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    Microsoft Teams vs. Slack

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 13th, 2019

    Using Slack? Here’s why it’s time to make the switch to Microsoft Teams Microsoft Teams is a hub for teamwork that enables... Read More

    Tech Tip: Step-By-Step guide to Hard Match a user on Office 365 or Azure AD

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 7th, 2019

    By David Romano Often we see errors like attribute value must be unique when we try to sync a user to the... Read More

    New Features in Outlook on the Web

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 5th, 2019

    Here is how to get more out of your email with Outlook on the web. Microsoft has streamlined search to make it... Read More

    Skype for Business will Sunset in 2021

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 1st, 2019

    Microsoft just announced that Skype for Business Online will be retired on July 31, 2021. This post gives you details on the... Read More

    Using BigFix to Migrate to Windows 10

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 25th, 2019

    By Jody McKinzie Adopting and migrating to Windows 10 is a significant project.  This Process will enable enterprise environments to move from... Read More

    Help your teams do more with Microsoft Project

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 11th, 2019

    Are your teams using Excel and PowerPoint to manage their projects? What are the most common project management tools? Think about Office... Read More

    Top 6 Features of Microsoft Visio

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 11th, 2019

    Your company is on its path to modernize workplace solutions as you have already invested in Office 365. Help your teams optimize... Read More

    Tech Tip: How to Bypass the Lobby in Microsoft Teams

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 26th, 2019

    If you use Microsoft Teams, you have probably seen a pop up at the beginning of a meeting with multiple people that... Read More

    Tech Tip: What to Do When an Office 365 Account is Compromised

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 25th, 2019

    By Rob Vogl | Champion Solutions Group / MessageOps All access within Office 365, regardless of whether it is your mailbox, OneDrive,... Read More

    Microsoft Visio for Modern Industry & Manufacturing

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 21st, 2019

    According to Gartner, 40% of Manufacturers that have implemented smart factories are seeing up to 20% productivity gains. INDUSTRY 4.0 is about... Read More

    Microsoft Visio for Modern Banking

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 19th, 2019

    According to Gartner, 43% of banks expect their current operations to improve from undertaking digital initiatives. The acceleration of technology in financial... Read More

    Modern Work Management with Microsoft Project Online

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 7th, 2019

    Effective project managers know a solid plan is key to staying on track. But the best-laid plan is only a starting point.... Read More

    In Place Windows 10 Upgrade via MDT

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 21st, 2019

    By Paul Prindle | Champion Solutions Group Traditionally an in-place upgrade from one operating system to another is done via SCCM. With... Read More

    Using Microsoft Visio Online

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 8th, 2019

    Visio Online can help you create structured flowcharts within minutes! All you need is your data and a flow in mind. Here’s... Read More

    Enable Unlimited Archiving in Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 30th, 2019

    By Rob Vogl As many Office 365 administrators are aware, archiving is an available option that can be enabled on Office 365... Read More

    What is DMARC and Why is it so Important?

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 25th, 2019

    By Rob Vogl DMARC which stands for Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance is an e-mail authentication system that helps determine what... Read More

    User-based MFA vs. Conditional Access MFA

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 8th, 2019

    By: David M. Romano There are two ways to configure users for multi-factor authentication (MFA) in Azure Active Directory -- user-based MFA... Read More

    Share iPhone/iPad screen in Teams meetings

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 5th, 2019

    By: Travis Hall If you work in or are familiar with Office 365, then by now you have probably heard about Microsoft... Read More

    What is the ‘what if’ tool in Azure Active Directory conditional access?

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 3rd, 2019

    By: Dave Romano The conditional access what if policy tool allows you to understand the impact of your conditional access policies on... Read More

    Microsoft Teams now with Compliance and Meeting Features

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 2nd, 2019

    Microsoft has unveiled a ton of new capabilities for their Teams collaboration tool, including customized backgrounds for video calls, live text captions... Read More

    Security Benefits of SharePoint Online

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 27th, 2019

    Use SharePoint Online to collaborate effectively while leveraging the security benefits of Office 365 If you’re looking for an internal portal to... Read More

    Tech Tip: How to Process Recurring Meetings on a Conference Room Where Conflicts Exist

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 25th, 2019

    By: Rob Vogl Have you ever run into an issue setting up a recurring meeting on a conference room, but the whole... Read More

    New Office 365 Groups Naming Policy

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 21st, 2019

    There is a new Office 365 Groups policy that gives organizations better control over how groups get named by end users went... Read More

    Cloud Security and Azure

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 21st, 2019

    By: Patrick Barrett More and more, enterprises are turning to Microsoft Azure to extend internal data centers and take advantage of the elasticity... Read More

    How Using DKIM and DMARC Can Ensure More of Your Emails Are Delivered

    By Message Ops Team | March 20th, 2019

    Learn tips regarding the proper setup of DKIM and DMARC records for your Office 365 email. With roughly 281 billion emails sent... Read More

    Office 365 Multi-factor Authentication Best Practices

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 18th, 2019

    By: Dave Romano In practice, multi-factor authentication (MFA) in Office 365 refers to dual-factor authentication, and since Microsoft will likely introduce additional... Read More

    How the Files Restore Function Works in OneDrive

    By Message Ops Team | March 13th, 2019

    Use the Files Restore function within OneDrive to recover deleted or compromised files While the adoption of cloud storage has grown significantly... Read More

    Top MessageOps FAQs

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 6th, 2019

      1. What is the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program and what value-added services are included for free by MessageOps (including... Read More

    Which Office 365 License Does My Company Need?

    By Message Ops Team | March 6th, 2019

    Read through our in-depth Office 365 guide to determine the proper license for your organization At MessageOps, one of the questions that... Read More

    MessageOps announces the most significant Office 365 enhancement ever, Inscape365

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 5th, 2019

        BOCA RATON, Fla. - March 5, 2019 - PRLog -- MessageOps, a leader in Microsoft Office 365, SharePoint and Azure... Read More

    OneDrive for Business Migration Considerations

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 5th, 2019

    By: Chris Johnson I am a big OneDrive for Business advocate. There are many differing opinions across the web stating why organizations... Read More

    What to Expect When You Upgrade to SQL Server 2017

    By Message Ops Team | February 27th, 2019

    Still on the fence about upgrading to SQL Server 2017? Don’t wait until it’s too late. There’s been quite a bit of... Read More

    Microsoft Office 365 Secure Score

    By MessageOpsTeam | February 26th, 2019

    By: David Romano Ever wonder how secure your organization really is in Office 365? Microsoft Office 365 Secure Score is here to... Read More

    SCCM Current Branch Power BI Reports

    By MessageOpsTeam | February 22nd, 2019

    By: Paul Prindle This dashboard is a new design, has more information and built with current branch in mind. If you never... Read More

    With End of Support for Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 Comes New Opportunities

    By Message Ops Team | February 20th, 2019

    Be sure your organization is ready for the end of support deadlines in January 2020 for Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server... Read More

    If You’re Using Outdated Servers, What Does That Mean for Your Security?

    By Message Ops Team | February 13th, 2019

    Are you ready for end of support for Windows Server 2008 in January 2020? Most organizations must always keep a tight control... Read More

    Avoid End of Support for SQL Server 2008

    By Message Ops Team | February 6th, 2019

    Learn important details about the end of support for Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and what it means for your organization Data is... Read More

    What Options Are Available via Windows Server Workloads When Upgrading from Windows Server 2008?

    By Message Ops Team | January 30th, 2019

    Are you ready for support for Windows Server 2008 to end in January of 2020? If your organization is still running Windows... Read More

    Office 365 OneDrive is the new default save location

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 29th, 2019

    Microsoft  has just announced that its core Office 365 applications will now use Office365 OneDrive as your default Save location. This is... Read More

    Detect, protect, and help prevent spam and spoofing

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 28th, 2019

    By: Carlos Miyares IV In today’s environment, everything requires some type of authentication.  Whether you need a driver license or an alternate... Read More

    Microsoft Teams Rooms Transforms Meetings

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 25th, 2019

    2 years ago Microsoft had introduced the next generation of Skype Room Systems, a center of room control with one-touch join, to... Read More

    How Content Search Works Inside Microsoft Teams

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 23rd, 2019

    Learn more about Content Search, a new Office 365 feature that allows for improved searching within Microsoft Teams, OneDrive for Business, and... Read More

    Tech Tip: How to Add a Dial-In Number to Skype or Teams Conference Calls

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 22nd, 2019

    By: Carlos Miyares IV One of the most frequently asked questions here at the CSP Helpdesk revolves around how to add a... Read More

    Tech Tip: Why “Not To” Whitelist Your Domain in Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 17th, 2019

    By: Rob Vogl   With a new year started, an improper understanding of spam filtering seems to be starting as well. Over the... Read More

    What You Need to Know about Windows Server 2008 End of Support

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 16th, 2019

    Windows Server 2008 will no longer be supported in 2020 Even with the proliferation of cloud computing and virtualization, many organizations around... Read More

    Understanding SCCM Management Insights

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 15th, 2019

    By: Paul Prindle  Dashboard – SCCM Management Insights Starting with SCCM 1802, a new SCCM feature provides information about the current state of your... Read More

    Tech Tip: Windows Server Search Fixes

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 11th, 2019

    By Rob Vogl Searching for files within Windows server is normally an easy task, but there can be situations where searches take... Read More

    Tech Tip: How to Deploy Office ProPlus with Microsoft Intune

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 9th, 2019

    Written by Travis Hall | Microsoft Consultant | Champion Solutions Group Deploying Office ProPlus to your Windows 10 machines has never been... Read More

    6 Tips for Managing Virtual Meetings with Microsoft Teams

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 9th, 2019

    Thanks to Microsoft Teams, organizations can now manage meetings with internal and external team members In case you aren’t familiar with Microsoft... Read More

    All Our 2018 Tech News Brought Together

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 2nd, 2019

    When we wrapped up our blog for 2017, we created a post listing all the great content we’d shared. With all the... Read More

    Move Your Email to Office 365 for Added Scalability and Flexibility

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 26th, 2018

    Learn why moving your email to Office 365 is not only more secure, but more beneficial for your entire organization. For many... Read More

    Microsoft Teams Replacing Skype for Business Online

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 19th, 2018

    How will this affect your organization? Back in 2017, Microsoft announced that it would be phasing out Skype for Business Online and... Read More

    Azure Functions for serverless data streaming

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 18th, 2018

    Microsoft had discussed a fraud detection solution delivered to a banking customer. This solution required complete processing of a streaming pipeline for... Read More

    Improve Azure Virtual Machine Reliability with Predictive ML and Live Migration

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 18th, 2018

    Microsoft is committed to ensuring that you can run your workloads reliably on Azure. One of the areas we’re investing heavily into... Read More

    Azure Secure Score Helps Improve Security Ranking

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 18th, 2018

    With an increasing number of recommendations and many security vulnerabilities surfaced, it is harder to triage and prioritize your response. In addition... Read More

    How to Understand Health Criteria for VMs in Azure Monitor

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 18th, 2018

    Azure Monitor for virtual machines (VMs) offers a myriad of monitoring features that help you view VMs from various perspectives. A few... Read More

    7 Azure Monitoring Best Practices

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 18th, 2018

    Azure Monitoring is something you definitely care about! With modern applications evolving from an on-premises world to becoming more hybrid or microservices... Read More

    Ease Blockchain Development with Azure Blockchain Workbench

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 12th, 2018

    Avoid the complexities surrounding blockchain infrastructure thanks to Azure Blockchain Workbench If your organization wants to leverage the power of the Blockchain,... Read More

    Top 10 Office 365 Support Tickets for 2018

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 11th, 2018

    With the end of the year rapidly approaching, many find themselves in moments of reflection for what has occurred in previous months.... Read More

    Top 10 Office 365 Tech Tips of 2018

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 11th, 2018

    With 2019 almost here, we thought it would be a good idea to take a look at some of our most read... Read More

    DaaS: The New Face of Terminal Services

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 10th, 2018

    Terminal Services has been used in multiple variations for a while now. Requiring physical or virtual servers to host end user desktop... Read More

    Tech Tip: How to Create an Office 365 Mailbox in a Hybrid Configuration

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 5th, 2018

    Options to Create Office 365 Mailboxes Here’s how to create Office 365 mailboxes using both methods: Option 1: Add New Users in the... Read More

    Microsoft Azure vs. AWS Cost Comparison

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 5th, 2018

    Running Windows Server and SQL Server in Azure is more cost-effective than running it in AWS. Below are cost comparisons so you... Read More

    How to Use Office 365 Connectors to Communicate with Third-Party SaaS Apps

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 5th, 2018

    Office 365 Connectors allow organizations to move information between third-party SaaS apps to boost productivity and efficiency There’s no denying that small... Read More

    New Secure Password-less Sign in for Microsoft Accounts

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 5th, 2018

    As of last week, Microsoft announced that they just turned on the ability to securely sign in with your Microsoft account using... Read More

    What should I do before another Multi-Factor Authentication outage occurs?

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 4th, 2018

    Multi-Factor Authentication is a very important security feature for several reasons; ensuring the user’s identity has not been compromised, lack of strength... Read More

    Tech Tip: How to Remove and Re-Add Office 2013/2016 License Key on Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 4th, 2018

    This was an interesting issue that came in and one scenario that our tech team was working on where they did not... Read More

    Azure IoT Edge: What Is It and How Can It Transform Your Business?

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 28th, 2018

    Azure IoT Edge is now generally available – how can your business benefit? As the use of Internet of Things (IoT) devices... Read More

    Unified Labeling Management Available in Security & Compliance Center

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 27th, 2018

    More than ever, users share and move their data across devices, apps, and services. This has made protecting important data even more... Read More

    How Office 365 Apps Can Boost Teamwork Across Your Organization

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 21st, 2018

    Which Office 365 apps can help to promote teamwork within your organization? With flexible work schedules, and more and more employees working... Read More

    OneDrive Can Help You Boost Productivity and Cut Costs

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 14th, 2018

    Is your company leveraging the cost savings and efficiency gains from cloud storage? If you and your team are relying on onboard... Read More

    How do Data Loss Prevention (DLP) Policies Work in Office 365?

