Monthly Archives: June 2015

Upcoming communication and security features in Office 365

Several of the upcoming features in the Office 365 Road Map underlines a game changer in the competitive environment of both unified communication and security for Microsoft, its partners and the customers. Microsoft is currently developing and testing the integration of enterprise unified communication, domain purchase and message encryption services directly into Office 365, instead… Read More »

Azure AD Connect Released !

Azure AD Connect is the next-generation identity synchronization tool for Microsoft cloud services, and combines the features of Microsoft’s Directory Synchronization (DirSync) and the Azure AD Sync Services (Azure AD Sync) tools. Azure AD Sync that was released in September 2014 is the replacement for DirSync, but the newly released Azure AD Connect will be… Read More »

How to configure Sent Items behavior in Office 365 shared mailboxes

Shared mailboxes in Office 365 provides a flexible and simple solution for multiple users to manage and communicating using a common mailbox – and as an added benefit, shared mailboxes in Office 365 by default does not require a license. Access to a shared mailbox require a standard Exchange Online mailbox, where delegation can be… Read More »

Speaking at CoLabora User Group meeting – 24. June 2015

The next CoLabora User Group meeting has been announced and will be held on 24. June 2015. I’m honored to be invited as speaker at the event, that this time will be held as an online event using Skype for Business. What is CoLabora? CoLabora is a Danish Unified Communications (UC) User Group, with primary… Read More »

Introducing workload-specific admin roles in Office 365

Microsoft have started the rollout of workload-specific admin roles in Office 365, which allow Office 365 administrators to assign tailored administrative privileges for Office 365 services. Until now, Office 365 administration has been limited to one administrator role; Global Administrator, and all Office 365 administrators would require the Global Administrator role, even for those just… Read More »

Presentations from EG Cloud Conference available

Last week EG and several partners, including Microsoft, arranged the conference “Fra costcenter til kraftcenter” (“From costcenter to powerhouse”) in Copenhagen and Aarhus, about optimization of corporate it-resources. I participated in the event, both as Cloud Solution Architect and as speaker, and presented two sessions for customers, decision makers, it professionals, partners and peers. The… Read More »

How to setup an Office 365 SMTP Relay

Many organizations that move mailboxes to Office 365, still need to use a SMTP relay to route mails from on-premise applications, scanners (print-to-PDF) or multifunction devices to either internal or external recipients. Using Exchange Online in Office 365 for mail relay can be accomplished in three ways; SMTP client submission Here you configure the devices… Read More »

Simplified Connector Management in Office 365

Just like an on-premise Exchange platform, connectors are central for managing the mail flow to and from Exchange Online. Exchange Online do not by default require custom connectors, Microsoft have already setup all the basic, required connectors for standard mail flow to work, when the service is initially activated. At some point, many organizations will… Read More »