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Office 365: An Introduction

Office 365 is well into its Beta timeline now and we are looking at General Availability rapidly approaching with rumors swirling about a release date of July 1, 2011.

I put together the presentation that is linked below for the Rocket City SharePoint User Group (Twitter: #rcspug) .  It is a conglomerate of information from the Microsoft Partner site as well as TechNet.  Additioally, Mark Eichenberger from Microsoft provided significant assistance.  Thanks Mark!

This presentation covers the following:

Overview of the Office 365 Platform

Office Professional Plus and Office Web Apps

SharePoint Online

Exchange Online

Lync Online

Office 365 Plans and Costs

Office 365: An Introduction

About Scott Edwards

Scott Edwards is an accomplished computer engineer and organizational leader with experience in business, project management, systems engineering, training and security. Scott’s technical experience was honed at NASA as a Senior Computer Engineer and the Chief Engineer and Engineering Manager for the NASA Datacenter.

Scott received his Bachelor of Science from the United States Military Academy and his Master of Science in Computer Science with an emphasis in Information Assurance at James Madison University. Scott proudly served as an Officer in the US Army Signal Corps with both the 2-227th Aviation Battalion in Bosnia-Herzegovina and the 1-6 Air Defense Artillery Battalion in Fort Bliss, Texas.

Currently, Scott is the President and Managing Partner of Summit 7 Systems. Summit 7 Systems is Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and a Microsoft Gold Cloud Productivity Partner that specializes in Office 365 security solutions.