The folks at TechNet have just released a new Office 365 Jumpstart video training series which can greatly assist you with your Office 365 for Education deployment in areas including ADFS, DirSync, UM, Exchange Hybrid, archiving, and SharePoint Online. The sessions have excellent information and contain over 11 hours of video training and hands on server installation walkthroughs on all areas of an Office 365 deployment including ADFS, DirSync, Lync Online, Exchange Hybrid server, and SharePoint Online. This is a must watch if you want to get an end to end understanding of all the deployment components required to deploy Office 365 for education.
Preparing your infrastructure for Office 365 – watch it here
Deploying Federated ID – ADFS Part I – watch it here
Deploying Federated ID – ADFS Part II – watch it here
Deploying DirSync Appliance – watch it here
Planning for Lync Online – watch it here
Planning for Exchange Online Unified Messaging – watch it here
Deploying Exchange online mail and routing – watch it here
Deploying Exchange Hybrid Server Part I – watch it here
Deploying Exchange Hybrid Server Part II – watch it here
Planning for Exchange Online Archiving – watch it here
Planning for SharePoint Online – watch it here
Using and deploying SharePoint Online – watch it here
After watching the training videos, now you are ready to put this learning into a lab. If you don’t have Hyper-V lab for example, we have some incredible virtual labs for Office 365 where you can conduct hands on learning with our labs in the cloud (no local VMs required) – it also has step by step guidance in the virtual lab so it shows you exactly what to do. Very useful if you get stuck in your deployment.
Use our awesome Office 365 hands on virtual labs on ADFS, DirSync, Exchange Hybrid (note: this lab hasn’t been updated with the Sp2 Hybrid Configuration Wizard – it is better to use this instead) and SharePoint Online are here.
More training links on ADFS and DirSync here.
Originally posted on the Microsoft Education in the Cloud Blog.