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  • Blog Post: Reference for estimating email bandwidth

    Partners are asking "how can I estimate how email on Exchange Online will impact bandwidth". Good question. Good answers: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc540453.aspx Also see: http://www.microsoft.com/resources/Technet/en-us/MSOnline/bpos/index.html?page=html%2F3dea7174-a521-4442...
  • Blog Post: Exchange Online Monitoring Application

    MessageOps has posted an applicaiton for monitoring Exchange Online. This looks like a useful tool for identyfing latency issues. Keep an eye on these guys! http://www.messageops.com/ExmonDownload.html
  • Blog Post: How Do I Videos on BPOS

    Technet is posting a few "how do I" videos on BPOS. Using the Microsoft Online Services Sign-In Application Wednesday, November 05, 2008, 6:35:51 PM This video shows how to install & configure the Single Sign-In application available from the Microsoft Online Services dashboard...
  • Blog Post: CRM Online and BPOS integration

    Ran across this blog post on integrating BPOS with BPOS. Useful info. http://blogs.msdn.com/dynamicscrmonline/archive/2009/05/19/crm-online-and-bpos-business-productivity-online-suite.aspx Also, you might be interested to know that the SMTP gateway in CRM has been updated to work with Exchange...
  • Blog Post: Serivce update: new features and capabilites

    Upgrades and Enhancements The following features and capabilities are included in the October Service Update: Bulk Activation of Users PowerShell commandlets will be added to streamline the activation process, enabling administrators to easily automate the activation of a set of users. Most commonly...
  • Blog Post: Quick Reference for BPOS-Standard Technical Content

    Hi, I'm always sending links to people about what training and content is avialable so thought it might be useful to put this all together in a single place. Send me updates you think should be there and I'll add them. Thanks! Brett Quick- Reference Technical Resources for BPOS-Standard ...
  • Blog Post: Creating restricted distribution lists in BPOS with Dirsynch

    Discovered today that the directory synchronization tool copies permissions with distribution lists. DirSync syncs the following AD attributes that control who can and cannot send to a DL: · AuthOrig (Authorized Originators: Only these Users can send to the DL) · UnauthOrig (Unauthorized Originators...
  • Blog Post: 9.1 Services Released

    You may have noticed that your sign on client was recently updated. That's because BPOS 9.1 was recently released which includes OCS as a new service the deskless worker sku , and international availability. While these three are the big news items, I wanted to bring your attention to a few other updates...
  • Blog Post: TLS on Local Exchange server with BPOS

    Hi, Wanted to post a message from Ryan Phillips, BPOS Tech guy extrordinare and all around nice guy working on BPOS at Microsoft. This is a nice tech summary that you should file under migration and co-existence details. -brett ---------------------------- Did you know that BPOS...
  • Blog Post: Partner Migration Series: inteview with Steven Pivnik, Co-CEO of Binary Tree

    Binary Tree has been in the business of developing products and services for cross platform migration since 1993, and they are a migration partner for Microsoft Online Services . As a market leader in Notes migration, it's no surprise they are one of the first to offer Notes to Exchange Online migration...
  • Blog Post: Quick-Reference for BPOS-S Technical Content

    Quick- Reference Technical Resources for BPOS-Standard Getting ramped up on BPOS-S? Already know the services but want more depth? Looking for way to stay up to date about updates to the services? This list is designed to help get started, get deeper, and stay current. These are my picks for the...
  • Blog Post: Online Services Release Notes

    With the recent update of the services, there was also a "release notes"document that I just found out about. It has some useful tips and information, worth looking at for those of you deploying the services. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/thankyou.aspx?familyId=f297f10c-de9b-4c3e-8aa4-60d7f1baef55&displayLang...
  • Blog Post: Outlook 2003 Free/Busy Connector for BPOS

    One of the most interesting aspects of working with services as opposed to a bits on disk product group, is that we update capabilities all the time. That's really different than releasing service packs for features updates. One of the updates we released was adding Outlook 2003 as a client for Exchnage...
  • Blog Post: SMTP enabled for BPOS worldwide

    SMTP clients can connect to Microsoft Online SMTP servers and authenticate using a Microsoft Online Services user credentials to send mail. The connection requires Transport Layer Security (TLS). This allows you to use Exchange Online as an SMTP service for mail originating outside of the Exchange Online...
  • Blog Post: Virtual Airlift BPOS Webcasts Posted !

    You want details? How about lectures from the people making the services on the latest version of BPOS hitting the web this weekend! I'm super excited to annoucne tha availability of the Virtual Airlift webcasts on the Technical tab of this site. New features for Exchange, the administration console...
  • Blog Post: Marketing and Sales training

    Hi, Some new training classes have been posted to the partner learning center for Microsoft Partners that are marketing BPOS. (In other words, if you are not a Microsoft Partner, the content is not accessible). We will be posting some more technical training in January including a deeper dive on...
  • Blog Post: Q&A on the new Powershell commands for BPOS Migration

    In the just announced service release, you'll find a mention of the following powershell commands. Enable-MSOnlineUser Get-MSOnlineSubscription Set-MSOnlineUserPassword Q: What do these do? These can be used together or sepearlty to help manage a migration or adminster your accounts...
  • Blog Post: Wanna chat about cloud services?

    Hey for some reason I was asked to be one of the hosts at a couple of online chats coming up. These are open to the public so if you have questions about Microsoft's cloud stratgey, BPOS, or just want to hang out, come on down. Thanks, Brett TechTarget: http://itknowledgeexchange.techtarget...
  • Blog Post: Outlook 2003 support is enabled worldwide

    The June update for services has been finished! This means that you can now use Outlook 2003 with BPOS. There are a couple of considerations relating the oflline address book and free/busy . See the BPOS team blog for details. Also, attachment size has been bumped to 30MB. Sweet! Brett
  • Blog Post: Partner Migration Series: Interview with Steven Pivnik, Co-CEO Binary Tree

    Binary Tree has been in the business of developing products and services for cross platform migration since 1993, and they are a migration partner for Microsoft Online Services . As a market leader in Notes migration, it's no surprise they are one of the first to offer Notes to Exchange Online migration...
  • Blog Post: Migration Webcast Coming up by Jenna Leday - Migration guru at BPOS

    Hi, Jenna Leday is presenting a webcast on Migrating to BPOS on Dec 17th 2009, 11AM PST . Please click here to register. Jenna is PM on the BPOS team that manages the migration toolkit and powershell commands recently released (see previous blog post). She's the de-facto go-to girl for technical...