Many organizations are evaluating or deploying Microsoft Office 365. However, in most cases, existing internet connectivity will not provide adequate performance. This research describes how I&O leaders responsible for network planning can improve their network agility to successfully support O365.
- Office 365 Application Architectures
- Microsoft's Office 365 Connectivity Architecture
- Hybrid Office 365/On-Premises Deployments
- Maximize Office 365 Performance by Selecting the Office 365 Geo(s) That Minimize the Average Distance to the Users
- Reduce the Risk of Poor Office 365 Performance by Planning for Incremental Network Investments
- Leverage Microsoft's Tools and Best Practices to Calculate Bandwidth for Existing Applications Moving to Office 365
- Pilot and Monitor Real Users via Third-Party Tools to Determine Appropriate Bandwidth for New Office 365 Applications
- Plan for Additional Capacity for Data Migration
- Availability and Latency Matter Too
- Optimize Office 365 Performance by Selecting the Appropriate Connectivity Option Based on Geographic Distribution, Cost and Application-Performance Goals
- Improve Office 365 Performance When Latency Is High or Bandwidth Constrained by Using WAN Optimization
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