Mastering Office 365 Administration

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  • Get an understanding of the vast Office 365 feature set
  • Learn how workloads and applications interact and integrate with each other
  • Connect PowerShell to various Office 365 services and perform tasks.
  • Learn to manage Skype for Business Online
  • Get support and monitor Office 365 service health
  • Manage and administer identities and groups efficiently

In today's world, every organization aims to migrate to the cloud to become more efficient by making full use of the latest technologies. Office 365 is your one-stop solution to making your organization reliable, scalable, and fast.

The book will start with an overview of Office 365 components, and help you learn how to use the administration portal, and perform basic administration. Then this book covers common management tasks such as managing users, admin roles, groups, securing Office 365, and enforcing compliance. In the next set of chapters, you will learn topics such as managing Skype for Business Online, Yammer, OneDrive for Business, and Microsoft Teams. In the final section of the book, you will learn how to perform reporting and monitor Office 365 service health.

By the end of this book, you will be able to implement enterprise-level services with Office 365 based on your organization's needs.

  • Perform common to advanced-level management and administrative tasks for your organization with Office 365.
  • Become an Office 365 generalist who can work with the entire stack—not just specific products
  • An advanced-level guide that will teach you to implement enterprise-level services into your organization, no matter the size of the business
Page Count 532
Course Length 15 hours 57 minutes
ISBN 9781787288638
Date Of Publication 21 May 2018


Thomas Carpe

Thomas Carpe is a founder and managing principal of Liquid Mercury Solutions, a Baltimore-based Microsoft Gold partner specializing in Azure, Office 365, and SharePoint since 2009. He's been working with SharePoint since 2001, with Microsoft technology for over 20 years. He has several Microsoft certificates, including MCPD, MCSE, and MCITP. He is an acknowledged expert in SharePoint security, and he is the author of a large open source library and several software products built on SharePoint. He resides in Baltimore with his wife, children, housemates, and a menagerie of pets.

Nikkia Carter

Nikkia Carter is the Worldwide Modern Workplace Tech Lead at Microsoft, covering Office 365, Microsoft Teams, Windows, SharePoint, Office, and Security and Compliance. She also serves on Microsoft's VFI taskforce. In 2001, she started as an applications developer, before adding in intranet development. In 2009, Nikkia changed to SharePoint, later adding Office 365 and related tech. She ran a Microsoft partnership for seven years, before selling it in 2018. She has worked with clients in the government, commercial, and non-profit spaces. Nikkia is an accomplished speaker, event organizer, former community leader, former Microsoft MVP, and a Microsoft and Microsoft Partner board member.

Alara Rogers

Alara Rogers, not to be confused with Buck Rogers or Mr. Rogers, is often thought to be a brain in a tank, but this is not true; she is a space alien. Alara grew up in the land of IBM near Poughkeepsie, NY, and entered IT via database marketing and analytics. She has a bachelor's in psychobiology from the University of Pennsylvania. Nowadays, her main interests are business intelligence, process management, information architecture, and SharePoint as a platform for the rest. She writes science fiction in her spare time, and has been known to reply at length when someone is wrong on the internet.