News

Antigen & Forefront

http://blogs.technet.com/forefront

http://blogs.technet.com/fssnerds

Exchange

You Had Me At EHLO...

http://msexchangeteam.com/default.aspx

http://blogs.technet.com/msukucc

Hosted Messaging Collaboration

Office Communication Server & LiveMeeting

http://communicationsserverteam.com/

http://communicationsserverteam.com

Office Communicator Team Blog

http://communicatorteam.com

Outlook

http://blogs.msdn.com/outlook/default.aspx

Other

Next Hop Technical Resources - Office Communications Server | TechNet

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/office/ocs/ee465814.aspx

http://blogs.technet.com/themasterblog

Documents

Antigen & Forefront

Exchange

Infrastructure Planning and Design

The Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) guides are the next version of Windows Server System Reference Architecture. The guides in this series help clarify and streamline design processes for Microsoft infrastructure technologies, with each guide addressing a unique infrastructure technology or scenario.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=ad3921fb-8224-4681-9064-075fdf042b0c

Hosted Messaging Collaboration

Office Communication Server & LiveMeeting

Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies Protocol Documentation

The Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies protocol documentation provides technical specifications for Microsoft proprietary protocols that are implemented and used in SharePoint Products and Technologies.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=5e94ad07-902c-422f-aadd-ff2bba9e540a

Microsoft Office Protocol Documentation

The Office protocol documentation provides technical specifications for Microsoft proprietary protocols that are implemented and used in the Microsoft Office system.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=e7a23d42-0835-440f-9400-badfe9672b21

Outlook

Other

Downloads

Antigen & Forefront

Forefront-NAP Integration Kit

This Solution Accelerator provides a way for two Microsoft technologies to work together: Forefront Client Security and Network Access Protection (NAP).

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=b3c592b4-e78f-4d2c-860b-a001b9e6d26c

Microsoft® Forefront™ Client Security Best Practices Analyzer

Best Practices Analyzer for FCS v1.0

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=0cefac3f-91ed-40c3-a684-603f149a4e32

Exchange

Exchange Server 2010 SP1 Beta UM Language Packs

These downloads contain pre-recorded prompts, grammar files, text to speech data, Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) files, and Voice Mail Preview capabilities for a specific language that is supported by Exchange 2010 SP1 Beta Unified Messaging. Warning: This UM language pack must only be installed as an add-in to Exchange Server 2010 SP1 Beta Unified Messaging.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=ee7d3f0e-81bd-46ce-8f23-a38199e2c6ee

Exchange Load Generator 2010 (64 bit)

Exchange Load Generator is a simulation tool to measure the impact of MAPI, OWA, ActiveSync, IMAP, POP and SMTP clients on Exchange servers.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=cf464be7-7e52-48cd-b852-ccfc915b29ef

Exchange Load Generator 2010 (32 bit)

Exchange Load Generator is a simulation tool to measure the impact of MAPI, OWA, ActiveSync, IMAP, POP and SMTP clients on Exchange servers.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=1aaa3f65-bab0-42e6-861b-a25adf258ef3

Microsoft Exchange Server Jetstress 2010 (64 bit)

Simulate disk I/O load on a test server running Exchange to verify the performance and stability of your disk subsystem before putting your server into a production environment.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=13267027-8120-48ed-931b-29eb0aa52aa6

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP3 Unified Messaging Language Packs

This download contains pre-recorded prompts and text to speech data for languages supported by Exchange unified messaging.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=40a17a5f-7ff1-4475-99c9-96479c4ebd9f

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP3 Unified Messaging Language Packs

This download contains pre-recorded prompts and text to speech data for languages supported by Exchange unified messaging.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=bea907c6-bc6c-4124-b639-a2aa13ed64cf

Exchange Server 2007 - Management Tools (32-Bit)

