Additional SharePoint Themes

Want some additional WSS themes to spruce up your WSS sites – then look no further than here. The people at InfoTech in Canada have released some free Templates just for you including Blue Lagoon, Center Stage, Glass, vNext, Forest, Grey Matter, Midnight, Simplicity, Orange Dream and Red Alert. Intrigued ? Then go and have a…


Free Offline SharePoint Folder Tool

I was running a Sales Academy a few weeks ago and one of the delegates (thanks Steve) pointed me in the direction of a little utility that allows you to synchronise between Outlook and SharePoint folders bi-directionally. To download go here. Would be interested to get your feedback.  


Christmas Lights

If anyone can beat this I’d be interested to know about it 🙂 1 month to go .. .. .. ..  


SharePoint Deployment Kit

Just in case you missed this, we’ve release a SharePoint Deployment kit specifically focussed at IT Pros and Business Decision Makers. It includes Deployment Best Practices, Training and End-User Adoption, Case Studies and Large Scale Deployments and the templates for Windows SharePoint Services. To get more info go here.


Virtualisation Software .. ..

I know a lot of our partners recommend non-MS virtualisation software .. 🙁 Well this announcement might make you reconsider .. .. .. ..  “As part of its broad strategy to help customers realize the benefits of virtualization and progress toward self-managing dynamic systems, Microsoft has released to manufacturing (RTM) Virtual Server 2005 R2, which…


MOM SLA Scorecard for Exchange

So you’ve implemented your nice shiny Exchange server and you’re meeting your Service Level Agreements with your end users and the rest of the business. But how do you prove you are ? Well you could use the Microsoft Operations Manager 2005 SLA Scorecard for Exchange. To download it just go here.


FolderShare – File Transfer & Remote File Access

Ever wanted to share some files with a customer or partner ? Too large to email ? Needed them ASAP .. .. .. Then FolderShare may just be the answer. It’s free. And it looks like we’ve just bought them. For more information and to download then go to here.


Exchange 12 64 bit only ?

I’ve had a few partners ask me if Exchange 12 is going to be 64 bit only – If you’re on the beta prog then this may affect the hardware you’re getting to test it on. Well the answer is yes .. .. “As part of its commitment to 64-bit computing, Microsoft has been delivering…


Become a certified Architect

To be honest I’d never even heard of the Microsoft Certified Architect program until another partner pointed it out to me last week. It looks pretty tough, but is certainly a good way of differentiating yourself and the company you work for when talking to customers. If you want more information go here. If you’re…


Management and Operations – Notes from the Field

This programme of workshops focuses on planning, building and deploying solutions using Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS), Microsoft Operations Manager (MOM) and Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF). As with all Notes from the Field, these sessions are delivered by experienced Microsoft consultants who work with customers and Partners every day. To register click here.