Author Archives: Tony Redmond

About Tony Redmond

Exchange MVP, author, and rugby referee

Exchange Unwashed Digest – August 2014


I spent a lot of August in France but that didn’t stop the constant demand for new content to appear in my “Exchange Unwashed” blog on WindowsITPro.com. Here’s what was published during the month. Exchange 2013 CU6 hybrid and co-existence … Continue reading

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Visiting Omaha Beach and some Wi-Fi woes


Those of you who know me will realize that I am a bit of a history buff, so it should come as no surprise that the last night on a recent trip to France found us in Vierville-sur-Mer en route … Continue reading

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Dealing with Inbox Clutter – with or without vacations


The news that Daimler has decided to implement software that deletes email received by users when they are on vacation might make other companies believe that such a course is a very good thing. After all, you’re not supposed to … Continue reading

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The need for a cloud Plan B


For most important decisions that you take in life it’s wise to have a Plan B. Something that you can do to reverse course should the unexpected occur and you need to revert to a previous position. And so it … Continue reading

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Retention policies: the fat-busters of the Exchange world


Exchange messaging records management (or MRM for those who deal in acronyms) has long been an interest of mine, if only because it seems to me that it makes a heap of sense to have some intelligence that processes user … Continue reading

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Fast track Office 365 migrations by Microsoft pose some challenges for partners


Microsoft’s announcement that they intended to accelerate the on-boarding (migration) of customer seats to Office 365 through the “FastTrack” program surprised some attending the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) last month. Apparently the idea is that Microsoft will hire (or has … Continue reading

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Thoughts about Microsoft’s unified technology conference


As expected, Microsoft’s announcement that they would run an uber-conference focused on the enterprise to replace TechEd and the individual Exchange, Lync, SharePoint, Project, and MMS conferences did not receive universal approval. The new conference takes place in Chicago next … Continue reading

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