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  • Blog Post: Introducing Microsoft Ignite – meet us in Chicago

    This morning on The Official Microsoft Blog , we revealed more details about our unified technology event for event for enterprises in May. The event will be known as Microsoft Ignite. If you are one of the many MEC conference alumni this is the conference for you. Microsoft Ignite is for Exchange customers...
  • Blog Post: Announced: Microsoft’s unified technology event for enterprises

    Quick note to let you know we've announced a new unified technology event for enterprises. If you've attended Microsoft Exchange Conference (MEC), SharePoint Conference, Lync Conference or Project Conference, this event is for you! Head over to Office Blogs for more. Bharat Suneja
  • Blog Post: MEC 2014 Recordings are here!

    A few weeks ago we wrapped up MEC 2014 in Austin, TX with the farewell Austin post . Today we are happy to announce that the MEC 2014 keynote and breakout sessions are published on Channel 9. This includes the latest content on Exchange foundational topics and the latest features including groups, and...
  • Blog Post: MEC 2014 wrap-up

    The bands are silent, the booths are dismantled, the R/C racecars are quiet, and Squeaky Lobster has left the building. Microsoft Exchange Conference 2014 is officially done. As we head home stuffed with Exchange knowledge and barbeque brisket, we thought we’d give you a brief photo sampling of the fun...
  • Blog Post: Bringing predictive email to the workplace

    This week at MEC, we’ve been talking a lot about the power of the Office graph, and how it helps us deliver personalized and proactive experiences for email users. As part of that journey, we’re excited to announce an advanced predictive email assistance feature coming to Exchange. This exciting...
  • Blog Post: MEC is Here!

    Greetings from downtown Austin, where Microsoft Exchange Conference (MEC) 2014 is now underway. Since attendees started rolling into town on Saturday, local bars and restaurants have been full of the sounds of Exchange: conversations about load balancing, debates about EAC vs. PowerShell, and tales of...
  • Blog Post: Outlook 2013 profile might not update after mailbox is moved to Exchange 2013

    Update 3/18/2014: The fix for this issue has been released and is a part of March 11 2014 update for Outlook 2013. Please see the following KB article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2863911 . We wanted to make certain that Exchange admins are aware of an Outlook issue which may impact your plans to...
  • Blog Post: Exchange On-Premises TAP Program accepting nominations

    We are excited to announce that the Exchange On-Premises TAP Program is accepting nominations! The purpose of this post is to provide you with the opportunity to nominate your company for the Exchange On-Premises Technology Adoption Program (TAP) Program. Joining the Exchange On-Premises TAP Program...
  • Blog Post: MEC Check: Are You Registered?

    Just 8 ½ weeks until the Microsoft Exchange Conference 2014 kicks off in Austin, Texas! We’re putting the finishing touches on sessions, speakers, content, parties, and all of those wonderful and quirky touches that make MEC different from any other conference. If you haven’t registered...
  • Blog Post: EHLO Again! The Exchange Team Blog Defined

    Update 3/5/2014: Added a note about anonymous comment moderation. It’s been a while since we posted something related to intent and operation of this blog. Since our first post in 2004 , we have worked hard to give you the latest news and upcoming details about various versions of Exchange that...
  • Blog Post: Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 and Exchange Server 2007?

    Now that we have released Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 ( 32 bit and 64 bit ) - there were a few questions if Exchange 2007 can run / is supported on Windows 2008 SP2. The answer is yes, Exchange 2007 is supported on Windows 2008 SP2. This will be also true for the upcoming Exchange 2007 SP2...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Exchange on Twitter: A new hash tag for Exchange

    If you've been following the #Exchange hash tag on Twitter, you may have noticed the increasing spammyness of this tag - from tweets about stocks & stock exchanges to cultural exchanges and everything in between. We've also heard from many of you who follow us on Twitter, and noticed the recent spate...
  • Blog Post: Traveling places with Exchange 2007 in mind...

