Office 365 Mail Flow Troubleshooter

The Office 365 Support team has just released a guided mail flow troubleshooter here: https://aka.ms/mailflow If you have users complaining that mail delivery takes too long, or that mails are remaining in their outbox, or that recipients are not receiving e-mails at all; the guided walkthrough will step you through the troubleshooting steps required to…


Administering Office 365 for Small Business Jump Start

If you are planning on taking the new 74-325 exam, and haven’t visited the awesome Microsoft Virtual Academy, then drop everything and head over! Watch this one and a half day, demo-rich Jump Start aimed at helping IT Pros administer Microsoft Office 365 for small and medium businesses. Stephen Hall, CEO – District Computers, LLC…


Exchange Server 2013 Deployment Assistant Updated!

The Exchange team just announced the latest updates to the Exchange Server 2013 Deployment Assistant! The updated Deployment Assistant now includes the following new scenarios: Upgrading from a mixed Exchange 2007/Exchange 2010 deployment to Exchange 2013 Configuring an Exchange 2013-based hybrid deployment for Exchange 2010 organizations These new scenarios provide step-by-step guidance about how to…


Troubleshooting Outlook Connectivity Issues

If you are an Exchange or Office 365 Administrator, it is likely that you have seen Outlook Connectivity issues at some point; including Outlook remaining disconnected, repeatedly prompting for credentials, or users unable to create a new profile in Outlook to connect to their mailbox on Office 365. Our support teams receive calls on this…


Migrating Mailboxes to Office 365

In the previous Office 365 Mailbox Migration Strategies session, Gabor discussed the options for migrating mailboxes to Office 365, considerations for choosing a particular migration strategy, and provided an overview of basic and advanced migration methods. Now, he dives into how to perform the migration itself:   Session PowerPoint available here: Migrating Mailboxes to Office…


Office 365 Mailbox Migration Strategies

In the first of a 3 part series… Gabor Szatmari (Partner Solution Consultant with our team in Hungary) discusses the options for migrating mailboxes to Office 365, considerations for choosing a particular migration strategy, and provides an overview of basic and advanced migration methods.     Session PowerPoint Deck available on SkyDrive here: Microsoft Office…


Planning and Deploying Office 365 Jump Start

If you are an IT Pro that will be deploying Office 365, or a Microsoft Partner studying for the 70-323 Administering Office 365 exam,  make sure to head over to https://aka.ms/O365-CertJump to watch Ajinkya Pinto and Fulvio Salanitro (Partner Technical Consultants) share the information you need to know before deploying Office 365! Deploying Office 365…


PTS Power Start Workshop : Understanding the Latest Management Packs for Operations Manager 2007 R2, SharePoint 2010 and Exchange 2010

<Cross-posted from Iftekhar’s blog> My team is delivering some great webinars on Microsoft System Center technologies. In our continuous effort to ramp up our Microsoft partners on Microsoft technologies we are bringing some interesting of 1:Many Technical Webinars. If you are partner company focused on Systems management and networking and would like to learn more…


SharePoint and Exchange Calendar together

(post courtesy Anand Nigam) One of the cool things in SharePoint 2010 is the ability to show the Exchange Calendar on a SharePoint site, side by side. This is called as Calendar Overlay This post will walk through how to configure this. Step 1 (prerequisite) 1. I have a SharePoint Site http://fabrikam which looks like…