Tag Archives: Outlook

The colorful side of MEC 2014: All the stuff that makes a conference


What can I say about the Microsoft Exchange Conference (MEC) that recently finished in Austin? Lots of blogs and other comments have already been posted, including my assessment of the messages contained in the day 1 keynote, the splendor of … Continue reading

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User interfaces are no way to assess Google vs Office 365


I’m always interested when companies put their technologists forward as the public face of the company’s expertise in different areas. The idea is that the technologist will wow the readership with deep insights into technology that causes the readers to … Continue reading

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Best-ever Exchange Unified Messaging book now available


I see that Paul Robichaux’s “Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Inside Out: Connectivity, Clients, and UM (Unified Messaging)” has finally made an appearance on Amazon.com. This is the companion volume to my “Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Inside Out: Mailbox and High … Continue reading

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Tools to manage email and some PowerShell cheat sheets


It was interesting to see the launch of “Inbox Pause”, an add-in for Gmail from Baydin Software, the same folks who develop Boomerang for Gmail (and indeed, Boomerang for Outlook). These add-ins are designed to help manage the constant flow … Continue reading

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Oops – “Reply All” strikes again


Anyone who’s worked with email for a while is probably well aware of the havoc that the uncontrolled (or unintended) use of the Reply/All option can wreak on the unwary. It was interesting to see The Register report on the … Continue reading

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Offline Gmail returns but doesn’t make Microsoft quiver (too much)


Yesterday Google relaunched offline access for Gmail, Calendar, and Docs. The new HTML5-based capability replaces the previous functionality built using Google Gears. Gmail is the first application to get an upgrade in the form of a Chrome application that can … Continue reading

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Do PSTs contain anything of value?


In musing about the news of the PST Capture tool that Microsoft plans to release soon, I started to consider the question of whether tools like this can actually find and recover any useful information. The worry of executives and lawyers … Continue reading

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The remarkable disconnect between Exchange 2010 and Outlook 2007


*** See note about December 2010 cumulative update for Office 2007 at the end of this post. The recent release of Exchange 2010 SP1 is good news for the Exchange community because it improves the overall quality of the product … Continue reading

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