Hybrid deployment between Exchange on premises and Office 365 is where features like free busy information and calendar sharing, mail tips and message tracking work seamlessly between mailboxes on premises and those in the cloud.
Both systems share the same Global Address List, both can be managed from the Exchange Management Console or Admin Center, and you have the ability to move mailboxes between premises and the cloud.
In the simplest terms you are not fully on premises or fully in the cloud, you have a hybrid system somewhere between the two.
My Monday started with a phone call, innocent enough, from a software developer who’s working on a product update for me. He was just checking in because I was unusually quiet.
Me: “Did you not get my e-mails on Friday!”
Him: “Not had anything from you for a few weeks mate” Continue reading
After subscribing to Lync Online as part of Office 365, I recently experienced the error ID 1002 (source ID 243) when trying to contact an external contact. As error’s go, it’s not very useful, friendly or descriptive.
My Office 365 Enterprise E1 plan comes with Exchange, SharePoint and Lync Online.
I’ve used Lync before, and I’m pleased to get it back. It’s pretty useful when you get used to it. Continue reading
Old habits die hard, but unfortunately retaining old habits sometimes feels like swimming up stream.
Back when we only had on-premises Exchange servers, I had done some work to try to ensure we were fairly available. That’s having more than a single point of failure, but being less than Highly Available. Continue reading