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New to Office 365 in May—updates to Skype for Business, Outlook, SharePoint and more – Office Blogs

There are some really exciting things coming out for , , , Azure, Office, Skype, you name it!  It's mind blowing how fast some of these new things are coming out and its looking more and more like people will have to begin becoming even more focused within this space as the functionality continues to grow and develop.  At some point, it's just going to be impossible to keep up with every single facet, actually it already is. make sure you take note that chat within a document is NOT saved like your other chats are.  This could be a good or a bad thing depending on how you look at things.  I can't wait to try this out with someone today.  I will let you know how the experience goes in the comments when I finally get

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Distributed Cache service won’t start / stuck / erroring

The Cache with 1,000 names AKA the SharePoint Distributed Cache AKA Hell

  1. If you ever have a problem with your Distributed cache | Windows App Faric 1.0 or 1.1 | Cache Cluster | Windows Fabric Host Service | App Fabric Caching Service | SPDistributedCacheServiceInstance | Velocity Cache | DataCacheFactory | DistributedViewStateCache | AFCacheClusterConfiguration | SPDistributedCacheService | CacheHost | AppFabricCachingService | FeedCacheService | FeedCacheClient | SPDistributedCacheClusterInfoManager | CacheClusterConfig and yes I am missing at least a couple more! Or, because of one of these, your having trouble with your News Feeds, Can't Start or stuck starting your distributed cache in central admin, and or you're getting one of the 600 other errors that can be caused by this giant pain in the ass that doesn't know how to start itself, update it's own registry keys, config files, or even garbage collect

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Office Online Server (OOS)

Microsoft has announced the general availability of Office Online Server (OOS). Now you can offer the same functionality that you get from the Office 365 experience through your own on premise servers. This means that organizations that would like to offer a browser based experience of their office applications such as excel, word, etc. they can now do so with this new offering without having to have an Office 365 plan.

MS said,

""OOS scales well for your enterprise whether you have 100 employees or 100,000. The architecture enables one OOS farm to serve multiple SharePoint, Exchange and Skype for Business instances. OOS is designed to work with SharePoint Server 2016, Exchange Server 2016 and Skype for Business Server 2016. It is also backwards compatible

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The future of SharePoint (and Office 365)

Today Microsoft came out with a mind blowing amount of information, features, previews, and announcements about the future of SharePoint and Office 365 and how it is the core of Microsoft's, its customers, and its partners business. Microsoft said, the future of SharePoint is not about SharePoint, "but about empowering people, teams, and organizations to achieve more." From office Graph, the new developer framework, to Flow and PowerApps, the amount of new features and functionality is absolutely mind blowing. Another interesting and somewhat either unexpected or long overdue announcement was the immediate release and availability of new iOS, Android, and Windows mobile apps for SharePoint and Office 365. The key note was delivered by Satya Nadella, himself and shows Microsoft's continued big bets on SharePoint and the Office platform. I, as a SharePoint developer for over 12 years now, am proud to be part of such a huge and vibrant

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SharePoint 2016 General Availability Today

In an almost unprecedented manner, Microsoft made an unfathomable number of announcements around the Office 365, SharePoint, and Office products yesterday. One of those being the general availability of SharePoint Server 2016. You can now access SharePoint Server 2016 from your volume licensing, MSDN, enterprise agreement, and partner channels worldwide. This and other announcements made today have the industry reeling trying to wrap our heads around the massive amounts of information to consume, learn, and begin deploying to customers. Read the full announcement here: https://blogs.office.com/2016/05/04/sharepoint-server-2016-your-foundation-for-the-future/. You can also read about the new features available in 2016 here https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt346121%28v=office.16%29.aspx?f=255&MSPPError=-2147217396  

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Business Requirements Met Through Expert Insight

That is our mantra, our motto, and our promise to you and every single one of our customers We strive to deliver best in class solutions on every project and try only take projects that we believe will be both successful for us but for your business as well.  

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Microsoft Word (Protected View) has stopped working. Microsoft experienced an error trying to open the file

Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook Attachments, Visio, Access, Etc.) Crashes / Errors when Opening Files

If you're having tried opening any office documents from email attachments, outlook attachments, gmail attachments, file shares, a different author, edited by someone else, another computer, downloaded from Onedrive, Google Drive, Dropbox, backup/synch service, then you are probably getting pretty annoyed at the following error/errors. If you're a network admin looking to solve the same issue through group policy, then click here. Microsoft Word (Protected View) has stopped working Windows is checking for a solution to the problem And Microsoft experienced an error trying to open the file. Try these suggestions. *check the file permissions for the document or drive. * make sure there is sufficient free

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