unable to verify domain name - Office 365 / Azure AD

I just wanted to a quick article about issues that I see come up quite often where you are unable to verify a domain against a Microsoft Online Service or more specifically Azure Active Directory, Today this can be down to quite a few different issues which are generally in the following buckets {be sure…


Microsoft @ EduGeek Conference 2014 (EDIT) - Azure AD & Office 365 Updates

I had the pleasure of presenting at the EduGeek Conference 2014 in Preston where I gave a brief overview into Microsoft Azure Active Directory & Remote App and I just wanted to follow up with a article which covered what I spoke about, provided you with further information and also some events/regular conference calls that I…


Microsoft Office 365 - Exchange Online Mailbox Size is now 50GB Per User!

 For those of you who may not already be aware, on the 29th August Microsoft announced the increase to the Primary Mailbox Size for Exchange Online / Office 365 Exchange Online Customers. This comes weeks after the recent increase to SkyDrive Pro Storage allocation. The size of user mailboxes in all Exchange Online and Office…


Office 365 Wave 15 (2013) Released to Education & Businesses

The New Release of Office 365 for Education, Small – Medium Businesses & Enterprises is something that everyone in the ‘Cloud’ Service Division has been waiting for, for quite some time now! we have had it in Preview for a few months and have loved every moment with it and now it’s time for you to see…


Next Wave of Microsoft Technologies for Office 365

Wednesday 27th February 2013 – The Next Wave comes to Office 365! Since the release of the next wave of Microsoft Core Products and Services towards the end of last year, we have all been looking forward to the next wave of technologies to be released on Office 365. last week Steve Ballmer (Microsoft CEO) announced…


Microsoft Partner Business Briefings – October/ November 2012

I had the privilege of being able to attend the Microsoft Partner Business Briefing in November of this year, and I felt that it would be good to share the content that we were shown during the day for those of you who were unable to attend or/ do not have access to such events. Below…


EduGeek Conference 2012 - EDIT2012

 Another Year, Another EduGeek Conference with a great turn out as always. This year EduGeek decided to re-brand the conferences with a name ‘EDIT’ as oppose to just calling it the ‘EduGeek Conference followed by the Year’. I had the pleasure of being able to attend again this year and although I could only stay…


EduGeek 2012 Conference - Thursday June 7th 2012

Download Direct to Outlook – EduGeek Annual Conference 2012 EduGeek are hosting the annual conference again this year on Thursday June 7th 2012 in the beautiful environs of the University of Central Lancashire’s Westleigh Conference Centre. The EduGeek Annual Conference is an event that I attend every year without fail, it is a great place…


Microsoft - Windows Live SkyDrive can help students keep work safe

Windows Live SkyDrive, is a free-of-charge file hosting service that allows you to upload files to a cloud storage and then access them from a Web browser. It is part of Microsoft’s Windows Live range of online services, and uses Windows Live ID to control access to files, allowing you to keep the files private, share them…


Microsoft IT Academy Summit - Slide Deck

For those of you who attended or were unable to attend the Microsoft IT Academy Summit at Microsoft HQ on Wednesday 19th October I now bring you the Slide Decks for you to refer back to. If you have any questions or wish to pass on feedback to the Microsoft Team then please contact me…