Exchange Server 2007 is a native 64-bit application that includes 64-bit management tools. You can use the management tools to administer your Exchange Server environment remotely. If the remote computer is running a 32-bit operating system, you will need to download the 32-bit management tools.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=6be38633-7248-4532-929b-76e9c677e802

Office Communication Server & LiveMeeting

Microsoft Exchange Online Standard

Microsoft® Exchange Online is a hosted enterprise messaging solution based on Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. Exchange Online services include advanced e-mail features as well as calendaring, contact, and task management capabilities. This white paper describes the services and features that are included with the Standard offering of Exchange Online.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=6bef06c7-3ae6-40a7-a78e-eea670b4f605

Microsoft Office SharePoint Online Standard

Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Online is a collection of Web-based tools and technologies built on Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 that help you store, share, and manage digital information within your company.This white paper describes the services and features that are included with the Standard offering of SharePoint Online.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=1bef6a35-9785-4a0b-b227-387c0ee85a36

Outlook

Microsoft Office Outlook Tool: Time Zone Data Update Tool for Microsoft Office Outlook 2010 64-bit

This tool adjusts Microsoft Office Outlook calendar items when there has been a change in time zone definitions (saved in Microsoft Windows) or if the user is making a permanent move to another time zone.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=4bf28882-789e-4a66-a56f-a3c3ef23e5a7

Events/Webcasts

ICS Solutions presents Start your Cloud journey with Microsoft online - 2 Hour Interactive Workshop

Wednesday 14 July 2010 10:00 - 14 July 2010 13:00 GMT, London

Welcome Time: 09:30

ICS Solutions Ltd

.NET Solutions Campus

Skippetts House Skippetts Lane Basingstoke Hampshire RG21 3HP

United Kingdom

14 July 2010 10:00 - 14 July 2010 13:00 GMT, London

Welcome Time: 09:30

ICS Solutions Ltd

.NET Solutions Campus

Skippetts House Skippetts Lane Basingstoke Hampshire RG21 3HP

United Kingdom

Product(s): Microsoft Business Productivity Online Standard Suite, Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft Office Live Meeting and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server.

Audience(s): Academic, IT Decision Maker, IT Implementer, Non-Tech Influencing BDM and Tech Influencing BDM.

Event Overview

Please book at http://www.ics.net/microsoft-online-services-seminars.aspx

email events@ics.net

or call (01256) 403800 and speak to our events team to book.

Microsoft’s Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) delivers hosted communication and collaboration tools designed to give your business streamlined communications with high availability, comprehensive security and simplified IT management.

At these free interactive workshops you will hear speakers from ICS Solutions demonstrate the business benefits of BPOS for your organisation; discussing the overwhelming cost savings, increased productivity, and security assurance that Microsoft BPOS provides.

These new interactive workshops will ensure you have a clear understanding of the BPOS and Cloud Computing revolution. The workshop is a starting point to offering guidance and support to progress your experience within BPOS. By attending the interactive workshop, you will be guided through each component of the Microsoft BPOS Platform and led towards implementation where you gain first-hand insight into its business value.

Positioned as small and interactive events, the workshops are 2 hour sessions which include:

Introduction to Microsoft and ICS Solutions Cloud investments

Why wouldn't you move from the fog to the Cloud?

Dispelling the myths and risks around Cloud computing

Real world scenarios for Cloud Computing and associated costs

Live demonstrations for each BPOS component

How to quickly move from a free Trial to a functional Cloud Platform - ICS Solutions Quickstart

ICS Solutions’ reputation as ‘The Microsoft Gurus’ has evolved over more than 12 years of working exclusively in the application of Microsoft technologies. ICS is one of the most highly accredited Microsoft Gold Partners in the UK, providing Information Worker, SOA and Business Process and Custom Development Solutions.

ICS has proven capability in almost every Microsoft technology area, plus a long history of successful project delivery on major Microsoft products such as SharePoint, BizTalk, .Net, Azure and BPOS development.

