Bill & Greg's Most Excellent Adventure

Tidbits on Unified Communications for our education customers.

March, 2008

  • External Connectors for OCS

    In reviewing OCS licensing and pricing with the field we received some questions regarding the OCS External Connectors (Standard and Enterprise). To help mitigate any additional confusion below is a mini FAQ on OCS External Connectors. When do you...
  • MSIT and deploying OCS

    Our Internal IT just posted a whitepaper and presentation on deploying OCS at Microsoft to 85K users worldwide. Great info on scaling to meet our availability and security requirements. Technical White Paper | PowerPoint Presentation
  • customize Office Communicator

    A colleague asked me if I was feeling better the other day and I asked him why he thought I was feeling bad. He said your IM says you have a headache "do not disturb". What he was referring to is the ability to customize Office Communicator. I customized...
  • Exchange 2007 and certs

    In my travels I've heard over and over again that certificate management and deployment are the big issues with deployments. The Exchange Team has an excellent blog entry on certs for Exchange 2007. To review -
  • Planning Tool

    We have a new OCS Planning Tool to help you plan your upcoming OCS deployment. The tool is still in beta and some of the links aren't available yet but it does provide you with a quick visio and initial sizing of your environment by looking at the design...
  • Renewing Blog

    It's been a while since we've posted but we have alot of data and this seems like the best way to post. Hope you enjoy. Bill Hagen and I have been traveling across the country and have lots of new info.