Together with Azure Express Route (to guarantee bandwidth to the Azure/Office365 datacenters) and the ability to leverage on premises phone lines as well, this closes the gap between on premises and cloud even more.
Now only available for US customers, but expected to be expanded outside of the US later this year.
Offline Address Books An OAB is used by Microsoft Outlook clients in Cached Exchange Mode for address book lookups when offline.
Exchange 2016 mailbox users will be using the new Default OAB created by Exchange 2016 setup (easily identifieable by the subsequent (Ex2013) string in the OAB’s name, e.g. Simply use the Exchange 2010 Management Console (EMC) to do so.
You can then adjust the display name of your new Default OAB at any point in time by running: Exchange 20 supported two methods of OAB distribution: web distribution and Public Folder distribution.
By talking about post migration tasks, what do I mean?
Well, after you’ve successfully migrated all your databases, mailboxes, public folders, send/receive connectors, et al, what’s still left?
Another big announcement is the availability (also in preview) of PSTN connectivity in Office 365: Voice from the Microsoft Cloud!