Productivity in the Cloud

It's a series of tubes

August, 2008

  • Sydney UC community to launch at Tech.Ed 2008

    At Tech.Ed next week we're launching a new community for Unified Comms in Sydney - Sydney UC ! If you work in, are passionate about, or just enjoy Exchange, OCS, VoIP, video, or comms in general - this is the place for you to network with your peers...
  • Palm Treo Pro

    After a lot of whining, begging and stalking DonK, I finally managed to get my hands on a loaner Palm Treo Pro for Tech.Ed next week.   Palm Treo Pro on the left, Palm Treo 750 on the right Great device!  Read my brief review over at the Windows...
  • TE08: Who will be The Ultimate Expert?

    At Tech.Ed Australia next week we are doing something new with Ask The Experts night... at Commnet you can submit questions beforehand and nominate Experts to answer them. In the panel of Experts your nominee will then answer your question, and their...
  • Is that an analog PABX in your pocket?

    Sure is!  (but I am also happy to see you)  This beast was recently purchased on eBay and is currently sitting in Microsoft's Melbourne office.   I love seeing the old 1950s phone next to the Communicator Phone Editions (aka Tanjay). ...
  • Edge Planning Tool for OCS 2007

    Confused about Edge Server configuration and security? The best idea is to come to UNC316: Office Communications Server 2007 Security: Architecture and Edge Services with Derrick Buckley and Craig Pringle at Tech.Ed in Sydney next week :) But if you...
  • Exchange 2007 SP1 Virtualisation and Licensing Announcements

    Two big announcements for Exchange 2007 SP1: Microsoft now supports Exchange Server 2007 SP1 running on Hyper-V or other hypervisors validated under the Microsoft Server Virtualization Validation Program (SVVP) . Microsoft is waiving its 90-day license...
  • Engineering Windows 7

    Not UC-related, but this is awesome ... Jon DeVaan and Steven Sinofsky and have started a blog about the planning and development of Windows 7. Beginning with this post together we are going to start looking forward towards the “Windows 7”...
  • Harold Melnick is blogging

    Harold Melnick, our local head of Unified Communications, has just started a blog . No doubt Harold will fill this with business and industry information that is relevant in the world of UC, so I recommend subscribing to his RSS feed if you're into that...
  • Tech.Ed 2008... less than a month to go!

    I've been very quiet on the blogging front recently due to a number of things: overseas travel, trying to organise a wedding (I'm getting married in October), illness, but most of all due to the amount of planning and work we're putting into Unified Comms...