Updates on the Microsoft Exchange
Microsoft along with Microsoft Exchange is urging the users to upgrade their products, especially those who are still using the old Outlook 2007 and Office 2007. As support for these versions is about to be withdrawn, this means that there would no more security updates, and feature updates along with support or technical notes for the products.
For users who are still banking on Office 2007, shift to Office 365 cloud, or alternatively upgrade to the office 2016:
Of late, Microsoft customers particularly in Europe are also facing issues while connecting to Microsoft Exchange Online, which brings a huge time interval to connect leading to instant lags. However, efforts are being made to secure and set the connectivity issues right for Microsoft Exchange Online for European customers.
It is expected that from October 31st, the support for the RPC over HTTP protocol, will not be in force, hence users will not be able to access support for accessing email data from Microsoft Exchange Online. The new protocol is expected to have multi-factor authentication for Office 365 usage.
If you are already using the Office 365, then you can still continue to use Outlook 2007. Though the users should upgrade to Outlook 2007 otherwise the stand to lose accessibility to Microsoft Exchange Online mailboxes via the Office 365 portal.
The Outlook support is being changed with the MAPI/HTTP. And since this is not supported with Outlook 2007, the connection will not be initiated. There is a separate list of Office 2007 products with their exact cut-off dates, prior to which users need to either migrate or backup their entire data.
Call our Microsoft support number for more updates in this regard. Previously, extended updates were offered by Microsoft, which is not the case now, as there is no extended support offered.