Tag Archives: Exchange 2013

Automatic mailbox move requests in Exchange 2013


Soon after writing about the need to clean out lingering mailbox move requests for Exchange 2010, I requested the developers to add the ability to remove move requests automatically after a certain period. After all, it’s a royal pain to find that … Continue reading

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Why it is easier for Microsoft to innovate inside Office 365


My last post discussed the fact that an increasing level of integration to create new features by the Office server products creates some issues for hosting companies (other than Office 365) and on-premises customers. At least in the case of … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest – June 2014


June 2014 was an interesting month for my “Exchange Unwashed” blog on WindowsITPro.com as the material covered was pretty diverse as we went from platforms like Azure to storage firmware and all points in between. See what you think! Why running … Continue reading

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Increasing Office 365 integration poses challenges for hosters and on-premises customers


It seems to me that a fundamental transformation is occurring within the Office 365 datacenters that has some consequences for those who offer alternate hosted services as well as on-premises customers. And it’s all to do with the level of … Continue reading

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My top 10 Office 365 Roadmap features


As I discussed in an “Exchange Unwashed” post about Office 365 change management, Microsoft has adopted new methods to keep customers informed about new developments in the rapidly-changing world of Office 365. This is a necessary step not only because … Continue reading

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Progress in raising public folder limits – but we’re not there yet


It was great to see the EHLO blog informing the Exchange community that work is progressing to increase the scalability of modern public folders and raise the somewhat pathetic limits revealed last March. As you’ll recall, the old limits were … Continue reading

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GAMME – an unfortunate name for Google’s new migration utility


I know (because I have visited the Dublin Googleplex several times) that Google employs several thousand people in Ireland. Couldn’t one of them have looked at the acronym for their new Google Apps Migration for Microsoft Exchange (GAMME) service and … Continue reading

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New technology changes comparison between on-premises and cloud software


When cloud services first became available, it was said that the most dangerous weapon in IT was the article in an airline magazine that attracted the attention of a CIO to a cheap monthly payment per user. Enthused by the … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Digest – April 2014


If only because it started with the last two days of the Microsoft Exchange Conference (MEC), April 2014 was quite a month for the Exchange community. Here’s what I discussed during the month in my “Exchange Unwashed” blog on WindowsITPro.com. … Continue reading

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Whoops – there goes my domain controller during an Exchange update


What to do on a lazy Saturday afternoon? Ah, let’s go and update some Exchange 2013 servers with a new build. Just the thing to do so as to be able to avoid the plaintive cries of “the grass needs … Continue reading

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