Views from Tech’spresso

On Friday morning I attended Dimension Data’s Tech’spresso on OCS R2 in Sydney.  It was a full house, and great stuff from Roland Leggatt and Tim White.  


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…


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…


Tech.Ed 2008... what a week!

Tech.Ed 2008 has finally wrapped up… I was in Auckland for Tech.Ed NZ on Monday and Tuesday, and then in Sydney for Tech.Ed Australia from Wednesday to Friday. It was a hectic and somewhat exhausting week as I was the track/content owner for Unified Communications and Mobility, and I also presented or co-presented 9 sessions. …


Back from Vietnam

I’m officially back in the office after a couple of weeks holidaying in Vietnam.  Completely off the grid – no phone, no Internet, no computer, no news, no anything.  Very relaxing, and much needed. On a technology note however, I did pick up a new camera – an Olympus SP550.   It an awesome camera…


OCS Voice Ignite - Day 1

I’m at Darling Harbour this week for the OCS Voice Ignite Sydney event. Hundreds of partners are here for a 5-day deep-dive on Exchange UM, OCS VoIP and conferencing; as well as integration with other systems such as TDM and IP PBXes. This is going to be a fun week! Finding the registration desk The…


I'm lovin' Live Photo Gallery

I’ve been playing with Windows Live Photo Gallery and absolutely love it! I went through a bunch of old photos that were not taken with panoramas in mind, but it did an awesome job of stitching them together. The Great Barrier Reef  Koh Phangan, Thailand Halong Bay, Vietnam  South Island, New Zealand Krabi, Thailand -…