Calendar says it is connected to someone else

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Robert Cullen

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In the bottom right hand corner of Outlook it always says 'connected to ...' with the name of the company server. This is the same for email and calendar views. This morning my email status was as normal with the indication that I was 'connected to (company server)' but when I switched to the calendar view it said 'connected to... ' followed by the name of someone else in the company.

What was the connection doing? Is someone else with administrator rights able to view my calendar and email (of course the answer is probably yes). Is that what is indicated by being connected to someone else instead of the server?
 

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Do you have shared calendars in your profile, specifically, is that person's calendar shared with you and shown in your calendar list? A shared calendar would say that.
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Robert Cullen

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Thanks. I would have thought that but when I select a shared calendar it doesn't change the 'connected to...' text. And this was happening when I didn't have any shared calendars selected.
 
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