Word of the Week: FOPE

Word of the Week: FOPE

FOPE (Forefront Online Protection for Exchange) is a discontinued cloud service for organizations using Exchange Server or Exchange Online.

Email services provided by FOPE include virus and spam filtering and policy enforcement.  FOPE has been replaced by Exchange Online Protection (EOP).

– definition from SearchExchange

Word of the Week: : Federation

In instant messaging, federated IM networks are those that allow communications across different IM clients and platforms, similar to the way e-mail allows people to communicate regardless of which e-mail client they choose to use. Federated IM networks are those which maintain an open directory that allows other IM networks to message their users.
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Word of the Week: Lync Online

Word of the Week: Lync Online

Lync is a communication service that can connect to the people inside and outside your organization. Instant messaging is just the beginning. You can see when your coworkers are online and available. Their presence indicators change color when they are available, in a meeting, on a call or away from their desk. These indicators also show up in Outlook Web App and SharePoint TeamSite. Point to the contact to see more. In the contacts list, you can start an instant message conversation, audio call, high definition video call or schedule a meeting. In the Lync meeting, you can show a Power Point presentation and let participants contribute or take meeting notes that everyone can see.

Word of the Week: Migration

Word of the Week: Migration

In information technology (IT), migration is the process of moving from the use of one operating environment to another operating environment that is, in most cases, thought to be a better one. Migration can involve upgrading to new hardware, new software or both.

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Word of the Week: SaaS

Word of the Week: SaaS

Short for Software as a Service, SaaS is a software delivery method that provides access to software and its functions remotely as a Web-based service. Software as a Service allows organizations to access business functionality at a cost typically less than paying for licensed applications since SaaS pricing is based on a monthly fee. Also, because the software is hosted remotely, users don’t need to invest in additional hardware. Software as a Service removes the need for organizations to handle the installation, set-up and often daily upkeep and maintenance. Software as a Service may also be referred to as simply hosted applications. See related term ASP.

Definition from: Webopedia

Word of the Week: Exchange Online

Word of the Week: Exchange Online

Exchange Online is part of the Office 365 suite of products.

  • End users: See the Office help and training site for Outlook and Office 365 email help.
  • IT Pros and admins: If you have Office 365 admin permissions (you are the business owner or you have been assigned the admin role), this article is for you!

Definition from: Technet

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