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Free Microsoft Office Communications Server E-Books to download

Programming for Unified Communications with Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Step-by-step programming scenarios show you how to deliver high-quality VoIP, presence, click-to-communicate, and contextual collaboration across the enterprise and across time zones. Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Resource Kit Get the definitive resource for deploying, configuring, and supporting Office Communications Server 2007—now fully…


Extracting and Loading SharePoint Data in SQL Server Integration Services

AKA Integrating SharePoint Lists and SQL Databases without needing the Business Data Catalogue. Thanks to one of my customers for pointing this out to me – Integration Services package developers often ask about the best way to get data out of or into a SharePoint list. The SharePoint List Source and Destination Sample available on…


Windows 7 Training and Documentation

Documentation Windows 7 Training Guidance – Client – Learning portal List of books, eLearning, etc… Windows 7 Technical Library – all the online document to date Deployment Image Servicing and Management – This is the full set of Deployment documentation User State Migration Tool 4.0 – How to use USMT Application…


Office Communications Server 2007 R2: Virtual Labs

New labs are available! All of these labs provide the option to save your work- allowing users to start/stop a lab and avoid time-outs. · Deploying and Configuring Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Enterprise Edition · Installing and Configuring Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Communicator Web Access · Installing and Using Office Communications Server…


TechNet UK Virtual Conference

TechNet is pleased to announce the launch of its very first virtual conference, helping you to cut costs, increase efficiency and reduce environmental impact, whilst still getting all the latest information you need on Microsoft technologies and technology insights. Join us on the day for an immersive online experience, and your chance to chat live…


Windows SharePoint Services Developer Center Updated

The Windows SharePoint Services Developer Center on MSDN has been completely redesigned and updated. Go take a look and then let us know what you think