July, 2006

  • Microsoft & Nortel - Innovative Communications Alliance (ICA)

    One of the great things about our Unified Communications solution, both current and future, is that it can work with the existing infrastructure that is currently in place, this means that all of the money and time spent on installing a PBX is not wasted...
  • Bridging the divide....

    .... between Windows Live Messenger and Yahoo Messenger :-) I mentioned this a while back and now it’s finally going into beta. For anyone running Live Communication Server 2005 with Public IM Connectivity enabled then this isn’t going to be very exciting...
  • Activesync 4.2 now available

    As a user of Outlook 2007, I have subscribed to a number of RSS feeds which allows me to stay on the pulse with what’s happening in the world of Microsoft as well a few other things outside of Microsoft (how did we ever live with RSS?) Jason Langridges...
  • Calling all UK Unified Comms users!

    One of the great things about emerging technologies is that there is always a great sense of community and excitement. I would like to think that within the partner space and within Microsoft, I have a good idea of who is interested in Unified Communications...
  • LCS 2005 SP1 book available for download

    For those of your that subscribe via RSS to my blog you might notice an increase in the number of postings I do this week, the reason for this is that I was away last week at a training event in Seattle and therefore my blog has got a little behind. On...
  • Exchange 2007 Beta 2 - Now available for download

    A little late I know but I wanted to post something just in case you missed it! Exchange Server 2007 Beta 2 is now available here where you can either download the latest beta or order a DVD Enjoy!
  • RTC Wave 12 Private Beta

    Recently we had a number of announcements around our roadmap for Unified Communications, Redmond is now looking for nominations for the 'RTC Wave 12 Private Beta'. If you are interested then email me and I will let you know more :-)
  • PTS-TV - 3 new episodes

    If you are not subscribed to the RSS feed for PTS-TV you not have realised that we have released another three videos on to PTS-TV . We have also changed the ordering so all new videos are at the top ! Exchange 2007 featuring me :-) Information...
  • Partner Unified Communications site now Live!

    I wanted to bring to your attention a new Unified Communications site designed especially for partners. It can be found at http://partner.microsoft.com/uc ! Almost every time I talk to a partner about our Unified Communications platform, they normally...
  • The Power of Unified

    Since the announcement at the end of June, a lot of people has asked me what exactly is Unified Communications and more importantly, where can I find more. For most people, I have sat them down and explained the idea to them including taking about...