Tag Archives: Exchange 2003

Office 365: Launch on June 28


The invitations have been printed and Steve Ballmer is making the final touches to the PowerPoint that he’s scheduled to present at Microsoft’s formal launch of Office 365. The grand event takes place in New York City on June 28 … Continue reading

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Filers verus Pilers


Many moons ago, good filing habits were deemed to be an important part of office life. Documents had to be correctly placed in the right folder and carefully deposited in a file cabinet to allow the office to operate properly. … Continue reading

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Office 365 reaches public beta


On April 18, Microsoft announced that Office 365 is now in public beta. This is a big thing because it marks the last major hurdle before Office 365 becomes publicly available, an event that is expected later on this summer, … Continue reading

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Microsoft reveals the truth about single-role servers


In the April 8 post on the Exchange team’s blog, a clear direction is given that single-role Exchange servers are not the preferred starting point for designs. In fact, a rather bold statement is made: “… always start design discussions … Continue reading

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Join me at the Marathon Technologies webinar on 24 February 2011


Many companies ask me to look at their technology, especially when it’s relevant to Exchange 2010. Typically there’s a request to get involved by assessing the technology and perhaps writing about it. ┬áMost of the time I politely decline because … Continue reading

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First look: HP E5000 Messaging System


On January 21, I blogged about the joint HP-Microsoft announcement of the HP E5000, the first messaging appliance-type system specifically designed to run Exchange 2010. This week I’ve had the chance to spend some time in Cupertino, CA working with … Continue reading

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Using Outlook 2003 with Exchange 2010


I like Outlook 2003 a lot, mostly because it was the client that liberated users from the tyranny of extended synchronization sessions, often over a spotty dial-up connection, just to collect some new messages. In the bad old days pre-Outlook … Continue reading

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Predictions for 2011: The Exchange Market


On Tuesday, I had an interesting call with Matt Gervais of TechTarget to discuss my views on what will happen for the Exchange market in 2011. Matt is busy talking to some other folks and will share his best assessment … 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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