R2 video demos

Here are six nice videos on TechNet Edge put on from the OCS product team:   TechNet Edge:   1. “Office Communications Server 2007 R2 and the new Attendant Console” | Presenter: Jamie Stark 2. “What’s New in Conferencing with Office Communications Server 2007 R2” | Presenter: Renee Lo 3. “What’s New in Office Communicator,…


UC Amigos invade Educause – Come by and say hello

Come see us in the Microsoft Booth tomorrow morning for Q & A, etc. We have some cool things to check out including two RoundTables, a SmartBoard and Microsoft Surface (very impressive demo).   I truly enjoyed speaking with many universities yesterday in the booth from around the world about Live@Edu, Exchange UM, Exchange CCR,…


Addendum to previous post: When an Outside Caller leaves a voicemail, I get ‘A message from an unrecognized number’ in Outlook Voice Access

In my previous post around this, I mentioned there is an Exchange 2007 Rollup3 needed to resolve this problem but I need to be a bit more clear on that suggestion. The Rollup3 only resolves this behavior when the recipient of the voicemail is in one dial plan and the caller, who is also UM…


Cached or not?

When planning for larger mailboxes a couple of areas need to be addressed. First where is the hit? on the server or on the client. If the client is less than 2GB than the client (Outlook 2003/2007) should be in cached mode. The client requires the RAM and hard disk to perform with bigger mailboxes….


OCS 2007 Release 2 details announced today

We have been tight lipped about R2 for some time now and it has been hard as we have been wanting to share all the R2 goodness coming in a few months.  Finally, at VoiceCon today, we let the cat out of the bag.   Here is a highlight of some of the features coming…


Hear how K-12 School Districts saved up to $15,000 a month with OCS!!!

  Webinar: Streamlining your communication and Collaboration. Agenda: Unified communications technologies, including unified messaging and web portals, help K12 administrators and educators streamline communications and collaboration across the district. But just what is a unified communications strategy, and what does it take to implement it? Presentations by: Keith Price, Chief Technology Officer, Hoover City Schools in…


Come Hear the UC Roadmap & Meet the 3 UC Amigos at Educause 2008!!!

 Title of Meeting: UC Roundtable Gathering group meeting Meeting Overview: Meet with Microsoft to discover how  provide convergence with existing voice environment and reduce costs for improved ROI or “VoIP as you are”. Date:  October 29th 2008 Time: 1-3PM EST Location: Peabody Hotel, Room- Challenger Room on Mezzanine Level (3).  Orlando FL. during Educause 2008…


How can I route out certain outbound domains to specific SMTP gateways?

I had a Rocky Mountain university ask how they could route specific internally defined SMTP domains that are sending out of the Hub Transport to an Encryption server. To accomplish this, a custom Transport Agent is required.  A transport agent is akin to the event sinks of Exchange 2003 where you have a custom .dll…