Farewell Movember

Another Movember has passed.  This morning I had my shaving ritual and am now walking around feeling like my top lip is exposed and vulnerable.   Kinda looks like a mugshot It was a great year and the Microsoft Mo Bros managed to raise thousands of dollars towards the cause. See you all next year!…


OCS VoIP in a disaster zone

Massive storms in Brisbane recently left many people homeless, and in fact it was declared a disaster zone.         One of the people who had their home destroyed in this storm was my mate Bill Lockett from Dimension Data.  Our best wishes and thoughts are with him and his family during this time…


Communicator Mobile 2007 R2

At the Office Communicator Team blog we’ve just released information on the soon-to-be-released Communicator Mobile (aka CoMo) R2 client. Those who have used CoMo 2007 will be happy to know that we have made huge improvements in data consumption and battery life with R2 – In fact I now have the client permanently signed in…


OCS 2007 R2 readiness and training

We have rolled out a series of 6 videos showing the key OCS R2 features and the value those bring to customers. Check them out at TechNet Edge: · Office Communications Server 2007 R2 and the new Attendant Console · What’s New in Conferencing with Office Communications Server 2007 R2 · What’s New in Office…


Movember the 21st

Week 3 of Movember is here, and my porn star Mo is slowly growing. Yes I know, it’s pathetic :(  I’m genetically facial-hair-challenged.  But I can feel it, and so can the ladies.   Some of the other Microsoft Mo Bros… John Smith (his real name), Mark Duckworth, Shashank Pawar, and Tarquin Swift.   To…


Sydney UC – next meeting

The next Sydney UC meeting will be held at Gen-I next Tuesday, Movember the 18th. More details at http://sydneyuc.org/2008/11/10/next-meeting-18th-of-november/ See you there!


Microsoft and Telstra strategic alliance

You may have heard today’s announcement regarding the alliance between Microsoft and Telstra. What does this mean for Unified Comms? Hosted business applications: through Telstra’s T Suite portal, it is contemplated that businesses will have access to Microsoft Online Services (e.g. Exchange, LiveMeeting), which will be hosted by Microsoft in the cloud and delivered as…


I’m back

I’m back from a long period of silence, but I have some very good reasons for going dark – my wedding, honeymoon, and new house.  It’s been a life-changing couple of months – sometimes stressful, but overall some of the best experiences I’ve ever had. Veronica and me getting married Krabi, Thailand Panorama of Phranang…