Mark Deakin

#GeekinDeakin

November, 2006

  • Free Wifi

    Thought that might get your attention! Recently I went to visit the inlaws in Norfolk and you can only begin to imagine how disconnected I felt as their house had neither a mobile signal nor broadband :-(. Given that I have wireless internet access...
  • me@ITForum

    Sorry I have not made any posts recently, I have been packing my suitcase and got myself on a plance to IT Forum in Barcelona. We have already made some announcements around customers we already have Exchange 2007 deployed into, including BT and Blackwell...
  • Vista has released to manufacturing ... Exchange 2007 next!

    Hot of the heels of my post yesterday, I am pleased to say that I received an email today to celebrate the fact that Windows Vista has RTM' d! This is great news and this is what the press is saying already about Vista already The long wait for...
  • Its starting ......... 2007 Microsoft Office System goes gold!

    I joined the company five years ago in 2001 and a month later they launched Windows XP. I remember this being a big event both in the news as well as within Microsoft. A number of years have gone by since then and with the launch of Vista, Office and...
  • Fancy taking Exchange 2007 for a test drive?

    A lot of the time I a recommending to IT Pros that they should go ahead and download a copy of Exchange 2007 in their 'spare time'. Although this sounds like a great idea in principal, I can imagine that not everyone wants to spend their evenings and...
  • Windows Live Local goes 3D!

    local.live.com has now gone 3D and as you can see on the left hand side, its a pretty good start. When I initially heard about this, I thought it would be pretty limited in its use as not all of the UK will be mapped in 3D, but it acutally makes 2D...
  • The Devils Does Unified Communications - Part 2

    "A Tale of two meeting rooms" Hot of the heels of the first video, I am pleased to say we have another that concentrates more on Office Roundtable. Roundtable is a cracking device which enables people to video conference from a room of their choice...
  • The Devil does Unified Communications!

    I have had a couple of comments recently about my blog post titles ..... hopefully this one is living up the the 'level of quality' people have come to expect ;-) ... anyway ... on with the post :-) Unified Communications encompasses a lot of technologies...
  • Beta the devil you know!

    Recently I found myself in the strange position of actually having fully released software on my machine. This is quite an odd experience for me as I am currently running Vista and Office 2007, connecting to an Exchange 2007 mailbox ... none of which...