TNEF and winmail.dat – what’s that?

Do you ever see strange attachments to your emails named winmail.dat? This is a relic from the days when Microsoft monopolized the desktop operating system and decided to create it’s own format for the transmission of email (completely ignoring already well established conventions). The called this oddity Transport Neutral Encapsulation Format (or TNEF for short).

Some email readers (like OSx’s Mail or Mozilla’s Thunderbird) and email transfer agents (the server software that passes your email along until it reaches your mailbox) don’t support TNEF and sometimes strange things happen which cause emails to display with winmail.dat attachments. Continue reading “TNEF and winmail.dat – what’s that?”

Microsoft’s data loss prevention (DLP) policies

To comply with business standards and industry regulations, organizations need to protect sensitive information and prevent its inadvertent disclosure. Examples of sensitive information that you might want to prevent from leaking outside your organization include financial data or personally identifiable information (PII) such as credit card numbers, ID numbers, or business records. Continue reading “Microsoft’s data loss prevention (DLP) policies”

Microsoft Project licenses

Microsoft Project is an amazing tool for collaborative management of both large and small projects with one or many team members, multiple deliverables, progress tracking, budgeting, scheduling and more. However, with all the features available, figuring our which 365 Project licenses you require for your project can be a little daunting. In this article we try to demystify the licensing of Microsoft Project. Continue reading “Microsoft Project licenses”

What forms of payment do you accept?

At the moment we only accept prepaid accounts which are topped up using your credit card, EFT or Paypal. In order to purchase a subscription or license you need to register and make a payment to achieve a positive balance on your account. Prior to ordering a new license or subscription you should ensure that your account has sufficient funds in order to make the purchase.

Is the Outlook app for IOS and Android really free?

If you’re a 365 user you should definitely try the native Outlook mobile app for Android or IOS. It comes packed with great features which trump the pre-installed mail reading apps in both the Apple and Google operating systems. Not to mention the most surprising fact that Outlook for mobile is free, well kind of… Continue reading “Is the Outlook app for IOS and Android really free?”