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 8th, 2018

    Data Loss Prevention (DLP) in Office 365 detects sensitive information by using deep content analysis. It can identify sensitive data without affecting... Read More

    Use Microsoft Planner to Streamline Your Work Day

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 7th, 2018

      Microsoft Planner offers a highly visual way to track open tasks and projects to help promote teamwork. Everyone is always on... Read More

    How to Enable Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for Delegated Admins

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 1st, 2018

    For any CSP Managed Services Provider, the use of Delegated Admin via Microsoft Partner Center is the life blood for properly providing... Read More

    Office 365 Gets Security Updates to Better Protect Against Cyberattacks

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 24th, 2018

    Thanks to new antimalware tools Office 365 continues to protect users from cyber attacks. Microsoft recently announced the integration of the Antimalware... Read More

    Major Licensing Changes You Need to Know

    By stacy | October 17th, 2018

    Don’t miss new licensing changes that could affect whether you migrate to Office 365 or not Ever since Satya Nadella took the... Read More

    What You Should Know About the Azure Mobile App

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 10th, 2018

    Download the new Azure mobile app for iOS or Android today. If you’re an avid Azure user, you’ll be excited to hear... Read More

    New Office 365 Features That Include AI and Security Enhancements

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 3rd, 2018

    Pay attention to a variety of new Office 365 updates that should boost security and artificial intelligence capabilities. Since Microsoft has moved... Read More

    Don’t Fall Victim to Ransomware

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 26th, 2018

    Follow these tips to keep yourself protected While many people have heard of ransomware, many don’t consider it to be a grave... Read More

    How to Select the Right Cloud Platform

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 19th, 2018

    And why it will help your business Cloud computing is a mandatory feature for a company’s success. In addition to making the exchange... Read More

    5 Ways the Internet of Things Is Transforming the Food Industry

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 12th, 2018

    Learn how the Internet of Things (IoT) is helping food companies improve food safety, reduce waste, and reduce supply chain inefficiencies. When... Read More

    Top 5 New Azure Enhancements for Moving Production Workloads from On-Premises Environments to Azure

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 10th, 2018

    As more and more companies move their production workloads into Azure, Microsoft is enhancing the management and features to support production environments.... Read More

    Common Phishing Scams to Watch Out For

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 5th, 2018

    Ensure employees at every level of your organization (including the C-suite) are aware of these common phishing attacks. While many employees are... Read More

    Microsoft Whiteboard available in Windows 10 app

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 30th, 2018

    Recently, Microsoft announced the GA of the Microsoft Whiteboard app for Windows 10. Whiteboard gives your teams a freeform, intelligent canvas for... Read More

    Workplace Analytics Solutions and MyAnalytics Nudges

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 30th, 2018

    When people run efficient meetings, create time for focused work, and respect work/life boundaries their teams thrive. Putting these habits in place... Read More

    Microsoft Kaizala mobile app now in 18 languages

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 30th, 2018

    What does Microsoft Kaizala  do? Microsoft Kaizala makes it super easy to connect and coordinate with your Firstline workers – wherever they... Read More

    Microsoft Azure Is Growing

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 29th, 2018

    What this means for your business Announced in 2008, Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing service project that performs a litany of... Read More

    3 Mistakes to Avoid When Migrating to the Cloud

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 22nd, 2018

    Cloud computing is vital but so is a smooth migration The cloud is a godsend for replacing the need for excessive servers,... Read More

    What You Need to Know About Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) from Microsoft

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 15th, 2018

    Is your organization properly protecting itself against the growing number of cyber threats that are occurring on an almost daily basis? Unless... Read More

    Microsoft 365 July New Features

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 9th, 2018

    Last month at Inspire, Microsoft announced a bunch of new capabilities for Microsoft 365. These features that help enhance teamworking, including a... Read More

    How to Ensure Your SharePoint Site is Multilingual

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 1st, 2018

    Rolling out a multilingual SharePoint site is likely more complicated than you might think at first glance. If your organization has a... Read More

    Microsoft’s Skype to Teams Strategy FAQs

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 31st, 2018

    Microsoft is now aiming to bring the capabilities of Skype for Business in the cloud into Teams to deliver a single hub... Read More

    Microsoft Office 365 Dropping TLS 1.0 in Support of TLS 1.2

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 18th, 2018

    To boost cloud security, Office 365 is having users to move to TLS 1.2 in October of 2018. In an effort to... Read More

    Schools Are Becoming Targets for Cyberattacks

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 11th, 2018

    Don’t let your school become the next victim of a costly cyberattack. You’ve probably heard about hackers attacking businesses, but they also... Read More

    10 Tips to Optimize and Troubleshoot Office 365 Network Connectivity

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 5th, 2018

    Here are our top 10 tips for you to help optimize your Office 365 network performance and prevent future issues. Please note... Read More

    Two New Tools to Boost Cybersecurity: Compliance Manager and Azure Information Protection Scanner

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 4th, 2018

    Compliance Manager dashboard and Azure Information Protection Scanner help to protect your employees in the cloud and while on-premises. To further strengthen... Read More

    Follow These Tips to Upgrade Your Company’s Password Policy

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 27th, 2018

    Use these tips to ensure your company is properly protected with sound password policies. Passwords are a necessary evil. We need passwords... Read More

    New Microsoft Azure Password-Banning Tool

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 26th, 2018

    This new tool will help Azure admins significantly decrease the risk of accounts being compromised by password spraying attacks. As of June... Read More

    Guest Access Can Make Microsoft Teams a Powerful Tool for Your Organization

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 20th, 2018

    Guest access should make Microsoft Teams an even more versatile collaboration tool for growing organizations. As Office 365 continues to grow its... Read More

    Azure vs. AWS Services Comparison

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 14th, 2018

    Looking for an Azure vs. AWS comparison? This blog will help you to understand the comparison between Microsoft's Azure services vs. Amazon... Read More

    A Beginner’s Guide to Microsoft Teams

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 13th, 2018

    Promote open communication regardless of where your colleagues are located with Microsoft Teams. Whether your organization operates from one office or has... Read More

    Uncovering the Risk and Health of your Active Directory Environment

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 7th, 2018

    By Tracy Wetherington Microsoft Active Directory is one of the most utilized and under managed systems. It serves as the foundation for... Read More

    Azure Archive Storage Can Help Reduce Storage Costs and Increase Security

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 6th, 2018

    Azure Archive Storage offers a secure and versatile option when it comes to storing data that isn’t accessed often. While there are... Read More

    Microsoft 365 Plans Comparison

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 31st, 2018

    If you are looking at Microsoft’s newer plans for Microsoft 365, this is a great comparison chart that outlines what’s included in... Read More

    Use These Office 365 Features to Ensure Your Work Is Efficient in the Office and on the Go

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 23rd, 2018

    Make sure your team is leveraging all the latest Office 365 features to boost collaboration and improve productivity. If your organization is... Read More

    Office 365 vs. G Suite: Which cloud based platform is best for your organization?

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 16th, 2018

    Our detailed comparison of Office 365 and G Suite can help you determine which platform is right for your business. As more... Read More

    Microsoft Looking to Get Rid of Passwords for Windows 10 Devices

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 9th, 2018

     Microsoft is looking to banish passwords to log onto windows devices and is using technology with Windows Hello such as multi-factor... Read More

    Streamline Your Migration with Azure Migrate

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 9th, 2018

    Ensure your Azure migration goes off without a hitch thanks to a new tool called Azure Migrate. While the tool has been... Read More

    New Outlook, Calendar and Mail Features for Microsoft 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 8th, 2018

    With new calendar, mail and mobile Outlook features in Microsoft 365, they help you get things done. You have things to do,... Read More

    Tech Tip: How to Enable Mailbox Auditing in Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 27th, 2018

    With the ever-growing need for additional security insights into your systems, especially mail, newer features are always being released by Microsoft to... Read More

    Don’t Stress Over Your IT Needs: Why Hiring a Managed Service Provider Is Right for Small Businesses

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 25th, 2018

    Evan as a small business owner, a managed services provider can help to streamline your IT infrastructure and in turn boost productivity... Read More

    Recent Enhancements to Office 365 – April 2018

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 20th, 2018

    To help you get the most out of Office 365, here is a rundown rundown of the latest Office 365 updates. 1.... Read More

    Exchange Hybrid Cross-Premise Delegate Permissions

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 16th, 2018

    It seems everyone today is looking to migrate most workloads to Office 365, or at least migrate part of their on-premise workload... Read More

    How to Make Sure Your Managed IT Provider is Aligned with Your Business Goals

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 11th, 2018

    Learn how a strong relationship with your Managed Service Provider can help you streamline your organization and boost profitability. As more companies... Read More

    Phishing and Gmail for Business AI-Security Features

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 5th, 2018

    For Google’s Gmail for Business users, Google is confirming to offer AI-powered security features including advanced protection against phishing and malware attempts.... Read More

    Key Cloud Security Tools Available for Azure Instances

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 4th, 2018

    If you’re using Azure, be sure you’re taking advantage of these cloud security tools to protect your data and your users. With... Read More

    New Business Apps for Office 365 Premium Help Small Businesses Stay on Track When It Comes to Growth

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 27th, 2018

    Don’t miss these new Office 365 apps that can help you streamline how your business is run. To add even more value... Read More

    SCCM and Intune Co-Management for Windows 10

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 26th, 2018

    Tracy A. Wetherington | Sr. Microsoft Consultant Making the transition to modern cloud-based management of your Windows 10 devices? The current branch... Read More

    Which Office 365 Version is Right for Your Organization?

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 22nd, 2018

    Don’t let the different Office 365 versions prevent you from migrating to the cloud and taking advantage of a wide array of... Read More

    4 Must-Haves for a Secure Enterprise-Level File Sharing Solution

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 20th, 2018

    Use these tips to ensure the enterprise-level file sharing solution you’re using is secure. When it comes to choosing a secure enterprise-level... Read More

    Which Office 365 Collaboration Tools Make the Most Sense for You and Your Team?

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 15th, 2018

    Learn more about the variety of Office 365 collaboration tools that are available with your Office 365 subscription. If you’re already using... Read More

    How to Reduce Email Clutter and Inefficiencies with Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 13th, 2018

    Cut down on the time suck of email thanks to a variety of collaboration tools from Office 365. Email was a wonderful... Read More

    6 Ways to Save Time with a Corporate Intranet Powered by SharePoint

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 8th, 2018

    Learn how a SharePoint Intranet can pay huge dividends when it comes to saving time and boosting productivity among your employees, regardless... Read More

    Azure DDoS Protection Standard Now Available in Preview

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 6th, 2018

    Receive DDoS protection for free thanks to Azure DDoS Protection Standard. In an effort to further protect customers using Azure’s cloud-based services,... Read More

    Microsoft IoT Central Helps Organizations Develop IoT Solutions Quickly with Little Code in Azure

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 1st, 2018

    Focus only on developing IoT solutions and none of the complex infrastructure thanks to Microsoft IoT Central powered by Azure. If you’ve... Read More

    Create a New SharePoint Communication Site in Minutes

    By MessageOpsTeam | February 27th, 2018

    Learn how quickly you can launch a versatile intranet site with ROOT from MessageOps. If your company is looking for a centralized... Read More

    Eliminate Version Control Problems with Microsoft OneDrive

    By MessageOpsTeam | February 20th, 2018

    Get rid of confusion surrounding which file is the latest thanks to built-in version control with OneDrive. Most everyone in the corporate... Read More

    Introducing the Azure Storage Explorer

    By MessageOpsTeam | February 20th, 2018

    Learn how to easily manage Storage anywhere from within Windows, MacOs as well as Linux with Azure Storage Explorer Access multiple accounts... Read More

    Break Down the Azure Migration Process into Phases to Reduce Surprises

    By MessageOpsTeam | February 15th, 2018

    Use these steps to ensure your Azure migration goes smoothly without any hiccups that could cause problems for your business. At MessageOps,... Read More

    Are Intranets Still Relevant in the Age of Social Media?

    By MessageOpsTeam | February 13th, 2018

    Spoiler alert – intranets are more valuable than ever in today’s highly distributed work environment. There’s little denying the popularity of social... Read More

    Save on Virtual Machine Spending with Microsoft’s New Reserved Instances for Azure

    By MessageOpsTeam | February 8th, 2018

    Learn about Microsoft Azure reserved instances and whether they make financial and practical sense for your organization. In a move to capture... Read More

    A Look Back at Our Favorite 2017 Tech Blogs

    By MessageOpsTeam | February 7th, 2018

    We’re highlighting our most popular blog posts of the year. At MessageOps, we like to look at our blog as a time-lapse... Read More

    5 Tips to Ensure You’re Getting the Most Out of Microsoft Teams

    By MessageOpsTeam | February 6th, 2018

    Use these tips for Microsoft Teams to ensure your organization is effectively using this versatile Office 365 chat tool. Are you currently... Read More

    OneDrive for Business – Incorrect Storage Quota

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 30th, 2018

    One of the more interesting tickets I have received this month was a series of user’s setup with an Office 365 ProPlus... Read More

    How to Choose Between SharePoint 2016 and SharePoint Online

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 25th, 2018

    Deciding on the right intranet solution for your company. If you’re an existing on-premises SharePoint user, it can be difficult to know... Read More

    Microsoft Forms Simplified

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 24th, 2018

    Have you checked out Microsoft Forms?  Regardless of whether you're in Sales, Marketing, Human Resources, or Accounting, if you've had the need... Read More

    How to Increase Your Mobile Productivity When Away from the Office

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 23rd, 2018

    Boost mobile productivity with these tips as well as cloud-based tools like Office 365. With employees looking for flexibility in the workforce... Read More

    6 Things to Keep in Mind About the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider Program (CSP)

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 18th, 2018

    Streamline how you handle Microsoft licensing with the new Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider Program (CSP). For the past few decades, organizations looking... Read More

    Microsoft Skype for Business and Teams Comparison Chart

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 17th, 2018

    As Office 365 users, we wanted to make sure you were aware of a feature comparison chart that we found. We figured... Read More

    Microsoft 365 vs. Office 365 – What’s the Difference?

