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  • Sep 1, 2015

    Basic features in Exchange Online undermine case for third-party backups

    We all know about the reports issued by companies that seek to create the need for their product. Various deficiencies are identified that just happen to be filled by the product in question and all is well in the world for those fortunate and erudite customers who seize the opportunity to purchase and deploy the product. This happens all the time with software as marketeers appear to be particularly taken with reports....More
  • Aug 25, 2015

    SharePoint’s interesting hybrid cloud search service

    Microsoft announced the availability of SharePoint 2016 Preview yesterday. As expected, This Office server is a tad behind its counterparts in the race to the Office 16 Wave launch expected in October and is on course for a Q2 2016 release. You can’t update this preview version to RTM, so it’s very much a kick-the-tires to see what it does kind of release, which is perfectly fine....More
  • Aug 20, 2015

    Removing on-hold items from Exchange and SharePoint: unsupported but doable

    The usual reason for placing a mailbox on hold is to retain its contents for some legal or regulatory purpose. However, the situation might arise when it is necessary to remove some items from a mailbox that is on hold. For instance, someone might successfully sue your company to demand the removal of all information pertaining to them or some particular activity. If ordered to permanently remove the material, there is little you can do but comply....More
  • Aug 19, 2015

    Windows 10 Build 10525, PowerShell, and Office 365 3

    I’ve been a happy member of the Windows 10 Insider program since the program started and have been quite content to install new builds onto my PCs as Microsoft releases them to the “Fast Ring”. With the notable exceptions of some issues with builds close to RTM that have now been resolved, everything has gone much better than I anticipated....More
  • Aug 18, 2015

    New report slams Office 365 compliance features unfairly 1

    Compliance is a pretty big deal for many companies, especially those who operate in regulated industries. Almost every jurisdiction mandates that companies preserve certain records related to their business dealings. Given the widespread use of Exchange and SharePoint for communications, it should come as no surprise that Microsoft has invested heavily in building compliance features to support their use in business operations....More
  • Aug 13, 2015

    Frenetic pace of change continues in Office 365 3

    Much as I like Microsoft technology, I sometimes wonder what particular brand of Kool-Aid is distributed to their spokespeople. What, for example, moved them to believe that hyping up the fact that over the past year, Microsoft “released over 450 updates to Office 365” would be an inspiring message to the customers who have to cope with such a  volume of change?...More
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