Managing Office 365
In This Chapter
Finding your way around the Office 365 management pages
Managing Exchange Online
Managing SharePoint Online
We think in generalities, but we live in detail.
— Alfred North Whitehead
As you find out throughout the book, the Office 365 product is actually a suite of products consisting of SharePoint Online for portals, Exchange Online for e-mails, Lync Online for instant and ad hoc communication, and Office Professional Plus for productivity. When it comes time to manage these components, Microsoft has created a web-based interface that is intuitive and easy to use.
In this chapter, you explore the management interfaces for Office 365. You can gain an understanding of the general Office 365 management pages and then move into exploring the specific management pages for each of the individual services.
Going Over Office 365 Management
The folks at Microsoft have taken a great deal of time and put a tremendous amount of resources into developing the management interface for Office 365. Microsoft developers designed this interface for everyday users with the idea being that it doesn’t take an IT expert in order to manage the Office 365 product. ...