With today’s announcement of SharePoint Server 2016 IT Preview Microsoft also released the Cloud Hybrid Search which allows customers to retrieve unified search results in Office 365. It will work with SharePoint Server 2013 and is native to SharePoint Server 2016 IT Preview. The new Cloud Hybrid Search Service Application will start working on September 7th.

Download the Cloud Hybrid Search update for SharePoint 2013

The Cloud Hybrid Search is also included in the August 2015 CU for SharePoint Server 2013. Join the Microsoft Connect program to get access to the Cloud Hybrid Search documentation.

Share your feedback through the new Cloud Hybrid Search Service Application forum on Microsoft TechNet.