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Enterprise Mobility Management Guidance for Office 365 Integration

Published: 15 May 2015

ID: G00273651

Analyst(s): Michael Disabato


Microsoft Office 365 is a critical component of Microsoft's cloud and mobile-first strategy. This guidance document outlines the steps required for integration of non-Microsoft EMM solutions to control mobile device access to Office 365 services and discusses the limitations of those solutions.

Table Of Contents

The Gartner Approach

The Guidance Framework

  • Prework
  • Step 1: Configure Directory Synchronization
  • Step 2: Connect Active Directory/LDAP to EMM System
  • Step 3: Configure Email Connection
  • Step 4: Install and Configure Email Gateway
  • Step 5: Integrate AD Certificate Server With EMM Server
  • Step 6: Integrate EMM With OneDrive for Business
  • Step 7: Configure EMM Policies, Profiles and Controls
  • Step 8: Establish Office 365 Migration Strategy
  • Follow-Up

Risks and Pitfalls

  • Related Guidance

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