Office 365 Education: Shared Calendars

Guest post by Gerald Haigh. Gerald writes regularly for the education series of blogs. Summer Term 2012, and your year eleven groups were on study leave. They were mainly a diligent, hard-working lot, and you smile when you think of them. So keen were they, in fact, that some of them couldn’t keep away. ‘Sonja…

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The Start of my Office 365 Education Journey

Guest post from Gerald Haigh. Gerald writes regularly for the Microsoft Education series of blogs. One of the first things I did when I decided to learn more about the capabilities of Office 365 Education was to have a meeting with Alex Pearce of BFC Networks. Alex is always good value – generous with his…

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Office 365 Education Exchange Online mailbox quotas are doubling to 50GB FREE

It’s turning out to be a bumper week for Office 365 Education updates. Earlier this week it was announced that SkyDrive Pro was increasing the default storage quota from 7 GB to 25 GB and starting from now Office 365 Education Exchange Online mailbox quotas are doubling to 50 GB FREE! When will I see…

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Alumni Address Book Policy in Office 365 Education

We recently took a look at one of the ways you can address the question of supporting alumni users in Office 365 Education, and I mentioned that you would need to look to the new Office 365 Education in order to provide custom address book policies in order to restrict access to your institution GAL…

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Top User Tips #1–Offline Access

Over the next few days we’ll be posting up some bite-size tips about some of the cool features of Office 365 Education. If you’ve got any tips you’d like to share with us get in touch in the comments! One of the great enhancements of the new Office 365 Education is the offline access feature…

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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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Office 365 Education Deployment Resources

Updated: October 21st 2013 Over the last few months I’ve come across some fantastic resources to help customers deploy Office 365 more easily and more efficiently. I decided it was finally time to put a post together to bring all of those Office 365 Education deployment resources onto one page – I’ll keep adding to…

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Calendar Publishing in Live@edu

So, you want to publish your calendar? In my last post I talked about how you could set up sharing free/busy information between two Live@edu environments but what about sharing your whole calendar with someone? When you click share in the calendar screen, by default, the options to publish the calendar to the Internet are…

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Exchange 14 – What Live@edu is made of…

As those of you running on the Exchange Labs platform are probably aware, Labs shares a codebase with the upcoming release of Exchange, currently called Exchange 14. The Exchange Team recently posted a video of KC Lemson and Jim Lucey, two E14 developers, to talk about the product and what’s to come. Jim talks in…

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