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Exchange 2013 Training


I always find training people about the technical details of Exchange to be an interesting but time-consuming (and draining) activity. Right now I’m in the middle of a set of Exchange 2013 training events where fellow MVP Brian Desmond (more … Continue reading

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Exchange Unwashed Blog Digest September 2013


September was quite an active month because some bad things happened (like the Microsoft Learning decision to cancel some accreditation programs) and preparations were in full swing for the Exchange Connections conference in Las Vegas (from where I write this … Continue reading

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New CTO, new Linux focus for HP?


The conspiracy theorists will have had a field day with the news that HP has spent $500,000 to upgrade their membership of the Linux Foundation to “Platinum” level. Taken together with the other recent announcement that Martin Fink has taken … Continue reading

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HP: Once more into the smartphone breach?


Meg Whitman’s interview with Fox Business News where the CEO of HP revealed “My view is we have to ultimately offer a smartphone because in many countries of the world, that is your first computing device” is a little surprising … Continue reading

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Ten years on: The HP-Compaq merger


On May 3, 2002 HP announced that it had completed the acquisition of Compaq. The new HPQ stock began trading on May 6 as the new company launched into action around the world. For those of us involved in the … Continue reading

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HP’s (eventual) push into cloud services


News that HP has launched its first public cloud services and will enter public beta on May 10 provoked my interest from many angles. As a former CTO of a major HP business, I had observed (and sometimes participated in) … Continue reading

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Some reflections on what’s been happening @HP


I retired from HP in March 2010 and clearly a lot could have changed in the company since that time. Even so, I wasn’t prepared for the seemingly incoherent set of announcements that came out on August 18. I’ve pondered … Continue reading

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HP releases videos about E5000 messaging system


Last February, Paul Robichaux, Brian Desmond and I were invited by HP to come to Cupertino to look over the HP E5000 messaging system. Over two days we had the chance to quiz Dean Steadman, the HP product manager, and … Continue reading

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First appearance of an Exchange 2010 Messaging Appliance


On January 19, 2011 HP and Microsoft announced the HP E5000 Messaging System for Microsoft Exchange. The name is a mouthful but the important point is the creation of a solution designed to make Exchange 2010 easier to deploy. This … Continue reading

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