Performance improvements in the upcoming release of Exchange Server 2016 are based on running Exchange Online at extreme scale. Much of what we learned has been applied to improving the on-premises version. This week Office Mechanics provides insights into what IT admins can expect in Exchange Server 2016. Exchange team veteran Greg Taylor explains how the on-premises version of Exchange benefits from the cloud-based features and functionality of Exchange Online.
“We see Office 365 as the perfect driver to support transparency, collaboration and the sharing of knowledge among sales associates, designers and artisans in a globally united Louis Vuitton.” —Read more about Louis Vuitton’s passion for tradition and innovation with Office 365 in this post by Franck Le Moal, CIO.
Premium access solutions provider DORMA has adopted Unily cloud intranet as a service built on Office 365, SharePoint Online, Yammer and Azure. This mobile and social intranet solution is supporting greater collaboration and productivity, and is delivering access to innovation for 7,000 global employees.
Today we are taking a big step forward for Mac users—Office 2016 for Mac is now available in 139 countries and 16 languages. Based on feedback from the great Mac Office community, we’ve made major updates to each of the apps, and we couldn’t be more pleased to deliver it first to our Office 365 customers.
Office 365, the world’s most popular productivity solution, has been integrated with popular educational open source software such as Moodle and Open edX. Office’s open REST APIs make it possible for teachers and students to take advantage of Office’s rich authoring capabilities to create content, submit assignments, provide feedback, and manage class schedules, all within a single sign-on (SSO) experience enabled by Azure Active Directory.
With today’s update, Outlook now uses Active Directory Authentication Library (ADAL)-based authentication for Exchange Online mailboxes in Office 365, replacing the previously used basic authentication method. This new authentication method enables IT administrators to configure new access scenarios for sign in to Office 365 and to better control and manage Outlook on mobile devices in their organization.