Getting ramped up on Office 365? Already know the services but want more
depth? Looking for way to stay up to date about updates to the services?
This list is designed to help get started, get deeper, and stay current.
These are my picks for the best technical references and resources.
Most of this content is available to everyone. Some of it is accessible only to
Microsoft Partners on https://www.QuickstartOnlineservices.com – the partner
portal for Office 365.
is THE PLACE to go for depth
marketing and technical content.
In other words, this is core content that you cannot be without. You will constantly refer back to it and it needs to be refreshed every month.
Office 365 Purchase and Support Guide - This has details about volume discounts, switching liscenses and other importat information is quite hard to find.
Service Descriptions and White Papers
These are the absolute must have, bottom line, baseline, gold standard for what is and is not in Office 365. These papers are written by the teams that are responsible for the services. They are updated frequently are considered as the standard for "what's in and what's out" of the services.
All of these papers can be found in one location.
The Office 365 for Small Buiness and Professional Service Description is located here.
Office 365 SLA's are located here.
Also of interest is Achieving Immutability with Exchange Online and Exchange Server 2010 which details archiving and legal hold capabilites in Exchange Online.
Looking for how information on how to sell Office 365?
See https://partner.microsoft.com/US/productssolutions/productsonlineservices for how to sign up.
See http://quickstartonlineservices.com for a boatload of content on how to run partner business selling Office 365.
Contact me to arrange a meeting if you like. I was Partner Tech Readiness for Partner for Microsoft Online for two years and love to talk to partners about thier business and Office 365. I guarantee it's worth the call.