Bill & Greg's Most Excellent Adventure

Tidbits on Unified Communications for our education customers.

April, 2008

  • Mac Client for OCS Released

    The Beta period is over. Mac client has released. It can be downloaded here; http://www.microsoft.com/mac/downloads.mspx?pid=Mactopia_Messenger The key features for both Corporate and Personal are: Corporate Features: • For corporate Mac users, increased...
  • Wild Card vs. UC Certificates

    Exchange 2007 and Office Communications Server 2007 have strict requirements for x.509 certificates..Wild card Certificates can't be used as these will break TLS for the edge servers. The edge servers need FQDN for proper operation. This can be accomplished...
  • iPhone Enterprise Beta

    You can connect iPhone for IMAP today but what alot of my customers are waiting for is Exchange Active Sync support. Apple is rolling out their iPhone Enterprise Beta right now. For more info check here: http://www.apple.com/iphone/enterprise/
  • Quality of Experience with OCS

    The Quality of Experience (QoE) Monitoring Server enables you to perform near real-time monitoring and service assessment of unified communications media. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=09115944-625f-460b-b09c-51e3c96e9f7e&displaylang...
  • What's New for Entourage 2008

    Entourage 2008 has shipped and my customers are asking questions. What's new? How can deploying Entourage 2008 for my Mac community help me? I would first direct you to Amir's Blog. Amir did an excellent writeup on Entourage 2008. http://blogs.technet...
  • Client Data for Exchange 2007

    In Outlook 2003/Exchange 2003 we had a great whitepaper on bandwidth and network requirements. It's here: Exchange 2003 Whitepaper . We've updated our guidance for Outlook/Exchange 2007 - it is available at http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2008/04...
  • IMAP Migration to Exchange 2007

    In Jan of this year we came out with tools to help migration IMAP mail to Exchange 2007. The tool can be found here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=35FC4205-792B-4306-8E4B-0DE9CCE72172&displaylang=en Some tips for the...
  • Tandberg and OCS

    This has been a hot topic for me lately. Alot of my customers have made investments in Tandberg Video Conferencing systems and have asked about integration with OCS. Tandberg MXP endpoints running the latest software F6.3 can register directly to OCS...