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

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  • Blog Post: Roll-up, come get your Microsoft Ads…

    So Steve has the scoop here , and apparently (I’m offline right now) the New York Times has the scoop. I’m at a Microsoft internal conference in Florida this week and at lunchtime we had a preview of some Windows 7 Enterprise features (cool :) ), and also some of the Videos that are coming down the line...
  • Blog Post: Independent research firm recognizes Microsoft NAP as a leader in Network Access Control

    Picked this up from the Windows Server teams blog here . Seems like NAP has been highly recognised by Forrester. I think that NAP is something that interests almost every company that I talk to. And I think the real key to NAP is the management solutions that we already have through Windows Server 2008...
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      I've noticed this Accelerator Solution on our ms.com/security site today. Interestingly I think that it was only last week that a customer suggested to me when we were discussing NAP that they thought Malware rather than worms were the current 'real' threat to a corporate network. Well, I plan...
  • Blog Post: Vista Vulnerability report published for Year 1

    Folks, I thought you might be interested in this report that has just been issued compiling the first year's worth of security vulnerability's found in Windows Vista, and comparing Windows  XP and non-Microsoft OS's first year vulnerabilities. The report can be found here but here are a few highlights...
  • Blog Post: Windows Server 2008 Branch Office deployment

    Just noticed this video of an interview with UK partner Risual on there deployment of Windows Server 2008 to Branch office. They are discussing RODC and Bitlocker amongst other things. Worth a watch...
  • Blog Post: 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 XP and Windows Server 2003 this is a Critical...
  • Blog Post: Vista Security Saves me….

    OK so I knew that this was Malware – AND I executed it on purpose to see which security system on my machine would pick it up, or I knew I faced a rebuild! Look what happened – I opened the e-mail just like my mother might do, double clicked on the attachment (a zip), double clicked on the ‘document...
  • Blog Post: 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. Something that’s often of interest to those of you...
  • Blog Post: Concerned by Sinowal?

    Like me you may have read on the BBC's web site today about a ' Trojan virus steals banking info ' ....now I normally pass these articles by knowing the truth BUT I'm aware that to some they will take this as 'read' and worry. So here's the background. It seems that the BBC and other sources ( The Register...