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August, 2007

  • New Blogs for Office Communications Server and Office Communicator

    We have created two new Blogs for Office Communications Server and Office Communicator . These Blogs are by the respective teams within the Unified Communications Group. Please add them to your RSS or favorites. The URL's are http://www.communicationsserverteam...
  • OCS Labcasts

    Saw these over on Eileen's blog ... There are a few labcasts on OCS that I thought I'd draw your attention to: Wednesday 5th Sept: Deploying and Configuring Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 Friday 7th Sept: Enabling Users and Installing Office...
  • Easy ways to evaluate Exchange Server 2007 SP1 today

    From You Had Me At EHLO... As a follow-up to our Exchange 2007 SP1 announcement , I wanted to let you know that we have finished preparing two additional ways in which you can experience Exchange 2007 SP1 Beta 2: SP1 Hosted demo: please visit https:/...
  • WSUS and Exchange

    Windows Server Update Services (aka WSUS) is a powerful free tool for patch management in a Windows environment. The great thing is that this tool can also be used to patch Exchange Server. An excellent document on planning and deploying WSUS can be downloaded...
  • OCS documentation and deployment guides

    Use this page to find documentation and other content to help you deploy and operate Office Communications Server 2007 Standard/Enterprise, Microsoft Office Communicator 2007, Microsoft Office Live Meeting 2007 and Microsoft Office Communicator Web Access...
  • Cisco and Microsoft CEOs Share Vision for the Future of the Industry

    NEW YORK - Aug. 20, 2007 -- Participating in discussions today in New York, Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer will share their views on the future of technology and discuss their plans to strengthen their collaboration...
  • Hear me talk about Exchange 2007 and OCS on ITRadio.com.au

    At TechEd last week Ian Yates from ITRadio interviewed Oscar Trimboli and I about Exchange 2007 SP1 and Office Communications Server. You can listen here . Technorati Tags: teched , tech.ed , itradio , podcast , interview
  • Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 Beta 2 released

    From the UC Group blog .... Great news from the Unified Communications Group and the Exchange Product Team. Exchange 2007 SP1 Beta 2 has been released as a commuity technology preview for subscribers of MSDN and TechNet Plus . To learn more about it,...
  • Visions of TechEd Australia

    I'm currently in Auckland taking part in TechEd New Zealand, so it's about time I posted a couple of photos from TechEd Australia last week. I presented 3 sessions on OCS and Exchange UM, and also took part in the Mobility Smackdown which was one of the...
  • See you at TechEd Australia

    The Showcase is built, and we're preparing for tonight's opening party. That's right - TechEd 2007 is about to kick off! I'm currently sitting in the exhibition hall (partially because the broadband in my hotel is not very broad at all) watching the builders...
  • Download the RTM trial version of OCS

    A 180-day evaluation version of Office Communications Server is now available for download. So download now and it fire it up in your lab! Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 Trial Download Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007, formerly...
  • TechEd Showcase - day 3

    It's actually beginning to look like a Showcase now.... Technorati Tags: teched , tech.ed , showcase
  • TechEd Showcase - day 2 (cont.)

    That looks an awful lot like a rack full of HP C-Class blades to me.... Technorati Tags: teched , tech.ed , showcase
  • TechEd Showcase - day 2

    Another shot of the TechEd Showcase being built, taken this morning. Technorati Tags: teched , tech.ed , showcase
  • TechEd Australia - the Showcase begins to take form

    The Showcase infrastructure for TechEd at the Gold Coast next week is beginning to come together, both logically and physically. The Showcase is going to have all of our latest technologies on display, including OCS, Office Communicator 2007, RoundTable...
  • Help us decide the content at the upcoming Unified Communications launch

    In the not-too-distant future we'll be running some official Australian launch events for Microsoft Unified Communications (OCS, etc), as well as Technet Updates around the country. You have the ability to help us choose what content should make up this...