Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS)
- E-mail and calendar functions
Exchange Online delivers e-mail services including spam filtering, anti-virus protection, and synchronization of mobile devices. Through Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 and Microsoft Office Outlook Web Access, you can use the advanced e-mail, calendar, contact, and task management features of Exchange Online. Office Outlook Web Access enables users to access their e-mail messages from almost any browser, whether the user is in the office or on the road.
- E-mail coexistence and migration tools
The Business Productivity Online Suite includes e-mail coexistence and migration tools. If you have Active Directory directory services and Microsoft Exchange Server, the Microsoft Online Services Directory Synchronization tool synchronizes your user accounts, contacts, and groups from your local environment to Microsoft Online Services. This tool also makes your Microsoft Exchange Global Address List (GAL) available in Exchange Online. Use the Microsoft Online Services Migration Tools to forward copies of your Exchange Server mail to your Exchange Online mailboxes. You can also use the Migration Tools to copy content from your Exchange Server, POP3, or IMAP4 e-mail server mailboxes to your Exchange Online mailboxes.
- Document collaboration and workspaces
SharePoint Online allows you to share and work together on documents, maintain version control for shared documents, create intranet sites to manage projects and project workflows, post calendar information, and set up wikis and blogs.
- Web conferencing
Office Live Meeting allows you to hold online meetings with colleagues, customers, and partners in real time. Office Live Meeting participants can convene online to share documents, ask questions, work on a virtual "whiteboard," and talk to each other during the meeting.
- Microsoft Online Services Administration Center
The Administration Center gives you an online management portal to manage your services and users. From the Administration Center, service administrators can import multiple user accounts, use e-mail migration tools, create distribution lists, create SharePoint site collections, and submit service requests to Microsoft Online Services Technical Support.
- Microsoft Online Services Sign In application
The Sign In application is a tool that automatically sets up services and allows users to access all of their services with no need to sign in each time they use them. The Sign In application is avail
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