Do you have what it takes to become a Microsoft Certified Master?

There has been a lot of interest and discussion about the MCM | Exchange Server 2007 Program since Microsoft announced it earlier this year, and as the PM responsible for the Exchange Program I wanted to give you some of the history of the program, tell you more about what to expect from the program,…


Ananth Ramanathan’s Bio

Hi, I’m Ananth Ramanathan and work in the Exchange Customer Experience team.  I joined Microsoft in 2002 and have been with the Exchange team since then helping to support various versions of Exchange ranging from Exchange 5.5 to Exchange 2007.


Update Rollup 5 for Exchange 2007 SP1 is now released

Update Rollup 5 for Exchange 2007 SP1 (announced a few days ago) has been released. The rollup is available on the Download Center here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=652ED33A-11A1-459C-8FFE-90B9CBFE7903&displaylang=en The rollup will go live on Microsoft Update in 2-3 weeks from now (will be announced here). Localized versions for all supported languages are now available on Download Center. KB 953467 has more…


Optimize Your Communications Environment with Exchange Server 2007

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 can help you deliver the advanced protection your company demands to safeguard its messaging environment-anywhere access people require to boost productivity and operational efficiency to cut costs. Tune in to a webcast or take part in a virtual lab to learn how Exchange Server 2007 can help you optimize your hardware…


Update Rollup 5 for Exchange Server 2007 SP1 is almost out-the-door

This is a heads up that Rollup 5 for Exchange Server 2007 SP1 is in the final stages of getting released and should be out in a couple of days. The next step for the Exchange team will be to release the Update Rollup onto the Download Center and then publish it to Microsoft Update….


Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Launch

Our friends over at Office Communication server wanted to get the word our on their upcoming release which they are promoting through their website. Here’s their announcement, go check it out! Office Communications Server 2007 R2 will launch on February 3rd 2009. We are trying something new this time and will do the launch through…


How to Configure Certificate Based Authentication for OWA – Part II

In my last post I showed how to set up OWA certificate based authentication on a Windows 2003 CAS with ISA 2006. In this post, I will cover how to set this up when your Client Access server is running on Windows 2008 server without being published with ISA server. Note: These steps are only…


Kristi Simmons’ Biography

I am a Support Escalation Engineer for the Exchange server team specializing in Exchange administration (XADM). I have been working with Exchange for the last 12 years deploying, migrating and managing Exchange organizations. I joined Microsoft in 2008, and my background includes consulting, data center server management, and WAN management.


Kristi Simmons’ Bio

I am a Support Escalation Engineer for the Exchange server team specializing in Exchange administration (XADM).  I have been working with Exchange for the last 12 years deploying, migrating and managing Exchange organizations.  I joined Microsoft in 2008, and my background includes consulting, data center server management, and WAN management.


Good Morning Exchange community!

It’s now been 3 whirlwind weeks since taking the helm of the Exchange team. As I’m getting to know the team, I wanted to take this opportunity to better introduce myself to the Exchange community. I feel fortunate to inherit such a strong product and exceptional team. The talent within the Exchange team has always…