A bunch of enhancements to the SharePoint Online service

 The product group just shared a bunch of enhancements to the SharePoint Online service Improved file upload experience: increased file upload limit from 250MB to 2 GB increased site collection limit from 3,000 to 10,000 Improved self-restoration: increasing recycle bin retention duration to 90 days, up from 30 .exe and .dll are now acceptable file…

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SkyDrive Pro Gets Even Better

SkyDrive Pro is cloud storage for business. It’s the place where employees can store, sync, and share their files across multiple devices with ease and security. With SkyDrive Pro you can collaborate with others in real time and edit documents from virtually anywhere via a web browser using Office Web Apps. Accessing your files from…

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The ins-and-outs of checking SharePoint Online documents in and out

SharePoint Online has an abundance of document management capabilities. You can share documents with people inside and outside your organisation, for you and your (extended) teams to collaborate on and co-author. You can invoke document versioning to enable restoring of earlier editions and  log changes. You can control the process of document editing by invoking…

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The long awaited standalone SkyDrive Pro sync client has just been released

The long awaited standalone SkyDrive Pro sync client has just been released! The standalone SkyDrive Pro sync client allows users of SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online in Office 365 to sync their personal SkyDrive Pro and any SharePoint 2013 or Office 365 team site document libraries to their local machine for access to important content…

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Synchronizing SharePoint Online document libraries with Windows Explorer

Synchronizing SharePoint Online document libraries with Windows Explorer has always been a hot topic. My post on the topic from October 2011 has been viewed more than 10,000 times. In previous versions of Office 365 its been possible, yet a little frustrating to setup and use on a daily basis. Especially the authentication part (a saml…

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Understanding External Users in SharePoint Online

The ability to share your SharePoint sites and documents with people outside your organization is a very compelling capability in SharePoint Online. You are allowed up to 500 unique external users per month on the P-plans, and 10,000 for the M and E plans at no cost. The people outside your organization are called External…

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Office 365 – comparing P, M and E plans

  The new Office 365 Service Descriptions can be easily accessed in your favorite browser; just type office365sd.com in the address box, and you’ll get a full list of service descriptions.   Each service description will give you tables comparing features across plans, making it easier to pick the plan that suits your needs the…

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What’s new in Microsoft SharePoint Online

The new SharePoint Online, available with Office 365, includes a wide variety of improvements and new features. Discover how SharePoint Online can help you share your work and work with others, organize your projects and teams and discover people and information. Share Social features Collaborate with external users Community site OneNote integration with team sites…

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Preparing for the Next SharePoint Online Service Update

Microsoft is preparing to roll out the new SharePoint Online as a part of Office 365. As a result of this initial phase of the SharePoint Online service update, you may be affected by some of the design changes. Below is a consolidated list of items with pointers to documented fixes and posted workarounds: Install…

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Windows PowerShell for SharePoint Command Builder

The new SharePoint Online has an all-new Windows PowerShell module for admins to manage their sites and users. Windows PowerShell unlocks a lot of new scenarios, including bulk site creation and upgrade, and better quota management and reporting. To make it easier to build out a variety of Windows PowerShell commands for SharePoint Online, we’ve designed…

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