My Demo Environment – Part 3 Integrating Exchange 2007 UM with OCS

So far I have tried to highlight how to get OCS and UM working separately. But obviously if we can integrate these two products together the user experience just gets better. For instance you can:- Call Voicemail from Communicator See missed call notifications No longer have to remember authentication details for OVA The bottom line…

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Exchange 2007 Sp1 is now available

SP1 is now available – from here There are a wealth of new features and functionality included and really does push Exchange to new territory Top 5 highlights for me SCR UM enhanced features and OCS integration OWA enhancementsEAS Policies   Windows Server 2008 Readiness Full details of what is included is here

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My Demo environment – Part 2 OCS 2007 and Mediation Server

Firstly when I started writing this I did not think it would be so long – it is only now that I have finished it I realised – Anyway hopefully it will be of use – In Part one I installed 2007 and got UM working with my Audiocodes box, fine but I now want to…

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Exchange 2007 Architecture Poster

If you want to impress your friends and colleagues or just have a reference poster for Exchange 2007 – there is a great poster available here It covers everything in Exchange 2007 and is great to print out and put on the wall. So the next time someone says it is only email – just…

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Back after Unplugged

I have been away from blogging for some time, this is mainly due to spending the large proportion of last month out on the Exchange 2007 Unplugged tour. I was responsible for the Unified Messaging Demos and Presentations and it was great fun. 3 Weeks on the road 9 venues 1700 miles 58.5 hours of…

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BTW – OCS Launch is October 17th

  Pretty common knowledge I know but I have not actually blogged the registration details. The UK Launch is in London. I’ll be there and there willalos be some very interesting and enlightening speakers So if you are an IT Decision maker – register here If you are a Business Decision maker – register here And…

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Enhancing Presence by adding new states

I learnt some great things at TechReady – here is one of them You have probably read that in OCS 2007 we can have enhanced presence. What does this mean – well depending on the Organisation you work in there maybe states of presence that are more relevant and give added information. For instance a…

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My Demo Environment – UM

As I posted earlier I am writing a series of posts on how I set up my UC demo environment, In this post I am going to talk about how I set up UM – this is a pretty basic setup but for me being very new to the whole telephony arena it was a good…

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Exchange Unified Messaging

It is amazing how quickly you forget how you use to do things in the old days. I have been without a standard desktop phone for some time and I am loving very minute of it. One of the major benefits of not having a phone is now that I know who called me even if…

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Exchange Unplugged Tour 2007

I have been fortunate enough to help out on this tour and suggest everyone tries and get to one. There is a wealth of Microsoft Employees involved with more technical experience that you can shake a stick at, including Ewan Dalton, Brett Johnson Eileen Brown, Paul Brombley, Tanya Dyason, Jason Langridge and Tony Cocks. I…

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