Author Archives: Tony Redmond ("Thoughts of an Idle Mind")

About Tony Redmond ("Thoughts of an Idle Mind")

Office 365 MVP, author, and rugby referee

The BitCoin Sex Trap Email Extortion Scam

An Odd and Very Demanding Message Last Friday night, I received a note from “Hyman Cipolletta” using the account The message header shows that the message originated in a North American server ( in the common Office 365 … Continue reading

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Update Log for Office 365 for IT Pros (2019 Edition)

Changes and updates made to “Office 365 for IT Pros (2019 edition) Original release: July 1, 2018. This document describes the changes made to the book since its original release. The document is up-to-date as of the version released on … Continue reading

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Office 365 for IT Pros (2019 Edition) is Now Available

The Fifth Edition is Here! All good things come to and end and it’s time to finish up with the 4th edition of Office 365 for IT Pros. We will cease work on the 4th edition on July 1, 2018 … Continue reading

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Office 365 for IT Pros, 5th Edition (2019)

A New Edition We launched the first edition of the Office 365 for IT Pros eBook at the Microsoft Ignite conference in Chicago in May 2015. At that time, the book was called Office 365 for Exchange Professionals and it … Continue reading

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European Collaboration Summit 2018

Experiences from the European Collaboration Summit 2018, held in Mainz, Germany, May 28-30 2018. Continue reading

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Galapagos Photo Experiences

We recently visited the Galapagos islands. This blog post is a collection of photos from the trip, where I proved to fail to get anywhere close to capturing the Big 15 of Galapagos species. Continue reading

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Office 365 Exposed, Episode 11

Last week, I chatted with MVPs Paul Robichaux, Alan Byrne, and Vasil Michev in the palatial surroundings of the Continental Hotel in Budapest, and Paul taped the conversation as episode #11 in our “Office 365 Exposed” series. You can listen … Continue reading

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