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 16th, 2018

    Microsoft 365 or Office 365: how should you choose? If you’ve been following the path of Microsoft over the past few years,... Read More

    December Updates for Microsoft Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 11th, 2018

    Read some of the new features rolled out across Microsoft Office 365 in December of 2017. 2017 was a busy year for... Read More

    Microsoft Delivers Preview of new Azure IoT Software as a Service

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 9th, 2018

    Simplify your IoT product with a fully managed Azure SaaS solution. For those looking to jump on the IoT (Internet of Things)... Read More

    Information about Meltdown and Spectre

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 8th, 2018

    What you need to know about Spectre and Meltdown It’s 2018 and we are already starting the new year off with two... Read More

    Three New Apps Available for Office 365 Business Premium and Microsoft 365 Business

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 4th, 2018

    These new Office 365 apps make it easier than ever to run your business in the cloud. Whether you’re a longtime Office... Read More

    5 Cloud Computing Predictions for 2018, According to Forrester

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 2nd, 2018

    2018 looks extremely bright based on these interesting cloud computing predictions. Each year, Forester releases cloud computing predictions for the upcoming year,... Read More

    Microsoft Leveraging the Power of Word and LinkedIn with a new Resume Assistant Feature for Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 27th, 2017

    Ensure you’re showcasing your top skills on your resume in Microsoft Word thanks to the new feature-packed Resume Assistant. When Microsoft acquired LinkedIn... Read More

    Microsoft’s Updated Azure Government Platform Could Help Land Additional Government Contracts

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 20th, 2017

    New features of the Azure Government platform should boost adoption of Microsoft’s cloud computing business, especially among federal, state and local agencies.... Read More

    Top Office 365 Tech Tips for 2017

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 7th, 2017

    Check out the most popular tech tip blog posts from MessageOps in 2017 With 2018 almost here, we thought it would be... Read More

    Schedule Meetings in Microsoft Teams With New Outlook Add-in

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 6th, 2017

    New Outlook add-in offers tighter integration with Microsoft Teams. In early 2017, Microsoft rolled out Microsoft Teams, a chat-based workspace for Office... Read More

    Tech Tip: How to Resolve a User Not Receiving their Email

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 4th, 2017

    Do you have a user that is unable to receive email? Update the mailbox rule below for the quick fix In the... Read More

    Top Office 365 Support Requests for 2017

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 4th, 2017

    We’ve compiled the top 10 Microsoft Office 365 support issues in 2017. These are the top categories that the help desk requests... Read More

    Popular PowerShell Scripts for Office 365 Administrators – Part II

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 29th, 2017

    Use these common PowerShell Scripts for making modifications MessageOps has compiled these handy PowerShell scripts that you can use to make modifications... Read More

    Popular PowerShell Scripts for Office 365 Administrators – Part I

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 29th, 2017

    Use these common PowerShell Scripts for Data Retrieval MessageOps has compiled these handy PowerShell scripts that you can use to get information... Read More

    Useful Tips and Tricks for Microsoft Teams

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 29th, 2017

    Are you and your organization using Teams for collaboration, communication, socializing? Here are 8 useful tips that can help you get the... Read More

    4 Things to Look for When Choosing a Managed Services Provider (MSP)

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 21st, 2017

    Keep these tips in mind when shopping around for a new managed services provider. If your company is growing, one of the... Read More

    How is My Data Actually Stored in Office 365?

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 16th, 2017

    Is your data safe when stored in Office 365? The answer is a resounding YES! One of the most important factors in... Read More

    Introducing Compliance Manager Preview Program from Microsoft

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 15th, 2017

    Want to manage your compliance from one spot? Compliance requirements at times can be quite complex to interpret; extremely manual; difficult to... Read More

    Microsoft 365 Business is Now Available

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 14th, 2017

    The new SKU for Microsoft 365 Business (up to 250 employees) is now available and it includes Office 365, Windows 10, and... Read More

    Microsoft Quietly Growing Their Cloud Computing Business is Good News for Your Organization

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 14th, 2017

    The future is bright for Microsoft’s cloud computing business as their market share continues to grow. When Satya Nadella took the helm... Read More

    Microsoft Visio: New Visio Online Plan Options

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 6th, 2017

    Microsoft said it was announcing the "general availability of Visio Online, including two new subscription plans: Visio Online Plan 1 and Visio... Read More

    New Usage Reporting Capabilities in the Office 365 Admin Center

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 31st, 2017

    In Office 365, admins have access to a suite of usage reporting tools - including the reporting dashboard in the admin center... Read More

    What’s new in Office 365 Administration – Part 2

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 31st, 2017

    Microsoft has introduced an array of new administrative capabilities to enable you to manage Office 365 more effectively. Focused administration experience - The admin... Read More

    What’s new in Office 365 administration – Part 1

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 31st, 2017

    There have been new improvements in Office 365 administration to better your experience. In September, Microsoft improved the domain removal process, made... Read More

    Addressing the Top 5 Security Concerns with Microsoft Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 24th, 2017

    How Microsoft protects your data when using Office 365. When organizations are looking to move to the cloud, it’s important that the... Read More

    Nearly 58% in Process of Moving to Windows 10 According to MessageOps Poll

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 9th, 2017

    Recent Windows 10 webinar survey revealed 15% of respondents have not yet moved to Windows 10, while 58% are in progress In... Read More

    Why You Should Consider a CSP Agreement Over an Enterprise One

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 3rd, 2017

    Microsoft’s Cloud Solution Provider program may be appealing to organizations looking to have more flexibility in today’s fast-paced business world For many... Read More

    Microsoft Office 365 Security Updates from Ignite 2017

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 2nd, 2017

    As Microsoft is continually working to build out their Office 365 security practice, we wanted to share with you some announcements from... Read More

    Microsoft Teams In Office 365: The new vision for Communications

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 29th, 2017

    On September 25th at Microsoft Ignite in Orlando, Florida, they introduced a new vision for intelligentcommunications, transforming calling and meeting experiences for... Read More

    Manage Contracts in Office 365 with VINE from MessageOps

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 26th, 2017

    How are you currently managing contracts of all types in your organization? Learn how VINE from MessageOps can make this process much... Read More

    MessageOps’ Releases New Version of its Flagship Software, Exchange Migrator

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 21st, 2017

    Exchange Migrator 4.0 now available with new features, including support for 64-bit Outlook September 21, 2017 – Boca Raton, FL – MessageOps... Read More

    Revamped Office 365 App Launcher for the Web Coming Soon

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 20th, 2017

    Microsoft is ditching the current tiled interface for a new, simplified menu Our friends at Microsoft are getting ready to roll out... Read More

    OneDrive App Gets New Updates for iOS Devices

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 19th, 2017

    If you’re an avid iOS and OneDrive user, don’t miss out on some of the latest updates to the iOS app. OneDrive... Read More

    Leverage Gamification and MessageOps’ CROWN Platform to Boost Intranet Adoption

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 12th, 2017

    MessageOps’ CROWN intranet platform can help boost your employee training efforts. Have you struggled to setup a learning management system that is... Read More

    How to Protect Your Organization From its Biggest Threat – Your Employees

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 5th, 2017

    Should you be more worried about your employees stealing sensitive data or hackers? The answer may surprise you! When most companies think... Read More

    Benefits of Azure’s Analytics and Data Services

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 29th, 2017

    Microsoft continues to add new features to Azure, including more robust analytics and data services, which should be welcomed by organizations of... Read More

    3 Reasons Your Business Needs Third-Party Archiving With Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 24th, 2017

    See how a complementary cloud solution better supports compliance, continuity and cost savings The growth and popularity of Microsoft Office 365 speaks... Read More

    Microsoft Project Online Sees Boost in Number of Supported Projects

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 22nd, 2017

    Learn about new features that vastly boost the number of projects supported within Microsoft Project Online. As is the case with most... Read More

    MessageOps’ CSP Boss platform listed in the Top 50 Cloud Monitoring, Management Software Tools for 2017 by ChannelE2E

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 18th, 2017

    ChannelE2E has recently compiled a list of cloud monitoring and management software platforms for Amazon Web Services, IBM Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and other public clouds.... Read More

    5 Ways to Use Microsoft Bookings to Streamline Your Business

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 15th, 2017

    Looking for a better way to manage meetings? Microsoft Bookings may have the answer. As Microsoft continues to add to its suite... Read More

    Helpful Links for Getting Started with Azure Dev/Test

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 11th, 2017

    Azure Dev/Test During the recent Azure 101 training with MessageOps, 60 +%  plan to run test and dev workloads in Azure over the... Read More

    Open Source Options with Microsoft Azure

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 8th, 2017

    Learn how Microsoft Azure and open source software can be a match made in cloud heaven. When most people think of the... Read More

    Helpful Links for Getting Started with Azure Cloud for Backup & DR Workloads

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 4th, 2017

    Azure Cloud for BackUp During our recent Azure 101 training, over 40% of the attendees that participated in our poll indicated plans... Read More

    Office 365 Updates for July 2017

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 3rd, 2017

    Microsoft recently announced new enhancements to Office 365 that were added in July. At their recent Microsoft Inspire annual conference, they announced... Read More

    Microsoft Workplace Analytics—a powerful new organizational analytics solution for Enterprise plans

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 26th, 2017

    The Microsoft Workplace Analytics Is a very powerful new organizational analytics solution, available as an add-on to any Office 365 enterprise plan.... Read More

    Using a Managed Services Provider to Improve Efficiencies Within Your Company

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 25th, 2017

    Exploring the benefits of managed services and outsourcing IT. Have you had enough of managing your internal IT infrastructure? Is your IT... Read More

    Microsoft Azure Service Health Dashboard In Preview

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 20th, 2017

    Azure just got a transparent and super powerful disaster recovery capability This capability is geared towards Infrastructure-as-a-Service or IaaS virtual machines. To... Read More

    The True Price of Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 18th, 2017

    Be sure that you’re analyzing all the necessary management costs when calculating the true cost of Office 365. Determining the true cost... Read More

    Microsoft 365 Preview Coming Soon

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 18th, 2017

    Newly announced Microsoft 365 combines Office 365, Windows 10, and Enterprise Mobility + Security for large and small businesses Microsoft just announced... Read More

    Tech Tip: How to enable Microsoft Teams for Office 365 Kiosk Users

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 17th, 2017

    Microsoft Teams for Kiosk Users When purchasing Kiosk licenses (K1 or F1) you will notice that it states that Microsoft Teams is... Read More

    Tips for Getting Started with the OneDrive Sync Client

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 13th, 2017

    Use the OneDrive Sync Client to easily store and manage all of your critical data in the cloud. As more organizations begin... Read More

    2017 SharePoint Roadmap

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 11th, 2017

    Check out a variety of new features added to SharePoint so far this year that should help boost collaboration within your organization.... Read More

    Questions to Ask When Considering a Corporate Intranet

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 4th, 2017

    Ensure you’re asking the right questions when it comes to the rollout of a corporate intranet. At MessageOps, we’re often asked by... Read More

    The Most Popular SharePoint Workflows

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 27th, 2017

    SharePoint workflows can automate processes and eliminate bottlenecks within your company. While your company may use SharePoint as a central hub for... Read More

    How to Design Intranet Portals for Maximum User Adoption

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 20th, 2017

    Simply having an intranet isn’t enough to spur user adoption. You need your employees on board. If you’ve made the decision to... Read More

    The Top Features of a Successful Intranet

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 13th, 2017

    Don’t overlook the benefits of adding a cloud-based intranet portal to increase collaboration and productivity within your organization. The term intranet has... Read More

    New Security Features Added to SharePoint and OneDrive

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 6th, 2017

    OneDrive and SharePoint get updates that cater to cloud and hybrid installations. In today’s technologically driven marketplace, it’s critical that businesses of... Read More

    Tech Tip: How to make Email and Calendar Visible in Office 365 Delve

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 25th, 2017

        Email and Calendar data is no longer available for users in Office 365 Delve. It turns out that this was... Read More

    Now Available: The New Azure AD Admin Console

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 23rd, 2017

    Microsoft just announced last week that the Azure Active Directory Admin Console (in the new portal) is now GA. Introducing the Azure... Read More

    MessageOps Resources for the WannaCry Ransomware Attack

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 17th, 2017

      As our MessageOps Community already knows over the weekend there was a major cyber security attack that took place called Wannacry.... Read More

    Easily Create and Share Office Documents Simultaneously While Using Yammer

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 16th, 2017

    Yammer offers new collaborative features that make creating and sharing Office documents easier than ever before. One of Microsoft’s primary goals with... Read More

    70+ Outlook Tips to Navigate your Calendar like an Expert

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 10th, 2017

    We know our MessageOps Community is always looking for ways to increase your Office 365 productivity. Well, here is a master list... Read More

    Veeam Promotions for Office 365 and DR / Backup and Recovery (including Cloud Solutions)

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 10th, 2017

    By Kevin Vogl, VP of Virtualization & Cloud Veeam BackUp and Recovery Promotions for Office 365 Veeam is a key component to... Read More

    New Collaboration Features Rolled out to SharePoint Server 2016

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 9th, 2017

    Check out all the bells and whistles in Feature Pack 1 for SharePoint Server 2016 When Microsoft first released SharePoint Server 2016,... Read More

    BuckleyPlanet Highlights MessageOps’ Office 365 Research on the True Cost of Managing the Platform

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 3rd, 2017

    Understanding the True Management Costs of Office 365 In the latest edition of Redmond Channel Partner magazine (RCPmag.com), a short article by Editor in... Read More

    PowerApps and Microsoft Flow Now Fully Integrated into SharePoint

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 26th, 2017

    Learn how to automate workflows and access third-party applications with PowerApps and Microsoft Flow Microsoft recently made an announcement that PowerApps and... Read More

    Feedspot recognizes MessageOps as Two of the 30 Office 365 Blog Winners on the Planet

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 20th, 2017

    Both the MessageOps and Office 365 Adoption site blogs are ranked in the top 10 Office 365 blogs in the world Feedspot... Read More

    How-to Guide: Quickly Create Connected SharePoint Online Team Sites

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 19th, 2017

    Create SharePoint Online sites that easily communicate with your existing Office 365 Groups. In mid-2016, Microsoft announced that Office 365 Groups would... Read More

    Streamline Business Processes With Microsoft Teams

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 12th, 2017

    See real-world examples of how Microsoft Teams can streamline business processes in every department within your organization. When it comes to SaaS-based... Read More

    3 Tips for Effectively Managing a Multi-Generational Workforce

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 29th, 2017

    Think of the possibility of working with multiple generations as an opportunity, not an impediment. Today’s multi-generational workforce offers unique opportunities and... Read More

    New Office 365 Security Features Being Released to Better Protect Corporate Data

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 15th, 2017

    Microsoft continues to take a strong stance against data threats with a slew of new Office 365 security capabilities Failing to properly... Read More

    Redmond Channel Article- A MessageOps Survey: Managing Office 365 Can Nearly Double the TCO for Smaller Organizations

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 14th, 2017

    by Scott Bekker, Editor and Chief A new survey by one of Microsoft's largest cloud solution providers (CSPs) takes a crack at... Read More

    Office 365 Product License Subscription Error

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 10th, 2017

    An Explanation if this licensing error appears Office 365 administrators may have noticed that when making changes to their product licenses, that... Read More

    SharePoint FAQ: The Basics You Need to Know About this Powerful Collaboration Tool

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 8th, 2017

    Read up on the many uses of SharePoint and why it should become your content management system of choice With the proliferation... Read More

    4 Ways Office 365 Encourages Accessibility for Individuals with Disabilities

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 3rd, 2017

    Learn how Office 365 is promoting accessibility across all of its web based and desktop applications Microsoft has been busy working on... Read More

    FAQ About the Insights in Microsoft MyAnalytics

    By MessageOpsTeam | February 15th, 2017

    Learn how Microsoft MyAnalytics can pinpoint where you may be wasting time during your workday Microsoft has recently unveiled Microsoft MyAnalytics, formerly... Read More

