Using Office 365 Mobile Device Management

Whilst many organizations have found Exchange Online’s built in device management functional, it’s increasing found to be lacking in capability compared to third-party device mobile device management solutions. ActiveSync is a good protocol, which excels at delivering push email to devices, and combined with Exchange’s mobile device quarantine features and remote wipe provides a set…

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Exchange updates improve ActiveSync client migrations

Mobile devices are a pain point during a mail migration to Office 365, but a new Exchange Server feature promises to fix that. Although more organizations have started using mobile device management options, the majority of IT teams moving to Office 365 have to go through the pain of manually reconfiguring smartphones and tablets. Exchange…

Enabling Exchange ActiveSync’s Quarantine Features in an existing organization

One of my favourite features in Exchange 2010 and 2013 is the Exchange ActiveSync Quarantine. This great feature allows you, the administrator, to act as the gatekeeper to new mobile devices as end users attempt to add them to your organization. Traditionally though this feature can be tricky to implement into an existing organization without…