MCS UK Unified Communications Blog

All things UC related from Microsoft Consulting Services UK : architecture, best practice, news for Exchange and Lync, both on-premise and cloud

September, 2011

  • MUCUG (UK User Group) Event October 2011

    Adam Jacobs, a Lync MVP, co-manages a London-based UC user group called Microsoft Unified Communications User Group London (MUCUG) with Tom Arbuthnott and Justin Morris; the website can be found at http://mucugl.co.uk . MUCUG has arranged a gathering...
  • Office 365 Forum Assistant

    Prior to joining Microsoft, I was a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for Exchange Server and was always interested in helping the Exchange community. One of the ways that MVPs interact with the community is via the various TechNet forums at...
  • Office 365–With Mac OS X Lion, Microsoft Office 2011 and Lync 2011 for Mac

    Many of the customers I work with are currently making their way through an Office 365 technical pilot that needs to include Mac OS X machines as well as various versions of Windows.  The Windows stuff seems fairly well documented and since we now...
  • Office 365 User Community in the UK

    Brett Johnson brought this to my attention last week – Way back at the beginning of this century I was a part of the NetApp user group and I found it a hugely rewarding experience.  Since joining Microsoft I try to support all of our independent...
  • Office 365 Service Accounts–How do I stop DIRSYNC from breaking every 90 days…

    So, this is something I wanted to blog about a few months ago but it got pushed to the bottom of the list of things to do (As usual!).  Anyway… during the early adopter testing of the Office 365 service we had a number of customers who had deployed...
  • Office 365 and Autodiscover

    I’ve had a few customers in the last few weeks ask me how autodiscover works for Office 365 so thought i’d write a post to try and help! (please see my other post for the namespaces required , as the correct autodiscover records will need to be created...