New Features - More Action Buttons, Settings, Views and Shortcuts in the Migration Dashboard provide even more control

By Bernard Clark on Oct 31, 2017

Our recent Migration Dashboard redesign, launched in July, featured more visibility, focus, and control for improved project management. However, that was just the beginning. A primary facet of the redesign was its overall structure which now allows us to expose more data and more controls.

In the three months since the release, we have accelerated the delivery of features that partners have been requesting, and we continue to expand the actions that partners can take to control their migration projects.

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New Features - Updated Password Reception and Automated Email Controls

By Lee Ramse on Oct 31, 2017

Over my years working with thousands of partners and their projects, I’ve learned that migrations are like snowflakes.  No two are quite alike. We are continuing to enhance and develop Migration Manager features that give you more control of the migration automation experience.

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[UPDATE] Microsoft changing how Outlook connects to Office 365

By Bernard Clark on Oct 11, 2017

UPDATE POSTED 10/10/2017 based on new Microsoft information. Changes to the original SkyKick blog, posted on 21 August, are noted below in ITALICS.

Microsoft has updated their recent announcement about the protocol previously used by Outlook 2007, 2010, and 2013 to connect with Office 365 (RPC over HTTP aka Outlook Anywhere). The updated announcement indicates that the protocol will NOT be removed on October 31, but confirms that RPC over HTTP will reach end of support in Office 365 at that time, and that MAPI-over-HTTP will be the only supported protocol. The update also emphasizes that...

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Product Update - Provide Individual End User password credentials for Office 365 email migrations directly in the Partner Portal

By Joshua Dowdy on Oct 3, 2017

As a Technical Account Manager, I get the opportunity to talk with our partners of all shapes and sizes and learn about their business practices and how they utilize the SkyKick platform to achieve their business goals. Our Product team collects loads of data and insights from my team’s conversations with partners to drive product updates. It’s exciting for our team to see updates, like this one, that really save our partners time and effort with their customers email migrations to Office 365.

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Switching to SkyKick for Office 365 email migration from another tool

By Greg Bobgan on Aug 16, 2017

Many IT service providers come to SkyKick after using other processes and tools to perform Office 365 migrations. They come with assumptions, big questions about how SkyKick may or may not align with their business goals, and surgically-specific questions about our technology. We’ve helped hundreds of partners around the world as they approached the switch, onboarded their teams and started to perform Office 365 email migrations for the first time.

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Microsoft's WPC conference kicks off in July and we will be there

By Chike Farrell on Jun 16, 2016

Thousands of Microsoft partners will soon be flocking to Toronto, Canada to attend the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) on July 10-14, 2016. SkyKick will be there as a Gold Sponsor, and as always, we can't wait to connect with you, our partners, during the week.

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Announcing State of the Office 365 SMB Cloud Study from SkyKick

By Chike Farrell on Jun 13, 2016

We get a lot of questions about cloud strategy. IT providers who have already decided to invest in the cloud generally ask us how do I grow my practice. Partners who are assessing their cloud strategy, typically want to know where they should start and what's the best way to execute.

The question we probably get the most, is how big and where is the cloud opportunity ahead? 

Well we're super excited to share the results of our first ever State of the Office 365 SMB Cloud study, which seeks to help answer this question, starting with the US market.

Hint hint: The opportunity is massive!

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Grow your Office 365 Cloud practice with Cloud Backup

By Chike Farrell on Mar 30, 2016

At SkyKick, over the past few years we’ve seen thousands of Managed Services Providers (MSPs) and Microsoft partners worldwide sign-up to use our platform, as you've focused your businesses on being truly cloud oriented.

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