Todd Young

  • FOPE Service Update

    Just in time for the upcoming Office 365 General Availability the FOPE team has released a service update to the FOPE service. The new changes you can see in the product are: A change in the process for validating domains. Instead of creating...
  • Microsoft Announces FOPE 11.1 Release: March 31st 2011

    Today Microsoft published the following announcement for FOPE and Office 365 Beta customers: Welcome Office 365 Beta Customers Forefront Online Protection for Exchange (FOPE) is the email protection solution for all Microsoft Office 365 beta mailboxes...
  • FOPE for Office 365 Beta Ships (Links to videos and content)

    The FOPE team just shipped a new set of features for those folks involved in the Office 365 Beta. You can find all the new videos we posted and content in the links below. Videos Overview of FOPE complex mail flow scenarios Shared address...
  • New FOPE Forum on TechNet

    New Customer Forum for Microsoft Forefront Online Protection for Exchange (FOPE) The FOPE team has created a TechNet forum for FOPE. Customers can now access the FOPE TechNet Forum and ask questions specific to the FOPE product. At this time, the...
  • FOPE Team Ships new Videos for Service Providers

    The FOPE Content Publishing team shipped a new video today for service providers. If you're a service hosting reseller with an SPLA, watch this video to learn how to manage your Forefront Online Protection for Exchange customers in the FOPE...
  • Ozzie and the Cloud

    Ray Ozzie Retires Microsoft has had some significant changes in the last year, especially in the cloud computing arena. On October 18 th , Steve Ballmer announced that Ray Ozzie was transitioning out of Microsoft. In a conversation with a friend...
  • FOPE Content Update

    The FOPE content team published some new updates and improvements to the FOPE content on TechNet (and the Download Center ) recently. One of the noticeable improvements we made is revamping the content architecture of the FOPE Spam Quarantine Mailbox...
  • When Cloud Services Replace People

    In my last blog post I asked why there is fear associated with moving to the cloud. Some of the responses I received from IT professionals, both in the blog comments and in personal conversations had to do with fear amongst IT-Pros who have invested a...
  • Is cloud computing really more secure, more reliable and cheaper? Then why the fear?

    A recent article, Tale of Two Clouds by the Educause Quarterly, discusses cloud computing, and how the University of Washington chose to move to a cloud model. It is an excellent article that clearly outlines the business problems, market factors and...
  • New Outlook Junk E-mail Add In Announced Today

    Today the Forefront Online Protection for Exchange (FOPE) team announced to customers that they are shipping a new Outlook Junk E-mail Plug in on Sept 10th. The new plug in works on Outlook 2007 and 2010. It adds a button to your Outlook toolbar that...
  • Using the FOPE Directory Synchronization Tool in a Non Exchange Environment

    Some of you have been asking how to use the FOPE Directory Sync tool in a non Exchange environment. I wrote a wiki topic about this today that you should check out. Using the FOPE Directory Sync Tool in a Non-Exchange Environment
  • FOPE TechNet Wiki Topics

    There are a bunch of new TechNet Wiki topics about FOPE (Forefront Online Protection for Exchange) Take a look at these topics by searching for the FOPE Tag. Or, you can look at my wiki topics by going to the Todd Young tag.