Month: March 2012

Office 365 – GUI tool to create shared mailbox

To manage Exchange Online, you have various options available: PowerShell – you have to install first Microsoft Online PowerShell Exchange Management Shell Exchange Control Panel However, even if the most complete tool is PowerShell, this tool is not very easy to use for everyone. Moreover, many operations can be done only through the PowerShell. So …

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Windows 8 – New way to open session

Since the beginning, opening a Windows session was done with a login – username and password. But with Windows 8, especially on Tablet PC, this way of working has changed. I said especially with Windows 8 Tablet PC because entering the password is not an easy thing (especially complex password, used in an enterprise context). …

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Office 15 / Windows 8 – Office 15 free for Windows 8 on ARM??

This has been publicly disclosed by Steven Sinofsky – so there is no NDA disclosure (this sentence has been added for my Microsft’s friends ). The next version of Office – currently codenamed Office 15 – will be included on Windows On ARM (WOA). This looks like a seductive operation in order to make Windows …

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Office 365 / SharePoint – Migrate your On Premises SharePoint content to SharePoint 2010 Online – Part 1 – Migration tool installation

Once you have decided to go to Office 365 and use SharePoint Online, you may want to migrate your content currently hosted on On Premises SharePoint environment. This migration can’t usually be done without third party tool, except if you want to move everything manually . This post will cover the SharePoint content migration to …

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Office 365 – Lower prices starting today

Microsoft has announced today lower prices for Office 365 offers. These lower prices are due to a high customer adoption and so a better efficiency to run Office 365, so Microsoft has decided to decrease Office 365 prices. NOTE not all Office 365 offers are impacted; only the price of Enterprise plans are lowering by up 20%. …

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SQL – SQL 2012 will be launch on April 1st

This is not an April fish, but Microsoft will launch SQL 2012 on April 1st As reminder, SQL 2012 is now RTM and available for download to TechNet/MSDN subscribers as well as for evaluation at http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver/en/us/get-sql-server/try-it.aspx The virtual launch event will be host at http://www.sqlserverlaunch.com