Office 365 Virtual Launch–February 27th

Join us at our Virtual Launch Event on February 27th as we celebrate the availability of a major new release coming to Office 365 for businesses. If you are exploring cloud offerings, you do not want to miss this event. You’ll hear from Kurt DelBene, President of the Microsoft Office Division, about Microsoft’s vision for…

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Office 365 Address Book Policies

Good news! In the next round of updates to Office 365 (Exchange Online) we’ll be adding support for address book policies! The Exchange Team have detailed exactly what this means, but the headlines are: It’s an Exchange Online only feature. It is available for enterprise (E) and education (A) plans only. Supports additional Address Lists…

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Managing Office 365 for education using PowerShell

PowerShell is cool – at least I think it is! We’ve been talking about using PowerShell to manage Live@edu since the early days of Exchange Labs, and several times since. As more and more customers complete the upgrade from Live@edu to Office 365 for education I thought it would be a good time to talk…

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Configuring Lync Custom Statuses To Support Assessment for Learning

In our last post our guest contributor Mandeep Atwal talked about using Lync client to support assessment for learning strategy in the classroom. I thought this was a great post as Lync Online is part of Office 365 for education and users can use Lync client on the desktop to communicate with others easily. In…

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Assessment for Learning with Lync Online!

As a technical guy, I spend most of my days talking to customers about how they can deploy Office 365 for education, or answering questions about what the service can do. In this guest post, our resident star Mandeep Atwal talks about how schools are actually using Lync Online in the classroom. Today’s workforce and…

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Snow Day? Try Office 365 for education on for size!

If you’re in the UK (other countries are available) you’ll probably look out of your window this morning and see something like this: Teachers and pupils up and down the country tune into their local radio stations eagerly awaiting news of school closures, crossing fingers and toes that theirs is on the list. Traditionally when…

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