Tag Archives: Exchange Online

My top 10 Office 365 Roadmap features


As I discussed in an “Exchange Unwashed” post about Office 365 change management, Microsoft has adopted new methods to keep customers informed about new developments in the rapidly-changing world of Office 365. This is a necessary step not only because … Continue reading

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Cloud services mean a very different support experience


My recent experience of working through a problem with Office 365 support confirmed once again just how fundamental the paradigm shift is for IT professionals tasked with resolving problems after workload moves to the cloud. Overall, the support experience was … Continue reading

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Progress in raising public folder limits – but we’re not there yet


It was great to see the EHLO blog informing the Exchange community that work is progressing to increase the scalability of modern public folders and raise the somewhat pathetic limits revealed last March. As you’ll recall, the old limits were … Continue reading

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GAMME – an unfortunate name for Google’s new migration utility


I know (because I have visited the Dublin Googleplex several times) that Google employs several thousand people in Ireland. Couldn’t one of them have looked at the acronym for their new Google Apps Migration for Microsoft Exchange (GAMME) service and … Continue reading

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The odd case of Chrome and the disappearing Office 365 mailboxes


As some of you know, I use Office 365 for my production email service. I also use SharePoint and Lync, but email is often the reason why people move to a paid-for cloud service. You might be surprised that I … Continue reading

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Some factors that make it much easier to introduce new features in the cloud


As you’re probably aware, Microsoft uses the same code base to deliver both Exchange 2013 on-premises and Exchange Online. New builds are generated from the base and first appear in Exchange Online and later in a quarterly cumulative update. It … Continue reading

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Enterprise-grade cloud services are the new battleground between Microsoft and Google


The first day of any large vendor-centric technology conference is invariably accompanied by a great deal of hype as the vendor takes full opportunity to strut their stuff and spread the good news. Keynotes full of bold new announcements are … Continue reading

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Selecting mailbox migration software


I am asked on a fairly regular basis to recommend software to migrate data from different systems to Exchange (either on-premises or cloud). I don’t want to endorse any software in any way, but I think it worthwhile to set down … Continue reading

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The end of Exchange? I don’t think so…


“Be afraid”, be very afraid”… is the opening of a blog post by Scott Cameron, an account strategist for Microsoft, titled “Office 365: The End of Exchange?” It’s an odd post that combines a fair element of truth with some … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest: March 2014


March 2014 saw a lot of preparatory effort for the Microsoft Exchange Conference in Austin, which took place at the end of the month. However, before we got to MEC, we had to cope with a late breaking bug for … Continue reading

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