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  • Blog Post: Exchange Server 2007 Webcast Series (Part 23 of 24) Questions and Answers Log (04-11-07)

    Almost done!! Here's Part 23 (Troubleshooting Part 1) of the 24 Part Exchange 2007 Webcast series. Please let me know if you have any questions. Thanks! Harold Wong harold.wong@microsoft.com Exchange Server 2007 Webcast Series (Part 23 of 24) Questions and Answers Log (04-11-07) Question...
  • Blog Post: Windows Mobile 5 Devices and MSFP Update 2

    In my previous post ( http://blogs.technet.com/haroldwong/archive/2006/01/19/417776.aspx ), I tried to clarify the link between Exchange 2003 SP2, Direct Push, Windows Mobile 5 Devices and the Messaging and Security Feature Pack. Evidently, I was not as clear as I thought I was so I'm providing another...
  • Blog Post: Headsets for Communicator (Office Communications Server 2007)

    For those of you who have deployed (or looking to deploy) Office Communications Server 2007 and Office Communicator 2007 for Audio needs (in addition to core IM / Presence) and are looking for headsets, I wanted to start a post with my experiences and then have others jump in with comments. I am listing...
  • Blog Post: West Region IT Camps in November and December

    On October 17th, I wrote a blog post about upcoming TechNet Events taking place in the West Region in the November and December time frame ( http://blogs.technet.com/b/haroldwong/archive/2011/10/17/upcoming-west-region-technet-events-in-november-2011.aspx ).  I am now writing a follow up post to...
  • Blog Post: 24 Hours of Exchange 2007 Recordings

      About a year and a half ago, I delivered a 24 Part Webcast Series on Exchange Server 2007 (minus part 8 which Bryan Von Axelson delivered while I was stuck in the Albuquerque airport).  I have received requests from quite a few people to make the recordings (WMV files) available for download...
  • Blog Post: Interact 2008 in San Diego, CA (April 8 - 10, 2008)

    For those of you who have an interest in Unified Communications and want to hear and learn more about Office Communications Server 2007, Exchange Server 2007 SP1, RoundTable, Office Live Meeting and Exchange Hosted Services, you may want to look into attending Interact 2008 in San Diego. This is the...
  • Blog Post: Unified Communications (UC) Launch Resources

    For those that have attended (or will be attending) one of the UC Launch Events in the US, I'm hoping you found the information very useful and exciting too! I was asked by many of the attendees in Phoenix if the slide decks from the IT Pro track (4 sessions total) would be made available. I told everyone...
  • Blog Post: Tech Ed 2011 (Atlanta, GA) Short Recap

    I had the opportunity to attend Tech Ed 2011 in Atlanta, GA from May 16th through 19th.  I thought I would recap some of my experiences from the past week.  Tech Ed is one of the best opportunities for IT Pros to gather and get the latest and greatest information on a plethora of Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Palm Treo Pro Review

    I’ve used quite a few Windows Mobile phones over the past 6+ years.  I recently received an unlocked GSM Palm Treo Pro and have been playing around with it now for the last four days.  I thought I would share my experience and thoughts with this new phone. I decided to read the quick instructions...
  • Blog Post: Exchange Server 2007 Webcast Series (Part 16 of 24) Questions and Answers Log (03-14-07)

    Here's the Q&A Log from Part 16 (OWA) of the 24 Part Exchange 2007 Webcast Series. As usual, I did my best to clean out the duplicates. Please let me know if you have any questions. Harold Wong harold.wong@microsoft.com Exchange Server 2007 Webcast Series (Part 16 of 24) Questions and Answers...
  • Blog Post: TechNet Event in Las Vegas on March 23rd, 2006

    We had a great TechNet Event in Las Vegas on March 23, 2006! I had 4 questions come up during the Event that I did not have answers to: 1. The Domain based DFS has a recommended maximum folders of 5000 while a standalone DFS has a recommended maximum folders of 50,000. Why the huge difference between...
  • Blog Post: My Visit to Microsoft Store at Scottsdale Fashion Square Today

    I know that there have been quite a few people who have already visited the Microsoft Store in Scottsdale since it opened on October 22, 2009.  However, I was out of town on the grand opening and have been either sick or out of town since then and have not had a chance to go visit until today. ...
  • Blog Post: Tech Ed 2009 Video Interviews with Exchange Folks

