Introducing OneDrive Files On-Demand

Jeff Stoffel   As expected many exciting announcements were made at Build 2017.  I am particularly excited by Joe Belfiore announcement that the new OneDrive Files On-Demand feature will be delivered with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.  With Files On-Demand, you can access all your files in the cloud without having to download them…


New OneDrive Admin Center Preview

Tim Tetrick   Hello Microsoft Cloud Partners, I hope everyone saw the recent announcement around the new OneDrive Admin Center Preview.  We’ve seen a lot of changes with OneDrive for Business over the past year, including many new features and capabilities for both end users and IT.  As usage continues to grow, our customers and…


OneDrive Next Generation Sync Client

Q: (from Phillip) Have either of you heard any feedback from clients regarding the constant sync issues from the cloud based SP/Onedrive to local? We have several clients who, at times, don’t have internet access so they use their local(offline) copy of SP to access files and re-sync when back online. There are constant issues…


Taking Administrative Ownership of a OneDrive for Business Document Store

Q: (from Ben) I am looking for information on OneDrive and how an admin can maintain and have access to the files. Can you point me in the right direction?   A: If you are referring to OneDrive for consumers, there is NO administrative access. Don’t let your customers use consumer quality products in their…


Showcase Office 365 customer solutions with MEC Demo today!

Partners, Are you aware of all of the benefits of the Office 365 MEC Demo platform?  In the past, we’ve blogged several times about the benefits to partners of the MEC Demo platform.  Make sure you are leveraging MEC to tell impactful “stories” and “experiences” to your customers around user productivity, communication and collaboration technologies…


OneDrive enhancements keep coming

Jeff Stoffel Late last week we announced the first OneDrive for Business native experience on Android which is part of a significant update to the existing OneDrive app. This is our first app bringing together both OneDrive and OneDrive for business in a single client experience.  This is an exciting announcement – let me explain…

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OneDrive for Business Access by External Users

Q: (from Bruce) So, is it possible to Share with Everyone (including external people) in One Drive for Business?   A: If your organization has opted to enable sharing OneDrive externally, and you select to share a document or folder with “Everyone” it will only include external users that have been included explicitly by name…

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Data Migration Options for SharePoint Online

Michael KophsPartner Technology Strategist Partners, Typically our conversations about migrating customer data to Office 365 start with messaging, i.e. how do I get my customer’s data from Exchange Server version X, Gmail, Lotus Notes, imap, etc to Exchange Online?  We at Microsoft have many resources to assist you with your messaging migrations, but what about…

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OneDrive for Business Update: How do we Help Customers Migrate?

Woody Walton Monday, April 28th, 2014, my peer Todd Sweetser in his post OneDrive for Business updates including storage increasing to 1TB! summarized the salient points for cloud seller relating to the announcement of the same day discussed thoroughly in the Thinking Outside the Box Office Blog by John Case of the same day. I…