Enable Users to Easily Submit Junk, Phishing, and SPAM Messages in Outlook

The email security analysis capabilities in Microsoft Office 365 are unmatched in the industry, offering subscribers the best protection available from email categories such as junk, SPAM, phishing, malicious, etc. But, from time to time a message will slip through that should have been classified as SPAM. If you are a Microsoft Managed Service Provider…


Skype for Business Online Calling – Designing a Local Call Backup Route

Moving Private Branch Exchange (PBX) calling services to the cloud is now a common part of a digital transformation to Microsoft Office 365. Moving all calling services to the Microsoft Cloud often results in the partial or full removal of on-premises PBX equipment, a reduction in operational costs and far easier administration. Even with a…


Microsoft Bookings: How to Setup a Microsoft Bookings Site

Microsoft Bookings is an incredible new scheduling tool available with certain plans for Office 365. Simply put, this tool was built for businesses who depend on scheduling appointments with their customers. Examples of where this tool is a perfect fit is for an accounting office, a hair stylist, a dog groomer, an auto mechanic shop,…

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Porting Cloud PSTN Telephone Numbers Between Office 365 Tenants

For organizations using the rich telecom and PBX features in Office 365 Skype for Business, a question often received by Microsoft is how to port (transfer) telephone numbers from one Office 365 tenant to another. The process is far easier and faster than you may imagine. The information required for Office 365 tenant number transfer…


Securing Small to Midsize Local Networks – A Practical Approach

Introduction Many large companies, governments, militaries, etc. hire teams of top notch security personnel to provide continuing evaluation and guidance to keep their organization as secure as possible. But, what about the small to medium size companies where there may be only a small team of administrators, engineers, etc. who take care of everything in…


Beginning to Learn Skype For Business?

In my role as a Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft, I often engage with customers and Microsoft Partners from many different backgrounds. The backgrounds are typically based on years of experience with many the Microsoft enterprise products to those with a focus only on Cisco and/or Avaya Voice over IP products. Microsoft Skype for Business…

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