Brettjo :: Office 365 and Everything UC

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Brettjo :: Office 365 and Everything UC

  • Where’s my “Deleted Items” in the Outlook Conversation View

    You see it in Exchange 2010 OWA ….. but not in Outlook 2010 You can change this default setting (in Outlook 2010) by going to Search Options (File -> Options -> Search tab) And checking the box for “ Include messages from the Deleted items folder...
  • Lync for Mac 2011 RTM

      And yes…. this does work against Lync Online..! http://blogs.technet.com/b/uc/archive/2011/09/08/lync-for-mac-2011-released-to-manufacturing.aspx
  • Office 365 – Sign-In Assistant Update

    Great news if your a rich client user: http://jorgerdiaz.wordpress.com/2011/11/01/office-365-%e2%80%93-sign-in-assistant-update/
  • RIM Launches BlackBerry Business Cloud Services for Microsoft Office 365

    Let the transitions to 365 really start to begin..! http://press.rim.com/release.jsp?id=5359 Waterloo, ON - Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced general availability of BlackBerry® Business Cloud Services for Microsoft Office...
  • Exchange 2010 SP1 and UC with HP and Polycom Event

    Next Wednesday (22nd June) Leigh and I will be delivering a Exchange 2010 SP1 session with HP showing and articulating their JBOD hardware, alongside Polycom’s interop with the wider Microsoft UC stack – OCS. Agenda along with registration link – if you...
  • Geek out with Perry – Managing Exchange 2010 Storage Efficiently

    If you have a spare 7mins I suggest you watch this video of Perry Clarke (Exchange PM) talk about Exchange 2010 Storage, SSD, Hot and Cold Data. Geek Out with Perry
  • OCS 2007 R2

    So the covers are off today as discussed at VoiceConn - To find out more information please go here and be sure to sign up for the virtual launch happening in Feb. Key new features of Office Communications Server 2007 R2 include the following: Next-Generation...
  • System Centre Capacity Planner 2006

    Over the past couple of days a few mails have floated through my Inbox asking for advice on capacity and performance planning for Ex2003. It can be quite a challenge to make sure that your Exchange Infrastructure is up to the job and planning is key to...
  • Exchange Unplugged Lights Out Install

    The title makes absolutely zero sense without a little bit of explanation :) About 18months ago, Ewan , Eileen , John, Jason and I toured the country visiting partners and customers talking about Exchange 2003 SP2, Windows Mobile and generally encouraging...
  • Getting started additions for Office

    A little off the Exchange topic, but useful nevertheless: We recently released publicly additional tabs for Word, Excel and PowerPoint 2007 applications. These are available from http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/Browse.aspx?DisplayLang=en&nr=20&productId...
  • How to Work out What a MONAD Command Does..!

    Today I have been installing Ex2007 servers into my existing Ex2003 test environment all in Virtual Server, all is pretty cool even got CCR working out the box. One element I still trying to get my head round is MONAD (Powershell), my problem is that...
  • Exchange 2007 and Windows 2003 SP1 Hotfixes

    Every now and then something actually useful lands in my Inbox and my thanks goes to MarkS in the UK GTSC for sending this on. I think it explains itself :) Hot-Fixes Grab the security hot-fixes for the operating system from http://www.microsoft.com/technet...
  • MMMUG UK (Microsoft Messaging and Mobility UK)

    Last night I went along the MMMUG meeting which was organised by Nathan and held at our MS Office in London. I will be following up on the questions raised as soon as I can. Firstly, I would like to thank Nathan for creating the UK Exchange User Group...
  • Netmon 3

    During my time as a support engineer it was necessary to occasionally get netmon traces between Exchange servers, DC's GC's in order to troubleshoot exactly what was being sent down the wire - it wasn't always a pleasent experience. Now, there is a new...
  • Exchange Server 2007 and Scripting

    OK, so I am not scripter. I can read code but I'm not one for writing it :) For those of you in the same boat as me, you'll be please to know that PowerShellIDE 1.0 has been written by Tobias Weltner to help write code to administer machines through Windows...
  • Small Businesses in the UK and OCS 2007 R2

    Robert Epstein was interviewed in this three minute video on CNBC – An interesting discussion and you can access it here: http://www.cnbc.com/id/15840232?video=1023944618&play=1
  • Exchange 2007 RU5

    And just before SP1.... Download information The update is live at: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=41EC35E7-79A0-4ECB-A644-1ECE94178F9D&displaylang=en Please allow an hour or two for replication to complete between the download...
  • Ex2007 SAN or DAS : You decide....

    This will be emotive. Exchange Server 2007 enables large accounts to replace SAN with DAS solutions and still maintain high availability standards. With 64 bit and lower IOPS, customers have the ability to go for lower cost storage technology. CCR enables...
  • Domino \ Notes to Exchange 2010 \ Outlook

    As you maybe aware the native Notes connector was retired in Exchange 2010. I received the following PR today from Binary Tree regarding the availability of their tool to provide migration tools from Notes to Exchange Server 2010 – in their own words...
  • Where are my PSTs..?

    I regular discuss the native Exchange 2010 On-line archiving functionality when talking to customers – details can be found here The next question is often: “So how do i find my PSTs..?” There are number of options on the market, but came across this...
  • OCS R2 made simple : Architecture Diagram

    Print this out on A3 and this poster clearly explains how OCS works. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=af2c17cb-207c-4c52-8811-0aca6dfadc94
  • OCS R2 Communicator Mobile (CoMo)

    Need to download it for your mobile device, whether it be a Windows Mobile or Java compliant..? This is really easy to remember: http://GetComo.com and will support Nokia S40 and S60 platforms as well as Motorola RAZR v3xx series phones. Technorati Tags...
  • Office 365 Final Service Descriptions

    Can be downloaded from here: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=13602
  • HD Telepresence and Lync Online

    http://www.polycom.com/partners/strategic_global_alliances/polycom_microsoft_alliance.html New Breakthroughs in Enterprise UC Polycom and Microsoft announced on June 1 a new enterprise UC productivity tool code-named “Rally” that combines HD telepresence...
  • Patriot Act and the EU Safe Harbor

    Over the past few months I have had many discussion about data security, Patriot Act and EU Safe Harbor with Office 365. I have just read this article which explains, quite simply, what can be done and what can’t without having to be a lawyer: http:/...