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Date: Tuesday, 21 Apr 2009 10:28

Last week at Interact2009, I grabbed some time with Ian Hameroff (@hameroff) to talk about the features of Exchange 2010 that we’ve announced.

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We snuck into the  filming room where they were filming the Windows 7 videos during a coffee break and captured some of the key features of Exchange – straight from the product team…

Thanks Ian for missing lunch to do this – and well done for getting it all filmed in one take too :-)

and the URL for you to click is: http://www.microsoft.com/exchange/2010

Author: "Eileen_Brown" Tags: "Collaboration, Exchange, Messaging & Col..."
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Date: Monday, 20 Apr 2009 15:23

Ewan has finally gone ahead and posted this amazing tool externally.  Thousands of us have been using this internally at Microsoft for years.  I make no apologies for reproducing his post (for those of you who don’t click links to other blogs)

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Included in the v5 beta (which is a real pain to install nowadays – the previous v4.2.030 version has nearly the same feature set and is a lot more self contained), was a piece of logic which captured stats on TC usage and emailed them back to me.

Since many people at MS are still running that beta (it’s a long story, but the source code went south so it’ll never get out of “beta” state), I still get maybe 20-30 statistics mails a day…

Since August 2003 when the first statistics email arrived – from me, kind-of naturally – until 24th April 2007 (when I last did an analysis of the stats), TC v5 beta had scanned over 400m email messages and had compressed over 30m, worth nearly half a terabyte of email data.

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I can honestly say that the Thread Compressor has been great for my productivity and is the first thing i install on my PC after a rebuild… It’s small, neat, efficient – and cuts the mail down in your Inbox dramatically – allowing you to have lots more coffee!

Do read the warnings though that Ewan blogs about.  This DELETES your mail  So of course there are disclaimers over on the site .  But it will save you a heck of a lot of time too…

Great stuff mate – Forgiveness, not permission :-)

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Author: "Eileen_Brown" Tags: "Desktop Productivity Applications, Excha..."
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Date: Wednesday, 15 Apr 2009 13:53

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Interact2009 was a really amazing event yesterday, even more so because we’d given all of the attendees pre-release information about Exchange 2010 so that they could blog about the new features today after the deadline.  The beta is available to download and there’s a new site dedicated to the features of Exchange 2010 with a link to the download. 

I’ll leave all of the techy bits to Steven and Mark, who have done much more research than me, but i will share some photos and a video from the event yesterday.

 

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Steven Jenkinson meets Steven Jenkinson – which caused us some frantic checking of our registration lists :-)

DCP_090414_8934 The afternoon consisted of virtual sessions streamed from Redmond and viewed in Boston and Reading.  Local facilitators were in each room

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After the keynote, it was off upstairs to PubWorld.  one of our regular meeting rooms had been converted into a pub for the evening.  here’s a video about PubWorld  and some more photos

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and a final video with some soundbites from the camera shy attendees :-)

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A great day and a great announcement about Exchange 2010.  Nice one team….

 

Technorati Tags: Interact 2009,Exchange 2010
Author: "Eileen_Brown" Tags: "Instant Messaging, Collaboration, Genera..."
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Date: Wednesday, 11 Mar 2009 17:08

Brett has some amazing resources about OCS in one neat list over on his blog which deserve a wider audience – especially if you’re planning a deployment of OCS in the near future.  OCSR2, with the ability to embed rich content and HTML directly into messages like screenshots and ink , this release is certainly worth evaluating

www.microsoft.com/ocs

Microsoft Unified Communications Open Interoperability Program
PBX Configuration Notes Tested by Microsoft or IP Gateway Vendor Partners
Certified OCS Devices
Certified OCS Load Balancers
SVVP Virtualisation Program
UC Success
UC OCS R2 Trial
 

And if you don’t want to try the on premise solution – why don’t you try Office Communicator Online to use with Office Online.  the online Services team blog has the information you need

Author: "Eileen_Brown" Tags: "Exchange, Collaboration, General musings..."
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Date: Monday, 09 Mar 2009 18:52

Microsoft Online Services

With all of the announcements for Exchange online (and SharePoint online), I thought I’d do a little digging and find out where our documents are which talk about it in a general way (an earlier post has some links to techy documents )Here are the features that a subscriber would get with for Exchange Online - Standard

Exchange Online subscribers benefit from a set of features that are common to all Microsoft Online Services offerings:

Secure access: 28-bit Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption. Anyone who intercepts a communication sees only encrypted text.

