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  • Blog Post: BPOS Migration Webcast and new Lotus Notes Migration options

    Just a couple of days ago I did a webcast on BPOS Migration. You can find it here: Microsoft Online Services Infrastructure Planning and Migration WWE REGISTRATION URL: http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032407793&Culture=en-US LIVE...
  • Blog Post: Migrate to Exchange Online with no on premise tools: Interview with Geeman Yip of BitTitan

    Many migration scenarios revolve around moving data from an on-premises server, such as Exchange Server or Lotus Notes, to Exchange Online . BitTitan , the makers of MigrationWiz have another vision: migrating data from one hosted e-mail environment to another. In this installment of the Partner Migration...
  • Blog Post: Could be a First for Microsoft! Intneral Technical Wiki now Pushed to Quickstartonlineservices.com.

    Internally, the Technical Product Management team had a Wiki they were using to keep track of all kind of issues. FAQs that were being asked all the time about things like public folders, mail enabled lists, how to work with proxy servers, when is feature "X" coming , blah blah blah. The cool thing...
  • Blog Post: Migration Toolkit for Partners

    Below, you'll find links to some previously unavailable materails that will be very useful for Partners as they make plans to migrate a customer to BPOS. Be sure to check out the Discovery Checklist, as we well as the lecture in Migration by the engineering team. In addition, you'll find some documents...
  • Blog Post: BPOS Discovery and Planning Checklist for Partners - Prelimary Version

    I've been workng on this document for Partners to provide guidance on issues you should consider when evaluting a customer's business for a potential move to BPOS. It's pretty comprehensive, but not exhaustive. For those of you attending the WPC coming up, you can get this document https://www.quickstartonlineservices...
  • 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: 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: Migration Webinar Series

    Wanted to let you know that there will be a new webinar series starting up. You will definitly want to attend these to get the latest information on migrating to BPOS. See http://blogs.technet.com/msonline/archive/2009/11/13/announcing-the-migration-webinar-series.aspx for details. -brett
  • 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: Useful Migration and onboarding references

    Here are some useful links to the latest info on Migration and (and some onboarding) docs and resources. The Migration paper was recently updated and expanded significantly. Also, REALLY worth reviewing are the Infrastructure Planning and Design Guides for Exchange and SharePoint online. These papers...
  • Blog Post: Migration and Onboading Class now online at Partner Learning Center

    Announcing availability of the Business Productivity Online Suite Migration and Onboarding Deep Dive class on the Partner Learning Center https://training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx?UserMode=0&ActivityId=568520 This two-day instructor-led course provides...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 3.2 Now Available!

    Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 3.2 Now Available! The MAP toolkit has been updated to include testing for sysetm readiness for BPOS deployment . This system will inventory online resourcesa and create reports tell you what needs to be done to get ready for deployment. Some...
  • 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: 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: 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...