November, 2005

  • Additional SharePoint Themes

    Want some additional WSS themes to spruce up your WSS sites – then look no further than here. The people at InfoTech in Canada have released some free Templates just for you including Blue Lagoon, Center Stage, Glass, vNext, Forest, Grey Matter, Midnight...
  • Free Offline SharePoint Folder Tool

    I was running a Sales Academy a few weeks ago and one of the delegates (thanks Steve) pointed me in the direction of a little utility that allows you to synchronise between Outlook and SharePoint folders bi-directionally. To download go here. Would...
  • Christmas Lights

    If anyone can beat this I’d be interested to know about it :-) 1 month to go .. .. .. ..
  • SharePoint Deployment Kit

    Just in case you missed this, we’ve release a SharePoint Deployment kit specifically focussed at IT Pros and Business Decision Makers. It includes Deployment Best Practices, Training and End-User Adoption, Case Studies and Large Scale Deployments and...
  • Virtualisation Software .. ..

    I know a lot of our partners recommend non-MS virtualisation software .. :-( Well this announcement might make you reconsider .. .. .. .. “As part of its broad strategy to help customers realize the benefits of virtualization and progress toward self...
  • MOM SLA Scorecard for Exchange

    So you’ve implemented your nice shiny Exchange server and you’re meeting your Service Level Agreements with your end users and the rest of the business. But how do you prove you are ? Well you could use the Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 SLA...
  • FolderShare - File Transfer & Remote File Access

    Ever wanted to share some files with a customer or partner ? Too large to email ? Needed them ASAP .. .. .. Then FolderShare may just be the answer. It’s free. And it looks like we’ve just bought them. For more information and to download then go to...
  • Exchange 12 64 bit only ?

    I’ve had a few partners ask me if Exchange 12 is going to be 64 bit only – If you’re on the beta prog then this may affect the hardware you’re getting to test it on. Well the answer is yes .. .. “As part of its commitment to 64-bit computing, Microsoft...
  • Become a certified Architect

    To be honest I’d never even heard of the Microsoft Certified Architect program until another partner pointed it out to me last week. It looks pretty tough, but is certainly a good way of differentiating yourself and the company you work for when talking...
  • Management and Operations - Notes from the Field

    This programme of workshops focuses on planning, building and deploying solutions using Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS), Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) and Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF). As with all Notes from the Field, these sessions...
  • SharePoint Portal Server Configurator

    Want a tool that can quickly apply visual customizations and generate areas to Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003 ? Very useful for getting demos and prototypes started quickly. Source code is available via separate download. To get it...
  • What's New in Windows Server 2003 R2 Partner Event

    So your customers or colleagues asks you "What's New in Windows Server 2003 R2?" How are you going to answer? Maybe you know that it's a series of technologies that install on top of Windows Server 2003 with SP1. But what are these technologies for...
  • New Exchange Tools Available

    Just seen that there’s a couple of new tools available which build on the Exchange Best Practice Analyser - Microsoft Exchange Server Disaster Recovery Analyzer Tool v1.0 The Exchange Server Disaster Recovery Analyzer programmatically collects configuration...
  • Enterprise Windows SharePoint Services Deployments

    Apologies for not blogging in a while – I’ve been off getting married. :-) After trawling through my email, this page caught my eye – The resources contained on this Web page are aimed to help you plan and deploy Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services...