Webcast: Migrating to Live@edu and Office 365 for education

This Thursday, 1st March (St. David’s day, if you’re Welsh!), and again on the 6th of March, we’ll be running a webcast where you can learn about some of the different methods and tools there are to aid your migration to the cloud! The webcast will cover both services at a high level and there’ll…


Updated: Webcast: Migrating to Live@edu and Office 365 for education

This Thursday, 1st March (St. David’s day, if you’re Welsh!), and again on the 6th of March, we’ll be running a webcast where you can learn about some of the different methods and tools there are to aid your migration to the cloud! The webcast will cover both services at a high level and there’ll…


How to integrate Live@edu into Moodle 2.0

Moodlerooms, Inc., has developed an integration connecting Microsoft’s Live@edu services and Moodle, the world’s most widely-used Learning Management System. With this integration, Moodlerooms makes the rich functionality of Live@edu directly accessible within the Moodle 2.0 and 1.9 environments via single sign-on. The plug-in for Moodle allows users to log into courses using their Windows Live…


Banish Attachments Forever!

Please see attached… Ok, put your hands up. Who still sends files as attachments in their email? Come on, be honest! I’m guilty of it myself – just ask my boss, after I dropped a 7MB “email bomb” on him recently. Despite having both SharePoint Online and SkyDrive at my fingertips there are times I…


Service Update: Sender Photo Enabled by Default

Here’s a preview of the new Sender Photo feature that is enabled by default for all Outlook Live and Exchange Online users after the December 2011 Service Update. We’ve included some guidance on how to configure Sender Photo and how to disable it (in case a school requires that it be disabled). In the screenshots…

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Read twice, send once… Delaying outgoing mail with rules.

Measure twice, cut once… “Keep it as long as you can, as long as you can”, the 6 Ps* – whichever adage you use to prevent making a mistake there’ll always be that time when you let one little thing slip. Maybe it’s accidentally hitting send on a email to your boss telling them what…


Updated Message and Recipient Limits – Live@EDU

Outlook Live accounts have historically been 500 recipients per day. Microsoft has recently updated this policy to be in line with the Exchange Online offering in Office 365. All newly provisioned tenants will see these new limits immediately. For those customers who are already on Live@EDU, you should either see these now or you will…


SkyDrive and Office Web Apps

For schools, colleges and universities looking for a powerful tool for their students to help them better collaborate on group projects, SkyDrive and Office Web Apps is the ideal solution. Those looking for a web based solution often think about Google Docs. While tools such as this may work well for simple tasks, they may…


BETT 2012: School in a Box Presentation Slides & eBook

Reflecting on a great BETT, thanks to everyone who stopped by our stand, one of the most popular sessions within our Theatre Stand was the School in a Box presentation delivered by our Schools Business Managers, Sean O’Shea and Mark Reynolds. Delivered in their unique and entertaining way, both Sean and Mark did an amazing…


BETT 2012!

Yes, it’s finally time to pack away the Christmas decorations, reset the alarm clock for work and return to normality, but there’s no need to be disheartened because it’s almost time for BETT! (Cue rapturous applause…) Come and see where it’s really happening, over on the public cloud pod at the Microsoft stand, D30 &…