    Tech Tip: Signing into Outlook on a Mac

    By MessageOpsTeam | February 7th, 2017

    Problem solved for those who cannot sign into their Outlook on a Mac Over the past few months I have seen numerous... Read More

    The Top 10 Blog Posts of 2016: Part 2

    By MessageOpsTeam | February 2nd, 2017

      Check out the top 5 most popular blog posts from MessageOps in 2016 This is the second part of our countdown... Read More

    Tech Tip: What to Do When You Are Near Capacity on Your Office 365 Mailbox

    By MessageOpsTeam | February 1st, 2017

    What to Do When You Are Near Capacity on Your Office 365 Mailbox With Office 365, each licensed user receives a 50... Read More

    Microsoft’s Powerful Diagramming Tool Visio is Coming to the Web and iOS

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 17th, 2017

        You can now access Visio diagrams from your iPad or any browser thanks to new tools from Microsoft Microsoft Visio... Read More

    Microsoft StaffHub Now Available for Office 365 for Business Users

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 13th, 2017

    Microsoft StaffHub lets you create and manage work shifts, share files, and communicate important information with team members Do you have employees... Read More

    How to Support Traveling Employees with Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 10th, 2017

    Don’t let your traveling workers feel disconnected from their colleagues. Learn how Office 365 can bridge the gap. For many employees, traveling... Read More

    Prevent Email Spoofing: Best Practices for Prevention in your Office 365 Environment

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 6th, 2017

    The more malicious varieties of email spoofing can cause serious problems and pose security risks; prevent email spoofing in your Office 365... Read More

    Microsoft’s Office 365 Secure Score Can Pinpoint and Fix Risk in Your Company

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 5th, 2017

    Learn about Microsoft’s new graphical security tool – Office 365 Secure Score It’s difficult to follow the latest business news without hearing... Read More

    A Sneak Peek at the OneDrive for Business Administrator Portal

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 29th, 2016

    OneDrive Admin Center offers a graphical, user-friendly interface allowing IT admins to better manage cloud-based storage In a move to give IT... Read More

    Microsoft Releases Delve App for Windows 10

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 27th, 2016

      Using Delve? Microsoft has released a Windows 10 app for easier integration Office 365 users should will be glad to hear... Read More

    Microsoft PowerShell Becomes Open Source – Heading to Linux and Mac

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 22nd, 2016

    Learn about the burgeoning open source PowerShell community that is good news for IT admins across all operating systems Since Satya Nadella... Read More

    A Guide to Avoiding Common Problems When Performing an Office 365 Migration

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 20th, 2016

    Avoid a botched Office 365 migration by laying out a comprehensive plan to dodge these common issues If you’ve decided to migrate... Read More

    Office 365 Infographic: Everything You Can Do with Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 19th, 2016

    This Office 365 infographic shows the versatility and scalability of the cloud-based platform The team at MessageOps recently came across this Office... Read More

    Microsoft Teams Quick Start Guide & Cheat Sheet, TEAMS Training

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 15th, 2016

    Many MessageOps members have been excited about Microsoft Teams. Teams is Microsoft's answer to Slack, a very popular chat and communication platform... Read More

    Tech Tip: How to Connect with External Contacts in Skype for Business

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 15th, 2016

    A Step-by-Step 'How to' guide connecting with your external contacts in Skype for Business By Rob Vogl Sr. Operations Specialist I receive... Read More

    Tips for a Successful Migration to the Cloud

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 13th, 2016

    Everyone’s moving to the cloud – but without a proper plan in place, you could be asking for issues If your business... Read More

    Mac Users Can Now Transition from Evernote to OneNote

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 8th, 2016

    Avoid rising Evernote fees and migrate your data to OneNote If you’re a longtime Evernote user, Mac user, and Office 365 subscriber,... Read More

    How to Manage Data Loss Protection (DLP) Policies Relating to Email

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 6th, 2016

    Put steps in place to mitigate the amount of compromising information that can be sent via email with effective DLP policies in... Read More

    Microsoft Releases Flow, Competitor to IFTTT, on Android Devices

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 30th, 2016

    After debuting on iOS months ago, the workflow management tool has now come to Android Life could soon get much easier for... Read More

    Learn More About Microsoft’s Secure Email Service in Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 24th, 2016

    Ensure your organization’s email is properly protected across all devices With the topic of hacked emails dominating the political news cycle for... Read More

    The New Office 365 Service Assurance Dashboard

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 22nd, 2016

    Ensures that all security, privacy, and compliance requirements are met These days, we could all use some assurance – especially when it... Read More

    Microsoft Teams Will Help Office 365 Users Dig Out from Under Their Bloated Inboxes

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 10th, 2016

    Learn how Microsoft Teams will ease collaboration through Office 365 Microsoft made a huge announcement this week that looks to completely revolutionize... Read More

    Microsoft Teams FAQ

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 8th, 2016

    Frequently asked questions about the new Office 365 Microsoft Teams feature Last week, Microsoft announced a new feature of Office 365 called... Read More

    Introducing Microsoft Teams for Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 3rd, 2016

    Microsoft Teams for Office 365 is the new chat-based workspace so everyone can stay in the know Yesterday, Microsoft introduced Microsoft Teams... Read More

    Excel Tip: Using ‘Text to Columns’ Feature is a Huge Time Saver

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 27th, 2016

    Have you ever received an Excel list where you have a column with text that needs to be broken out into two... Read More

    Tips for New Businesses Looking to Leverage the Power of Enterprise Email

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 25th, 2016

    Learn why moving to the cloud may be the best thing you can do for your organization’s email woes If your growing... Read More

    Signs That Your Business’s Intranet Is Hurting

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 13th, 2016

    Pay attention to the symptoms that your intranet needs an upgrade Having an outdated intranet in your organization is a lot like... Read More

    EMS is now Enterprise Mobility + Security

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 12th, 2016

    The Microsoft EMS (Enterprise Mobility Suite) will remain roughly the same Identity-driven security solution current customers have become familiar with; just a... Read More

    How Office 365 Helps Mitigate the Impact of Phishing Attacks

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 11th, 2016

    Are you properly protecting yourself and your employees from phishing? While there are many different ways that hackers can attempt to infiltrate... Read More

    New Collaboration Features Rolling out to Office 365 Education Customers

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 6th, 2016

    Teachers and students alike should be excited about the new features for Office 365 The engineers at Microsoft have been busy this... Read More

    Azure Security Center Now Available to Help Boost Security

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 27th, 2016

    Help protect your company from data breaches with Microsoft’s new Azure Security Center Maintaining cybersecurity is key to the success of any... Read More

    Office 365 Managers and Admins can have Cyber Security Threat Information at their Fingertips

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 21st, 2016

      How Varonis Is Solving the Problem of Insider Threats to Business Security: Part 1 While many organizations assume that hackers and... Read More

    New Security Analytics Service from Microsoft: Office 365 Secure Score

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 19th, 2016

    Improve the security of your data in the cloud with Office 365 Secure Score Microsoft has recently offered limited availability of their... Read More

    Office 365 Security Finance Resources

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 14th, 2016

    Addressing Security Concerns for Financial Businesses with Office 365 Security Finance Resources Many of our finance clients are moving to Microsoft's Office... Read More

    New Features Added to Sway for Office 365 Subscribers

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 8th, 2016

    Microsoft’s recent updates to Sway make creating projects even easier. With Sway being available via Office 365 for just over a year,... Read More

    A Review of the New Microsoft App Flow

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 2nd, 2016

    Automate everyday workflows and connect your favorite SaaS tools with Microsoft’s Flow If you talk with any business owner who is tech... Read More

    Microsoft Excel API Now Available for Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 31st, 2016

    Learn how developers can power custom apps with the new Microsoft Excel API powered by Office 365 Microsoft recently announced the general... Read More

    New OneNote Features Rolled out in July

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 24th, 2016

    Microsoft has improved the collaborative features and usability of OneNote Last month, the Office 365 team was hard at work releasing a... Read More

    Azure SQL Data Warehouse – Elasticity and Cost Control for Cloud Data Warehousing

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 17th, 2016

    Is there anything that Azure SQL Data Warehouse doesn’t do for users moving data and analytics into the cloud? As a scalable... Read More

    Azure Application Gateway for Handling Scalability, Sessions, and Security

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 9th, 2016

    Applications are not always designed with scalability as a priority. Handling greater demand may only be possible by multiplying application instances and... Read More

    The Three Main Benefits of Gamification

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 4th, 2016

    How can game elements be used in the workplace to promote engagement? With the recent success of the viral hit Pokémon Go,... Read More

    How to Bring Data Analytics to the Masses With Azure Power BI Embedded

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 3rd, 2016

    Applications that crunch users’ data should make the results as easy as possible to understand and consume. Graphics including charts and maps... Read More

    Outlook’s Clutter feature being replaced with ‘Focused Inbox’

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 1st, 2016

      Microsoft recently announced a bunch of changes coming to Office 365, including a new feature called “Focused Inbox”, which will replace... Read More

    Should You Choose SharePoint Hybrid?

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 28th, 2016

    Keep these tips in mind when deciding to use SharePoint Hybrid or SharePoint Online If you’re investigating SharePoint as a way to... Read More

    The #1 Reason SharePoint Projects Fail – And What You Can Do About It

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 13th, 2016

    Most SharePoint project failures have nothing to do with technology A recent survey looked at why some SharePoint projects have fallen short,... Read More

    Azure and Red Hat On the Road to Unifying RHEL and Windows Everywhere

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 12th, 2016

    By Jason Milgram, Director Software Development & Microsoft Azure MVP, Champion Solutions Group / MessageOps Windows and Linux platforms are both popular... Read More

    The Employee Engagement Crisis (And What You Can Do About It)

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 30th, 2016

    This emergency is real—are you equipped to handle it? Is there really an employee engagement crisis in the United States? The answer... Read More

    OneDrive in One Sitting Part 4: Dealing with Sudden Employee Turnover

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 30th, 2016

    Handling the loss of a worker and the implications that come with a sudden departure Welcome to our blog series, OneDrive in... Read More

    How to Make your Office 365 Even More Secure

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 29th, 2016

    Palo Alto Networks Aperture adds another layer of protection to Microsoft’s cloud-based platform The protection built in to Microsoft’s Office 365 makes... Read More

    OneDrive in One Sitting Part 3: Sharing Files to the Public via the Cloud

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 28th, 2016

    Interested in sharing files publically with OneDrive? Read on to learn more about this painless process Welcome back to OneDrive in One... Read More

    OneDrive in One Sitting, Part 2: Implementing an Absentee Support System

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 23rd, 2016

    Dealing with absenteeism in today’s fast-paced, technologically driven workplace Welcome to OneDrive in One Sitting, a blog series where we showcase brief... Read More

    OneDrive in One Sitting Part, 1: Dealing with Last Minute Project Changes

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 21st, 2016

    How to handle and quickly execute changes on a time-sensitive work project Welcome to OneDrive in One Sitting, the series where we... Read More

    Microsoft Azure Opens in Canada

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 8th, 2016

    Canada, as a major sovereign entity in the world, has confidential data that it must protect. Government and public sector organizations must... Read More

    Microsoft Expanding FastTrack to Help Office 365 Customers with End-User Adoption

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 7th, 2016

    Leverage the power of this customer success service to better manage your Office 365 migration and adoption In a recent blog post,... Read More

    May in Review: A Slew of Upgrades for Office 365 Were Announced Last Month

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 2nd, 2016

    Read about all of the recent improvements to O365 and learn what they mean for your growing enterprise. Microsoft is at it... Read More

    At Last, AI Applications that Work Easily with Faces and Feelings, Not Just Files

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 2nd, 2016

      The goal of humanizing software and systems is a long-standing one. Decades ago, smart minds were already arguing about what would... Read More

    GAME ON! How to easily engage your employees with a powerful GAMIFICATION System on SharePoint

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 26th, 2016

    Turn your company’s SharePoint Online investment into a Gamification and Learning Management System (LMS) The Gamification market is on the rise and... Read More

    Review These Helpful New Admin Updates to Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 25th, 2016

    A slew of new enhancements are designed to make life easier for administrators If you’re a Microsoft Office 365 Admin, you’ve probably... Read More

    MessageOps Launches Office365Links.com, the One-Stop Shop for All Things Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 24th, 2016

    Browse our comprehensive education resource for Microsoft’s cloud-based platform We’re constantly creating new resources at MessageOps, as well as scouring the net... Read More

    Enhancements and New Features Rolled Out to OneDrive for Business

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 12th, 2016

    Microsoft’s highly-rated, cloud-based solution ramps up for better service, making Office 365 even more reliable. When the cloud distributes your most important... Read More

    FindTime AddOn from Microsoft

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 12th, 2016

    Ever run into the inevitable brick wall of schedule conflicts among your office team? How about being frustrated with rounding up the... Read More

    A Window into JELD-WEN’s Migration to Office 365 & Their Best Practices

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 10th, 2016

    Key takeaways from JELD-WEN’s migration to Office 365 Champion / MessageOps recently spoke with customer Markus Lang, Enterprise Architect at JELD-WEN, about... Read More

    Azure Data Factory for Users of Hadoop

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 3rd, 2016

    If you are a Hadoop user, you might want to consider Azure Data Factory. Today, data is a serious problem for a... Read More

    New Survey Shows Businesses Adopting Office 365 At High Rates

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 28th, 2016

    Office 365 users continue to be satisfied with their move to the cloud. A recent survey from Gartner, Inc. shows that Office... Read More

    Lessons Learned from Hillary Clinton’s BYOD Challenges

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 27th, 2016

      Blurred data borders, BYOD, and information leakage – how will YOU Deal? Does it shock you to hear that prominent public... Read More

    Check Out What’s new in Office 365 administration for April

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 25th, 2016

      This month, work was continued to improve the new Office 365 admin center to make it faster, easier and more efficient... Read More

    Azure Data Factory and Decoding the Tech-Speak to see if ADF is For You

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 5th, 2016

    So you’ve heard about Azure Data Factory or ADF, and the idea of automating a large chunk of your data processing in... Read More

    Office 365 Video New to O365!

