Looking Ahead: 2011

Hello! I suppose I really should introduce myself as it has been a few months since my predecessor, Ben Nunney, contributed to this blog. My name is James Marshall and I’m the new UK Live@edu Deployment Specialist. Since I took over from Ben back in September loads of cool stuff has been happening and 2011…

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A Fond Farewell

As part of a few changes we’re making to both the UK Live@edu team and the way that we communicate with customers, we will no longer be regularly updating this blog. We’re going to leave all of the content up so any links and videos will continue to work, and we’ve compiled a list of…

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Live@edu Implementation Guide

Ben and the rest of the UK Live@edu team have just finished updating the Live@edu Implementation Guide. It covers a wide range of advice and guidance that is helpful as you plan to move your email services to the free Live@edu service, based in our cloud datacentres in Dublin. (This link will tell you more…

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Live@edu in Further Education

I spend a lot of time talking to customers about Live@edu – whether it’s talking about deployment specifics or giving a migh higher level overview. This week I teamed up with our Further Education Business Manager, Amanda Bicknell, to try a new way of getting the message out. And so, on Tuesday 26th May, we…

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Please excuse us whilst we’re changing

Over the next week, we are moving the thousands of blogs that run on the blogs.msdn.com site over to a completely new web platform, which will give us lots of new ways of keeping in touch. We’ve had a trial run already, and it seems to be pretty smooth. However, whilst the change is happening,…

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What happens in Dublin…

A common ask I get from customers – both new and old – is for more information around our European data center in Dublin. It’s where all of the Outlook Live data for UK customers is held, alongside hosting for our other cloud services offerings outside of the education space. I recently came across a…

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Upgrade your Management Agent

As mentioned previously, the upgrade to R4 of Outlook Live is well underway – all administrator accounts have been upgraded, and we’re in the process of migrating all of the R3 user mailboxes too. Now that you’ve had a chance to look at R4 and some of the really great features we’ve added, it’s time…

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