Business continuity: Geographically dispersed Microsoft data centres which act as backups for each other

Intrusion monitoring: Systems are monitored for unusual or suspicious activity, notifying the customer if necessary.

Security audits: compliance policies, antivirus signatures, configuration and security updates.

High availability: 99.9 percent scheduled uptime. 

Support: Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for the service administrator.

Administration Centre: For managing all Microsoft Online Services.  You can add and delete users, add contacts and distribution lists, and create and configure SharePoint Online sites.

My Company Portal: Access services such as e-mail, create a SharePoint site etc.

Sign In application: Sign in once and access all services without being prompted repeatedly for their password.

Virus filtering: Automatically removes viruses and spam.  Also scans for viruses in intracompany e-mail and in all documents that reside in SharePoint Online sites.

Directory Synchronization tool: Keep your on-premises Active Directory and the Microsoft Online Services directory in sync.

 

A similar white paper is available for Sharepoint online here:

Author: "Eileen_Brown" Tags: "Exchange, Collaboration, Messaging & Col..."
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Date: Friday, 20 Feb 2009 17:24

Outlook Live is the new name for Live@Edu which is running Exchange 14 and is delivering mail to over 3.5 million students already.

Ian blogged about it here,  it’s on Technet Edge here and you can find out more about Outlook Live here

Mary Jo Foley

Exchange Team talks about Outlook Live

 

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Author: "Eileen_Brown" Tags: "Exchange, Desktop Productivity Applicati..."
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Date: Thursday, 15 Jan 2009 15:59

I’ve been watching all of the buzz about the next Exchange 14 for a couple of days now I didn’t have a chance to blog it before as I’m at the BETT 09 show and answering loads of technical questions on a huge amount of topics (and demoing songsmith to teachers as I’m the only one on the technical desk to have played with it properly).

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The Exchange team have released a video about Exchange 14 and blogged about it yesterday.  it’s also on TechNet Edge.  So David,

There are over 3.5 million students using hosted Exchange 14 in the US and giving some great feedback – it shows how it scales too.

Great video by the way KC – and stop slouching! :-)

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Author: "Eileen_Brown" Tags: "Collaboration, Exchange, Messaging & Col..."
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Date: Tuesday, 06 Jan 2009 17:21

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So you’ve decided to migrate your on premise Exchange solution to online but you’re not sure where to start. 

I found these documents whilst browsing around our internal sites and thought they may be useful if you’re thinking about moving to Online Services.  There’s a download that allows you to configure Outlook, IE and Live Meeting and you can then use this application to logon to the hosted applications that you’ve subscribed to on Microsoft Online,  The other document details how you can migrate your Exchange (on premise) mailboxes, all of your POP3 and IMAP4 mailboxes to Exchange Online (description on what you get with Exchange Standard is here).

Useful reference material…

Author: "Eileen_Brown" Tags: "Exchange, Collaboration, Messaging & Col..."
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Date: Wednesday, 05 Nov 2008 16:34

I like the idea of these LabCasts.  You follow along the webcast and do hands on config yourself using Virtual Labs.  I like playing with the interface  - it helps me learn faster so I thought I’d forward some of these on in case you’d like to join in to these labcasts.  Info follows:

6/11/2008 TechNet Labcast: Exchange Server 2007 (Part 4 of 5): Configuring Unified Messaging and Enabling Remote Client Access (Level 200)

With Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, employees get anywhere access to their e-mail, voice mail, calendars, and contacts from a variety of clients and devices. Join us for part four of the five-part Exchange Server 2007 series. In the labcast series, you receive practical technical information and learn proven techniques by watching demonstrations and using hands-on virtual labs that require no complex installations. In this labcast, we cover configuring Exchange Server 2007 Unified Messaging and remote client access with Exchange Server 2007.

