Getting Started with Office 365 - Identity, Provisioning and Basics of Tenant Administration

A session at SharePoint Fest - D.C. 2015

Friday 10th April, 2015

9:55am to 11:05am (EST)

So your business is getting rid of its old e-mail provider and wants to move their local SharePoint to the cloud and they've asked you to investigate this "Office 365 thing". You're left with a few questions quickly realize there's more to it than you anticipated. No worries mate, we've got you covered. In this session we'll run through the basics of Office 365, what it means to you from a licensing perspective, for an end user perspective, from a service description perspective and most importantly how to provision a tenant, setup user accounts and setup your DNS entries so that you can start collaborating using SharePoint.
We'll finish this session up with planning for considerations for more advanced topics around directory synchronization and federation..

Learning Objectives:
Individuals attending this session will better understand the core decisions when looking at Office 365 for use with businesses. Additionally attendees will learn the licensing model, core capabilities of SharePoint Online capabilities with Office 365 and how identity management works with Office 365.

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Dan Usher, MVP

Senior Lead Engineer at Booz Allen Hamilton

Dan Usher is a Senior Lead Engineer at Booz Allen Hamilton where he is a lead SharePoint Solutions Manager and Architect. Over the past 9 years, he has gained an extensive amount of experience with the Microsoft Windows Networking Infrastructure and has been implementing, customizing, architecting and deploying Enterprise collaboration solutions utilizing the Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies, Office 365 and Azure. Dan is a Microsoft MVP for SharePoint Server and has attained the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert for SharePoint 2013 and the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate for Office 365.

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Time 9:55am11:05am EST

Date Fri 10th April 2015

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