    I don’t usually create one huge blog post with a boat load of videos embedded, but I decided to do it and see what happens.  Below are seven different videos that include interviews of different Exchange Product Group folks including Becky Benfield, Scott Schnoll, Kristian Andaker and Matt Gossage...
  • Blog Post: Phoenix Unified Communications User Group Meeting in January

    For those of you who live in the Phoenix area and do stuff around Exchange and Office Communications Server, please mark you calendars for the next Phoenix Unified Communications User Group meeting.  We will be meeting on January 20, 2009 from 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM at the Microsoft Office (2929 N. Central...
  • Blog Post: Exchange Server 2010 Webcast Series

    The Exchange Team has put together a 10 part Webcast Series on Exchange Server 2010.  The titles, dates and registration links are below: June 1, 2009: High Availability June 3, 2009: Overview June 8, 2009: Management Tools June 10, 2009: Archiving and Retention June 15, 2009: Outlook Web Access...
  • Blog Post: PowerPoint Decks from all 24 Parts of the Exchange 2007 Webcast Series

    I've had a lot of people email me asking for the PowerPoint Decks for at least one of the Parts of the 24 Part Exchange 2007 Webcast series. I know we had some difficulties throughout the series and the majority of the decks were made available. I have been thinking about this and trying to figure out...
  • Blog Post: Sudden Trip to San Diego and Los Angeles

    I just found out today that I will be heading to San Diego on Thursday, August 21st and Los Angeles on Friday, August 22nd to deliver a presentation at an Angelbeat event ( www.angelbeat.com ). The Event in San Diego is at the Sheraton located at 1433 Camino Del Rio South, San Diego, CA, 92108. The...
  • Blog Post: Exchange Server 2007 SP1 Standby Continuous Replication (SCR)

    I've been asked by so many people about one of the new Business Continuity features coming out with Exchange Server 2007 SP1 - Standby Continuous Replication (SCR). I've answered my share of emails on this topic and just realized that I never made a blog entry to reference some great work that Scott...
  • Blog Post: Exchange Server 2010 Information Protection and Control (06-29-09) Questions and Answers Log

    On June 29, 2009, I delivered a 60 minute webcast on Exchange Server 2010 Information Protection and Control.  Since I could not answer Questions and deliver the content at the same time, I captured the Q&A Log after the Webcast and answered the questions offline.  Below is the entire Log...
  • Blog Post: Unified Communications Launch Event in Boston, MA (December 6, 2007)

    That's right folks!!! Office Communications Server 2007 has released and we are having a Unified Communications (UC) Launch in different cities around the US. The first and main one kicked off in San Francisco on October 16th. The one scheduled for Boston is taking place on December 6, 2007 at the...
  • Blog Post: T-Mobile MDA and SDA "Free???" Offer: Update

    Free SDA? $79 for the MDA? I posted earlier about the great offer T-Mobile has on a "Super Secret" Site for the SDA and MDA. I've been checking the link myself (as it has not been "finalized" yet. I just noticed right now that the SDA is FREE and the MDA is $79 !!! Holy COW! I couldn't resist posting...
  • Blog Post: Exchange Server 2007 Client Access and Web Services Questions and Answers (10-26-07)

    On Friday, October 26th, I delivered a TechNet Webcast on Exchange Server 2007 Client Access and Web Services. Unfortunately, I did not have anyone helping to answer Questions on the back end, but I have had a chance to go through all the questions afterwards and answer them. I am posting the Q&A...
  • Blog Post: A day in the life of a Technical Advisor at the Microsoft Retail Store–Introduction

    So, Microsoft employees who don’t already work at the Microsoft Retail stores but who live in a city where a store exists were given an opportunity to sign up and spend a day working side by side with the main store employees.  I happen to live in such a city and so I signed up to spend a day as...
  • Blog Post: Did you say Ipad?? I say IPhuey.

    I’m sorry, but I am tired of hearing all the stuff around the Apple iPad.  With that in mind, I decided to write a short Blog Post about my thoughts (yes, these are indeed my thoughts and opinions). Amazon Kindle I currently own the first generation Kindle (technically, my wife took it from me and...
  • Blog Post: Windows Vista / Office 2007 / Exchange 2007 Launch - Phoenix, January 17, 2007

    Ok, the Windows Vista / Office System 2007 / Exchange Server 2007 Launch Event in Phoenix, AZ will be taking place on January 17th, 2007 at the Phoenix Convention Center!!! There are still open spots, so if you are interested in attending, please register now!! Here's the link for registration (IT...