 

7/11/2008 TechNet Labcast: Exchange Server 2007 (Part 5 of 5): Using Local Continuous Replication and Cluster Continuous Replication (Level 200)

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 enables new levels of operational efficiency through capabilities that optimize hardware and networking investments and features that help make administrators more productive. Join us for part five of the five-part Exchange Server 2007 series. In the labcast series, you receive practical technical information and learn proven techniques by watching demonstrations and using hands-on virtual labs that require no complex installations. In this labcast, we cover using Exchange Server 2007 local continuous replication and cluster continuous replication.

 

113/11/2008 TechNet Labcast: Exchange Server 2007 (Part 1 of 5): Installing Service Pack 1 and Transitioning from Exchange Server 2003 to Exchange Server 2007 (Level 200)

For most businesses today, e-mail is the mission-critical communications tool that enables people to produce the best results. For IT professionals, delivering a messaging system that addresses these needs must be balanced against other requirements such as security and cost. Join us for part one of the five-part Exchange Server 2007 series. In the labcast series, you receive practical technical information and learn proven techniques by watching demonstrations and using hands-on virtual labs that require no complex installations. In this labcast, we cover installing Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1) on Windows Server 2008 and transitioning from Exchange Server 2003 to Exchange Server 2007.

14/11/2008 TechNet Labcast: Exchange Server 2007 (Part 2 of 5): Configuring an Edge Server and Compliance and Retention Using Exchange Server 2007 RTM (Level 200)

For most businesses today, e-mail is the mission-critical communications tool that enables people to produce the best results. For IT professionals, delivering a messaging system that addresses these needs must be balanced against other requirements such as security and cost. Join us for part one of the five-part Exchange Server 2007 series. In the labcast series, you receive practical technical information and learn proven techniques by watching demonstrations and using hands-on virtual labs that require no complex installations. In this labcast, we cover installing Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1) on Windows Server 2008 and transitioning from Exchange Server 2003 to Exchange Server 2007.

 

20/11/2008 TechNet Labcast: Exchange Server 2007 (Part 3 of 5): Managing and Administering Exchange Server 2007 Using the Management Console and Management Shell (Level 200)

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 enables new levels of operational efficiency through capabilities that optimize hardware and networking investments and features that help make administrators more productive. Join us for part three of the five-part Exchange Server 2007 series. In the labcast series, you receive practical technical information and learn proven techniques by watching demonstrations and using hands-on virtual labs that require no complex installations. In this labcast, we cover managing and administering Exchange Server 2007 using the Exchange Server 2007 Management Console and Management Shell.

 

21/11/2008 TechNet Labcast: Exchange Server 2007 (Part 4 of 5): Configuring Unified Messaging and Enabling Remote Client Access (Level 200)

With Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, employees get anywhere access to their e-mail, voice mail, calendars, and contacts from a variety of clients and devices. Join us for part four of the five-part Exchange Server 2007 series. In the labcast series, you receive practical technical information and learn proven techniques by watching demonstrations and using hands-on virtual labs that require no complex installations. In this labcast, we cover configuring Exchange Server 2007 Unified Messaging and remote client access with Exchange Server 2007.

 

Author: "Eileen_Brown" Tags: "Messaging & Collaboration, Messaging &am..."
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Date: Tuesday, 23 Sep 2008 09:30

I just noticed this over on Johann’s blog.  We’ve released the OCS 2007 client for BlackBerry the other day.  Here’s the feature list:

Enjoy Familiar Features Wirelessly

Enjoy a desktop-like experience on your BlackBerry smartphone, with features and functionality you’re already familiar with from Microsoft Office Communicator. There's no need to compromise just because you are away from your computer.

