A Month in #Exchange and #OCS: September 2011: Events

#Exchange2010 #Lync #MMMUG

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Business Insights Webcast: Office 365 Essentials- Guide to the best online productivity experience in the industry (Level 100)
Office 365 is on the market and thousands of customers have been experiencing the potential of Office 365. Learn about how Office 365 can revolutionize your workplace productivity experience from Jeff Medford, Tech Product Mgr at Microsoft. Jeff is one of the most respected Office 365 resources at Microsoft and has been helping customers & partners realize the potential of Office 365.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032491168&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

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Friday, September 09, 2011
TechNet Webcast: Talk TechNet with Keith Combs and Matt Hester – Episode 58: PowerShell with Sarah Dutkiewicz (Level 200)
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?culture=en-US&EventId=1032493305

Friday, September 16, 2011
TechNet Webcast: Deep Dive: Lync Server 2010 Edge Servers (Level 300)
Understanding the details about how to set up and deploy edge servers is a key feature to allow the customer investment to include users–domain members, partners in a federated infrastructure, and customers–outside of the internal network in the Microsoft Lync Server 2010 experience. Edge servers provide external user connections to the Lync Server platform using the Lync 2010 client not leveraging a VPN connection. In this webcast, we discuss edge server deployment topologies, the Lync Server Planning Tool, and best practices for configuring edge servers. At the end of this webcast, you will be better prepared to answer customer questions and to plan and implement an edge server infrastructure for Lync Server 2010.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?culture=en-US&EventId=1032492168

Friday, September 23, 2011
TechNet Webcast: Microsoft Lync 2010 High Availability and Resiliency (Level 300)
In this webcast, we explore the new high availability and resiliency offerings from Microsoft Lync Server 2010. These offerings include branch office resiliency, data center resiliency, intrasite high availability architecture, and capabilities for instant messaging, conferencing, and voice workloads. Quadrantechnologies is dedicated to delivering the most advanced innovation and technology to clients. We design and support the deployment of Microsoft Unified Communications, including Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and Microsoft Exchange Server 2010. Our vision as a business solutions company is to provide software support, technical guidance, and system training while ensuring precision, commitment, and effectiveness. 
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?culture=en-US&EventId=1032492171

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
TechNet Webcast: How Microsoft IT Implemented Key Support and Monitoring Requirements (Level 300)
Learn how the Microsoft IT Volume Licensing team reviewed and implemented key support and monitoring requirements for a business-critical application migrated to Windows Azure and Microsoft SQL Azure.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?culture=en-US&EventId=1032491417

A Month in #Exchange and #OCS: September 2011: News and Downloads

#Exchange2010 #Lync … Sorry about last month guys, been maxed out at work Sad smile

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Check out Google fast flip too .. for Exchange, OCS and Lync

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Not sure on the new interface

Microsoft Office 365 ITAR-Support Service and Network Descriptions
Microsoft Office 365 for enterprises provides dedicated hosting services for Microsoft productivity solutions that support the security, privacy, and regulatory compliance requirements for the U.S. federal government agencies and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=23910

Update Rollup 4 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3 (KB2509911)
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=26692

Addressing Cloud Computing Security Considerations with a Partner Private Cloud and Addressing Cloud Computing Security Considerations with Office 365
The first paper discusses how to address cloud security considerations using Microsoft Office 365. The second paper discusses how to address cloud security considerations in a private cloud environment and how to strike the right balance between customer and provider responsibilities.
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=26566

Integrating Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and Cisco Unified Communications Manager
This paper describes integrating Lync Server 2010 and Cisco Unified Communications Manager.
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=26800

Microsoft Exchange 2010 Unified Messaging PBX Configuration Note for Cisco Call Manager 5.1 and Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.x
This PBX configuration note contains information about deploying Exchange 2010 Unified Messaging RTM and Service Pack 1 (SP1) with Cisco Call Manager 5.1 and Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.x using a direct SIP connection. The PBX configuration note contains configuration settings that are specific to Cisco Call Manager 5.1 and Cisco Unified Communications Manager 6.x.
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=26834

Update Rollup 4 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1 (KB2579150)
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=26910

Microsoft Online Services Migration Tools
Use this tool to support migration of Microsoft Exchange to Microsoft Online Services.
64 bit: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=7013
32 bit: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=5015