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 5th, 2016

    Microsoft continues to add value to Office 365 with the latest addition: Office 365 Video. Microsoft continues to add value to Office... Read More

    Introduction to Office 365 Planner

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 31st, 2016

    Explore a new tool bundled in the Office 365 suite that streamlines how you manage projects in your organization. Microsoft has recently... Read More

    Microsoft Adds Office 365 Connectors to Outlook Groups Enabling Slack-Like Integrations

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 29th, 2016

    Connect your favorite tools and apps to Outlook Groups to improve collaboration within your teams. If you work in most any technology... Read More

    2 New Features Being Rolled Out to Office Delve

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 17th, 2016

    New features being rolled out to Delve hope to improve impact of emails and better promote praise within an organization. Microsoft recently... Read More

    Office 365 Advanced eDiscovery: Reduce the Costs and Challenges Associated with eDiscovery

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 15th, 2016

    Learn new features in Advanced eDiscovery to help reduce costs and improve analytics related to eDiscovery Microsoft recently announced the availability of Office... Read More

    Updates for Office for Tablets Including Word Mobile, Sway, Excel Mobile and PowerPoint Mobile

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 8th, 2016

    Don’t miss these new Office updates for Windows tablets and the new iPad Pro. Microsoft recently released a video that outlines several... Read More

    New Updates to Office 365 Include Enhancements for Mobile, Excel, Office for Mac and More

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 3rd, 2016

    The latest round of Office 365 updates are sure to excite businesses of all sizes around the globe. According to a recent... Read More

    Updates for SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 1st, 2016

    New updates to Office 365 offer welcome storage increases to small businesses. Recently, Microsoft quietly released an announcement that is a big... Read More

    Office 365 Tech Tip – How to Create a Group

    By MessageOpsTeam | February 25th, 2016

    Use Office 365 groups to improve communications within your organization. Office 365 allows organizations to create groups, which can be used to... Read More

    Schedule Faster with FindTime

    By MessageOpsTeam | February 25th, 2016

    Stop wasting time finding ideal meeting times with the help of FindTime from Microsoft. The engineers at Microsoft Garage are at it... Read More

    Using Windows PowerShell to Manage the Creation of Office 365 Groups

    By MessageOpsTeam | February 23rd, 2016

    With Windows PowerShell, administrators can better manage the creation of Office 365 Groups. In Office 365, a group is a shared workspace... Read More

    New Outlook on the Web (OWA) Quick Start Guide and Office 365 Web Apps

    By MessageOpsTeam | February 4th, 2016

    Outlook on the Web (OWA) Quick Start Guide and Office 365 Web Apps (Excel, OneNote, PowerPoint, Word) You’ve already noticed this if... Read More

    Tips for Migrating from Office 365 To On-Premises Environment

    By MessageOpsTeam | February 2nd, 2016

    In some cases, companies have a need to move cloud-based mailboxes to the on-premises environment We recently took on a project that... Read More

    MessageOps Unveils “ROOT,” The Office 365 SharePoint Online Intranet That Will Shake The Ground Of The Traditional Intranet

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 28th, 2016

    ROOT reduces the complexity of managing and deploying an enterprise online intranet portal at a very reasonable price point BOCA RATON, Fla.,... Read More

    Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) Program + MessageOps = Wow

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 26th, 2016

      Amazing support, faster responses, customized billing, and one-of-a-kind free Office 365 tools - Yes, all from MessageOps with the Microsoft Cloud Solution... Read More

    Basics of an MX Record Cutover

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 14th, 2016

    Let’s talk about a little-known side of email that controls and prioritizes the messages in your inbox There are world records, tax... Read More

    MessageOps Announces Free, Newly Enhanced Office 365 Adoption and Change Management Platform

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 14th, 2016

    BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MessageOps, a Microsoft Cloud business unit of Champion Solutions Group, announced today the latest... Read More

    Microsoft Updates OneDrive for Business: New Capabilities Are Good News for Office 365 Users

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 12th, 2016

    Microsoft updates OneDrive for Business storage plans, releases the Next Generation Sync Client and several other new capabilities. Focused on improving its... Read More

    How to Get the Most Out of Your Office 365 Investment in 2016

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 5th, 2016

    MessageOps’ top 5 features to get the most out of your Office 365 investment The new year is all about resolutions. Here’s a recommended... Read More

    The Cost of Choosing the Wrong Office 365 Partner

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 29th, 2015

    Now that Microsoft has increased responsibility for partners in their Cloud Solution Provider program, you need to make sure you’re choosing the... Read More

    Skype for Business for Android Features and Step-By-Step Guide

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 28th, 2015

    Skype for Business for Android App Now Available Attention Android users! Microsoft recently released Skype for Business for Android. Skype for Business for Android... Read More

    How to Create Office 365 Groups, Step-By-Step

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 11th, 2015

    Office 365 Groups Made Simple Getting things done at work means sharing information and collaborating across ad hoc groups and project teams. ... Read More

    Securing and Empowering your Organization with Azure Active Directory

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 10th, 2015

    Azure Active Directory Demo Jason Milgram, MessageOps' Director of Software Development and Azure MVP, recently discussed the key features of Azure Active... Read More

    The VAR Guy Features MessageOps in the Millennial Report

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 8th, 2015

    The Millennial Report: Managing Generational Gaps Through Strategy It’s no big revelation that millennials think and work in different ways than their... Read More

    IT Business Net Highlights MessageOps Study – Are Companies Stringent Enough With Their Mobile Device Password Policies?

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 4th, 2015

    Managing mobile devices, both company- and employee-owned, is a universal challenge for corporate IT administrators. Workforce mobility has increased employee efficiency and... Read More

    5 Ways Microsoft Azure Protects Your Data

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 19th, 2015

    Learn the drastic steps that Microsoft Azure employs to protect your enterprise data in the cloud When you’re looking for a cloud... Read More

    Office 365 Pricing: Comparing Cost Isn’t a Matter of Numbers Anymore

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 29th, 2015

    Everything you need to know about the recent Office 365 pricing changes While you may not have realized it yet, Microsoft’s Cloud... Read More

    The Way Businesses Shop for Office 365 is Changing

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 27th, 2015

    Pricing for Office 365 is changing dramatically. Is your organization ready? Since Office 365 was first released in 2011, Microsoft’s pricing model... Read More

    5 Tips for Working Offline With Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 27th, 2015

    Office 365 offers a full featured offline solution to ensure productivity even without an internet connection Office 365 comes in 3 standard... Read More

    MessageOps’ new Office 365 Adoption Platform is helping businesses get the most of their subscription

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 23rd, 2015

    70 percent of Fortune 500 companies have purchased Office 365 in the within the last year As featured on http://www.winbeta.org/. Microsoft seems... Read More

    Natural Disasters Make Email Continuity a Big Priority

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 21st, 2015

    Don’t be unprepared to deal with data loss from a natural disaster With the recent floods in Southern Carolina, fires in California... Read More

    Disaster Recovery for Microsoft’s Cloud Platform, Azure

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 6th, 2015

    Azure offers a host of disaster recovery features to keep your important data safe and secure Businesses utilizing the cloud must have... Read More

    Cyberhackers had a great 2015. Here’s how to stay ahead of them in 2016.

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 1st, 2015

    Essential tips for keeping your website safe and secure From your perspective, it may seem that your site isn't a target. After... Read More

    Office 365 Incentives Are Back (And Better Than Ever)

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 28th, 2015

    Get the skinny on MS’s incentive program, discover what’s new and find out if you’re eligible! Last year, Microsoft set up an... Read More

    Skype Chat Inside Documents With Microsoft Office 2016

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 25th, 2015

    Microsoft has seriously upped the game on collaboration Microsoft has been busy. With the release of Windows 10 in late July and... Read More

    Microsoft Released Office 2016 Yesterday

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 23rd, 2015

    Nadella’s “mobile-first, cloud-first” vision is realized The rumors were true. In a worldwide release, Microsoft introduced us to Office 2016. The first... Read More

    Microsoft Announces Office 365 Service Trust Portal

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 16th, 2015

    STP will detail how Microsoft manages security, compliance and privacy within Office 365 Business risks and regulatory compliance are in a constant... Read More

    Hooray! MessageOps Has Been Featured on Network World

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 3rd, 2015

    Our Office 365 Adoption & Change Management Platform was highlighted as a “new product of the week” in Network World’s weekly feature... Read More

    How to Encourage Employees to Embrace Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 27th, 2015

    Need help getting employees to embrace Office 365?  Look no further. With nearly 50 million monthly active users, Office 365 is now... Read More

    Microsoft 365 Updates: You Can Now Archive Non-Microsoft Data

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 27th, 2015

    Learn how to Archive Non-Microsoft Data with this Microsoft 365 Update Ensuring compliance with company and regulatory policies is harder these days than... Read More

    Benefits of OneDrive for Business

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 25th, 2015

    Using OneDrive for Your Company Online storage has been a growing trend over the past few years, and many different companies have... Read More

    Our Favorite Office 365 Videos for Organizations Considering the Switch

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 21st, 2015

    Find answers to some of your most dire Office 365 questions Are you thinking about adopting Office 365 for your business? If... Read More

    How to Pick Departmental Office 365 Power Users and Champions

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 18th, 2015

    Who has what it takes to learn the system and train your team? Working with Office 365 provides you with the advantage... Read More

    Overcoming Resistance to Change When Adopting New Software

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 18th, 2015

    Do you have a change management strategy that addresses the causes of resistance? When you need to introduce new software to your... Read More

    Office 365: Tips for the “Marketeer”

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 18th, 2015

    Kicking @$$ and taking names is easy with Office 365 Are you a part of a marketing team? If so, then you’re... Read More

    OneDrive for Business: Must-Have Tips, Tricks and Cool Features

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 18th, 2015

    Creating power users and driving adoption isn’t easy, but these tips will definitely help Working smarter and more effectively means more cloud-based... Read More

    Outlook Web App Is Now Outlook on the web

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 17th, 2015

    How will you use the exciting new features Microsoft’s new update offers? The web version of Outlook in Office 365 has gotten... Read More

    The Leader’s Role in Office 365 Adoption and Change Management

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 12th, 2015

    What do successful leaders say and do to manage change and drive adoption? I remember my dad telling me that “the fish... Read More

    Microsoft Office 365 Updates – New Activity Logging and Reporting Capabilities

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 11th, 2015

    As employees utilize multiple devices to work outside their physical office, an increasing number of companies are moving their data and important... Read More

    Why a Vision Statement Is Important When Adopting Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 7th, 2015

    Creating a change management strategy and rollout are big tasks, what will your guiding light be? No matter the size of your... Read More

    The new way of storytelling using Microsoft Sway

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 6th, 2015

    How Can Microsoft Sway Help You Tell Your Story On August 5, 2015, Microsoft announced the availability of their storytelling app, Sway.... Read More

    Microsoft Office 365 Updates: Announcing Compliance Toolset for Public Folders

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 6th, 2015

    Learn about the Recent Office 365 Update Announcing Compliance Toolset for Public Folders Office 365 has a reputation for providing a wide range... Read More

    Enterprise Mobility Management and Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 5th, 2015

    How much of your classified data can an attacker collect in 200 days? 200+ days. That’s the average amount of time it... Read More

    Microsoft Azure Updates

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 4th, 2015

          The Azure Preview has been an outstanding success for those involved in the program, as well as for Microsoft. The... Read More

    Can Office 365 Change Management and End User Adoption Be Fun?

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 3rd, 2015

    Absolutely! Here’s what you can do to make the transition more fun for you and your team. After working with many companies... Read More

    5 Things You Should Do Now That Server 2003 Support Ended

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 24th, 2015

    July 15th Has Come and Gone and Server 2003 Support Ended! This is a guest post by Paul Sachse, Services Engagement Manager for... Read More

    MessageOps at 2015 Microsoft WPC 2015: Day 1

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 14th, 2015

    The MessageOps team is here in Orlando for the 2015 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference and we’ve just finished Day 1. The vision... Read More

    Champion Solutions Group / MessageOps joins VirtualWorks as a Sales Partner of ViaWorks on Azure

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 14th, 2015

    VirtualWorks partners with leading US Microsoft Reseller, Champion / MessageOps, at WPC to Promote ViaWorks on Azure BOCA RATON, Fla., July 13,... Read More

    Outlook on Office 365 Changes and Upgrades

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 8th, 2015

    Recent Office 365 Changes and Best Practices It seems as though some big changes are coming to Office 365 and Outlook. Microsoft... Read More

    Using Cloud Strategists for Migration

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 6th, 2015

    Should your business be working with a cloud strategist? Many companies today know that the future is in the cloud, and that... Read More

    Biggest Issues Regarding Office 365 Network Connectivity

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 1st, 2015

    How to Fix Common Office 365 Problems Many companies choose to use Office 365 because of the many benefits that it can... Read More

    Champion / MessageOps Purchases Assets of allAware, Inc.

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 26th, 2015

    Acquisition of allAware’s Intellectual Property Strengthens the Champion / MessageOps Microsoft Cloud Practice June 25, 2015 - Boca Raton, Florida - Champion... Read More

    How to Change Office 365 Message Size Limits in Powershell

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 24th, 2015

    Office 365 Tech Tip:  Changing Office 365 Message Size Limits Description: By default Office 365 message size is set to 25 MB.... Read More

    Office 365 Network Planning and Performance Tuning Resources

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 15th, 2015

    Fine tune and troubleshoot your Office 365 performance We are always on the hunt for useful Office 365 resources that we can... Read More

    Sway for Office 365 is rolling out now [New App]

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 12th, 2015

    Start sharing with Sway for Office 365 Sway is an exciting and relatively new app that allows users to connect and create... Read More

    MessageOps Unveils New Enterprise Mobility Practice

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 11th, 2015

    This innovative Enterprise Mobility Practice focuses on mobile transformation, security, and uncovering the possibilities of what mobility could look like tomorrow. MessageOps,... Read More

    Announcing New Flash Storage Resource: FlashStorageBlog.com

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 10th, 2015

    Learn everything you need to know about Flash Storage with leading new Flash Storage Resource We've developed a resourceful site for all things Flash!... Read More

    How to Get More Done With Outlook in Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 9th, 2015

    Get organized with new improvements when using Outlook in Office 365 Many companies and their employees utilize Outlook.com as a daily part... Read More

    Top Office 365 Videos from our MessageOps Techs

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 4th, 2015

    The MessageOps Techs have gathered a few top Office 365 video recommendations for you to tour. Whether you are an Office 365... Read More

    Top Office 365 Organization Tools used by MessageOps

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 2nd, 2015

    A Day in the Life of MessageOps End User Adoption and Training Manager Walt Snider. Learn how MessageOps End-User Adoption Manager and... Read More

    Office 365 Mail Flow Topology

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 29th, 2015

    This Topology will explain the characteristics of the Office 365 Mail Flow. Often we are asked to describe the attributes of the... Read More

    MessageOps joins Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider Program [Press Release]

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 29th, 2015

    MessageOps, a Microsoft Cloud business unit of Champion Solutions Group, announced its participation in the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider Program. The program... Read More

    Your Business’ Sharepoint Migration

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 28th, 2015

    Who is your best choice? SharePoint is an essential asset to your business. It allows you and your employees to engage with... Read More

    Upgrading to Cloud-Based Storage

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 26th, 2015

    Could your small to medium-sized business benefit by upgrading to Cloud-Based Storage? As a business owner, you’ve probably asked yourself whether or... Read More

    What to Expect when Adopting Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 21st, 2015

    Setting the Expectations when Adopting Office 365 Adopting Office 365 for your business just might be the wisest investment you can make... Read More

    Tech Tip: Disable ActiveSync In Powershell By CSV, Single User and Attribute

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 19th, 2015

    Our tech tip this week will help you in the process to enable/disable ActiveSync in Powershell by CSV, Single User and Attribute.... Read More

    Less than 60 Days from Windows Server 2003 End of Support

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 15th, 2015

    60 Days Away From Windows Server 2003 End Of Support By Paul Sachse, Champion Solutions Group Much of what you read about... Read More

    Help employees stay productive with Azure RemoteApp

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 12th, 2015

    Are you looking for new ways to increase business productivity? Check out Azure RemoteApp. Azure RemoteApp helps employees stay productive anywhere, and... Read More

    Do you need Office 365 MDM for Business?

