Microsoft IT Plans for Hybrid Deployment of Microsoft Office 365 Messaging is another great document from the collection Microsoft IT Showcase.
A hybrid messaging deployment offers the possibility to have some mailboxes located on-premises while others reside in the cloud. Learn how Microsoft IT planned for a hybrid deployment of Microsoft® Office 365 messaging.
Microsoft Office 365 includes Exchange Online, Lync™ Online, SharePoint® Online, and Microsoft Office Professional Plus. As part of the planning for a “dogfood” deployment of Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft IT (MSIT) is moving to a hybrid deployment of Microsoft Exchange where MSIT hosts some user mailboxes in MSIT’s on-premises service and hosts other mailboxes online in the cloud. For customers planning a move to a hybrid messaging model, it is important to understand application technology dependencies and user experience and support needs. This article discusses how MSIT planned for a hybrid deployment of Microsoft Exchange.