Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 – Part 2

Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 – Part 2

In the first post in this series on Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 I discussed the basics of the product.  I demonstrated installation and configuration as well as how to perform the first full backup of all mailboxes.  In…

Hammers and Screwdrivers (O365 Teams and Groups)

I’m attending the Microsoft MVP Summit (third time, brain still explodes) and while I can’t say anything about what I’ve seen and heard (NDA, don’t you know), I can say that I am very impressed with Microsoft’s emphasis on providing customers…

Office 365 Apps and Non-Microsoft Clients

Not so long ago Microsoft was a “closed shop” … you used Microsoft services (Exchange, SQLserver, and so on) with Microsoft clients (Windows on the desktop).  Fast forward to 2016 and things have changed dramatically.  Yes, you still get the…

Office 365–SMTP Connectors

In the “old” days of on premise Exchange servers we would always have to set up email relay connectors in order to allow the Exchange server to accept and forward (relay) email from devices on the LAN.  You know the…

Office 365–Yammer and Outlook Groups

I realized as I was writing my posts about Outlook Groups that some people might wonder if there would be a reason to use a Group in place of Yammer or vice versa.  So I thought a quick discussion about…

A (Non) Profitable Journey – Part 5

One BIG feature of Server 2012 R2 Essentials (either the full on Essentials install or the Essentials role) is the built-in ability to integrate your local Windows user accounts with your Office 365 accounts.  To be clear, this is not…

SBS Essentials and Office 365. Good enough for the masses?

We (itgroove) have held back a bit on implementing SBS 2011 Essentials for any of our customers while we waited on some of the dust to settle around Office 365.  Now that 365 has proven itself to be a worthy…