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 8th, 2015

    Learn about Office 365 MDM (Mobile Device Management), the new tool that will allow you to control the access your team members... Read More

    Top 6 Updates on Office 365 for Business

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 5th, 2015

    We’ve gathered the top 6 updates on Office 365 for business owners who have moved or are thinking about migrating to the cloud:... Read More

    Office 365 Lockbox Ensures Business Security in the Cloud

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 30th, 2015

    Cloud users may rest assured that security in the cloud is getting better with the new Lockbox for Office 365. When it... Read More

    Office 365 – Script to Correct DirSync “Permission-Issue” Errors

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 23rd, 2015

    Tech Tip: Office 365 – Script to Correct DirSync “Permission-Issue” Errors Description: In an Exchange Hybrid configuration, DirSync needs to be able to... Read More

    Microsoft Office 365 Mobile Adoption Continues to Increase

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 21st, 2015

    Reports are coming in showing the increased popularity of Microsoft Office 365 Mobile Adoption. Learn more Thanks to the harmon.ie report we are... Read More

    Google Apps vs. Office 365 For Business

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 17th, 2015

    Which product will work best for your business? Google Apps and Office 365 for business are the top two leading tools for... Read More

    Learn how the MessageOps Team works remotely with Microsoft Office Products

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 9th, 2015

    A Day in the Life of MessageOps Marketing Coordinator Katie Ackerman:  Check out how to work remotely with Microsoft Office Products We... Read More

    Express Route to Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 6th, 2015

    Azure ExpressRoute available later this year for Office 365 Customers Microsoft is constantly working to ensure their customers receive top notch privacy... Read More

    Tech Tip – Document Fingerprinting

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 30th, 2015

    Document Fingerprinting Description: In many organizations there are certain templates that have sensitive information example: Government organizations, Insurance Agencies and Human Resources.... Read More

    Forget about office space when you get Skype for Business

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 25th, 2015

    Run your business with the new secure Skype for Business. Microsoft is constantly searching for ways to bring the world closer together... Read More

    Create a Custom Data Loss Prevention “DLP” Rule in Office 365 – Tech Tips

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 20th, 2015

    Create a Custom Data Loss Prevention "DLP" Policy to look for credit card numbers in emails within the organization and applying the... Read More

    The Easy and Affordable: 365 Command

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 16th, 2015

    365 Command reduces the complexity of performing common administrative tasks 365 Command is the top cloud management tool for organizations who want... Read More

    Microsoft Azure Product Updates: Updated search and NoSQL data services, encoders for Media Services and more

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 9th, 2015

    New updated search and NoSQL data services, encoders for Media Services from Microsoft Azure. Microsoft Azure product Updates announced new services and... Read More

    Message Ops Quick Lessons Video Series on OWA Calendar Tools

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 6th, 2015

    OWA Calendar tools allow us to go further than simply self-time tracking The Outlook Web App (OWA) Calendar, continues to evolve bringing... Read More

    The new Office 365 retains deleted emails longer

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 3rd, 2015

    Extended email retention for deleted items in Office 365 Delete a message by mistake? Not to worry. Office 365 retains deleted emails... Read More

    At MessageOps, we speak Spanish too. Se habla Español

    By MessageOpsTeam | February 26th, 2015

    To all our Spanish-speaking community, we want you to know that we speak Spanish too and have created instructional videos in Spanish... Read More

    Microsoft Cloud RoadMap

    By MessageOpsTeam | February 23rd, 2015

    Learn about updates you can expect to find on the Microsoft Cloud roadmap In the past we have shared the Office365 business... Read More

    Office 365 Self Service Password Reset and Branding

    By MessageOpsTeam | February 21st, 2015

    New Announcement:  Office 365 Self Service Password Reset and Branding Great announcement from Microsoft.  Office 365 Self Service Password Resets now come... Read More

    Changing default permission on Outlook item in Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | February 9th, 2015

    Quick Tech Tip:  Changing default permission on Outlook item in Office 365 Our best tech tips typically come from questions we get... Read More

    Windows Server 2003 end of support | Microsoft: Have you started your migration to a newer Window Server Version yet?

    By MessageOpsTeam | February 6th, 2015

    Seamless Windows 2003 Server Migration from to Windows 2012: Windows Server 2003 End of Support There is not much time left before Windows... Read More

    2015 MessageOps Webinars Plans

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 29th, 2015

    What MessageOps Webinars are you interested in for 2015? Hey MessageOps Community! We are putting our plans for 2015 MessageOps webinars together... Read More

    Bing’s Predictions for 2015

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 26th, 2015

    Ready to learn about Bing’s Predictions for 2015? Everyone is always curious what the future may bring, and Bing is ready to... Read More

    Check out this new Delve feature

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 19th, 2015

    New Delve feature helps you organize content so it’s readily accessible and easy to share with others. We are excited to share with... Read More

    15 of the Best Office 365 Features

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 13th, 2015

    The Best Office 365 Features You Need to Know About We’re betting that you’ve heard a lot about Office 365, Microsoft’s cloud... Read More

    MessageOps Announces Its Latest Offering – Discovery Scout – Office 365 eDiscovery Made Easy

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 7th, 2015

    Office 365 eDiscovery Made Easy with Discovery Scout January 7, 2014 – Boca Raton, FL - MessageOps, the leader in Office 365... Read More

    Top 5 2014 Office 365 Blogs

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 6th, 2015

    MessageOps' top Office 365 blogs of 2014! With the New Year finally upon us, we wanted to jump on the Top Lists... Read More

    Office 365 Tools & Resources on MessageOps.com: Your Top Picks in 2014

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 30th, 2014

    2014's Top Office 365 Tools & Resources on MessageOps.com As MessageOps continually strives to deliver quality services and tools to enhance your Microsoft... Read More

    New Azure AD Connect Preview Released

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 17th, 2014

    You can now preview the new Azure AD Connect! The long awaited new version of Azure AD Connect is now available for... Read More

    Tech Tip | Convert Mailboxes by CSV / Remove License

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 16th, 2014

    How to Convert Mailboxes by CSV and Remove the License Once Converted MessageOps here with another Tech Tip! This time we're discussing... Read More

    A Look Back at 2014

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 15th, 2014

    ​A Look Back at 2014 Through the Eyes of Bing Friends and Fans of MessageOps, We are at that time of the... Read More

    Windows Server 2003 Support to End

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 2nd, 2014

    How to Prepare for the End of Windows Server 2003 Support Windows Server 2003 Support will end July 14, 2015, which means... Read More

    5 More Tools for Legally Spying on Your Competition

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 25th, 2014

    Strategies for Legally Spying on Your Competition We recently wrote about 6 tools to legally spy on your competition, and so many... Read More

    Microsoft Announces Office 365 Video

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 18th, 2014

    Microsoft has announced the first of many NextGen Portals in Office 365: Office 365 Video. Office 365 video will initially roll out... Read More

    OneDrive vs. SharePoint Comparison Matrix

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 18th, 2014

    OneDrive vs. SharePoint Comparison Matrix to Help You Figure Out What Files to Put Where Microsoft gives you a lot of options... Read More

    Next Version of Lync will Become Skype for Business

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 12th, 2014

    Microsoft announces next version of Lync will become Skype for Business Microsoft has announced that the next version of Lync, being released... Read More

    Take Advantage of Office 365 Business for Free

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 6th, 2014

    Microsoft releases updated versions of its Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps for iPad and iPhones that make available more of the core... Read More

    Tech Tip | Sender Receives Email After Clicking on Reply to All in Outlook

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 4th, 2014

    What To Do When Reply to All in Outlook Sends Email to Sender MessageOps here with another Tech Tip! This time, we're... Read More

    Unlimited OneDrive Storage for Office 365 Customers!

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 27th, 2014

    Today, the One Drive team from Microsoft stated, "​Moving forward, all Office 365 customers will get unlimited OneDrive storage at no additional... Read More

    6 Tools to Legally Spy on Your Competition

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 21st, 2014

    How to Legally Spy on Your Competition We all work for our companies to make a difference, to make our companies successful... Read More

    4 More Tips for Migrating to the Cloud

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 10th, 2014

    Ease the Migration Process With These Tips for Migrating to the Cloud Anyone who has ever tried to migrate to the cloud... Read More

    Office 365 Message Encryption

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 7th, 2014

    Send encrypted emails to anyone using Office 365 message encryption Office 365 Message Encryption is a service that lets you send encrypted... Read More

    Groups in Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 7th, 2014

    Microsoft has begun rolling out the initial phase of Groups in Office 365 Back at the SharePoint Conference in March, Microsoft announced... Read More

    Introducing Office Sway

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 3rd, 2014

    Reimagine How Your Ideas Come to Life With Office Sway Microsoft has introduced a brand new app to the Office portfolio- Say... Read More

    OneDrive now supports 10 GB files

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 26th, 2014

    OneDrive has increased file size uploads to 10 GB Microsoft has announced that you can now upload files up to 10 GB... Read More

    Delve Tutorial: First Few Hours of Delve in 7 Minutes

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 23rd, 2014

    This Delve tutorial will help you familiarize yourself with Microsoft's newest addition to Office 365 We recently gave an introduction to Delve... Read More

    Tech Tip | Remove Users From the Office 365 Cloud Using Windows Azure Powershell Module

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 19th, 2014

    [popupwfancybox group="GROUP2" id="2"] How to Remove Users From the Office 365 Cloud It's Tech Tip time and we're discussing how to remove... Read More

    Tech Tip | Creating Office 365 Distribution Groups by CSV and Adding Members by CSV

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 12th, 2014

    Save time when creating and adding members to Office 365 distribution groups by CSV with scripts When you’re creating and adding members... Read More

    Introducing Office Delve

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 10th, 2014

    Office Delve Began Rolling Out to Office 365 Business Customers Microsoft Office 365 was launched with the vision of helping people get... Read More

    Personalize Office 365 Experience by Selecting Office 365 Themes

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 9th, 2014

    New Office 365 Themes for a Personalized Experience Who we are has always been important to both organizations as well as individuals.... Read More

    SharePoint Online Simplifies Admin Interface and Adds New Controls Over User Experience

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 5th, 2014

    SharePoint Online Admin Experience Improved. With Microsoft's continuous efforts to improve the Office 365 admin experience, it's no surprise that they took... Read More

    Tech Tip | Exchange 2013 | Hybrid Configuration wizard error “Subtask CheckPrereqs execution failed”

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 5th, 2014

    It's Tech Tip time and we're discussing Hybrid Configuration Wizard Errors! Recent changes made on Exchange Online prevent the Exchange 2013 Hybrid... Read More

    Simple and Powerful Microsoft Office Support Site

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 2nd, 2014

    Discover a great Microsoft Office Support resource I know that many of us are always looking for quick ways to answer end-user questions:... Read More

    Tips for Navigating OneNote 2013

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 29th, 2014

    Microsoft OneNote 2013 looks different from previous versions, so we’ve greater a guide to help you minimize the learning curve. Below you’ll... Read More

    Best Free Microsoft Tools

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 26th, 2014

    Best Free Microsoft Tools for Systems and Network Analysis, Systems Testing and Troubleshooting, System and Network Management, and File and Disk Management.... Read More

    Exchange Online Protection: Best Practices

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 21st, 2014

    Best Practices for Getting the Most out of Exchange Online Protection The following are considered ‘Best Practices’ for the Exchange Online Protection... Read More

    6 Reasons to Use Office for iPad

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 8th, 2014

    Why You Should Use Office for iPad In this day and age, work often doesn’t end when you leave the office. Emails... Read More

    Yammer Enterprise now included in Office 365 Midsize Business and Education plans

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 31st, 2014

    Microsoft has announced that Office 365 Midsize Business and Education plans will now include Yammer Enterprise. Ever since Microsoft’s acquisition of Yammer... Read More

    MessageOps Unveils Its Newest Offering ‘Exchange Scout’

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 31st, 2014

    Exchange Scout delivers the leading Exchange mailbox permissions and membership tool to better prepare for the migration to Office 365. Boca Raton,... Read More

    Protect Your Business With Multi-Factor Authentication for Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 14th, 2014

    How Multi-Factor Authentication for Office 365 Can Help You Protect Your Business. We recently wrote about Data Loss Prevention (DLP) and Rights... Read More

    MessageOps Launches New, “Must-Have” Microsoft Best Office 365 Links Resource

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 10th, 2014

    Office365Links.com includes best Office 365 links, tools and references all in one place June 24, 2014 (Boca Raton, FL) MessageOps, a company... Read More

    Microsoft OneDrive Cuts Prices and Increases OneDrive Storage to 1TB

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 2nd, 2014

    Microsoft OneDrive pricing, and offers 15GB of OneDrive Storage for free and 1TB for Office 365 subscribers. Microsoft has updated its OneDrive... Read More

    Protect Your Business with Rights Management in Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | July 1st, 2014

    How Rights Management in Office 365 Can Help You Protect Your Business. We recently wrote about Data Loss Prevention (DLP) and how... Read More

    Azure Active Directory Premium Webinar for the Hybrid Enterprise

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 20th, 2014

    7 Reasons You Can’t Afford Not to Use it If you missed out on Tuesday’s Azure Active Directory Premium Webinar, you can... Read More

    Protect Your Business with Data Loss Prevention in Exchange

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 17th, 2014

    How Data Loss Prevention in Exchange Can Help You Protect Your Business. What is Data Loss Prevention in Exchange? Data Loss Prevention,... Read More

    Office 365 Updates Directory Synchronization and SharePoint Online Navigation Bar

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 15th, 2014

    The Office 365 Update includes changes in Directory Synchronization and SharePoint Online Navigation Bar to simplify and improve your Office 365 experience.... Read More

