Microsoft Exchange Online for Large companies

I was reading this interesting article today on CIO.com about Dow Chemical and their move from Exchange 2003 to Exchange Online or BPOS (Business Productivity On-Line Suite).  The perception has been that Exchange Online is just for small and medium sized companies.  This article explains the considerations that Dow made before making the decision to convert…

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Unified Communications going beyond the trial

I was reading this article today on WindowsITPro site by B.K. Winstead.  He talks about people that claim to be doing Unified Communications are most just piloting it, and most of the deployments are only using a very small percentage of the features of Unifed Communications(UC).   His organization is using the Voice Mail part of…

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Unified Communications: Is it real and is it for me?

About a month or so ago, I saw the following post on Information Week: http://www.informationweek.com/news/telecom/unified_communications/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=225700490.  I found the article to be enlightening and thought I would post my thoughts regarding some of the items brought out by the article. First, I find that companies really have to understand what their Unified Communications (UC) goals are…

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Exchange Server Earning Leadership Everyday

Over the past year, with a myriad of vendors jumping into the business email market, I have been asked by press and customers how Exchange grew to its current leadership position and how we have continued to earn this position over time.  The history of Exchange is an interesting journey with ups and downs, but…

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Exchange UM: Protecting your mobile number

Exchange 2010 Unified Messaging (which I’ll call “UM”) has many great features. Rather than describe the features in detail, in the next few postings I’ll try to present some of these features as solutions to problems that most of us face. If, like me, you carry a mobile phone that you use for both personal…

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Exchange UM: Filling a Gap in the World of UC

In a recent article, Blair Pleasant observes that many organizations are taking a long time to reap the potential benefits of Unified Communications. She explains that they see difficulty and expense, whether they (1) upgrade their existing systems to full UC, or (2) try to extend them with systems from other vendors. It’s not hard…

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Part 2 of 5 - Keith Kabza, MVP, and Blain Barton discuss OCS 2007/Exchange 2010

Part-2 – is posted below! The rest of the series is being delivered every week for 5 weeks! Part 1 – Learn about Exchange 2010/OCS Integration features – http://dpeeast.hosted.panopto.com/CourseCast/Viewer/Default.aspx?id=97439256-efc4-48a0-863b-8e69ffbefe13 Part 2 – Learn about Exchange 2010 Unified Messaging features http://dpeeast.hosted.panopto.com/CourseCast/Viewer/Default.aspx?id=6af76b34-f8ae-4fad-b156-54f7ead5c34f Part 3 – Learn about OCS 2007 R2 Dial-in Conferencing Part 4 – Learn about…

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IBM Panasonic “Win” = Keeping a Notes Customer

In advance of Lotusphere, IBM is touting a big cloud win with Panasonic who will be using LotusLive for 320,000 people, and IBM is claiming this as a replacement of Microsoft Exchange.  These claims around Panasonic compel me to shed some light on the real facts.  Panasonic was already using Notes worldwide, and fewer than…

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