Microsoft & Yahoo! Change Search Landscape

Interesting, suppose it what Microsoft wanted in the first place!


SUNNYVALE, Calif. and REDMOND, Wash. — 29 July, 2009 — Yahoo! and Microsoft announced an agreement that will improve the Web search experience for users and advertisers, and deliver sustained innovation to the industry. In simple terms, Microsoft will now power Yahoo! search while Yahoo! will become the exclusive worldwide relationship sales force for both companies’ premium search advertisers.

Free Exchange 2010 Training

Check these out:

Collection 6899: Exploring Features of Exchange Server 2010

This two-hour collection provides you with an overview of the new features in Exchange Server 2010. It also describes the enhancements made over Exchange Server 2007.
The clinics within this collection cover:

  • New features in Exchange Server 2010
  • Technology enhancements
  • Management tools used in Exchange Server 2010
  • Managing a Mailbox server
  • Unified Messaging in Exchange Server 2010
  • High availability features in Exchange Server 2010

Clinic 6900: Introduction to Exchange Server 2010

This one-hour clinic describes Exchange Server 2010 features, deployment scenarios, and development platform options.  It also contains descriptions of tools used for managing Exchange Server 2010.
This clinic covers the following topics:

  • Exchange Server 2010 features
  • Deployment scenarios
  • Business-to-business support
  • Storage, compliance, and development platform enhancements
  • How RBAC works
  • Management tools such as EMC, PowerShell, and ECP

Clinic 6901: Exchange Server 2010 in an Enterprise

This one-hour clinic describes Exchange Server 2010 features that are useful in an enterprise. It covers features such mailbox server configurations, unified messaging, and high availability.
This clinic covers the following topics:

  • Features of a Mailbox server
  • How Unified Messaging works in 2010
  • Mailbox Availability in Exchange Server 2010                                    
  • Data Protection in Exchange Server 2010

Announcing The Office Communications Server Remote Connectivity Analyzer

Interesting ..

Following on the heels of success of the Exchange Remote Connectivity Analyzer (created by Shawn McGrath and Brad Hughes), Premal Gandhi (UC Support Escalation Engineer), Matthew Fresoli (Supportability Program Manager) and Jason Stine (Senior Lead Program Manager) have been busy designing and writing a complimentary tool: The Office Communications Server Remote Connectivity Analyzer.

The tool is available at

BMW to Exit Formula One at End of 2009 Season

Ohhh dear


The BMW Group will not continue its Formula One campaign after the end of the 2009 season. Resources freed up as a result are to be dedicated to the development of new drive technologies and projects in the field of sustainability. BMW will continue to be actively involved in other motor sports series. The landmark decision to restructure BMW Motorsport’s activities was made at the Bocard of Management’s meeting yesterday.

… It only took us three years to establish ourselves as a top team with the BMW Sauber F1 Team. Unfortunately, we were unable to meet expectations in the current season …