System Center Service Manager – Exchange Connector 2.0
The System Center Service Manager – Exchange Connector 2.0 connects Service Manager to Exchange for processing incoming emails related to incidents and change requests and sending notifications from the console.
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=26927

Microsoft Exchange Server Protocol Documentation
The Microsoft Exchange protocol documentation provides detailed technical specifications for the Microsoft protocols that are implemented and used by Microsoft Exchange to interoperate or communicate with other products. It also provides technical specifications for extensions to industry-standard and other published protocols that are used by Microsoft Exchange.
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=15779

Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Outlook Standards Documentation
The Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Outlook standards documentation describes how Exchange and Outlook support industry messaging standards and Requests for Comments (RFCs) documents about iCalendar, Internet Message Access Protocol – Version 4 (IMAP4), and Post Office Protocol – Version 3 (POP3).
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=13800

Microsoft Office 365 Service Descriptions and Service Level Agreements for Dedicated Subscription Plans
Microsoft Office 365 for enterprises provides powerful cloud-based solutions for e-mail, collaboration, instant messaging and web conferencing. The Office 365 dedicated plans deliver these services from a highly reliable network of Microsoft data centers on servers systems dedicated to individual customer—enabling customers to use the latest productivity applications while reducing IT overhead.
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=18128

Best practices for Outlook for Mac 2011
Best practices for Outlook for Mac 2011 This guide represents our advice on how to get the most out of Outlook for Mac 2011.
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=27124

Forefront Online Protection for Exchange Support Service Description
A reference guide that describes the support included in a subscription of stand-alone FOPE
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=26803

Exchange Server 2010 SP1 Sample: Streaming Notifications
This sample application shows how to connect, subscribe to, and handle streaming notification events.
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=27154

Business Productivity Online Services Service Descriptions
Business Productivity Online Services provides enterprise hosted solutions for e-mail, collaboration, instant messaging and Web conferencing delivered from a highly reliable network of Microsoft data centers located strategically throughout the world that provides seamless connectivity to the Microsoft Online suite of services —enabling customers to use the latest productivity applications.
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=18459

Update Rollup 5 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1 (KB2582113)
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=27193

Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Install Guide Templates
You can use these templates as a starting point for formally documenting your organization’s server build procedures for servers that will have Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 server roles installed on them.
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=17206

Office 365 for Enterprise Service Descriptions
Office 365 is a suite of Internet-based services that are designed to help meet your needs for robust security, 24/7 reliability, and user productivity. This set of documents provides service descriptions for the components of the suite.
http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=13602

A Month in #Exchange and #OCS: July 2011: To Read

Exchange2010 #Lync

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http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb124558.aspx

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http://msexchangeteam.com/archive/category/11153.aspx

Introducing the “Exchange Server 2010 Technical Video Series” on TechCenter
Struggling to find an overview of what the latest EAS features are? Planning your migration from Exchange 2003 and looking for a basic introduction to Database Availability Groups (DAGs)? These videos are for you! The Microsoft Exchange team has produced a new portfolio of videos designed to give customers…

Most popular Exchange 2010 TechNet Wiki articles
In case you did not try this yet (or you read our blog through RSS reader only) – that orange “Wiki” link on the navigation bar on top of our blog pages takes you to our TechNet Wiki landing page here: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/wiki-exchange-server-portal.aspx To give…

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http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg490643(v=EXCHG.80).aspx

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http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb676082.aspx

Lync Server 2010
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff770144.aspx -and- http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/lync/default.aspx

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New means they appear in KB as Revision 1.0! (well apart from the ones that look interesting too) … I just can’t find a decent source for these anymore! ideas?  KBAlertz just doesnt seem to be updating, so found mskbarticles!
Exchange Online: http://www.mskbarticles.com/index.php?product=13159
Exchange 2003: http://www.mskbarticles.com/index.php?product=1773
Exchange 2007: http://www.mskbarticles.com/index.php?product=10926
Exchange 2010: http://www.mskbarticles.com/index.php?product=13965
Exchange 2010 Coexistence: http://www.mskbarticles.com/index.php?product=14798
Forefront Online Protection for Exchange: http://www.mskbarticles.com/index.php?product=13818
Forefront For Exchange: http://www.mskbarticles.com/index.php?product=14783
Communications Server 2007 R2: http://www.mskbarticles.com/index.php?product=14030
Communicator 2007: http://www.mskbarticles.com/index.php?product=11402
Outlook 2007: http://www.mskbarticles.com/index.php?product=11335
Outlook 2010: http://www.mskbarticles.com/index.php?product=14864
Lync 2010: http://www.mskbarticles.com/index.php?product=15708
Lync Server: http://www.mskbarticles.com/index.php?product=14934
http://blogs.technet.com/b/hot/archive/tags/Messaging+Server/
http://blogs.technet.com/b/trm/archive/tags/unified+communications/