    Office 365 Customer Support: The Virtual Agent for Microsoft Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 13th, 2014

    The Virtual Agent for Microsoft Office 365 is the best Office 365 customer support tool for finding support numbers. Have you ever... Read More

    Windows Azure Active Directory Premium Features

    By MessageOpsTeam | June 6th, 2014

    Microsoft Active Directory Premium features for identity and access management when using Windows Azure Active Directory. Built on top of a large... Read More

    The Advantages to Having a Microsoft Partner of Record

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 30th, 2014

    Why You Need a Microsoft Partner of Record When you purchase Microsoft Online Services like Office 365, you can select a certified... Read More

    Office 365 Encrypted File Storage

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 23rd, 2014

    Microsoft Announces Encrypted File Storage for Office 365 Microsoft recently announced that the Office 365 Enterprise plan has new storage security through... Read More

    Proven Advice from a CEO: 3 Steps to Protect your Business Using Microsoft Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 21st, 2014

    Protect your Business with Data Loss Prevention, Rights Management, and Multi-factor Authentication. Fellow Executives, I have a scary thought for you to... Read More

    Windows 8.1 Update Install Deadline Extended

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 16th, 2014

    Consumer users of Windows 8.1 now have until June 10 to install Microsoft's operating system update. In early April, Microsoft released its... Read More

    Office 365 Best Practices: Mailbox Management Part 2

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 9th, 2014

    How Successful Office 365 Administrators Start their Month and Quarter for Mailbox Management Last week we wrote about how successful Office 365... Read More

    OneDrive for Business – Announcing Increased Storage and Packaging Update

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 5th, 2014

    New Announcements for OneDrive for Business Users We are excited to share new announcements for users of OneDrive for Business: Increased storage... Read More

    Top 7 Office 365 Troubleshooting Tools

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 5th, 2014

    The Top 7 Microsoft Office 365 Troubleshooting Tools by Chris Pyle As an Office 365 administrator, it’s nice to have a collection... Read More

    Office 365 Best Practices: Mailbox Management Part 1

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 1st, 2014

    How Successful Office 365 Administrators Start their Day and Week Mornings. We’ve all had good ones and we’ve most certainly all had... Read More

    Office 365 Tech Tip – Manually Configure an Office 365 Mailbox in Outlook

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 30th, 2014

    If you're trying to manually configure a profile in Outlook, you may have noticed that the process has changed and is a bit... Read More

    Microsoft Office Security Update – April 2014

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 23rd, 2014

    The Microsoft Office Security Update Release in April 2014 is out and better than ever! The trick to a great tech product is... Read More

    Office 365 vs Google Apps

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 22nd, 2014

    Our CEO Chris Pyle was a guest blogger on the Microsoft Office Blog sharing some of the key reasons why customers find... Read More

    Microsoft Word Online Gets Better Than Ever

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 17th, 2014

    Microsoft recently made updates to Microsoft Word online to make working between documents as seamless as possible. The updates are being rolled... Read More

    Office 365 Tech Tip: Creating a User in Powershell and Assigning a Role to a User

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 14th, 2014

    One of the great things about using Windows Powershell is the ability to assign a role to a user. When you’re organized,... Read More

    4 Things You Need to Know About OWA, Office 365, Exchange, and Outlook

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 9th, 2014

    1. OWA is coming to Android Office is here for iPad and soon the Outlook web app will be coming to Android. Microsoft... Read More

    Office 2003 Expired

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 31st, 2014

    Sending tweets, taking photos on your cell phone and renting videos online did not exist in 2003, but Microsoft Office 2003 did.... Read More

    Office 365 versus Google Apps Infographic

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 22nd, 2014

    How IT Pros can use Office 365 to create winning solutions We love this infographic below that shows how IT Pros can... Read More

    Office 365 Tech Tip: Search for Large Items In Office 365 Users Mailbox

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 12th, 2014

    How To Search for Large Items In Office 365 Users Mailbox Description: Get-MailboxFolderStatistics CMDLET is used to provide folder information, including the... Read More

    Office 365 Customers: General Availability for Access Apps

    By --V-- | March 10th, 2014

    The news hit last month that Access Apps would be available for all Office 365 customers, well now we can all move... Read More

    Microsoft introduces “The Office Graph” as a new feature to Office 365

    By --V-- | March 10th, 2014

    Microsoft has geared up to make some big changes to the overall look and the function of Office 365. Microsoft is introducing... Read More

    Free Multifactor Authentication for Office 365 – New From Microsoft

    By --V-- | March 10th, 2014

    Microsoft has a big announcement for all Office 365 users--Multifactor Authentication support is now available, for free. All Office 365 subscribers can... Read More

    Office 365 Tech Tip: How to Retire Office 365 Mailboxes

    By --V-- | March 10th, 2014

    Today, I want to talk about a request I have from my clients about how to retire Office 365 mailboxes. You may... Read More

    Microsoft Changes SkyDrive’s Name to OneDrive

    By --V-- | January 27th, 2014

    We all knew a change was looming for Microsoft's SkyDrive, and today the awaited announcement arrived! OneDrive is the new name for Microsoft's... Read More

    ADFS: What to check for when things go wrong

    By --V-- | January 17th, 2014

    We wanted to write this blog post as we have seen time and time again organizations that have deployed ADFS to work... Read More

    Office 365 Tech Tip – ID Fix Tool & How to Locate Proxy/Email Addresses

    By --V-- | January 9th, 2014

    ID Fix Tool This week's tech tip is on the ID Fix Tool, which searches your Active Directory for Duplicate objects and... Read More

    Hot off the Presses: Microsoft Makes Big Announcement for Power BI

    By --V-- | January 9th, 2014

    The long awaited announcement of Power BI has come, and will officially be offered for Office 365 as a part of Microsoft's... Read More

    Cross-Site Silent Redirection for Outlook Web App

    By --V-- | December 27th, 2013

    While there have already been countless reviews on the new features in Exchange 2010 SP2, one feature has been arguably overlooked. In... Read More

    The Latest Microsoft Cloud Updates Before 2014

    By --V-- | December 27th, 2013

    Microsoft is bringing you a better service that understands your company’s needs. They have been very busy this end of year -... Read More

    Office 365 Tech Tip: Add a Non-Indexed Location to a Library in Windows

    By --V-- | December 27th, 2013

    Recently Champion came upon a request to have a mapped drive be set as a permanent My Documents library location for users... Read More

    How to Add Yammer To The Office 365 Global Navigation Bar

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 16th, 2013

    Office 365 and Sharepoint +Yammer customers will be familiar with the Office 365 global navigation bar that runs across the top of... Read More

    Office 365 Tech Tip: Windows PowerShell CMDlets

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 12th, 2013

    This week’s tech tip is for all you Windows PowerShell users. If you’re using PowerShell,  you may already know about Windows PowerShell... Read More

    Latest News: How a 30-year-old IBM business partner stays relevant in the cloud

    By --V-- | December 10th, 2013

    Summary: Over the past 18 months, Champion Solutions Group has migrated more than a half-million users into Microsoft cloud solutions. By Heather... Read More

    Staying Relevant in the Cloud

    By MessageOpsTeam | December 10th, 2013

    With technology advancing so quickly, it is important to stay on top of new advances. We were recently featured in an article by... Read More

    A New Office 365 App for On-the-Go Service Checks

    By --V-- | December 4th, 2013

    A new Office 365 App is officially released, titled, "The Garage Series." The app was created to provide on-the-go service health checks... Read More

    Microsoft CRM 2013: More Than Just a New Look

    By --V-- | December 2nd, 2013

    The Microsoft CRM 2013 makeover is more than just a new look for Microsoft's customer relationship management program. Microsoft has ensured users that the... Read More

    New Microsoft Office Remote App for Windows Phone 8

    By --V-- | December 2nd, 2013

    Windows 8 phone handsets can now be transformed into the most sophisticated and easy to use remotes for meetings and presentations. The... Read More

    SharePoint 2010 versus 2013

    By --V-- | December 2nd, 2013

    Compare the features found in SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 in this extensive article highlighting the upgrades. Not only does this article... Read More

    Office 365 Management Tool Review by Martin Heller

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 19th, 2013

    Martin Heller from InfoWorld recently did a review  of our Office 365 management tool, 365 Command.  Here are some highlights we wanted to share:... Read More

    New Office 365 Features for Consumers and Business Users

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 15th, 2013

    It's been over 6 months since Microsoft launched Office 365, but the company has continued rolling out new features to the Office... Read More

    Microsoft Delivers New Office 365 Mobile Features

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 8th, 2013

    Microsoft had a very busy October, focusing on delivering “customer-requested features” to Office 365, their cloud enabled productivity software suite. As Microsoft... Read More

    Tech Tip: Sync Distribution Groups in Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | November 5th, 2013

    Do you want to sync distribution groups when migrating to Office 365, but are having trouble? We recently worked with a customer... Read More

    Office 365 Tech Tip: How to License Users in Bulk

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 30th, 2013

    When doing a license assignment through the GUI, we can select 25 users at a time to do license assignment. This works... Read More

    Office 365 Tech Tip: Enable ADFS Tracing Logs in Event Viewer

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 26th, 2013

    Ever been curious on how to enable ADFS tracing logs in event viewer? Wondering why you would want to know how to do... Read More

    Office 2013: 10 Best Features You Should Know About

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 16th, 2013

    The new Office 2013 has some key updates that, while aren't quite as dramatic as the Windows 8 from Windows 7 change,... Read More

    Meetup with Spiceworks September 17th!

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 6th, 2013

    We are excited to sponsor our first Spiceworks Meetup in West Palm Beach on Tuesday, September 17th!  The topic is:  “Tired of... Read More

    Creating AD FS “Smart Links” for transparent SSO experience

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 5th, 2013

    Let’s say we have an Active Directory Federation Services customer who no longer wants his users to have to do the following... Read More

    Office 365 Tech Tip: Connecting Windows Azure AD PowerShell to Office 365 / Exchange Online

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 4th, 2013

    In this week’s Tech Tip, we are going to address a question one of our customers asked recently: “Where do I download... Read More

    Tech Data Partners with MessageOps to Offer 365 Command

    By MessageOpsTeam | September 3rd, 2013

    Enables Turnkey Subscription Management Solutions and Data Collection for Microsoft Office 365 CLEARWATER, Fla. (September 3, 2013) – Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ:... Read More

    Tell us your Office 365 Uptime Statistics

    By MessageOpsTeam | August 29th, 2013

    Take this quick survey Microsoft recently announced their uptime statistics for Office 365 in an effort to be more transparent with customers and partners.... Read More

    Identity and Authentication: Office 2013 and Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | May 6th, 2013

            Identity and Authentication in Office2013 and Office 365 MessageOps Development of the cloud has allowed Office 2013 and... Read More

    Spiceworks Panel Helps 365 Command get in Touch with it’s Hotness

    By MessageOpsTeam | April 10th, 2013

    A select group of Spiceworks members, affectionately called Spiceheads, recently had the opportunity to be part of a Spiceworks Panel for 365 Command by MessageOps.  Panel Members... Read More

    Resellers and Managed Service Providers Make Money with Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 14th, 2013

    MessageOps was recently the focus of an article in Channelnomics, The Business of Technologytitled “MessageOps Solves Office 365 Profit Riddle.”  For those of you... Read More

    Office 365 Tech Tips

    By MessageOpsTeam | March 11th, 2013

    We started a series called Justin’s Tech Tip of the Week on the 365Command.com blog over a month ago.  Each week Justin,... Read More

    Better Manage Office 365 with 365 Command

    By MessageOpsTeam | February 6th, 2013

    Easy-to-Use Web-based Management Portal Replaces PowerShell Command Line to Offer Intuitive, Feature-Rich Administration Bringing unprecedented simplicity to Office 365 administration, 365 Command... Read More

    365 Command by MessageOps is Live

    By MessageOpsTeam | February 5th, 2013

        After a successful BETA period for 365 Command, we are happy to announce we are moving forward with the official launch.... Read More

    Big Wins for Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 30th, 2013

    You may be trying to decide whether Office 365 is right for your company. Here are some recent wins for Office 365... Read More

    Don’t miss the 365 Command Presentation at the February IAMCP South Florida Chapter Meeting

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 24th, 2013

    365 Command from MessageOps will be featured at theFebruary IAMCP meeting on February 14th. We will be demonstrating this easy-to-use, web-based portal that provides enhanced... Read More

    A Preview of Microsoft Office 2013 and Office 365 Pricing

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 21st, 2013

     As a Microsoft Partner, we make it our mission to stay up to date on new products, new pricing plus any tips... Read More

    Talkin’ Cloud talks to Chris Pyle, CEO of Champion Solutions Group about a better way to manage Office 365

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 18th, 2013

    To read original article from Talkin’ Cloud by Joe Panettieri click here.    [caption id="attachment_4054" align="alignright" width="180"] Chris Pyle, President and CEO, Champion... Read More

    365 Command Featured on Talkin’ Cloud

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 18th, 2013

    After we demonstrated 365 Command at the recent Tech Data TDCloud conference near Tampa, FL, Talkin' Cloud published yesterday an article about... Read More

    Upcoming Maintenance to the 365 Command Portal

    By MessageOpsTeam | January 16th, 2013

    As part of our continuous improvements we, will be performing maintenance on the site this weekend beginning Friday, January 18th at 5... Read More

    Password Sync Blank Auth Error

    By --V-- | December 18th, 2012

    Recently, Windows Update began offering the Windows Management Framework 3.0 as an Optional update. This includes all forms of update distribution, such... Read More

    Sync ProxyAddresses from Office 365 to Active Directory

    By --V-- | November 1st, 2012

    If you've ever had to deactivate and reactivate directory synchronization in Office 365, you've probably read the Directory Synchronization and Source of... Read More

    365 Command Beta Reaches 300,000 Mailboxes

    By MessageOpsTeam | October 31st, 2012

    In the six months since its release, we are pleased to announce that over 500 organizations have signed up for the 365... Read More

    365 Command Public Beta

    By --V-- | September 6th, 2012

    We are pleased to announce the public beta of 365 Command.  You can register your Office 365 tenant by going to: https://admin.365command.com... Read More

    Introducing 365 Command

    By --V-- | May 7th, 2012

    We are very excited to announce our newest and biggest project to date, 365 Command.  365 Command is web based administration, reporting,... Read More

    Office Live Small Business (OLSB) coming to the end of the road

    By michael.wooten | May 3rd, 2012

    PLEASE NOTE- As of May 1st, 2012 Microsoft will no longer be offering Office Live Small Business. If you are an existing... Read More

