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Get your free copy of the "Exchange 2010 – A Practical Approach" eBook by Exchange MVP Jaap Wesselius… All you need to know about Exchange 2010 Getting started What has been removed New features added Exchange Server 2010 and Active Directory Exchange Server coexistence Server roles


Photosynth is cool

How cool is Photosynth!?!?!  We come out with some cool technologies sometimes, and this is definitely one of them.   Share this post :

Daylight Savings Changes – October 2008

It’s that time again, when Daylight Savings changes need to be applied.  Please read the guidance below and make sure you don’t get caught out…   In October this year, we will again be experiencing Daylight Savings changes in Australia. These changes can have a significant impact on business performance if not dealt with proactively….

Virtual Machine Library

How cool is this, ever wanted to find all the Virtual Machines we have for download for you to try out Microsoft products like Exchange, Biztalk, Vista, ILM etc etc.  Well here is the one address you’ll need to find all our VHD goodness…   Technorati Tags: Virtualisation

Public IP Requirements for A/V Edge

So a few people get nervous when you tell them your going to need a publicly routable IP when implementing the OCS A/V Edge role for external A/V Conferencing.  Then you tell them they’ll need to open up 10,000 high ports, and you can see the blood drain from their faces.  🙂 Well it’s not…

Upcoming UC Webcasts

Byron Spurlock, who had a hand in the writing of the Office Communications Server 2007 Resource Kit, has a pointer to some of the upcoming UC webcasts, check them out here… Technorati Tags: Unified Communications,Byron Spurlock Share this post :

Office Live Workspace beta hits Australia

Hot on the release of our Office Live Workspaces online services in the US, the beta of the service is now available for us here in Australia.  🙂 It only takes a couple of minutes to signup at  You can then start creating and sharing documents online.  Then install the Office Live Add-in and…

In KL for the UC Voice Ignite

Well, I’m here in Kuala Lumpur for the UC Voice Ignite that we’re running here this week.  I flew in overnight last night, and am now just getting myself ready for the event.  The Grand ballroom is all set to go, with about 120 laptops setup for the attendees to work from. So the flight…

Windows Server 2008 and Vista SP1 RTM!!!

Today we announced that Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista SP1 have RTM’d (Released To Manufacturing).  Cool hey?  You can get the round up from the respective teams blogs here… Server 08 – Vista SP1 – I’m really excited about the Windows Server 2008 release, especially with Hyper-V now not far from release…

OCS Edge Deployments

Ok, so we know the OCS 2007 Edge Server Deployment Guide has heaps of great details on how to get your Edge deployment up and running, but it can be a little confusing, especially around some of the different firewall scenario’s that people have.  Some people have plenty of external IP address, some don’t have…