Danie Gordon on Business Productivity in South Africa

I will keep you posted on events, promotions, product launches and product news relating to Microsoft- Office, Exchange, Lync, SharePoint, in South Africa

Danie Gordon on Business Productivity in South Africa

  • Microsoft Project Server 2010 Bootcamp

    Project Server 2010 is the biggest release of Project in a decade! With an integration of Portfolio Server into Project Server 2010, demand management flows through to project management on a single platform. Business can create workflows that start with...
  • Updated Core CAL suite to provide huge boost to UC

    Microsoft Corp announced on 21 March at the MMS conference that the Core CAL suite will include Microsoft Lync ™ Server Standard CAL and Microsoft Forefront™ Endpoint Protection in August 2011. Essentially this adds in functionality of Instant Messaging...
  • Microsoft Lync Server licensing and bandwidth

    No doubt there is a huge amount of interest from both the customer and partner space around Microsoft Lync in South Africa.  And rightfully so.  The product has matured into so many usage scenarios and received great reviews (see customer testimonials...
  • Update on blog status

    I know that it has been a couple of months since I’ve added a new blog post… I would like to get this up and running again and explain why things have been so quiet . I took up a new role at Microsoft in November last year.  This brought to an end...
  • SharePoint 2010 Web Content Management–2 day boot camp

    Build great public facing web sites on SharePoint!  In this boot camp we will look at how to build a web content management solution on SharePoint 2010 from scratch. If you are planning on building internet sites on SharePoint then this workshop...
  • Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Launch Roadshow–South Africa

    Connecting People in New Ways Microsoft ® Lync ™ Server 2010 is the next generation of Microsoft ® Office Communications Server 2007 R2. Microsoft Lync ushers in a new connected experience, transforming every communication into an interaction that is...
  • Exchange Server 2010 SP1 Released!

    Exchange Server 2010 SP1 is now available for customers to download, here .  For full info, please see the Microsoft official Exchange team blog here . At Tech·Ed North America in June 2010, Exchange Server 2010 SP1 Beta was released to the public...
  • SharePoint 2010: User Training in September

    Inobits Consulting, a Microsoft Gold Partner for Learning Solutions, will be running a NEW course, “ SharePoint 2010: Basics to Power User” from 8 to10 September 2010 Click here to book. R 2950 excl VAT. About this Course This 3-day instructor-led course...
  • Understanding Unified Communications

    Recently I was asked by Entrepreneur Magazine in South Africa to explain what Unified Communications is all about.  I’ve decided to post a blog on the information I supplied as it does offer a good overview of what it is and how it can benefit your...
  • Connect your Inbox to Facebook and Windows Live with the Outlook Social Connector

    Now you can plug Facebook and Windows Live right into Microsoft Outlook through the Outlook Social Connector. You can view your social network as you look through your email to stay connected with your friends, family, and colleagues. Here are the key...
  • SharePoint 2010 Bootcamp 3, 4 May 2010

    SharePoint 2010 is the business collaboration platform that enables you to connect and empower people through formal and informal business communities, within the enterprise and beyond, and to manage content throughout the information lifecycle. The SharePoint...
  • Office 2010 Reaches RTM!

    We are very excited that we have reached the release-to-manufacturing (RTM) milestone for Office 2010, SharePoint 2010, Visio 2010 and Project 2010! Our Volume License customers with active Software Assurance (SA) on these products will be the first to...
  • Office 2010 Launch Parties!

    2010 is a year of much excitement in South Africa, and also for Microsoft. The pending availability of the latest versions of our Office, SharePoint, Project, Visio and SQL Server products is set to challenge the way in which we define efficiency and...
  • TechDays 2010 (incl. SharePoint conf) - Registrations open!

    TechDays 2010 - The technology training conference for South African IT Professionals is coming to Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town, and it is even bigger this year! Johannesburg and Cape Town will boast 5 tracks with 5 sessions each following a keynote...
  • Registrations now open! TechDays 2010, featuring the SharePoint conference

    Registrations now open! www.techdays.co.za TechDays 2010 - The technology training conference for South African IT Professionals is coming to Durban, Johannesburg and Cape Town, and it is even bigger this year! Johannesburg and Cape Town will boast 5...
  • Outlook Gets Social with LinkedIn, Facebook, and MySpace

    Back in November 2009, we introduced the Outlook Social Connector and announced our first partnership with LinkedIn . The Outlook Social Connector is a set of new features that bring together communications history, contact information, and professional...
  • Audiocodes SIP Seminar - Cape Town / Johannesburg in March

    AudioCodes and RedLinX are pleased to invite you to a free seminar covering innovative VoIP solutions that can enhance Enterprises' and Service Providers' revenues in today's tough economic climate. The seminar will cover how AudioCodes' offering is enabling...
  • Kathea - UC Panel Discussion

    Kathea, the South African distributor of Polycom and Jabra OCS (Office Communications Server) Optimised Devices, is hosting a UC Panel Discussion on 18 February. This promises to be a good event as Kathea will be unveiling new headsets and Rory Headon...
  • SharePoint 2010 Bootcamp 16, 17 Feb 2010

    SharePoint 2010 is the business collaboration platform that enables you to connect and empower people through formal and informal business communities, within the enterprise and beyond, and to manage content throughout the information lifecycle. The SharePoint...
  • SharePoint 2010 Overview Training - by Bytes People Solutions

    Bytes People Solutions will be offering a number of sessions on SharePoint 2010 during the month of February 2010. Ensure that you book immediately as seats are limited. 50353 - SharePoint 2010 Overview (IT Pro) Aimed at people responsible for administration...
  • Microsoft announces Public Beta Release for new wave of 2010 productivity tools

    Microsoft announced the public beta release of Office 2010, SharePoint Server 2010, Visio 2010, Project 2010 and Office Mobile 2010. Visio 2010 – Advanced diagramming made simple Exchange 2010 – Achieve new levels of reliability and performance Office...
  • Productivity Workshops – December 2009

    Bytes People Solutions will be offering specific productivity workshops during December 2009. Seats are limited – please book a.s.a.p.: (all costs ex VAT) 1) Microsoft Excel 2007 Bootcamp (cost R 2 150) Course duration: 3 Days.  Date: 14, 15 &...
  • Worldwide Exchange Server 2010 launch!

    Yesterday, November 9, 2009, at Tech▪Ed Europe in Berlin, we announced the worldwide general availability of Exchange 2010. You can catch Stephen Elop’s keynote at www.thenewefficiency.com . Please read my previous blog, here , about the local South African...
  • SharePoint Conference 2009 – Las Vegas

    I arrived in Las Vegas over the past weekend for the SharePoint Conference.  The Vegas experience starts at the airport and after doing a bit of exploration this city can best be described as fabulous! The conference itself, being hosted at Mandalay...
  • The New Efficiency Launch – Exchange 2010, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

    Get ready, and register, for the Joint Business Launch of Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Exchange Server 2010 and Windows Phone!  These products will be launched in Johannesburg (17 Nov), Durban (19 Nov) and Cape Town (24 Nov). Besides showcasing...