NextHop : A useful OCS R2 Resource Site

A minimum of 2 OCS articles every week from the MVP and OCS Masters community:


Exchange 2010 RTM Release Update 1

You can download from here:  This rollup includes changes required to support BlackBerry® Enterprise Server against Exchange Server 2010. More information here: Exchange Team Blog.


HP Exchange 2010 Webinar

Register for the HP Exchange 2010 Webinar Today! Making the Move to Exchange 2010: The Inside Story Tuesday, December. 8th, 8:30-9:30 AM (PST) Invite your customers to sign up today for this one-hour webinar. They’ll receive invaluable insights into the technology changes and potential business impact of Exchange 2010. Listen to HP Services Vice President,…


Exchange 2010 Launch Roadshow #2 DiData : London Eye

Today’s session was just next to the London Eye and Thank you DiData for an expertly organised morning. On behalf of Microsoft, Thank you. As mentioned in the Exchange 2010 session – all the decks, including Gareth’s Windows Server 2008 R2 session can be grabbed from here If you have any questions or want to…


Update: Exchange 2010 Launch Deck and Content

Obviously my SharePoint workspace isn’t happy …. You can grab the deck I used, plus other useful content off my SkyDrive


Exchange 2010 Launch Roadshow #1 PostCTI : Manchester City

I’m currently on my way back from our first Exchange 2010 Launch hosted at the Manchester City Football Stadium, hosted by PostCTI. All in all a good day and the tour round the Stadium was great – including the heated seats in the Directors box..!   As promised – you can grab the slide deck…


Sky Sports on your XBOX 360

This is simply ace….


Exchange 2010 Partner Resources

Get technical training, on demand. The following technical readiness webcasts are designed to provide partners with in-depth knowledge of new features and improvements in Exchange Server 2010. Exchange Online Introducing Exchange Server 2010 Addressing E-mail Archiving with Exchange Server 2010 Exchange 2010 Upgrade and Deployment Exchange 2010 High Availability Exchange Server 2010: Mobility and Exchange…


OCS R2 XMPP Gateway Update

Description of the update package for Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 XMPP Gateway: November 2009 Update for Office Communications Server 2007 R2 XMPP Gateway (XMPP_2007R2_CU1) has been released to the Microsoft download center.


OCS R2 Presence in Exchange 2010 OWA

Next week I’m running a series of launch activities with a number of UK Exchange partners and as part of the demo’s, I’ll be doing the integrated OCS R2 Presence in OWA I thought it might be useful to show you how to configure it (albeit in a simple environment) – with screen shots The…