Exchange Hosted Services for Partners

Microsoft Exchange Hosted Services offer cost-effective ways help ensure the security and availability of your customers’ messaging environments, while satisfying internal policy and regulatory compliance requirements. For more info go to the Exchange Hosted Services partner page.


Information Workers Competency - Find out more

Congratulations to Kate Hamilton on putting together this fantastic page around the Information Worker competency. It answers important questions like What is an information worker? What’s the opportunity? What is the Information Worker Solutions Competency? Why should I get the competency? How do I get the competency? What resources are available to help you get…


Why sell OneNote?

Well I suppose the first question is “What is OneNote?” – Well from  the OneNote home page :- “Microsoft Office OneNote 2003 is an easy-to-use note-taking program in the Microsoft Office System. OneNote provides a single place to electronically capture, organize, reuse, and share notes on a laptop or desktop computer, or on a Tablet PC…


Windows Live Messenger

I’ve got a limited number of invitations for the new Windows Live Messenger V8, so if you want one please post a comment or drop me an email. It’s on a first come first served basis 🙂


Exchange Fault Tolerance - Using a 3rd party Solution

I often get asked if a partner should use Microsoft Clustering or a 3rd party solution for use with Exchange – and the simple answer usually comes down as to whether you want a supported or a non supported solution. Article 895847 explains just why a lot of these solutions aren’t supported. Deployment Guidelines for Exchange…


Business Value, Return on Investment and TCO

I think we all now that’s it’s not good enough just to talk about features any more – we’ve got to talk about benefits. And something is really only a benefit if it saves you money or makes you money – so how do you measure it? Well here’s a list of tools that might…


Office 2003 Add-in: Web Parts and Components

As you know, we’ve been running a series of Sales Academies on the SharePoint technologies here in the UK. One of the demo’s we do that always goes down well is building a page using the Office Web Components. “Microsoft Office Web Parts and Components is a collection of Web Parts, Web Part Page solutions, templates,…


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.


System Center Capacity Planner 2006 (BETA)

System Center Capacity Planner 2006 is now available in Beta Microsoft System Center Capacity Planner 2006 (BETA) delivers state of the art easy-to-use modeling technology to bring unprecedented functionality and flexibility to the process of performance analysis and planning of system deployments of Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 and Operations Manager 2005. Microsoft System Center Capacity…


Exchange 12 Beta Program for Partners and Customers in the UK

Just a quick update on the Exchange 12 Beta Program – We’re still looking for MVPs, Partners and Customers in the UK to nominate for the beta program. I’d just like to clarify what the requirements are – You don’t have to install this into a Live Environment – In fact you definitely shouldn’t. It’s for playing…