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November, 2007

  • Movember the 30th

    Well another Movember is drawing to a close. It has been a massive mo nth, and it has been a successful mo nth. This year I took my Mo on tour with the national UC Launch and introduced it to literally thousands of IT Professionals, and I'd like to thank...
  • Exchange 2007 SP1 - now available!

    Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1) has been designed specifically to help meet the challenges of any business and the needs of all the different groups with a stake in the messaging system. Exchange Server 2007 SP1 is a mission-critical...
  • Article: Email banter behind data explosion

    http://www.itnews.com.au/News/NewsStory.aspx?story=65986 FTFA.... Companies are failing to identify the real culprit behind a lack of storage space and the huge volumes of data being hoarded, according to a new report.. ... But consulting firm Detica...
  • Unified Communications API Roadmap

    Unified Communications API Roadmap describes the APIs that can be used in Unified Communications development and provides links to the SDKs or documentation for these APIs. The APIs described in this document include: Microsoft Office Communications Server...
  • Download UC Launch PPT(X) decks

    I've had a million requests for copies of the PowerPoint slides from the UC Launch events. Well I have some good news - they are now available for download from http://www.microsoft.com/australia/business/uc/events/default.aspx Technorati Tags: uc2 ,...
  • UC launch events so far

    Greetings to everybody who has attended the UC launch events in Australia so far. We did Melbourne and Canberra last week, Sydney earlier this week, Adelaide is tomorrow, and finally Brisbane and Perth next week. Certainly an exhausting schedule (sorry...
  • New headset for OCS/mobility

    Office Communications Server and Communicator 2007 have audio codecs that provide the best possible audio/video quality over any network - but it goes without saying that audio codecs are only as useful as the quality of the sound you put into the packet...
  • Exchange Server 2007 Component Architecture

    This poster highlights the architecture and feature set of Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. Aside from showing the high-level architecture, this poster highlights the feature set of Exchange Server 2007. Sections include: Management and Monitoring High...
  • New UC hardware

    I recently acquired a Jabra GN9350 to be my primary OCS telephony headset, and all I can say is that this is an awesome piece of hardware! Crystal-clear audio, excellent range (I can walk around my whole apartment, or the whole floor at Microsoft...
  • New Office Communications Server 2007 e-learning now available, plus Free chapters from Resource Kit book

    This collection of 2-hour courses explains the enterprise capabilities provided by Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007. These courses are for infrastructure specialists working within organizations that are looking to deploy Office Communications...
  • Movember - week 2

    The Mo is patchy, but it is visible! To sponsor my Mo please go to http://www.movember.com/au/donate , enter my registration number which is 90551 and your credit card details. Or you can sponsor me by cheque made payable to the "Movember Foundation"...
  • Movember - week 1

    Citizens of Movember our departure date has arrived. Sit back, put your tray tables up and prepare that top lip for take-off. We are now on a journey to the magical, mystical place we call Movember... Please ensure you and your fellow Mo Bros starts 1...
  • QoE Monitoring Server reaches RTM

    Those who were at TechEd Australia or NZ would have heard me talk about the QoE Monitoring Server (aka QMS (a TLA within a TLA)) - well the good news as posted by Warren Barkley at the OCS Team Blog is that QMS has reached RTM!!! Office Communications...