Microsoft rebrand SkyDrive to OneDrive

Microsoft have updated their SkyDrive personal cloud storage to OneDrive. This will temporarily avoid the confusion 365 users have with their SkyDrive Pro personal cloud storage (also sometimes abbreviated to SkyDrive). But the reason for the change is due to them losing the name in a law suit against Sky. Read more here

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Hybrid deployment of Office 365

Syplex have recently completed the migration of Oxford Innovation’s Business Coaching division to the Office 365 Cloud based email service, in a hybrid on-premise/off-premise deployment.  The hybrid deployment allows the use of the Cloud based Office 365 platform for easy scalability of the rapidly growing division, whilst full integration with the existing on-premise Exchange 2010 system retains a single email domain for all staff company-wide.

Office 365 Hybrid diagram

Image courtesy of the Microsoft Exchange Deployment Assistant

The Facts About Office365

Microsoft Office 365 brings together cloud versions of our most trusted communication and collaboration products with the latest version of our desktop suite. Office 365 is designed to meet the needs of organisations of all sizes – everyone from sole proprietors to small, mid-sized and large businesses and from government agencies to educational institutions – helping them to save time, money and free up valuable resources.

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