering provider for Outlook Live and Exchange Online, and all Live@edu domains are now migrated to that platform. We have seen...
  • New wiki article on troubleshooting mail flow

    Audience : IT professionals and administrators Author : Tony Trivison, Senior Technical Writer Scott Landry, a program manager for Office 365 , just put together a helpful wiki topic about Troubleshooting mail flow in Office 365 . The content is...
  • Introducing Office Web App Integration with Outlook Web App in Exchange Online!

    There is exciting news about an OWA update in Exchange Online that was just announced on the Exchange Team Blog . OWA in Exchange Online now integrates Office Web Apps. Find out more from the Exchange Team Blog here or read the copy below. Introducing...
  • Federation in Office 365 and Exchange

    Audience: Office 365 for enterprises Author: Robert Mazzoli, Senior Technical Writer - Exchange So you’re thinking about switching to cloud-based e-mail in Office 365 or configuring a hybrid deployment between your existing Exchange...
  • New Sync Capabilities for Connected Accounts

    Audience: Office 365 End Users Author: Joey Masterson We’re happy to announce improvements to the Connected Accounts feature for Microsoft Office 365. We’ve been listening to your feedback in the community forums and understand the...
  • Done kicking the tires? Subscribe to Office 365

    Written by: Elizabeth Bailey, technical writer for Office 365 Audience: Office 365 for professionals and small businesses, Office 365 for enterprises If your organization has been using a trial version of an Office 365 plan, you may be ready...
  • Announcing the Availability of the Microsoft Office 365 Deployment Guide for Enterprises

    The Alan's World of IT blog announced the updated availability of the Microsoft Office 365 Deployment Guide for Enterprises. See the original post by Alan here or read the blog copied below. By: alanle_MS Published: September 29, 2011 ...
  • Exchange Public Folders and Office 365

    John Speare Senior Technical Writer, Microsoft Exchange public folders are widely used in on-premises Exchange environments. However, Microsoft Exchange Online does not support customer usage scenarios of public folders. If you or your customers...
  • Using page navigation to hide a draft Web page from view

    When developing a new page, it may be desirable to hide it while it is under construction. In this example we remove the Site Map from the navigation pane and then publish a new page. 1. From your public facing site home page, in the left navigation...
  • A Video Introduction to Forefront Online Protection for Exchange

    Audience: IT professionals and administrators Author: Tony Trivison, Senior Writer for FOPE The TechNet Radio guys, Blain Barton and John Baker , recently released a video, TechNet Radio: IT Time–An Introduction to Forefront Online Protection...
  • Russian daylight savings changes - Are you ready?

    Audience: All This summer, the Russian government adopted a new law that cancels daylight saving time (DST) in their country. This means that Russia will not “fall back” to the previous Russian Standard Time zones this fall. This change...