Understanding Office 365

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Office 365 is Microsoft's cloud-based office suite and consists of a number of products and services. My name is David Elfassy, and welcome to Deploying Office 365. My day job is to implement and design messaging solutions for enterprises all over the world. This course will dive deep into the management tools for Office 365 and explore all of the prerequisites for deploying an Office 365 solution. We will configure mailboxes, directories, distribution lists, and shared data access.

I'll provide several tips and tricks on how to significantly improve your Office 365 efficiency. We'll configure the other Office 365 applications as well, focusing on Skype for Business and SharePoint Online. I am looking forward to sharing this information with you. Let's get started.

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For businesses with 150+ licenses Request Office 365 onboarding assistance from FastTrack

You can request remote and personalized assistance with onboarding. Our FastTrack engineers will help you plan your Office 365 project, assess your technical environment, provide remediation guidance, and provide user adoption assistance. For businesses with at least 500 licenses, Microsoft also provides personalized assistance to migrate data to Office 365.

See the FastTrack Center Video: http://aka.ms/meetfasttrack

Get started today: http://fasttrack.microsoft.com

Tip: Businesses with 1-149 licenses still have access to FastTrack guidance via links in the Admin Center and also available at https://aka.ms/setupguidance.

Office 365 has become the flagship solution for Microsoft's cloud-based services—a one-stop shop for user management, email, real-time collaboration, and secure file storage. This simple-to-deploy, simple-to-manage approach has won over millions of users. As more organizations move toward the cloud, being able to deploy Office 365 is a skill all network and system admins will need to know.

This course details the process of moving your network to Office 365 by deploying a new Office 365 subscription. David Elfassy covers creating user accounts, adding domains, and configuring email, directories, conferencing, file sharing, and valuable business services such as PowerShell and SharePoint. Watch these tutorials to deploy your own implementation of Office 365 or to see if this technology fits your enterprise needs.

Topics include:

  • Using FastTrack to prepare for Office 365

  • Creating Office 365 user accounts

  • Adding domains

  • Configuring Outlook and Skype

  • Configuring sharing and shared mailboxes

  • Troubleshooting an Office 365 deployment

  • Configuring PowerShell

  • Creating SharePoint services

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