Category Archives: Office 365

From the #Cloud: Ineligible to switch your Office 365 plan? Part 1

I’ve recently experienced a specific occurrence of this issue within one of our small customer tenants. The resolution was simple, but the cause was frustrating – Microsoft’s approach to disabling trial/non-GA license types within a subscription. In this example, Planner was the culprit.  You’re probably aware that (at the time of writing) Planner has recently… Read More »

From the #Cloud: 3 Paragraphs Series – What is #Repatriation?

Repatriation is an emerging Cloud term that describes the process some business undertake to bring services currently delivered in the Public Cloud back “in-house” either through on-prem Private Cloud delivery or traditional (i.e. non-Cloud) IT delivery. Some organisations find that the total, all-up cost versus benefit equation of running Enterprise class applications and services in… Read More »

.NET Framework 4.6 and SharePoint 2013 – The More Things Change The More They Stay The Same

So we’re clear, this isn’t a post about “oooh, how to fix a problem that is simply a replay of TechNet content” – I’m more interested in the philosophy of this kind of issue given the new challenges that Microsoft face now that they’re a mobile first, Cloud first “devices and services” company. I guess… Read More »