    A customer of ours sent us a photo we simply had to share! We asked him (let's call him Josh) if we could post the photo here and he agreed. Within last few months, Josh decided it was time for change and quit his job. He is currently driving as far as one can drive South to eventually take a ship to...
  • Blog Post: Why no talk about futures?

    A little over a month ago I said we'd post once a month about E12... well, what can I say, I'm human. I should have said "roughly once a month" :-) We're super busy right now wrapping up one of the major milestones of the E12 project as well as preparing for TechEd and rolling out a bunch of new features...
  • Blog Post: Installing and running Windows Mobile emulators

    EDIT: Post updated on 8/28/2009 . On the Exchange Client Server Infrastructure (XCSI) support team we use Windows Mobile emulators on a daily basis to troubleshoot customer issues.  One thing I'm often asked is how to install them.  The directions have never been clearly listed online (unless...
  • Blog Post: Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery

    For years, we've enjoyed ThinkGeek's hilarious geek shirts and other toys. Often when we see their shirts we think "How funny - wish I'd come up with it first!" Well now we think we can take some credit - check out this shirt . a case of parallel evolution, or outright 'flattery'? You decide :) but either...
  • Blog Post: Exchange Ideas: Mailbox resiliency

    Every day we talk to customers, partners, consultants, analysts, administrators and a lot of great people like you. You have shared with us your ideas, opinions, favorite features, memories and recommendations. We love hearing from you so we wanted to help share your voice with the rest of the Exchange...
  • Blog Post: Squeaky Lobster rears its head again in the Microsoft employee giving campaign

    This post is mainly for other softies who read the blog, but we hope our customers and partners enjoy it with us as the squeaky lobster has long been part of Exchange culture and lore and -- if we have anything to do with it -- will continue to embarrass the developer who started it all for years to...
  • Blog Post: Troubleshooting Rapid Growth in Databases and Transaction Log Files in Exchange Server 2007 and 2010

    A few years back, a very detailed blog post was released on Troubleshooting Exchange 2007 Store Log/Database growth issues . We wanted to revisit this topic with Exchange 2010 in mind. While the troubleshooting steps needed are virtually the same, we thought it would be useful to condense the steps a...
  • Blog Post: Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Launch

    Our friends over at Office Communication server wanted to get the word our on their upcoming release which they are promoting through their website. Here's their announcement, go check it out! Office Communications Server 2007 R2 will launch on February 3 rd 2009. We are trying something new this...
  • Blog Post: Exchange at TechEd North America 2011

    It’s May, and TechEd North America 2011 is just around the corner, less than two weeks away. This year, there are around 40 Exchange break-out sessions and hands-on labs for IT pros and developers, including sessions on Exchange 2010 high availability, virtualization, retention and archiving, transport...
  • Blog Post: Exchange-related email signatures

    We created these email signatures for people on the Exchange team to advertise our career site , but since they have some geeky email-related humor in them, we thought that you might enjoy them too... here they are. Clicking on signatures will take you to download locations for that specific signature...
  • Blog Post: Exchange Bloggers OPML

    Download the Exchange Bloggers OPML , last updated April 30, 2004. This is a list of people (including Microsoft employees, MVPs and other folks) who blog about Exchange topics more frequently than your average bear.
  • Blog Post: Jetstress 2010 (Beta Preview) now available

    Download location:   Microsoft Exchange Server Jetstress 2010 Beta (64 bit) Jetstress has been updated to support the new IO characteristics of Exchange 2010. This build is now available for everyone to test with. CHM Help File The Jetstress 2010 Help chm has not yet been updated.  The chm...
  • Blog Post: Our blogoversary is coming up - have any questions on Exchange 12?

    You've probably been seeing the news reports about E12 and wanting to know more. Well, the one-year anniversary of this blog is coming up on February 9th, and we thought that would be a good opportunity to give our readers a chance to ask us questions about Exchange 12. RTM is still quite a ways off...