Office 365 — MOWA, OWA and Outlook

Microsoft released “Outlook” for iOS and Android yesterday (January 29, 2015). iPhone/iPad/Android and others have traditionally connected to Exchange services via ActiveSync.  Depending on the phone/tablet vendor’s implementation, ActiveSync can “sync” email, calendar and other info between the phone/tablet and…

Bye Bye Windows 7! Hello Windows 10!!

We have been advised that Microsoft has instructed its various partners to cease shipment of PC’s with Windows 7 pre-installed or “in the box” and has also advised retailers to stop selling Windows 7 licenses.  As of this month, Windows…

A great Server/Cloud combo for small business

I’ve written in the past about Server 2012 R2 Essentials in combination with Office 365 and I’d like to circle back again and revisit the value statement for the combination. But, first, let me do a quickie Windows Server licensing…

Office 365–Enhanced Email Protection

Microsoft is rolling out improved email protection for the Exchange Online component of Office 365.  Specifically, they are expanding the use of DKIM and DMARC technologies inside Exchange Online and Exchange Online Protection (EOP). The idea behind all of this…

Security is everone’s responsibility

I was chatting with a customer the other day.  He was calling to inquire about ways to auto-login and auto-logout users on acouple of PC’s in their office.  At the same time we also discussed howto password protect Excel files. …