Productivity in the Cloud

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October, 2007

  • You Mo it

    Yes It's that time of year again. Time to grow, groom and love my moustache. Movember the month formally known as November is a charity event held during November each year. At the start of Movember guys register with a clean shaven face. The Movember...
  • TechNet Vodcast: Communicator softphone/IP phone/mobile phone

    Last week I filmed a Vodcast for the TechNet Australia blog demo-ing Office Communicator 2007 in its three variants: Communicator 2007 (softphone), Communicator 2007 Phone Edition (hard phone) and Communicator Mobile (mobile client). Click below to...
  • Exchange ActiveSync Certificate-Based Authentication Tool

    The Microsoft Exchange Server ActiveSync Certificate-Based authentication tool provides several utilities to assist an Exchange administrator in configuring and validating client certificate authentication for Exchange Server ActiveSync. The Microsoft...
  • Australian OCS case studies

    In the lead-up to the worldwide launch of Office Communications Server 2007, some great case studies from Australian companies using Office Communications Server 2007 are available now. These companies include BHP Billiton, Lion Nathan, University of...
  • OCS 2007 security guide available for download

    The security guide provide guidelines for assessing and managing security risks to your Office Communications Server 2007 deployment. Even if your Office Communications Server 2007 deployment is modest, you probably have components in your network that...
  • Custom presence states in Communicator 2007

    Office Communicator 2007 has rich presence states such as Available, Busy, In A Meeting - but it is very easy to enhance this further by creating your own custom presence states. It's as easy as creating an XML file and importing it into Communicator...
  • Significant update to the Exchange 2007 Mailbox Server Role Storage Requirements Calculator - v 11.8

    Please go on our Mailbox Server Role Storage Requirements Calculator updates tracking page to see what is in this new version! A blog post explaining the calculator (updated for this new version) is here . Technorati Tags: exchange , storage , tools
  • Vista + Media Center = Love Heart

    My after-hours pet project over the last week has been assembling a new Vista Media Center PC. I decided against buying a pre-built machine and instead bought the components to assemble myself. Antec Fusion case - absolutely awesome. Excellent...
  • Office Communications Server 2007 Deployment Validation Tool

    A common issue in VoIP deployments is that administrators find out about problems with audio quality only after a user reports a problem. The Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 Deployment Validation Tool simulates audio traffic so that you can...
  • Office Communicator Mobile 2007 for WM5/6 - now available!

    Microsoft Office Communicator Mobile is a Unified Communications client for Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007. Communicator Mobile runs on Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 or 6.0 software for Pocket PC and smartphone devices. Here are some screenshots...
  • Gartner's top 10 Strategic technologies for 2008

    1. Green IT 2. Unified Communications 3. Business Process Management 4. Metadata management 5. Virtualization 6. Mashups 7. The Web Platform 8. Computing fabric 9. Real World Web 10. Social Software Read the full article here Technorati Tags: uc , gartner...
  • TechNet Updates November: Unified Communications

    In case you didn't see it at TechNet Australia ..... To support the Unified Communications Launch events in Sydney and Melbourne (more details to follow about these events), TechNet will be running a series of Technical Readiness events across the country...