  • Initiate and manage group chat sessions of three or more participants from your smartphone
  • View the presence status of contacts, such as online, busy, do not disturb, be right back, away or appear offline and set your own status to inform others of your availability
  • Enjoy a synchronized contact list, with the same contacts available on your BlackBerry smartphone and your computer
  • Find contacts quickly with the quick find function and picture association
  • Receive alerts when team members become available
  • Communicate more effectively with emoticons
  • And more
Integrates with other BlackBerry Smartphone Applications

You will also enjoy tight integration with other applications on your BlackBerry smartphone:

  • Set your presence status from your home screen icon
  • View the presence status of contacts directly from your address book
  • Check your spelling and edit autotext on your instant messages
  • Initiate phone calls or browser sessions directly from phone numbers or URLs embedded in instant messages
  • Voice integration with ‘Click to Call’
Technorati Tags: blackberry,smartphone,OCS 2007
Author: "Eileen_Brown" Tags: "Collaboration, Desktop Productivity Appl..."
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Date: Wednesday, 03 Sep 2008 07:30

I was in a bit of a quandary when I was asked to do a Unified Communications session at Tech Ed Sydney.  Do I take 7 VM’s, a shuttle with 12Gb memory, worry about all of the software, hardware and images? Take a RoundTable device, build Exchange, OCS. OC, Live meeting?

Or do I just show how we really use the system internally?  Easy option of course.  But really really scary if our real live system doesn’t perform as expected, or the network goes down, or my laptop power fails etc etc etc…

So when I actually demoed  Office communicator on stage I noticed Andrew and Viral were on line so I called them up on IM and switched to Live meeting and round table using the icon in communicator. 

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Andrew was dressed in a dinner jacket, holding a clock up to the webcam (at 0540hrs).  Viral was asleep at the keyboard with his underwear hanging on the clothes drier in the lounge.  it got a big laugh.  Kevin had stayed up to midnight to say hi to everyone – but he wasn’t in his pyjamas…

So there’s me, walking round the stage demoing the functionality of RoundTable and the fact that it follows you  as you travel around the room, there’s Andrew and Viral, showing how daylight is breaking in the UK and they’re not actually hiding here in Australia pretending, and there’s Kevin, yawning in the mid west of the US at midnight waiting for me to finish my demo so he can get to bed.  Real life scenario, real people, no smoke and mirrors either. No virtual machines. a really compelling thing to see them working together – and it all worked as it should. As it does here at Microsoft.

It’s a shame I didn’t think to do a screen capture of the event, which would have been really cool.  But the sight of Viral’s smalls hanging on the line behind him totally threw me and I forgot :-)

Viral – that was FAR TOO much information for me…!

But thanks to all of my demo chaps who really made for an authentic demo.  I owe you all lots and lots of beer…

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Date: Tuesday, 27 May 2008 17:39

TechNet Webcast: Forefront Security for Exchange Deployment Best Practices (Level 300)
Tuesday, June 03, 2008 - 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Pacific Time
Mike Chan, Senior Product Manager, Microsoft Corporation
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032377121&Culture=en-US

MSDN Webcast: Building Asynchronous Contextual Collaboration with Exchange Web Services (Level 300)
Thursday, June 26, 2008 - 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Pacific Time
Chris Mayo, Technical Evangelist, Microsoft Corporation
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032378675&Culture=en-US

Momentum Webcast: Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Mailbox Role Memory Characterization Using HP BladeSystem (Level 200)
Thursday, June 19, 2008 - 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Pacific Time
Stuart Ladd, System Engineer, HP
http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032378658&Culture=en-US

Author: "Eileen_Brown" Tags: "Messaging & Collaboration, Messaging &am..."
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Date: Thursday, 22 May 2008 18:43

Jonathan, who had really horrible problems with Exchange earlier this year told me about some powershell cmdlets that he used to help him troubleshoot his problems.  He's kindly shared some of his cmdlets with me

The first one is the one-liner he wrote to help him out of the "Incredible Growing Logs" problem, which lists out the users connected to a particular mailbox store and which client they're using (Outlook versions or HTTP for OWA)

A one line script which checks the free disk space on every logical local drive on every computer in a specific OU:

The PowerShell that they use the most at the university is this script, which returns some mailbox details, including SMTP addresses, quota and usage for a user on Exchange 2003 or 2007:

The last Exchange-related PowerShell stuff is entitled "How much space are orphaned mailboxes taking up on my Exchange servers?" and does what it says on the tin.

