Office 365 Connectivity Guidance: Part 3

3. Unhindered access to the endpoints required. The next principle is to get your traffic to Microsoft as unhindered as possible, this means minimising the work done on the traffic or ensuring any work done doesn’t cause an impact to that traffic. When moving to the cloud it’s worth having a rethink about how you…

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Office 365 Connectivity Guidance: Part 4

4. Local DNS resolution Finally, local DNS resolution is a necessity to ensure Microsoft can connect your clients to resources based on their location. Many cloud services use this method, for example, we currently use Geo DNS for Exchange Online to connect your clients to the nearest front-end server for the service. I’ve covered this…

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Office 365 Connectivity Guidance

Updated 23 May 2019 Whilst our official guidance around Office 365 connectivity can be found at http://aka.ms/tune/ and also here it’s worth discussing in detail what best practice looks like in this space. One area I spend a great deal of time working on, and discussing with customers, is how to best connect to an…

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