"Isn't it about time Microsoft changed the names for its education offering of Office 365?" Said nobody, ever. Despite this, Microsoft is doing just that. Back in 2014 I wrote about the last set of major name changes when the "A SKUs" were rebranded as "E SKUs". In a note sent to Office 365 administrators via … Continue reading Office 365 Education Name Change Explained
Office 365, as a suite of services, has a number of different "packages" or SKUs that it uses to bundle services together at different price bands so that customers have flexibility over how much they consume of their cloud services. Office 365 broke these into different tracks based on whether you were an enterprise, a … Continue reading Changes to Office 365 Offer Names
TL;DR? Providing highly available single sign-on to cloud solutions can be a complex thing to do. The most successful deployments keep things simple, and work up. In most cases, there are better, quicker, and more cost effective ways to simplify access for students and teachers. There are a number of ways to provide access to … Continue reading Deploying Office 365 Education? You don’t need single sign-on, and here’s why!
When students and teachers first log in to their Live@edu accounts they are presented with a screen asking them to select their regional settings. They'll only see this screen once; however, many administrators do not want to give their students (and teachers!) the choice to pick the wrong locale! In fact, if they pick the wrong language it might … Continue reading How To: Configure Regional Settings For All Users In Live@edu