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Email & calendaring - Office 365

Office 365 puts your email and calendar functionality into the cloud (Exchange Online).  It also combines other parts of Office 365, including OneDrive for Business.

You will continue to use email in the same way as before, using the same client as before, it's just the location of your mailbox will be in the cloud.

Benefits of office 365

The benefits include:

  • Standard qutota of 50GB
  • Modernised version of OWA now called Outlook on the Web
  • Integration with OneDrive for Business and other collaboration tools via Office 365
  • Microsoft managed service with 99.9% uptime

Useful Links & Guides

From Microsoft:


From the IT Knowledgebase:


Information Technology's systems stop thousands of scam emails and other malicious threats every day. However, some still get through so we have provided a section on our Knowledgebase to staying safe when working and socialising online.


Microsoft has a comprehensive support section on their website which will answer most questions and queries. If not, please use the IT Self Service Portal or call 0118 378 6262.

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