He says:

I don't claim to write the best or most robust PowerShell, but from the little feedback that I've had, those posts have been useful enough to some people that they were worth writing! :-)

Jonathan - these scripts seem pretty useful to me and should be part of every Exchange Administrators toolkit - that's why I'm telling you about it...

Author: "Eileen_Brown" Tags: "Collaboration, Exchange, Messaging & Col..."
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Date: Wednesday, 21 May 2008 17:46

Arlindo just pointed me to a new ebook written by my friend Ilse Van Criekinge.  Ilse won speaker idol at IT forum last year and will be presenting at IT forum this year.

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James has been deep into Powershell for a while now, and has written part of the OCS resource kit with is PowerShell scripts - and this book complements Exchange really well with lots of practical examples.

So well done Ilse for getting this done in such a short timescale and I look forward to your session at IT forum this year.  Powershell perhaps...

Author: "Eileen_Brown" Tags: "Desktop Productivity Applications, Excha..."
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Date: Monday, 28 Apr 2008 19:18

We're running a little competition in the UK where all the team have been given promotional codes to give out so that you can get 30% off the cost of a new TechNet plus subscription or 10% off your renewal subscription either Online or on DVD

Steve so far is in the lead - as he blogged about this last week, but I'm amused to see the competition between each member of the team at the Roadshow.  Every opportunity to advertise their code is used, it's on screen, talked about, and cards with the individual code on are handed out at any opportunity.

They're even doctoring the VPC images to show their unique code on stage  -

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And doctoring each others image and code.  Hilarious.

I've been roped into this too, so visit http://microsoft.com/uk/technet plus and use my code UKITPRO1 so I'm not trailing in the league table behind the team.  Ha!

But seriously - 30% is a good offer and certainly worth taking advantage of... so if your subscription is up for renewal, it's worth a look.

And I'll turn the team into Sales guys - eventually... 

 

Technorati Tags: TechNet plus,Roadshow,discount
Author: "Eileen_Brown" Tags: "General musings, Exchange"
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Date: Thursday, 24 Apr 2008 11:02

Andy mailed me as he's having problems upgrading to Exchange 2007

I wonder if you can help. We are just starting to transition to Exchange 2007. We have three Exchange 2003 servers all with Exchange SP2 (but two don't have Windows SP2). When we run setup.com /PrepareLegacyExchangePermissions we get a failure and a message stating that not all of our Exchange 2003 servers have SP2. Do we need to have Windows SP2? Do you know of any other things that could cause this?

Fortunately there's a nice little table on the TechNet website that shows you all of the other pre-requisites you need to have before Exchange 2007 can be installed but Windows 2003 SP1 is a primary prerequisite.  Here's the table with all of the prerequisites

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... just in case you were struggling with the upgrade too...

 

Author: "Eileen_Brown" Tags: "Exchange, Messaging & Collaboration"
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Date: Monday, 21 Apr 2008 17:34

There's always something you can learn about in technology - even with tools you've been using for years.  so when the It evangelists from around the world got together for a summit day, we had to create a fun video about being an evangelist.  So our team got together and decided to show some of the stuff that is already in the product, but often not talked about.  The video if really rough and ready - we made the video in the coffee area and you can tell there's a lot of other people around.  But you may pick up some tips about Vista and office that you didn't already know about.  The Video is up on Edge...

 

Back in February of 2008 before TechReady 6, some of our IT Pro Evangelists (ITEs) came out for a pre-conference where we held a competition entitled “Edge showdown” amongst the ITEs.  What you’re watching is the winning team video which was produced from start to finish in less than 45 minutes.  Tony Krijnen (Netherlands) is the host while:

·         Mariusz Kedziora (Poland) demos the snipping tool in Windows Vista

·         Eileen Brown (UK) demos how to make sure that when someone declines a meeting request they don’t get any updates

·         John Baker (US) demos WM6 mail search functionality

·         Hiroshi Okunushi (Japan) demos adding additional time zones to the Outlook calendar

Stream: Download:

 

We all learned something when we were filming this - nobody knew all of the tips we demoed.  Which makes me wonder just how much stuff is already in these products that we don't know about or use?  Topic for another roadshow perhaps???

