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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Get more out of Microsoft OneDrive for Business and SharePoint Online with Versioning

By Lee Ramse on Mar 2, 2017

With the advent of cloud computing, collaboration has become easier than ever before. OneDrive for Business and SharePoint Online allow users to easily store, share, and edit documents together in real-time, with increased efficiency.  And the ubiquity of these features across Office 365 licenses (both are available in Business Essentials) makes them perfect for coordinating cross-team work streams.

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SNP Technologies Google to Office 365 Migration

By Greg Bobgan on Feb 2, 2017

We're excited to share a new case study that looks at how a partner used the SkyKick Migration Planner to successfuly perform a 5,000 seat cutover from Google to Office 365 migration.

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What's new in the Help Center-Cloud Backup and Multi-Factor Authentication | Office 365 mailbox limit | Outlook Assistant Management

By Greg Bobgan on Feb 1, 2017

We continue to expand and improve our Help Center, based on your feedback, evolving technology, and the growth of our products. In the last couple of months, we have added 12 new articles and updated many others. Here are a few:

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Blog Update: Best practices to address Outlook 2016 Temporary Mailbox error

By Amit Grover on Nov 15, 2016

UPDATE: March 17, 2017

SkyKick is passionate about keeping our Partners up-to-date on industry news which can affect migration and backup projects. So here is the latest announcement from Microsoft, via a Support article updated recently: 

 

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New Webinars - Cloud Profitability Resource Series

By Kristen Larsen on Aug 29, 2016

In our recent State of the Office 365 SMB Cloud study, we found that 92.5% of businesses with under 250 employees have yet to move to Office 365 in the cloud. The IDC has even predicted that the greater cloud market is forecasted to be $500B by 2020*. Clearly there is still a massive opportunity for IT Solution providers in the cloud.  At SkyKick, not only are we committed to providing our partners with great technology and tools, but also insights and education that can help inform you along the path to cloud readiness and to be a success in the growing cloud sector. 

As part of our...

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