MEC Check: Are You Registered?

Just 8 ½ weeks until the Microsoft Exchange Conference 2014 kicks off in Austin, Texas! We’re putting the finishing touches on sessions, speakers, content, parties, and all of those wonderful and quirky touches that make MEC different from any other conference. If you haven’t registered yet, now is the time, because hotels are filling up…


Exchange Server: The Road Ahead

We’re approaching the one-year anniversary of the release of Exchange Server 2013. This is traditionally the time when people start asking questions like: When is Service Pack 1 coming? What’s the timeline for the next Exchange Server release? What are you cooking up for the next version of Exchange? This time around, we’re also hearing…


Exchange at TechEd North America 2013

TechEd North America 2013 happens next week in New Orleans, Louisiana. This year, there are several Exchange and Office 365 break-out sessions and hands-on labs for IT pros and developers, including sessions on Exchange 2013 high availability, virtualization, hybrid deployments, managed availability, retention, archiving & eDiscovery, DLP, site mailboxes, modern public folders, transport, unified messaing,…


We’ve updated the MEC website with a whole lot of awesome!

For those waiting on a bit more information before deciding to attend Microsoft Exchange Conference (MEC) 2012, we have a bit (and maybe what might qualify as a bunch) more to tell you! First off, we have an agenda for what will be covered during our interactive, whiteboard and breakout sessions. Topics include but are…


Exchange at TechEd North America 2012

TechEd North America 2012 happens next week in Orlando, Florida. This year, there are several Exchange break-out sessions and hands-on labs for IT pros and developers, including sessions on Exchange 2010 high availability, virtualization, retention and archiving, load balancing, connecting with SharePoint, and more! Monday, June 11, 2012 1:15 PM-2:30 PM EXL304 – An Inside…


MEC 2012 registration is open!

I hope those of you who signed up for more information already saw the email about Microsoft Exchange Conference 2012 (MEC) registration. The lost conference is back, taking place September 24-26 in Orlando, Florida at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center. Kudos to Dan Bobke for narrowing the coordinates down to the lake in…


Microsoft Exchange on Twitter: A new hash tag for Exchange

If you’ve been following the #Exchange hash tag on Twitter, you may have noticed the increasing spammyness of this tag – from tweets about stocks & stock exchanges to cultural exchanges and everything in between. We’ve also heard from many of you who follow us on Twitter, and noticed the recent spate of inappropriate or…


MEC is Back!

In the late 90’s and first years of the 21st century, our team along with many of you were part of one of the most valuable technical education and community events in the industry. This event, focused entirely on Microsoft Exchange Server, brought together thousands of Exchange administrators, architects, consultants and partners with an abundance…


Microsoft Security Bulletin MS11-100 and Exchange Server

On December 29th, Microsoft released Security Bulletin MS11-100 to address a publicly disclosed vulnerability and three privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft .NET Framework. For details about the vulnerabilities, affected software and update information, see MS11-100 Vulnerabilities in .NET Framework Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2638420). We have completed testing of the security updates on Exchange…


Some exciting updates to the Exchange web site

Over the past few months there have been some exciting updates to the Microsoft Exchange product website at microsoft.com/exchange. We’ve made these changes to showcase the product to a wider audience, including customers who want to learn about Exchange Online, and make it easier to learn about Exchange using different types of content. Whether you…