Author: "Eileen_Brown" Tags: "Desktop Productivity Applications, Excha..."
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Date: Thursday, 10 Apr 2008 15:05

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I like it here at Interact 2008.  I like the atmosphere.  I like the fact that there are lots and lots of Microsoft Staff around, so the attendees have loads and loads of Microsoftees to chat to.  I like the transparency and the openness.  Yesterday, in his Keynote speech, Terry Myerson talked candidly about the issues with Exchange 2007 and the leap year problem, about how daylight savings time caused the product team so many headaches last year due to Venezuela changing the date of DST 3 times , and some other insights that I've never heard at an external conference.  I like the fact that Interact 08 is all about unified Communications - so everyone that you talk to is interested in a similar set of technologies.  

I like the fact that the main hub of the conference is "Pub world"  Everyone congregates there for side meetings, to catch up on email, to chat, or play on the xboxes.  The speaker preparation room is tiny, unwelcoming and empty - all the speakers are in Pub world talking to the attendees.  A nice touch.

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But it's weird to eat breakfast in a pub.  With a fully stocked bar and a huge TV screen.  It's a good breakfast though...

Author: "Eileen_Brown" Tags: "Instant Messaging, Live Communications S..."
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Date: Thursday, 10 Apr 2008 06:06
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I had a great day today in San Diego at Interact 2008.  My work, if you can call it that :-) was to host the bloggers lunch in the harbour restaurant. down at the marina.

 

 

 

Neeti, who works for the Unified Communications team, had done a great job, working really hard to bring bloggers from around the world to talk to the senior directors from the Exchange and Unified Communications team.

 

We had an idea to get everyone talking to each other and gave everyone a bag containing 5 of the same things in it. you can see Russ from the Unified Communications User Group in the yellow shirt, marvelling at his bag full of ties in this picture.

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This attempt at networking turned into a bit of a melee as the kid robots (only 5 of them) were hunted down, and bartered for... as were the eyeball shoe laces, rubber caterpillars and the skull belts.  Hmm - strange lot these bloggers eh? :-)

I arranged for Nino, who runs the Exchange team blog to come over to the event and talk about how the blogging process actually works  for team blogs inside Microsoft, and how quickly - or slowly, the items for submission actually get posted on the Exchange team blog.  I'd asked some senior people from the Exchange and UC teams (Kim Akers, David Lemson, Amritansh and Eric Swift) to come and attend the panel  session (you can see Amritansh holding one of Russ's spiffy ties in the centre of the picture above)

Then we did something that we've never actually done before in a public forum.  We gave the bloggers something new to talk about.  Something, that we hadn't released to the press or the public.  I won't spoil their scoop, but check out blogs like Paul, Russ, Dennis, Craig and William for the information that we gave them.  And they loved getting the news early.

As Dennis said:

As part of the lunch we got what all bloggers want - news not previously announced (and that we are allowed to blog about) - so here it is ;-)

So listen out Microsoft product teams -  your bloggers are your best external evangelists - so give them some news they can blog about from time to time and make them happy.

This was a great first bloggers lunch and an amazing opportunity to really connect with the insiders from the product teams.  Lets hope that this initiative from the UC team lead turns into something followed by the rest of the product teams internally...

Author: "Eileen_Brown" Tags: "Blogs, Desktop Productivity Applications..."
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Date: Monday, 07 Apr 2008 11:58

Well this has appeared at just the right time.  Jason asked me about Avaya communications manager the other day, and I was having a look on the downloads site and found this:

Microsoft Exchange 2007 Unified Messaging PBX Configuration Note for Avaya Communication Manager 4.0.1

This PBX configuration note contains information about deploying Exchange 2007 UM with Avaya Communication Manager and SIP Enablement Services using direct SIP connection. You can use it to help decide if Exchange 2007 UM is the appropriate solution for your organization.

Now, with the Telephony advisor documentation, and the information about how to make things work with Cisco call manager, you're almost all set.

Of course you could always get yourself to Interact 08 next week and get the final piece of the puzzle...

Author: "Eileen_Brown" Tags: "Messaging & Collaboration, Live Comm..."
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