New UC Videos on ITShowtime

Two new videos on ITShowtime for Unified Communications. Unify your Communications – http://www.microsoft.com/emea/spotlight/unified_communications_demo_unify_your_communications_a_practical_demo.aspx RoundTable 360 Panoramic View – http://www.microsoft.com/emea/spotlight/unified_communications_demo_microsoft_roundtable_360_paranomic_view_a_practical_demo.aspx   Technorati Tags: Office Communications Server, OCS, RoundTable, Unified Communications


System Center Virtual Machine Manager RTM’s

Some huge news today, as we’ve just announced that System Center Virtual Machine Manager has Released To Manufacturing.   How cool is that hey?!?!?!   Check out the full post on the Windows Virtualization Nation Blog here…  http://blogs.technet.com/virtualization/archive/2007/09/06/system-center-virtual-machine-manager-huge-announcements.aspx Some major points from the announcement: SCVMM will manage Virtual Server and Windows Server Virtualization. Licensing information is included….


New OCS and OC Blogs

There are two new blogs from our Office Communications Server and Office Communicator teams, check them out here… Communications Server Team Blog – http://communicationsserverteam.com/default.aspx Communicator Team Blog – http://communicatorteam.com/default.aspx Technorati Tags: Office Communications Server, Unified Communications, Blogs


New Windows Live Beta’s

Some new beta’s are now available on Windows Live.  These are some great tools for communicating and sharing information with family and friends. New ones include: Windows Live Writer Beta Windows Live Messenger Windows Live Mail Beta Windows Live Family Safety Beta Windows Live Photo Gallery I’ve been waiting for Windows Live Photo Gallery, this…


64-bit Exchange in Microsoft

I just came across this great article called Going 64-bit with Microsoft Exchange Server 2007.  It’s been out for a while, but still has lots of relevant details on how Microsoft deployed Exchange 2007 internally, including hardware sizing and differences between Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2003.  If you’re planning a large deployment of Exchange 2007…


How Microsoft does Unified Messaging

So you wanna know how Microsoft implemented Unified Messaging?  Then check out the new whitepaper below… Using Exchange Server 2007 for Unified Messaging and Fax What is the best way to implement the Unified Messaging (UM) features of Microsoft Exchange Server 2007?  Discover how Microsoft IT uses Unified Messaging to integrate voice messaging with an…


Exchange 2007 and Windows Server 2008

Details below on the use of Exchange Server 2007 with Windows Server 2008 from the Exchange team blog at http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/2007/08/16/446709.aspx . Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 and Windows Server 2008 The release to manufacturing (RTM) version of Exchange 2007 cannot be installed on Windows Server 2008. However, Exchange 2007 Service Pack 1 will be supported for installation…


Blogging is so old school, bring on Facebook

Ok, so I’ve given in after being harassed by some “friends”.  Even though I’ve been blogging for over 3 years now, apparently I’m not cool if I don’t have a Facebook site. The whole social networking website thingy is new to me, but it only took a couple of days on there to convince me…


Exchange 2007 SP1 Beta 2

We’ve just released Beta 2 of Exchange 2007 Service Pack 1.  We are distributing the release through MSDN and TechNet Plus subscriptions. Some features include: Standby Continuous Replication – Now Exchange’s built-in log file shipping can be used to keep a standby server up-to-date.  This is great for organizations who need to quickly recover from…


New Microsoft Virtualization Site

We’ve just released a new site focused on Virtualization.  It’s only got a few links to some downloads, blogs and documents, but knowing how big virtualization is getting, I’m sure the site will start to fill up soon. Check it out here… http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserversystem/virtualization/default.mspx   Technorati Tags: Microsoft, Virtualization