|Microsoft is upgrading the entire Office 365 environment with new 2013 releases of Exchange, Lync, SharePoint, and Office. This upgrade brings important requirements, recommendations, and dates that all Office 365 administrators should be aware in preparing for their upgrade date. To best organize the most recent information received from the Office 365 Technical Team, here is a list of FAQs with appropriate responses.|
Upgrade notifications will be sent 14 days prior to date. Some select users have already received the opportunity to upgrade in January.
*Standalone Exchange Online tenants will be upgraded first, with E Suite tenants to follow.
US tenants will be upgraded first, followed by the UK, Europe, and Africa a few months later, and wrapping up with Japan and the rest of Asia in late 2013.
Yes. Microsoft is allowing customers to postpone for up to 3 months, with early November being the latest date to upgrade. At that point all users will be forced to upgrade.
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