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  • Blog Post: Office 365 Password Sync (part of Directory Sync) Now Available!

    Michael Kophs, Cloud TSP Great news for Office 365 partners and customers that want a simple way to match their AD passwords with their Office 365 passwords!  The Office 365 Directory Synchronization tool (affectionately known as Dirsync) will now synchronize your user’s AD password with their Office...
  • Blog Post: Identity management, to cloud or not to cloud

    By Ron Grattopp ….last month one of the posts I did was on the “Cloud OS”, so as part of my research for that I ran across information from some time back that I think is still relevant but not well known about our technology, so I wanted to share.  This post centers around info from a couple of...
  • Blog Post: Accessing your Office 365 Admin Console using Azure (WAADM)!

    Michael Kophs Partner Technology Strategist This is really cool!  We’ve been waiting for this!  By “we” I mean us cloud geeks that envision a 100% cloud only platform on which we run our business.  First lets discuss some very important acronyms that make this happen: WAAD (Windows Azure...
  • Blog Post: Office 365 Core Identity Scenarios

    Tim Tetrick   I often get questions about the identity management options with Office 365.  Identity management is the process of identifying individuals in a system and controlling access to the resources in that system.  With Office 365, there are three main identity options you...
  • Blog Post: Office 365 Adapter - Deploying Office 365 Single Sign-On using Windows Azure

    B  V  A The following link is for a recently published document detailing How to utilize Azure for Single Sign-On to Office 365.  It is designed for system architects who want to understand the architecture and deployment options for extending your customer’s on-premise Active Directory...
  • Blog Post: Exchange Server Supportability Matrices–Exchange 2010 and 2013

    Josh Condie – One of the most valuable resources on the Microsoft public domain that I consistently have partners thank me for exposing to them is the Exchange Supportability Matrix.  These are condensed, single page charts providing all the details necessary for implementing a “supported” Exchange...
  • Blog Post: Office 365 Tools Deep Dive Webinar

    Michael Kophs Cloud PTS I was browsing the TS2 Blog and found insightful posts on three very important tools that should be part of every Office 365 partner’s tool arsenal: Office Deployment Tool (ODT) Directory Sync w/ Password Sync Admin console Migration Tool (Cutover & Staged) Interested in learning...