Ten features of Office 365 you should know about

on August 31, 2016

Microsoft Office365 has been rapidly gaining market share and usage in both SMBs and enterprises around the world. As of July 2016, Office365 is the most used online productivity suite by businesses with over 1.3 million tenants and more than 75 million active users (sold seats is much higher). Every month more than 50,000 new

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Colin SmithTen features of Office 365 you should know about

Resolving issues with slow Outbound mail to Office365 in a Hybrid connection using a SmartHost or Internal Appliance

on August 10, 2016

Problem Mail flow to Office365 hosted users is slow after an initial Hybrid Configuration when the server points to a SmartHost on Exchange by default Solution The actual problem is the mail flow to Office365 is slow because the connector uses DNS for sending mail by default. In this scenario, the server is either sending

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Colin SmithResolving issues with slow Outbound mail to Office365 in a Hybrid connection using a SmartHost or Internal Appliance

Moving OneNote Content from OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive)

on August 9, 2016

Problem If you click on the OneNote Document while in OneDrive, there is no “Download” option. Solution I’ve been using OneDrive for a LONG time and when I started using OneNote, it defaulted to my OneDrive account and loved how it kept synching. It was always accessible remotely or locally. As we adopted Office 365

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Colin SmithMoving OneNote Content from OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive)

Forecast for Canada: Cloudy with a chance of Office

on June 24, 2016

While many Canadian businesses have joined their American and European counterparts in creating efficiencies and lowering costs through the adoption of cloud services, many more have had to watch from the sidelines due to concerns about data residency because the major public cloud datacenters have not been located in Canada.  All of that is in

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Anthony WhalenForecast for Canada: Cloudy with a chance of Office

Office 365 – Something for Everyone

on May 17, 2016

2015 saw cloud services and Office365 in particular reach the mainstream.  4 out of 5 Fortune 500 organizations use Office365 and based on a survey of over 120,000 organizations, 48% of them are using a cloud based productivity suite of some sort. I fully expect that in 2016 more than 50% of organization Microsoft will

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Anthony WhalenOffice 365 – Something for Everyone

Elements of an MDM Strategy – Questions before Answers

on April 20, 2016

This is a summary post that ties together six previous posts that were written as a series.  The idea for the series comes from a recurring scenario that I have encountered.  Several times in the last few years I have been in a meeting discussing a Mobile Device Management (MDM) strategy and when asked about

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Anthony WhalenElements of an MDM Strategy – Questions before Answers