This post provides some key notes and tips to get you up-and-running with the Office 2013 ProPlus Preview, including the Lync 2013 Preview, with the preview versions of the online services (Exchange 2013 online, Lync 2013 online, etc..). It does not cover getting started with the preview versions of the on-premises servers.
Make sure . . . → Read More: Getting Started with the Lync 2013 & Office 365 Preview
I was recently involved in an issue with file transfers failing between two Lync Online federated tenants. This had worked before, so I was surprised to read it was not supported. The Microsoft Lync Online for Enterprises Service Description (as of October 24, 2011) states:
> File transfer is not available with federated . . . → Read More: File Transfers in Microsoft Lync Online
In case you missed it, there was an important update to the Microsoft Lync for Mac 2011 client last week. Update 14.0.1 addresses issues with signing into Office 365 and with the client closely unexpectedly during sign-in.
I have seen many Office 365 forum postings about the Lync for Mac 2011 client not being . . . → Read More: Microsoft Lync for Mac 2011 Update
Ever wonder what Microsoft’s cloud infrastructure used to power Lync, Exchange, and SharePoint in Office 365 looks like?
Two resources have been made available which gives visibility into the technology, infrastructure and history behind it:
Microsoft TechNet: MS Datacenters (A Window into Microsoft Datacenters): http://blogs.technet.com/b/msdatacenters/archive/2011/07/25/microsoft-shares-video-tour-of-its-cloud-datacenters.aspx Microsoft GFS Datacenter Tour (Video): http://www.globalfoundationservices.com/infrastructure/videos.html
These Microsoft Cloud Datacenters are . . . → Read More: Microsoft Shares Video Tour of its Cloud Datacenters