Content last updated: 20 September 2018
Intensely practical and offering the most up-to-date coverage of its topics, Office 365 for IT Pros (2019 edition) is essential reading if you want to maximize your use of Microsoft's Office 365 cloud service. Office 365 for IT Pros is the only Office 365 book that is constantly refreshed and updated with new information. Until the next edition is published, your subscription allows you to download updated content to keep pace with developments in Office 365, which means that Office 365 for IT Pros continues as a valuable reference for you long after you first read it.
The Only Constantly Updated Office 365 Book
Originally published on July 1, 2018, Office 365 for IT Pros (2019 edition) is refreshed regularly to make sure that content stays fresh. Over the last few years, Microsoft has made thousands of changes to Office 365. That’s a lot of information to track.
Written by a team of highly experienced Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs), Office 365 for IT Pros (2019 edition) is a practical, hands-on reference, based on experience gained by working in real-life projects with a range of customers since the introduction of Office 365 in June 2011. Because we keep an eye on what Microsoft does inside Office 365, you don't have to worry about making decisions based on outdated material - we do all the work for you.
The Massive Scale of Office 365
Companies are migrating to Office 365 at increasing speed. Over 135 million active users and 1.2 million tenants now use Office 365. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella calls Exchange Online "the gateway drug to the cloud" because it is usually the first workload to move from on-premises servers into the cloud. But as you'll learn in Office 365 for IT Pros, once email is in the cloud, there are plenty of new and exciting advantages to be gained from the wide breadth of functionality that exists elsewhere inside Office 365.
Office 365 for IT Pros (2019 edition) covers essential business productivity features such as Microsoft Teams, Office 365 Groups, Planner, Flow, Delve, MyAnalytics, Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, and OneDrive for Business. You'll learn about Office 365 data governance, compliance, and eDiscovery, and how to exploit the Office 365 audit log to understand what's really happening inside a tenant. A chapter on Azure Information Protection teaches you how to use Office 365 to protect sensitive messages and documents with rights management and encryption.
Throughout its 500,000 words (main book), Office 365 for IT Pros (2019 edition) includes in-depth instructions (including over 1,000 examples of using PowerShell) for provisioning, exploiting, and administering the many different services and features that exist within Office 365. The chapters in Office 365 for IT Pros (2019 edition) are:
1.Introduction to Office 365.
2.Making the cloud decision.
3.Identities and Authentication.
4.Managing Office 365
7.Managed Shared Mailboxes and Distribution Lists.
8.SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business.
10.Office 365 Clients.
11.Office 365 Groups.
12.Managing Office 365 Groups.
14.Managing Groups and Teams with PowerShell.
16.Teams Meetings and Cloud Voice.
17.Mail flow and Online Protection.
18.Mobile Devices, EMS, and Intune.
19.Office 365 Data Governance.
20.Content Searches and eDiscovery.
21.Reporting and Auditing.
22.Data Loss Prevention (DLP).
23.Automating Office 365 with Flow.
24.Protecting Office 365 with Azure Information Protection.
It might take you 30 hours (or more) to read all that’s in Office 365 for IT Pros (2019 edition), but those hours will save you so much time in deploying and managing Office 365 that the effort will be well worthwhile!
Two books are included in this package. You'll get PDF and EPUB versions of the main book and the companion volume. The companion volume contains content that is updated less often, but it's still valuable.