Partner Event: Live@edu to Office 365

If you are a UK customer and in the midst of planning and preparing for your upgrade to Office 365 from Live@edu, then why not check out this free webinar from Microsoft partner Salford Software. They are running a series of webinars that discuss the options of upgrading from Live@edu to Office 365. In their…


Partner Webcast: Planning Your Upgrade

Do you want to get ahead of the game and plan your upgrade to Office 365, but you’re not sure how? Oxford Computer Group, a Microsoft Gold Partner, are offering a free webinar that covers how to plan your upgrade from Live@edu to Office 365 for education. In their own words: Like any IT project,…


Live@edu Upgrade to Office 365 for education

If you’re a Live@edu customer you might be wondering to yourself where you can find out more information about the upgrade to Office 365 for education. What do I need to plan for? When can I do it? How long does it take? What about SSO, ILM, PCNS, etc.? These are just some of the…


Still using outlook.com?

If you’re a Live@edu customer and you’re still using outlook.com to access your email then this blog post is for you! Microsoft has started inviting institutions using Live@edu to upgrade to Office 365 for education. Academic institutions using http://outlook.com for email access should update their institution’s sign-in URL for email as soon as possible. Making…


Welcome to Office 365 for education

Starting today, Microsoft Office 365 for education is available, providing the world’s best productivity, communications and collaboration experiences to schools at no cost.   “The cloud and online learning are key trends transforming education today. Office 365 for education delivers a holistic collaboration platform that will change the game,” said Anthony Salcito, vice president of worldwide…


Live@edu Upgrade: Are your details up to date?

If you’re anything like me then you’re excitedly waiting to find about when you’ll be able to get your Live@edu tenant upgraded to Office 365 for education. Hot on the heels of the upgrade portal I talked about recently, I have some more information to share. In order to make the upgrade process smooth, and…


Upgrade from Live@edu to Office 365 for education

Some of you may have heard about Office 365 for education – if not go and read up! One of the most common questions I get asked by existing customers is: how do I upgrade from Live@edu to Office 365 for education? Well the great news is that we’ve launched a new portal where you…


Automatic Replies & MailTips

“Did you get my last email?” Have you ever sent an email to someone and wondered why you haven’t had a response? Is that distribution group you asked a question to ignoring you? Chances are you’ve encountered people who aren’t making best use of automatic replies and MailTips… Helpfully, both Live@edu and Office 365 for…


Essential Reading: Office 365 for education

If you’ve been looking at Microsoft’s cloud services for a while now, in particular Live@edu, then you may well have seen the trusty deployment guide that has helped many customers deploy Live@edu in their institutions successfully. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a deployment guide for Office 365? Good news! There is, and what’s…


Full Directory Synchronisation… Suits You…

Guest post by Office 365 Consultant, Tony Ison. If you have just jumped on-board with Office 365, or are looking to migrate over once general availability has been announced, then here is a little gem that you might find useful. Currently under Live@edu if your tenancy requires a full directory synchronisation after you have initiated…