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Latest news and views of Office 365 and anything Lync and Exchange related.

January, 2011

  • Lync performance of SIP Load Torture Test

      This put a smile on my face: http://miercom.com/microsoft Miercom did some load testing with the Lync, and had the following to say about it: "Microsoft Lync Server 2010 passed an aggressive SIP Load Torture Test without dropping any calls...
  • Don’t be the last company on Notes

      Interesting read from Julia White: http://blogs.technet.com/b/uc/archive/2011/01/23/don-t-be-the-last-company-on-notes.aspx
  • Office 365 and how to configure ADFS for Single Sign On

    If your interested in understanding how to go about configuring single sign on using ADFSv2 have a look at this video Steve Plank did. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/plankytronixx/archive/2011/01/24/video-screencast-complete-setup-details-for-federated-identity...
  • Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS)

    Gartner released their UCaaS Magic Quadrant for 2010 just before Christmas and you can take a look at the report placing Microsoft’s current BPOS offering front and centre, with a respectful nod to Office 365 that will be coming in 2011 Take a look here...
  • Solution Accelerators for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 with Service Pack 1.

      The Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) Guide for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 with Service Pack 1 takes the IT architect through a step-by-step process for successfully designing an Exchange Server 2010 infrastructure. Exchange Server 2010...
  • Microsoft at the Consumer and Electronics Show 2011 (CES)

    If your interested in new gadgets and what’s coming to the consumer over the next year or so from Microsoft, then Steve Ballmer will be presenting at CES tomorrow. Further details here: http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/events/ces/ Technorati Tags: CES...
  • Geek out with Perry

    If your interested in why certain decisions were made around mailbox size, archiving, high availability and general interesting stuff about Exchange from customers from this years TechEd – take a look at the video’s and comments with Perry: http://msexchangeteam...
  • UC OIP for Lync 2010

      We now have a separate UC OIP page for Lync 2010 listing qualified Lync gateways, SBAs and IP-PBXs.  http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/lync/gg131938.aspx#tab=3
  • Office 365 Sneak Peak

    Content and Code are running an event on the 10th Feb : Office 365 Sneak Peak. If your interested details below: “Come and join us to see the soon to be released Office 365 in action and learn how your business can save time, money and free up valued...
  • Office 365 and your Exchange Archive in the Cloud

    The Exchange Team has just blogged about the capability of having your primary Exchange 2010 mailbox on-premises but with your personal archive in the cloud. It’s neat. I’ll expand on this topic a little more as and when Office 365 functionality becomes...
  • Exchange 2010 is Best Mail Server - InfoWorld's 2011 Technology of Year Award Winner

      Best mail server Microsoft Exchange 2010 continues Redmond's longstanding market leadership in mail servers and related software. This release shows why the company's once-reviled product continues to be deployed widely in enterprises: it works...
  • CEBP and Lync

    I was forwarded this link earlier and thought it very useful to explain how you can communication enable business processes. Neat. http://cdn-smooth.ms-studiosmedia.com/events/Lync/en-us/CEBPdemo.wmv
  • Office 365 Buyers Guide

      This guide gives an overview of what prospective buyers need to consider when evaluating their move to a cloud productivity solution. It outlines cloud-computing momentum, describes Microsoft’s cloud vision, provides a summary of “cloud principles...