64-bit Directory Synchronization tool available for download from Office 365 Portal

If you are planning to deploy the Microsoft Online Services Directory Synchronization tool (DirSync) for synchronization from Active Directory to Office 365, then we have some important news for you. There’s a 32-bit DirSync client AND a 64-bit DirSync client available for download at the Office 365 Portal!   Download the Directory Synchronization tool (DirSync)…

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Partner Event: Salford Software on cost savings using Microsoft technologies!

In partnership with Microsoft, Salford Software is hosting two events for FE and HE organisations. With cost savings still a concern for many, the theme of the events is delivering efficiencies through Microsoft technologies. “Make it efficient, effective and exciting using Microsoft Technologies” will focus on how you can create a more efficient learning environment…


UK Live@edu Momentum News and Office 365 for Education Update

What a year! It’s hard to believe that it’s been nearly a year since the last BETT show in London – even scarier still to think that it’s just a few weeks until I, and the rest of the team, will be there again for BETT 2012! Way back in January we published our latest…


Office 365 for Education learning snack series: 1st Edition

  As a team, we have decided to post some videos on various Office 365 for Education topics. We call these short 5-6 minute videos ‘learning snacks’ so it is not too long and you can learn something in a ‘snack’ size quick format. The first edition in the series I created is on Exchange…


Introduction Webcast Recordings

Where were you? Did you miss out on our first two free webcasts all about Live@edu? Fear not! You can download and listen again to the recordings any time you like, as well as viewing the slides again – check out the slideshow below (embedded directly from SkyDrive!). Recording Links For the first webcast on…


A few customer questions about Office 365

  These are a few questions from a university in Washington state looking to move faculty, staff and students to Office 365: Can I have an AD domain of university.local  and use Federated ID (Single Sign On) with Office 365? Yes, provided you leverage an Internet routable domain for your UPN suffix.  For example university.local…


Get a Room! Enable Room Finder with Room List Distribution Groups

If your Exchange Online (Office 365) or Outlook Live (Live@edu) users are already using Room Mailboxes to schedule meetings in conference rooms, auditoriums, labs or other facilities, then why not enable Room Finder for your Microsoft Office Outlook 2010 clients by configuring Room List Distribution Groups? Room Finder simplifies the process of searching for an…

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Partner Webcast: Cloud Services Prep for EDU Providers

Oxford Computer Group has scheduled a webinar that will touch on the Identity Management issues that need to be addressed for cloud services, including Live@edu and Office365. Friday, November 11th, 2012, 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time. Duration 30 minutes. Registration Link: http://www.oxfordcomputergroup.com/news/events/webinar-cloud-services-prep-for-edu-providers-278.php Webinar Description:  Cloud Services Prep for EDU Providers This 30 minute webinar is intended…


How do YOU pronounce FOPE? Sign in for the first time

If you are an Exchange Online or Outlook Live tenant administrator, then you can access the Forefront Online Protection for Exchange (FOPE) Administration Center via a hyperlink in the Exchange Control Panel. And with a few additional steps, you can login directly to the FOPE Admin Center. Accessing the FOPE Admin Center from the Exchange…

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