New Devices tab helps partners manage the Outlook Assistant better than ever

By Lee Ramse on Sep 7, 2017

I’ve learned through numerous conversations with partners, all over the world, that they’re passionate about Outlook Assistant and the time it saves. They love that they don’t have to go on site and that it automates the most tedious aspect of their job… Outlook setup. While there is already so much love, many Partners have asked for even more out of Outlook Assistant. Specifically, more visibility and more control. 

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Microsoft changing how Outlook connects to Office 365

By Bern Clark on Aug 21, 2017

Microsoft recently announced an upcoming change to their Office 365 (Exchange Online) service that could result in some Outlook users not being able to connect to their mailboxes. We want to make sure our partners around the world are aware of this so that you can prepare yourselves and your customers.  

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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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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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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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Automated Email Migrations to Office 365 - How syncs work for you

By Lee Ramse on Oct 6, 2016

Let’s face it, technology and especially IT work is often all about minutia. We’ve built careers on being exacting. We’ve had to, because the smallest configurations, a flag here, a single check mark on an advanced settings page there, can mean the difference between failure and success.

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Save time configuring email migrations to Office 365 by getting Fancy

By Sarah Gilbert on Oct 6, 2016

Imagine that you are moving to a new house. You have completed the heavy lifting of packing up the boxes and scribbling the labels of “kitchen” or “bedroom” on the boxes with that fresh, large Sharpie. Then comes the grueling task of moving those boxes, making sure they go into the right rooms, unpacking the delicate items just right … are you feeling tired yet?  I know I am.

These boxes are your migrating emails and there is preparation that needs to be done in the new Office 365 home. But there is good news! The SkyKick Migration Application will perform all these tasks FOR you. This is...

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Self-Service Migration and Backup Apps Taking Off

By Sonam Saxena on Aug 29, 2016

It’s been a fun few weeks talking with Partners after the launch of our self-service migration and backup apps at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2016.

Here’s a short refresher on the self-service syndicated apps: Once you have embedded SkyKick’s white-label migration and backup products directly on your website, customers can initiate a migration order to Office 365 or a backup subscription to back up their Office 365 Exchange, SharePoint and OneDrive for Business data THEMSELVES, but you remain in control. You are notified that an order has been initiated, and you can review the...

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Product Update - Updated device management from the Migration Dashboard

By Bern Clark on Aug 18, 2016

Desktop management is an ongoing challenge for any IT Manager. A primary benefit of moving to the Cloud is the reduction of IT infrastructure management costs, and many of the benefits of newer Microsoft operating systems and Office Pro Plus have been in the simplification of desktop and device management. It’s exciting to be part of the technology that is bringing these advances to business around the world with Office 365.

Managing end-users’ desktop devices when migrating email to Office 365 is an often-overlooked overhead in an Office 365 migration project. In order to successfully...

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Product Update - Migrations Now Processed in Local Data Centers

By Brad Younge on Aug 1, 2016

To provide a better Office 365 migration experience for partners and their customers around the world, we recently released the ability to process data migrations in local data centers.

This feature may be especially valuable for customers that are sensitive to the prospect of any of their Mailbox data passing though US borders.

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