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Wednesday, July 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Office365 is now out of Beta and can be purchased by anyone wishing to use the service. The service has some exciting potential and having used the Beta to create a SharePoint externally facing site there is a niche for the product for those organisations not wishing to spend a large amount of money on their own software and infrastructure.... [More]

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Saturday, May 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

I started by looking if I could replicate the look of this site on http://cloud.sharepointrescue.com , in the end the site didn’t give me the flexibility to do this but I thought that it would be useful to go through the features that can be used to design a simple site. Below is the ribbon that gives you all the options for designing your site.... [More]

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Thursday, May 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

One feature that you may or may not be aware of is the ability for a Windows Phone to connect to a SharePoint Online site via the Office Hub. I thought this would be a bit more involved than it was sitting on the train late last night with nothing to do but it was very simple. Make sure you enter the https address of the SharePoint site and you get a nice sign-in screen where you enter your SharePoint online ID and password. Once signed it the site content is available for you to browse, the lists I got were... [More]

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Tuesday, May 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Following on from Part I where I showed how easy it was to setup a new Internet facing site I decided to go a bit further and get the site up and running on my own domain name. As I am not yet moving my whole site to SharePoint Online I setup up a subdomain http://cloud.sharepointrescue.com . This requires a bit of Admin knowledge, any business user will probably not have this knowledge or the access to do this. It is fairly straight forward but because of the nature of DNS propagation it seems a lot more difficult. So what are the steps you need to do?... [More]

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Thursday, April 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

If you haven’t signed up for the Beta of Office365 then I would strongly recommend that you do. Microsoft’s new cloud offering gives the very best of their Office 2010 suite and throws in a few extras such as Lync. Having used BPOS I think that Office365 is the right offering at the righ... [More]