Malcolm Bullock - Unified Communications

Malcolm Bullock is a Partner Technology Advisor focused upon Unified Communications in the UK. This blog will bring you news, views and How-To's on Microsoft Exchange and Lync, together with UC partner specific info. My personal blog at http://mbullock

October, 2008

  • Core Infrastructure Optimisation – Introduction and Overview

    [Supporting materials for this post can be found here ]   In the spirit of writing in this blog about subjects that I often get asked about, an overview of Core IO is well overdue! Infrastructure Optimisation is a maturity model based upon some work...
  • New Infrastructure Planning & Design guides issued

    SOLUTION ACCELERATORS - Act faster . Go further .   Infrastructure Planning & Design Release Announcement www.microsoft.com/IPD   I repeatedly forget to mention these in my talks - and that's bad because these documents are excellent.  ...
  • Watch This: Windows Vista Performance…under the hood

    Vista performance is something that I often discuss with customers that I meet. Therefore, let me recommend good use of one hour and suggest that you watch this webcast from the Springboard series of Vista Resources. Springboard Series Virtual Roundtable...
  • Save money - Decommission your RAS architecture!

    Ok, so I'm exaggerating but I have been using a Microsoft implementation of Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services a *lot* recently. It's effectively meant that I don't need to remote into the Microsoft Corporate network when working away from the office...
  • Out of Band Security Bulletin released

    Folks, just in case you've not picked this up elsewhere you should know that we have released an out of band security update . As you know this isn't usual and therefore you should carefully review the information here . It's worth noting that for Windows...
  • Technet Magazine for November is published online

    As reported HERE Novembers Technet magazine is available. And as you can see below there’s quit a few interesting articles to read. FEATURE ARTICLES                                                                 ...
  • WebCast: Securing Branch Office User Accounts

    I came across this webcast recently and thought that it might be useful to you. The Webcast is basically a 12 minute demonstration of technologies such as Read only domain controller, BitLocker and fine Grained Password Policies in Windows Server 2008...
  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 RTW – Download Now

    As Keith writes - Microsoft® Hyper-V™ Server 2008 is a stand-alone product that provides a simplified, reliable, cost-effective and optimized virtualization solution enabling organizations to improve server utilization and reduce costs. It allows organizations...