Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Where did Microsoft Online Speedtest go?

For a long while you could go to:

 

http://speedtest.microsoftonline.com/

 

to run a speed test from the Microsoft Online datacentres to your location. Doing so would produce some handy results like:

 

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and

 

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if you try and visit the site above it comes up as not found and I haven’t found any replacement as yet?? Strange.

 

For the time being I suggest that the best substitute is:

 

http://www.testexchangeconnectivity.com

 

and select the Office 365 tab

 

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as the best way to get an idea of the performance from the Office 365 data centres, although I’d prefer to see the old site back as it provides a lot more ‘techie’ info. I hope it is getting revamped in preparation for the upcoming release of the new Office 365.