Outlook Web App in SharePoint Online

Many SharePoint Online customers would like to be able to see Exchange Online data on their SharePoint Online pages (e.g  their inbox or their calendar). First thought would be to use the built-in Outlook Web App Web Parts. However – if you read the “Outlook Web App Web Parts” paragraph in the Exchange Online Service…


Sharing a SharePoint Online site with external users is easy

People who need to see or work with your SharePoint Online site content but who don’t have user accounts for your SharePoint Online environment are considered “external users.” External users might be vendors or customers, for example. With SharePoint Online, after you activate the sharing feature, you can invite an external user to your site…


Comparing features in SharePoint Online across Office 365 Service Plans

In my meetings with customers and partners I’m often asked which SharePoint Online features are found in which Office 365 Service Plans. Its possible to find a high-level comparison here (see screen shot below), but to provide a more granular view I’ve compiled six tables corresponding to each of the six capabilities in SharePoint; Sites, Communities, Content,…


Understanding Storage Allocations in SharePoint Online

Understanding storage allocations in SharePoint Online can be a bit confusing. If we look at the storage allocations for the E and P plans…. Topic E plan P1 plan Storage (pooled) 10 GB base customer storage plus 500 MB per enterprise user 10 GB base customer storage plus 500 MB per user Storage per Kiosk Worker…