Planning Your Migration to the Microsoft Cloud

Date: Tuesday, December 06, 2016 at 11:00 AM PT / 2:00 PM ET

The Microsoft cloud is clearly the future of enterprise IT services. Whether your organization is going all in with the Microsoft cloud, or just dipping your toes in the water, properly planning your migration is essential for long term success.

In this webcast Nathan O’Bryan (MVP Office Servers and Services, MCSM: Messaging) will walk through the important planning steps that can make your migration into Office 365 successful.

  • Planning for Identity
  • Preparing your environment to be migration-ready
  • Potential pitfalls with specific data types
  • Ensuring a smooth transition for your users
  • Planning for long term hybrid

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Optimize Exchange Performance

Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 10:00 AM PT / 1:00 PM ET

Speakers: Nathan O'Bryan, Microsoft MVP; Steve Fox, Senior Product Manager; Corey Rivers, Systems Consultant, Virtualization

Organizations are moving to a hybrid model, using some Office 365 online services but maintaining others on-premises, behind a secure firewall. Exchange Server 2016 is here now, featuring a simplified architecture, smarter inbox, and better data loss protection. But does it police itself? How does it connect with the rest of the infrastructure? And how do you detect and resolve performance and availability issues that may be affecting your Exchange servers?

Attend this webcast for an introduction to troubleshooting Exchange on-premises, hybrid, and Exchange Online. You’ll also see how a large banking organization consolidated their disparate messaging platforms into a single optimized Microsoft Exchange platform using Foglight and other management solutions from Dell Software.

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What You Need to Know about Active Directory Hybrid Governance

Date: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 11am PT | 2pm ET
Speakers: Nathan O'Bryan, Microsoft MVP; Alvaro Vitta, Principal Solutions Consultant, Dell Software

Microsoft calls Office 365 its fastest-growing commercial product ever. In fact, 70% of Fortune 500 companies has purchased Office 365 in the last year. The cloud is not a fad. It’s coming on strong and fast and there is a lot for IT administrators to learn! 

Did you know that on-premises Active Directory (AD) still plays the main role in being the authoritative source for authentication and authorization requests to Office 365? That means that if your on-premises AD is not secure, Azure AD and Office 365 will be open to a host of potential breaches, threats and disasters.

In this webcast, we will explore exactly what a hybrid directory environment looks like and what it takes to make it secure, manageable and available. We will talk through detailed explanations and checklists for improving your security posture and keeping on-premises AD from becoming the Achilles' heel of your hybrid directory environment.

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ExchangeServerPro Podcast: Public Folders with Nathan O’Bryan

My guest for this episode is Nathan O’Bryan.

Nathan is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Master, and a Microsoft MVP, living in Portland, Oregon. He specialises in Exchange, Office 365, AD, Azure, and Skype for Business, and currently works as a consultant for SPS.

This episode of the Exchange Server Pro Podcast is brought to you by Office 365 for Exchange Professionals, the most comprehensive and up to date guide to Microsoft’s Office 365 cloud services. Find out more at

In this episode Nathan and I discuss migrating and managing Public Folders in Exchange Server 2013 and 2016.

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IRM, OME, S/MIME, and more: Managing Encryption in Exchange Online

In this webinar we’ll cover all the different types of encryption available in Exchange Online. We’ll talk about everything from how to set each encryption technology up, to when is the best time to use each technology. If your organization is using Office 365, but is not taking advantage of the built-in encryption technology available, you won’t want to miss this session.

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