SharePoint Online

Spanning Continues to Fight for Office 365 Backups

by Tony Redmond

I don't consider backups to be a necessity for Office 365, but ISVs continue to offer these products and customers continue to buy, so I chatted with Spanning to find out what's happening in the Office 365 market, who's using cloud backups, and why. We also spoke about the challenges that backup vendors continue to have in coping with some of the unique aspects of Office 365.

Interpreting SharePoint Online Audit Records

by Tony Redmond

Microsoft says that SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business offer secure collaboration within Office 365. Good auditing is part of the reason why, but because SharePoint is so chatty when it comes to generating audit records, you might need some help to filter what's in the audit log to see what's really important.

Boost in SharePoint Storage Allocation to Move Data to the Cloud

by Tony Redmond

Microsoft has boosted the per-user storage allocation for SharePoint Online by 20x to make it easier for people to move data to Office 365. It's a good move, and one that's probably overdue. Teams and Office 365 Groups have accelerated the use of SharePoint over the last year or so. However, Exchange also increased its storage allocation and that hasn't got everyone to the cloud. Yet.

Tony’s Random Office 365 Updates

by Tony Redmond

Anyone running an Office 365 tenant knows that it's hard to keep up with everything that changes. Imagine what it must be like to write about Office 365! To clear my list of things that I want to mention but haven't had the chance to, here's some short snippets that you might or might not have heard about.