ICS collaborative client and partner services including business and technology consultancy, solution development, project management and implementation, solution support, managed and outsourced services.

ICS Solutions has deployed Microsoft based solutions with a high client ROI across sectors including finance, retail, services, energy, chemical and pharmaceutical, manufacturing and construction, technology, legal, communications, public sector and not for profit. Our major projects include work for clients such as Zurich, Clarks and HMV.

Our DreamTeam agile resourcing service provides a rapid and cost effective supplement for client and partner development and infrastructure project teams from a pool of over 1,000 Microsoft experts. The DreamTeam pool includes highly skilled Microsoft developers, technical architects, infrastructure specialists and business consultants.

ICS Solutions presents Start your Cloud journey with Microsoft online - 2 Hour Interactive Workshop

Thursday 29 July 2010 14:00 - 29 July 2010 17:00 GMT, London

Welcome Time: 09:30

ICS Solutions Ltd

.NET Solutions Campus

Skippetts House Skippetts Lane Basingstoke Hampshire RG21 3HP

United Kingdom

29 July 2010 14:00 - 29 July 2010 17:00 GMT, London

Welcome Time: 13:30

ICS Solutions Ltd

.NET Solutions Campus

Skippetts House Skippetts Lane Basingstoke Hampshire RG21 3HP

United Kingdom

Product(s): Microsoft Business Productivity Online Standard Suite, Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft Office Live Meeting and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server.

Audience(s): Academic, IT Decision Maker, IT Implementer, Non-Tech Influencing BDM and Tech Influencing BDM.

Event Overview

Please book at http://www.ics.net/microsoft-online-services-seminars.aspx

email events@ics.net

or call (01256) 403800 and speak to our events team to book.

Microsoft’s Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) delivers hosted communication and collaboration tools designed to give your business streamlined communications with high availability, comprehensive security and simplified IT management.

At these free interactive workshops you will hear speakers from ICS Solutions demonstrate the business benefits of BPOS for your organisation; discussing the overwhelming cost savings, increased productivity, and security assurance that Microsoft BPOS provides.

These new interactive workshops will ensure you have a clear understanding of the BPOS and Cloud Computing revolution. The workshop is a starting point to offering guidance and support to progress your experience within BPOS. By attending the interactive workshop, you will be guided through each component of the Microsoft BPOS Platform and led towards implementation where you gain first-hand insight into its business value.

Positioned as small and interactive events, the workshops are 2 hour sessions which include:

Introduction to Microsoft and ICS Solutions Cloud investments

Why wouldn't you move from the fog to the Cloud?

Dispelling the myths and risks around Cloud computing

Real world scenarios for Cloud Computing and associated costs

Live demonstrations for each BPOS component

How to quickly move from a free Trial to a functional Cloud Platform - ICS Solutions Quickstart

ICS Solutions’ reputation as ‘The Microsoft Gurus’ has evolved over more than 12 years of working exclusively in the application of Microsoft technologies. ICS is one of the most highly accredited Microsoft Gold Partners in the UK, providing Information Worker, SOA and Business Process and Custom Development Solutions.

ICS has proven capability in almost every Microsoft technology area, plus a long history of successful project delivery on major Microsoft products such as SharePoint, BizTalk, .Net, Azure and BPOS development.

ICS collaborative client and partner services including business and technology consultancy, solution development, project management and implementation, solution support, managed and outsourced services.

ICS Solutions has deployed Microsoft based solutions with a high client ROI across sectors including finance, retail, services, energy, chemical and pharmaceutical, manufacturing and construction, technology, legal, communications, public sector and not for profit. Our major projects include work for clients such as Zurich, Clarks and HMV.

Our DreamTeam agile resourcing service provides a rapid and cost effective supplement for client and partner development and infrastructure project teams from a pool of over 1,000 Microsoft experts. The DreamTeam pool includes highly skilled Microsoft developers, technical architects, infrastructure specialists and business consultants.