April, 2007

  • More Exchange 2007 Trial Goodness

    Microsoft and Unisys have got together a Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Hosted Trial Web site . "Welcome to the Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Hosted Trial Web site. You can create a temporary account to experience the features of Exchange Server 2007...
  • Thinking of hosting SharePoint?

    Then take a look at the Microsoft Solution for Hosted Messaging and Collaboration version 4.0 (Thanks to Mark for this pointer) "Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services is the safe and cost-effective choice for organizations looking to deploy best...
  • Coveo Enterprise Search For SharePoint

    Want SharePoint to index Audio and Video files? – then check out Coveo Enterprise Search For SharePoint "Coveo Audio Video Search (CAVS) accesses rich media content with unparalleled precision and ease, allowing users to search across audio and video...
  • Two Cautioned over Wifi Theft

    A cautionary tale from the BBC - Two cautioned over wi-fi 'theft' I'm always amazed at how many unsecured WI-FI access points there are – And many of these are being used to access resources on your customers networks. It's not only the "theft"...
  • Windows Workflow Foundation Web Workflow Approvals Starter Kit

    Is now available from here. This starter kit is a Visual Studio 2005 project that demonstrates using Windows Workflow Foundation for simple task-oriented workflow in an ASP.NET Web application. A workflow model is used to automate work order requests...
  • SharePoint Document: Microsoft Office Programs and SharePoint Products and Technologies Integration – Fair, Good, Better, Best

    I've had a lot of customers and partners ask me for this. Well it's now available from here. This white paper describes how different versions of Office programs work together with the 2003 and 2007 versions of SharePoint technologies. Although...
  • Worldwide Partner Conference

    Registration is now open here.
  • More SharePoint and CRM Integration

    I only noticed the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Analytics Foundation announcement today – "The newly-released Microsoft Dynamics CRM Analytics Foundation is a collection of customizable source code and documentation that serves as a business intelligence...
  • Albums every 30 something has .. ..

    I'm guessing at Tango in the Night – Fleetwood Mac White Ladder – David Gray Go – Moby If you can think of any more (and I've got it myself) then I'll add it to the list.
  • It’s a new day. It’s a new office

    Looking for some useful Office 2007 Information? Then look no further than www.OFFICE2007.co.uk There are over 30 custom demos, web films, test drives and download trials to engage users and help prove that they indeed need the 2007 Microsoft Office...
  • Windows Vista Security Guide

    This free, downloadable guide provides specific recommendations and automated tools to further harden Windows Vista against real-world security threats. All security configurations in the guide have been validated through extensive testing. And the built...
  • Revenue opportunities on Microsoft Office Live with Access 2007

    Who'd have thought it? Great post from Clint on using Access 2007 with Microsoft Office Live. It's a great example of using a traditional Desktop client with a hosted solution. If you're a current Access developer or supply solutions to small businesses...
  • System Center Capacity Planner 2007 Beta Release Available

    Thanks to Gary for this one – System Center Capacity Planner 2007 (SCCP 2007) helps you size and plan deployments of Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 and System Center Operations Manager 2007. SCCP 2007 uses transaction models of the applications and...
  • Are you using all your partner benefits?

    Almost every partner I talk to isn't aware of at least one benefit that's available to them. Well hopefully you should have had an email come through telling you which benefits you're using and which benefits you're not. Invariably this email goes...
  • More Excel Services Whitepapers .. .. .. ..

    Thanks to Mr Pallot for this one :- Estimate performance and capacity requirements for Excel Services environments http://technet2.microsoft.com/Office/f?en-us/library/f0ff6cc9-2f84-4d73-8ac2-390bbcb08c151033.mspx White papers: Excel Services...
  • Life on Mars

    What was all that about then? I have my own theories about what happened but I'd like to hear yours.
  • Mr Peers and his amazing managed network solution

    My old friend and colleague Mike Peers has put together a fantastic Managed Technology Solution . I won't steal his thunder so check out his post . I just wish I'd thought of it myself.
  • Office Communications Server 2007 Ignite Workshop

    Is now available for UK partners from here Or search for the training code 44CO022. This two day workshop introduces many of the new features and capabilities that are built into Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007, including Rich Presence...
  • Project Conference 2007

    Save the date for Microsoft Office Project Conference 2007 to be held at : - Seattle, Washington, USA, from October 28–31, 2007 - Madrid, Spain, from December 3-5, 2007 For more information visit www.msprojectconference.com
  • Office Communicator and Communications Server 2007

    We are pleased to announce that the public beta for Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 and Office Communicator 2007 is available now and can be downloaded here .
  • SQL 2005, SP2, Reporting Services and SharePoint 2007

    We've now got a really good story around the integration between SharePoint and Reporting Services and Liam has done a great job of documenting how to configure it. Definitely worth setting up and showing customers how easy it is to publish Reporting...
  • InfoPath 2007 Training Labs available

    Thanks to the InfoPath team for this. I'm pleased to announce that InfoPath 2007 training labs are now live on MSDN . Just like with the hands-on labs for InfoPath 2003 , we created a set of exercises that walk you through a real-life scenario, introducing...
  • Have you taken the new 2007 Office System Certifications?

    Partners who enroll in the Information Worker Solutions Competency have proven skills and experience in building solutions on the Microsoft Office System. All active Microsoft Partner Program participants who meet the requirements are eligible to enroll...