    SMTP Relay with Office 365

    By --V-- | March 17th, 2012

    SMTP Relay with Office 365 is one of the more common questions we get at MessageOps.  It seems there is some confusion... Read More

    One More Way to Deploy Office 365 Updates

    By --V-- | March 9th, 2012

    We've got a lot of feedback lately that people want a simple way to deploy the Office 365 updates to workstations that... Read More

    Manually Updating Office 365 Clients

    By --V-- | March 8th, 2012

    We've just released an update to our Office 365 Client updater which gives you the option to install Lync along with the... Read More

    MessageOps Large Message Exporter now Available

    By --V-- | March 3rd, 2012

    One of the challenges you can encounter when moving to Office 365 is dealing with large messages in mailboxes.  Most migration tools... Read More

    Setting the AD UPN value to Match Office 365 SMTP Address

    By --V-- | February 26th, 2012

    One of the new requirements for Directory Synchronization in Office 365 is listed in the BPOS to Office 365 Transition guide: Office... Read More

    New Version of the Office 365 Client Updater Available

    By --V-- | February 25th, 2012

    Microsoft has recently made changes to the updates that are required when manually updating desktops for Office 365.  As a result we've... Read More

    Connecting an iPhone or iPad to Office 365

    By --V-- | February 16th, 2012

    To connect an iPhone or iPad to Office 365, follow these steps. 1. Update your DNS records in Office 365.  You must... Read More

    Adding a Safe or Blocked Sender in Office 365

    By --V-- | February 16th, 2012

    In the Admin Overview area, under Exchange Online, click Manage 2. In the Exchange Control Panel, click Mail Control, and then in... Read More

    BPOS to Office 365 Transition Guide for Enterprises Now Available

    By --V-- | February 11th, 2012

    If you've been waiting for a more detailed document describing the transition process from BPOS to Office 365, the wait is over. ... Read More

    C & H Consulting

    By michael.wooten | February 9th, 2012

    Once I determined that my company website had to move to Microsoft 365 and then reviewed the directions to do so, I... Read More

    How to Grant Full Access to an Office 365 Mailbox

    By --V-- | October 6th, 2011

    [popupwfancybox group="GROUP2" id="2"] To grant full access to an Office 365 Mailbox you must first connect to the remote PowerShell, by typing... Read More

    Office 365 Tech Tip: Setting Passwords to Never Expire in BPOS

    By --V-- | August 14th, 2011

    With Microsoft's recent announcement of the Set-MSOnlineUserPasswordNeverExpire PowerShell Command it's now possible to set user's passwords to never expire in your BPOS subscription.  Below... Read More

    Office 365 Tech Tip: Easily Connect to Remote PowerShell on Office 365

    By --V-- | July 12th, 2011

    Anyone who has used remote PowerShell with Office 365 knows that the commands to connect up are a little hard to remember. ... Read More

    Office 365 Password Sync Beta Now Available

    By --V-- | July 6th, 2011

    MessageOps Office 365 Password Synchronization is now available for download in the Software section of our site.   MessageOps Office 365 Password Synchronization... Read More

    Domain Verification with Office 365

    By --V-- | July 6th, 2011

    This post is a bit embarrassing to write, as domain validation should be one of the easiest tasks with Office 365, but... Read More

    Policy Wisdom LLC

    By --V-- | March 25th, 2011

    When I thought about migrating to BPOS from Google, I thought I had a huge wall in front of me.  I contacted MessageOps and was lucky enough... Read More

    Mailbox Retention Policies with BPOS

    By --V-- | March 24th, 2011

    Automatically deleting messages older than X number of days from users' BPOS mailboxes to comply with a company's retention policy is a common feature... Read More

    MessageOps BPOS Super User Report

    By --V-- | February 22nd, 2011

    If you want more detailed reporting on your BPOS user activity this script is for you!  It allows you to gather: Count... Read More

    MessageOps BPOS PowerShell GUI Updated

    By --V-- | February 5th, 2011

    It now supports the new POP3 and Forwarding commands.  With these new commands you can bulk enable/disable POP3 access, as well as set... Read More

    Encrypting Microsoft Online Admin Credentials in Scripts

    By --V-- | January 19th, 2011

    One of the most common PowerShell questions we get asked is how to encrypt the Microsoft Online Admin credentials in scripts.  What... Read More

    Connecting Non-SSL POP3 and SMTP clients to Microsoft Online

    By --V-- | January 7th, 2011

    A common problem that we run across while doing migrations is legacy applications or devices which use SMTP to send mail or... Read More

    User Portal and Exmon Server Now Available

    By --V-- | January 4th, 2011

    Exmon and the Microsoft Online User Portal are now available as direct downloads.  These applications are two of our most popular and... Read More

    The Growth of Exchange Online

    By --V-- | December 28th, 2010

    At MessageOps we are constantly trying to learn as much as we can about the inner workings of Microsoft Online.  One thing... Read More

    Somerset West Community Health Centre

    By --V-- | December 23rd, 2010

    “As an early adopter of BPOS, the service has been very impressive and convenient, but we did have had to work through... Read More

    Determining when the Offline Address Book was Last Updated

    By --V-- | December 21st, 2010

    It seems one of the most common problems that customers encounter on a regular basis with Microsoft Online is their Offline Address... Read More

    MessageOps Labs Now Open!

    By --V-- | December 13th, 2010

    If you want a sneak peek at the solutions that MessageOps currently has in development, you can now check out the MessageOps... Read More

    The MessageOps Software Solutions are now Free!

    By --V-- | November 29th, 2010

    We are pleased to announce that almost all of the MessageOps solutions are free for any organization to download and use.  This... Read More

    Update Available for MessageOps PowerShell Extensions

    By --V-- | November 24th, 2010

    We've added some exciting new features to our PowerShell extensions that we hope you'll find useful.  The new commands give you the... Read More

    Exmon Mobile Site is Now Live!

    By --V-- | November 23rd, 2010

    If you need a quick way to check the current status of Exchange Online from your mobile device or browser, you can... Read More

    Oral Health Care

    By --V-- | October 23rd, 2010

    MessageOps team was extremely knowledgeable, resourceful and proactive. When questions arose, they responded promptly. Strongly recommend them. In fact "Don't migrate without them" :-). Igor K Oral Health... Read More

    Determining which Exchange Online Servers your Users are on

    By --V-- | October 23rd, 2010

    If you've checked out the Microsoft Online Health Portal, you'll see they are giving more details about which servers are impacted during... Read More

    Introducing the MessageOps Microsoft Online Powershell Extensions

    By --V-- | October 10th, 2010

    We are very excited to announce the initial release of the MessageOps Microsoft Online PowerShell extensions.  Our custom PowerShell extensions extend the... Read More

    Deleting a Message from all Mailboxes in Exchange Online

    By --V-- | September 20th, 2010

    Anyone who has administered Exchange knows there are times when you need to go through all the mailboxes and delete a message... Read More

    Improved Microsoft Exchange Online ActiveSync User Report Script

    By --V-- | September 18th, 2010

    The Improved Microsoft Exchange Online ActiveSync User Report script now reports ActiveSync device information and the time of the last synchronization as... Read More

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    By --V-- | September 17th, 2010

    When sending to a Distribution List in Exchange Online you receive a non Delivery Report which states: Delivery has failed to these... Read More

    Excluding Users from Directory Synchronization

    By --V-- | September 10th, 2010

    If you have read MessageOps Directory Sync in Depth Whitepaper, you've seen a couple of the ways to exlude users from Directory... Read More

    Active Directory to Microsoft Online Import Script

    By --V-- | September 2nd, 2010

    We've seen several discussions in the Microsoft Online support forums from people who want to take advantage of Directory Sync to get... Read More

    New MessageOps Applications Available for Download

    By --V-- | August 24th, 2010

    MessageOps is pleased to announce that two new applications are available for download on the MessageOps Software Page: Microsoft Online Manager and... Read More

    Office 365 Migration Case Study – Whitehead Associates, Inc.

    By --V-- | August 12th, 2010

    We are a small business that uses technology to make us more effective and more efficient.  Almost exclusively we use the MS... Read More

    Microsoft Online Service Notification RSS Feeds

    By --V-- | August 10th, 2010

    The best way to be alerted of any services outages are the RSS feeds.  There are 2 sets of feeds that Microsoft... Read More

    Working With Shared Mailboxes and Shared Folders

    By --V-- | August 10th, 2010

    In the support forums, there are a lot of questions asking about shared folders and shared mailboxes.  In this article, we address... Read More

    Ed Schmidt Auto Group

    By --V-- | August 10th, 2010

    “Transitioning from an onsite Microsoft Exchange server to BPOS has been made much easier with the help of MessageOps.  They have been... Read More

    The number of failures has exceeded the failure tolerance of 5

    By --V-- | August 3rd, 2010

    When migrating users using the Microsoft Online Migration tools, if the total number of errors exceeds 5, the migration for that user... Read More

    Aisle 7

    By --V-- | August 3rd, 2010

    "The team at MessageOps is absolutely top-notch. No one else knows BPOS like these guys, and in addition to their fantastic knowledge... Read More

    Zaytuna College

    By --V-- | August 3rd, 2010

    "MessageOps is an incredible asset.  They are very responsive, professional, and patient.  We were able to solve many issues during migration and continue... Read More

    FOPE Setup for Existing FOPE Customers

    By --V-- | August 3rd, 2010

    If you are an existing FOPE customer that wants to migrate to Microsoft Exchange Online, the following steps can be followed to... Read More

    Object Reference not set to an Instance of an Object when running Powershell Command

    By --V-- | August 3rd, 2010

    This error can happen if you haven't configured Internet Explorer before you can run the Microsoft Online PowerShell commands. In my cases, the users... Read More

    How to Configure the Palm Pre with Exchange Online

    By --V-- | August 3rd, 2010

    Initial configuration is indicated here (ignore the Intermedia-specific settings): http://hosting.intermedia.net/support/kb/default.asp?id=1749 Enter the proper URL for your DataCenter from this article: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc745934.aspx If... Read More

    How to Manually Configure Outlook 2007 for Exchange Online

    By --V-- | August 3rd, 2010

    This will allow you to configure Outlook 2007 manually for companies that do not want to, or cannot, install the Sign On... Read More

    How to limit senders to a Distribution List in Exchange Online

    By --V-- | August 3rd, 2010

    Option 1: No Directory Sync 1. Create a DL in the Microsoft Online Administration Center (MOAC) that you want to restrict. 2.... Read More

    Exchange Online Mailbox Size Warning Notification Script

    By --V-- | July 12th, 2010

    We developed this script for organizations that want to give their users more advanced warning of their mailbox quota being exceeded and... Read More

    Microsoft Exchange Online ActiveSync User Report

    By --V-- | May 31st, 2010

    Update: An improved version of this script is now available at: https://www.messageops.com/improved-microsoft-exchange-online-activesync-user-report-script In the Microsoft Exchange Online Support Forums the other day... Read More

    SMTP Relay with Microsoft Online

    By --V-- | May 29th, 2010

    Lately we've been seeing a lot of questions around SMTP relay with Microsoft Online so we wanted to take a few minutes... Read More

    Determining which Microsoft Exchange Online Mailbox Servers your Users are on

    By --V-- | May 23rd, 2010

    Recently a client of ours asked us for a way to determine which Microsoft Online Mailbox Servers their users were located on.... Read More

    Sending as secondary alias in Microsoft Exchange Online

    By --V-- | May 13th, 2010

    A customer of ours (thanks Kevin!) informed us of another way to send as a secondary alias the other day, so we... Read More

    Microsoft Exchange Online Mailbox Migration Validation Script

    By --V-- | May 9th, 2010

    Lately there have been a few discussions in the support forums asking about how to compare the number of items in the... Read More

    New Microsoft Online Applications from MessageOps

    By --V-- | April 19th, 2010

    MessageOps has recently released a couple new applications for Microsoft Online that we want to tell you about. First is the Exchange... Read More

    Exporting Directory Information from Hosted Exchange Environments

    By --V-- | April 3rd, 2010

    Recently we've had a couple of clients want to migrate from other hosted Exchange offerings to Microsoft Exchange Online. The problem we... Read More

    Microsoft Online Directory Synchronization Monitoring Script

    By --V-- | March 17th, 2010

    If you are running the Microsoft Online Directory Synchronization, you maybe surprised to learn that if the Directory Sync agent is failing... Read More

    25 GB Mailboxes in Exchange Online

    By --V-- | March 17th, 2010

    It looks like Microsoft has increased the default mailbox size to 25 GB on a couple of our Microsoft Exchange Online accounts.... Read More

    Reporting and Message Trace Capabilities with Exchange Online

    By --V-- | March 12th, 2010

    Most Microsoft Online customers probably don't know it's possible to track messages or generate email traffic reports for their organization. Lately in... Read More

    Exporting Microsoft Online User Information to a CSV File

    By --V-- | February 6th, 2010

    On 2/2/2010 Microsoft released an updated version of the migration tools. One of the highlights of the release is the new information you... Read More

    Attributes Synchronized by Microsoft Online Directory Synchronization

    By --V-- | January 25th, 2010

    If you are running Directory Synchronization, you probably know the basics of what attributes are synchronized from your local Active Directory to... Read More

    “Object reference not set to an instance of an object” error when running Microsoft Online Powershell Commands

    By --V-- | January 18th, 2010

    This error has stumped me for the past couple weeks so I had to write a post when I finally figured it... Read More

    Advanced Conference Room Options in Microsoft Exchange Online

    By --V-- | January 14th, 2010

    In Microsoft Exchange Online when configuring Conference Rooms through the Administration Console, the options are pretty basic. You can configure whether or... Read More

    ExMon and Recent Mail Delivery Delays

    By --V-- | January 13th, 2010

    On 1/11/2010 mail delivery was delayed was for some Microsoft Online Clients. Source: http://rss.messaging.microsoft.com/network_alerts.xml In most cases the delays weren't that bad,... Read More

    Troubleshooting Microsoft Online Directory Synchronization Setup

    By --V-- | January 5th, 2010

    If you've setup Microsoft Online Directory Synchronization in many different environments, chances are you've come across this error more than once when... Read More

    Enable-MSOnlineUser UsageLocation Country Codes

    By --V-- | December 8th, 2009

    If you are going to use the Enable-MSOnlineUser command to bulk Activate users in Microsoft Online, one of the parameters you must... Read More

    Multiple Address Books in Microsoft Exchange Online

    By --V-- | November 1st, 2009

    One commonly used feature of Exchange that Microsoft Exchange Online does not support is the ability to have multiple address books. Companies... Read More

    Sign In Client Error: The client was unable to establish a secure connection with the server

    By --V-- | October 21st, 2009

    We recently ran into some clients that were displaying the following error when trying to sign into the Sign In Client: The... Read More


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