Office 365 – App Switcher

The upgrades and add-on’s just keep appearing in Office 365. The Office 365 App Switcher has started to roll out to tenancies as of this week.  This is nothing earth-shattering but it is a welcome feature being added to Office…

Uncle Rob’s Primers — WiFi and a Secure Network

This is another one of those oh-so-obvious things that you think are “self-evident” but which seem to get lost is the overall scheme of things.  So what is it that I am talking about?  Well, I’ll tell you, it’s about…

Office 365 – Apples and Giraffes Comparisons

I was chatting with a long-term customer of ours the other day.  They have been using a “cheap” hosted email service (POP/IMAP) from their web site hoster for years.  The cost of providing email services to their 150 or so users…

Office 365 – Switch Plans Wizard

Office 365 gives you the ability to switch your plan, generally so that you can move up to a bigger, more comprehensive plan.  If you have no need to change then you probably don’t need to read any further.  However,…

Office 365 – Skype for Business

Microsoft just keeps the release train rolling!  Here they annonce that the next version of Lync will, in fact, become Skype for Business. We all “knew” that is was coming, well now it’s official.  Stay tuned to my blog for more…

Office 365 — Federation, Domains and Subdomains

Office 365 and Azure both offer the ability to fully integrate (federate) your on-premise domain with the Microsoft Cloud (O365 and Azure).  This is a great benefit to many organizations but there are some caveats that come along with federation. …

Office 365 “First Release”

If you have been following the news about Microsoft over the last 8 – 12 months you will undoubtedly have come to the realization that they have changed!  Microsoft has made a 180 degree turn and are now on the path of…

Office Apps now free on iOS!

iOS users have had the full Office experience available to them on iPad for sometime now but the caveat was you required an Office 365 account to use the apps.  Microsoft has removed that restriction and made the Office apps…

O365 – Using the Office Web Apps (OWA)

One great feature of O365 is the ability to work with Office documents on a device that does NOT have Office installed or, perhaps, doesn’t even directly support Office.  An example would be a SmartPhone (and I know about Office…