Exchange ActiveSync client connectivity in Office 365

Update: 4/23/2012: Microsoft has completed deployment of the interim solution that should eliminate the need for manual server reconfiguration of the affected devices when your Office 365 server location changes. We continue to work with device manufacturers to help them resolve their Exchange ActiveSync protocol implementation issues. Update 3/5/2012: In order to mitigate issues with…


.PST, Time to Walk the Plank

PST Capture Download Documentation Ask and ye shall receive, mateys! As we announced in July, we are always looking for new ways to make your work easier – especially when your work involves ending PST proliferation. Today, we are happy to announce that PST Capture is now available as a free download. PST Capture helps…


Introducing the Hybrid Configuration Wizard

During the beta of Office 365 for Enterprises, we received great feedback from our customers and wanted to vastly simplify the process for configuring Exchange in a hybrid deployment with Office 365. We are introducing the Hybrid Configuration Wizard in Exchange 2010 Service Pack 2 to refine the deployment process as a result of that…


Exchange Online December 2011 Service Update

Over the next several months Microsoft will deploy the Exchange Online December 2011 Service Update. As a part of this update, we will also make high availability architecture enhancements in all datacenters that host Office 365 tenant domains. These updates will be staggered globally, beginning in December 2011, and we expect full deployment to complete…


Introducing Office Web App Integration with Outlook Web App in Exchange Online

On the Exchange team, it’s always important to us to get feedback from our customers on what we’re doing well and what we could be doing to make the experience better for you. In Exchange 2007, in response to one of the biggest Exchange 2003 OWA feature requests, we introduced WebReady Document Viewing. This let…


ESE Access to Exchange – Video Series

Just like we want to get to know you better, we want you to get to know us better. We like long walks on the beach, poetry, candlelit dinners, remote PowerShell and we love to Geek Out with Perry. More importantly, we wanted you all to get special behind-the-scenes insights into the Exchange team so…


Your tasks and the FOPE TechNet Library

In order to make it easier for you to find information and move about the Forefront Online Protection for Exchange (FOPE) TechNet Library documentation, we would like to make you aware of some re-structuring within the TechNet Library. Of course we will continue to update and enhance the technical product information that we provide about…


Exchange Server Deployment Assistant now includes a “Cloud Only” scenario

For many companies, the robust messaging and calendaring features offered by Office 365 for enterprises presents an opportunity to transition all messaging functionality from the on-premises organization into the cloud. Office 365 for enterprises includes a full suite of e-mail migration tools. However, there are dependencies and restrictions on the migration tools that you may…


Development cadence in a cloud world

After a busy summer of Microsoft events meeting with partners, customers and our internal sales organization, I thought I would share some of the discussions I had with these groups around our cloud evolution and specifically around Exchange Online. One of the key things we have evolved is our development cycle for the online service…


Test Office 365 Single Sign-On Using Microsoft Remote Connectivity Analyzer

We are excited to announce that the Remote Connectivity Analyzer tool has been updated! In addition to the standard set of connectivity tests, we’ve added an Office 365 tab and a Single Sign-On test. The new Single Sign-On test will validate users’ ability to log on to Office 365 with their on-premises credentials. It also…