Hello from the Lync Team at WPC here in sunny L.A.!

It’s the second day at our Worldwide Partner Conference and it’s great to see the energy and excitement from partners on Lync. We kicked off the event with a pre-day session with 300+ Exchange and Lync partners. This is one of my favorite days at the conference. We get to spend an entire day with…

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We’re looking forward to seeing all our partners at WPC!

Microsoft will host the annual Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) next week (July 10-14), and we are eager to connect with our Exchange and Lync partners in Los Angeles, California. WPC is the marquee event of the year to engage with our worldwide partners to reflect on the year’s performance, celebrate successes and discuss future opportunities….

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Mobile Device Management Just Got Easier — Announcing the Exchange ActiveSync Logo Program

I am thrilled to announce the Exchange ActiveSync Logo Program that helps IT Professionals manage mobile devices more effectively. Many of you rely on Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) to provide security and policy control to smartphones and slates that access your Exchange Server. Today, the Microsoft Exchange team is announcing a program in which handset manufacturers…

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Removing Migration Barriers One (Lotus) Note at a Time…

Switching From Lotus Notes to Exchange and SharePoint Just Got Easier With New Migration Tools and a Free Training Offer for Notes Professionals Edited January 15, 2009: added the organizational share data source   In my job, I’m privileged to spend a lot time with current and prospective customers. In the last six months, as…

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Exchange 2010: Saving Money, Delighting Users, Protecting Communications

Today, at Tech·Ed in Berlin we announced that Exchange 2010 is available. This version of Exchange is like no other for many reasons.  One reason is that we built it as a service from the beginning, and over two years ago it became the e-mail service for universities around the world via our Live@Edu offering. In…

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Exchange 2010 – Revving the Engines for Launch

Two weeks ago we announced that Exchange 2010 was code complete and, as we get ready for launch, we’re seeing some amazing results from our early adopter customers.   They are so good, that I can’t help sharing some of these early highlights – just a sneak peek of what is to come.  One server, many…

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Exchange Server 2010 Release Candidate is feature complete and available for download today!

Today is another exciting day for the Exchange team. We’re pleased to announce that Exchange Server 2010 is feature complete and folks can download it today. This milestone reflects our ongoing commitment to making Exchange 2010 the most effective messaging and collaboration solution available. For more information, please check out our blog post on the…

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Newspaper Company Uses Exchange Server 2007 to Help the News Stay New

This month’s customer spotlight focuses on a newspaper company using Exchange Server 2007 to help their reporters quickly and efficiently cover more breaking news. As you may know, Exchange Server is currently the most widely used messaging server and growing, and is the cornerstone of Microsoft’s unified communications solution. What you may not know is…


IBM’s Email Strategy Takes Another Sharp Turn

Last week, in more pre-Lotusphere PR, IBM announced their intent to acquire Outblaze’s email technology and make it part of Bluehouse, IBM’s cloud-based social computing and collaboration offering, which is now in beta.  This is a fascinating acquisition.  Why acquire Outblaze when Lotus Notes is the #2 business email solution in the market?  What will…

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LotusFear?

Last Wednesday, IBM kicked off their pre-Lotusphere PR barrage by claiming momentum for Lotus Notes.  Throwing out a half-dozen stats, IBM seemingly mounted an unassailable argument for the resurgence of the once-thought-dead Notes, except for one thing – most of it was false.   Case in point, early versions of the IBM release quote Gartner…

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