Posts Tagged ‘Hybrid’

Legacy Public Folder Coexistence in Multi-Site Hybrid Deployments

Those of you familiar with public folders know how much of a pain they can be. Microsoft has made promises to do away with them time and time again, yet they are still around and as painful as they have always been. Understandably, it is difficult to do away with support for a feature that […]

The Role of Data Lakes in Healthcare

According to information technology research and advisory company Gartner, there is a market shift towards hybrid approaches to data management, as companies look to solve complex challenges with a mix of alternative and traditional deployments. Healthcare providers and health plans are asking the question, “Do we need an enterprise data warehouse, a data lake, or […]

Connecting Mule API Gateway and ESB in Hybrid Mode

** To view “hello-world.raml”, please go to the very bottom of this post. APIs are driving the digital economy. One of the key players in the API field is MuleSoft. Instead of a labyrinth of overlapping products offerings, MuleSoft provides the Anypoint Platform with Mule API gateway and a nimble Mule ESB that can run […]

SharePoint 2016 RTM Released

This week on Pi Day, March 14th, Microsoft announced that SharePoint Server 2016 has reached RTM (Release to Manufacturing). This new release of SharePoint Server brings with it new capabilities for users, IT pros and administrators. SharePoint 2016 also includes features for powering the next generation of hybrid capabilities. In addition, the cloud hybrid search for […]

Business Optimization: Azure Powered SharePoint Site Provisioning

Do you have a Hybrid SharePoint environment, utilizing both SharePoint Online and SharePoint on-premises? Do you have a process for self-service site provisioning? Are you looking to optimize your SharePoint administration? Have you heard of Office PnP? Hopefully the answer to most of those questions is yes. Office PnP is community driven open source project […]

Azure: Did You Know? Hybrid Connections as VPN Alternative

In real life cloud deployment scenarios one of the very common cases is when only part of the application resides in the cloud. Usually, it’s when there is a legacy system which can’t be migrated to the cloud and resides on premises, or it’s not optimal to deploy entire system to the cloud. After all, […]

Office 365 – Allowing Users to Edit Exchange Groups They Manage

Exchange Hybrid and Directory Synchronization provide for the most full-featured integration experience with your on-premises messaging environment. Users, for the most part, are unaware of whether their mailbox is in the cloud or on-premises. There are, however, a few limitations with Exchange Hybrid and Directory Synchronization. One of these limitations is around distribution groups that […]

Office 365 – The Magic Behind The Hybrid Config Wizard (2013)

                        In a previous article, I extracted the changes made by the Exchange 2010 Hybrid Configuration Wizard (HCW) to get a better idea of what is going on behind the scenes when you run the HCW. The same questions apply to Exchange 2013: So […]

Office 365 – The Magic Behind The Hybrid Config Wizard (2010)

Configuring Exchange hybrid prior to the Hybrid Configuration Wizard (HCW) is just a distant memory at this point. The process that was a painfully long configuration was greatly simplified with the release of the HCW with SP2 for Exchange 2010 back in May 2011. As much as the HCW has made my job easier, I’m […]

Office 365 – Common Exchange Online Hybrid Mail Flow Issues

Exchange Hybrid, when configured properly, can provide almost seamless coexistence between Exchange Online and your on-premises Exchange environment. Part of this concept is that while you technically have two separate Exchange organizations, the mail flow between these organizations appears “internal” so that a message from a cloud user looks no different than a message from […]

Azure & StorSimple Hybrid Cloud Storage – Webinar Recap

Since it’s inception in 2010, Microsoft Azure has continuously posted triple digit growth, and is the only major cloud service that consistently leads in both IaaS and PaaS. You can get more background on Azure in this recent Forbe’s article. There are many ways enterprises can take advantage of Azure, with one being hybrid cloud […]

Office 365 – The Importance of Remote Domains in Exchange Hybrid

When configuring an Exchange Hybrid environment, the Hybrid Configuration Wizard (HCW) handles the majority of the heavy lifting. Despite the automation of the HCW, my colleagues and I have noticed there are some settings related to “Remote Domains” that don’t always end up properly configured. The Hybrid Configuration Wizard (HCW) has evolved since its initial […]

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