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  • Blog Post: Get Office Communicator in Outlook

    Julian (the UC and Exchange guru in my team) send around a link to an add-in for Outlook that allows the tight integration of Office Communicator.  Now I can click to call or IM anyone really quickly from Outlook without having to open up the Office Communicator client - Sweet! To download the client...
  • Blog Post: Exchange 2007 Virtual Labs

    Exchange Server 2007 Virtual Labs These labs will walk you through administration in Exchange Server 2007 by exploring the Exchange Management Console and Shell, enforcing compliance and retention policies, and you'll see how mobile devices interact with Exchange Server 2007.
  • Blog Post: The desk of an Exchange and Unified Comms Technical Specialist

    I know it's a question on a lot of people's lips, but actually what does the desk of a Unified Comms Technical Specialist at Microsoft look like? Lots of gadgets and a desk that looks like the starship enterprise. On his excellent blog Julian talks about Exchange 2007, Unified Communications and Windows...
  • Blog Post: Perspective from the Web 2.0 crowd on Microsoft’s hosting announcements

    It’s always interesting to listen to what Techcrunch and it’s readers say about Microsoft’s moves in certain markets and yesterday at the Worldwide Partner Conference there was lots to talk about.  Microsoft unveiled it’s hosted offering for Exchange, SharePoint and Office Communication Server under...
  • Blog Post: Vista: Microsoft IT share experiences and best practices

    Being an earlier adopter can sometimes be painful because you have to do a lot of the learning and path finding on your own. Microsoft IT are the best example of early adopters and it's good to see they are sharing their experiences with the rest of us so we can learn from their mistakes and knowledge...
  • Blog Post: Exchange 2007 Free Trial

    Experience Exchange Server 2007 benefits firsthand. When you sign up for the Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Evaluation Program, they can use Exchange Server 2007 free for 120 days. Built-in features--including unified messaging, data replication, and advanced management tools--help meet common business...
  • Blog Post: Ready for a new Day?

    The launch website for Office 2007, Vista and Exchange 2007 has just been unveiled and amongst other things you can view the official product launch at the NY stock exchange later today. Other useful resources are the videos and the forums where the business value propositions of all three products can...
  • Blog Post: T-Shirts and tour dates

    You know it's getting serious when they give you a "crew" t-shirt for the upcoming Cinema tour! We've nearly sold out on this tour so make sure you book your ticket immediately! Book me a seat and get my popcorn ready!
  • Blog Post: Bristol is now ready for the business evolution

    Yesterday, we presented the first of five cinema events featuring Exchange 2007, Office 2007 and Vista. The gig itself was at the Bristol iMax which had a spectacular screen onto which we presented the fabulous. One of the AV guys informed me that the screen was made partly of Silver and cost £3000 per...
  • Blog Post: Gartner: Exchange 2007 to shape the future of email

    In December Exchange 2007 will be release to manufacturing. Gartner think its going to change the face of email. Here's why: Microsoft Exchange has about half of the market for corporate e-mail seats, with share expected to grow steadily through the end of the decade. For that reason alone, a new version...
  • Blog Post: What does "Unified Communications" really mean?

    When talking to Mark Deakin - the UK Product Manager for UC (Unified Communications), I've always been struck by the way he manages to explain quite complicated topics in a way that makes them very easy to understand. He explains UC like this: "For most people, I have sat them down and explained the...
  • Blog Post: Vista sales stronger than expected

    First month over and done with and the sales were better than the analysts expected. That's only for business customers too remember, hence why the sales were slightly behind XP's first month. Should be interesting once the public can get there hands on Vista from the 30th this month! This is exciting...
  • Blog Post: Download Exchange Server Beta 2

    I've been talking about it recently , and we're running it happily at Microsoft so why not give it a go yourself and download the Exchange Server Beta 2 today? Click here to download it now Technorati tags: Exchange 2007 , Beta
  • Blog Post: Time to get skilled up on Vista, Office 2007 & Exchange

    Windows Vista, Exchange 2007 and Office 2007 - they're just round the corner now - are you and your teams ready? Check out these courses which can help get you prepared: Are you ready? Prepare now by taking the Windows Vista 101 mini-course. You'll learn the basics in just 10 minutes and know what to...
  • Blog Post: Partner TV interview on Exchange and Unified Communications

    Just posted a new interview on Partner TV covering off Exchange 2007 and Unified Communications, check this link out for more information .
  • Blog Post: Vista, Office 2007 and Exchange 2007 Certifications

    Preview Office, Vista, and Exchange Certifications (Worldwide) Although we're still finalizing details for training and certification after this year's new software is released to market, we know many MCPs would like an idea of what's coming. We've published an advance look with details on the MCP site...