June 30, 2011

  • 2553023 Office 2010 Cumulative Update for June 2011

June 29, 2011

  • 2552972 Description of the Outlook 2010 hotfix package (outlook-x-none.msp): June 28, 2011

June 28, 2011

  • 2544404 Description of the Office Outlook 2007 hotfix package (Outlook-x-none.msp): June 28, 2011
  • 2553933 Description of the Outlook 2010 hotfix package (outlookintl-ko-kr.msp): June 28, 2011
  • 2553911 Description of the Outlook 2010 hotfix package (outexum-x-none.msp): June 28, 2011

June 23, 2011

  • 951000 Messages to a Distribution List are delayed in an Exchange Server 2007 environment

June 22, 2011

  • 2509910 Description of Update Rollup 4 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1

Fixes from Update Rollup 4

  • 2537099 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2537099/ ) “80040154” error message when you try to configure external Client Access namespaces on an Exchange Server 2010 server
  • 2536700 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2536700/ ) Outlook stops responding when you try to copy a folder to its subfolder by using Outlook in online mode in an Exchange Server 2010 SP1 environment
  • 2536517 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2536517/ ) The Microsoft Exchange RPC Client Access service crashes intermittently on an Exchange Server 2010 server
  • 2536494 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2536494/ ) It takes a long time to return results when you perform an Advanced Find search on a mailbox by using Outlook in online mode in an Exchange Server 2010 SP1 environment
  • 2535648 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2535648/ ) The EMC takes a long time to open in an Exchange Server 2010 environment
  • 2535130 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2535130/ ) Performance in Outlook or in OWA decreases when you use IMAP4 to access the contacts folder in an Exchange Server 2010 environment
  • 2535105 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2535105/ ) There is no option to disable the Availability service in an Exchange Server 2010 environment
  • 2533543 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2533543/ ) Event ID 2153 is logged on each database availability group member in an Exchange Server 2010 environment
  • 2533538 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2533538/ ) You cannot look up the free/busy information of a user who is located on an Exchange Server 2010 organization from another Exchange Server 2010 organization
  • 2533451 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2533451/ ) A RBAC role assignee can unexpectedly run the “Update-FileDistributionService” command on an Exchange Server 2010 server that is outside the role assignment scope
  • 2519359 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2519359/ ) “Changes to the rule cannot be saved.” error message when you try to create a reply rule by using Outlook in an Exchange Server 2010 environment
  • 2518850 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2518850/ ) You cannot receive email messages on a mobile phone by using ActiveSync in an Exchange Server 2010 environment
  • 2517088 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2517088/ ) Public folder conflict resolution does not work as usual in an Exchange Server 2010 environment
  • 2515259 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2515259/ ) “The items could not be copied.” error message when you run the Get-MailboxSearch cmdlet in an Exchange Server 2010 SP1 environment
  • 2514709 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2514709/ ) Event ID 1001 after you successfully the install Exchange Server 2010 Unified Messaging server role
  • 2514574 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2514574/ ) The Exchange RPC Client Access service crashes in an Exchange Server 2010 environment
  • 2513723 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2513723/ ) The “New-MailboxImportRequest” cmdlet does not import all messages in a .pst file in the ANSI format in an Exchange Server 2010 environment
  • 2512023 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2512023/ ) “GetUserOofSettings”, “SetUserOofSettings” and “GetUserAvailability” operations do not support Exchange Impersonation on the Exchange Server 2010 SP1 schema
  • 2511897 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2511897/ ) You cannot send an email message to a mailbox for a brief period when you move the mailbox by using online move in an Exchange Server 2010 environment
  • 2507463 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2507463/ ) You cannot move a mailbox that contains a corrupted Search Folder in an Exchange Server 2010 environment
  • 2506820 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2506820/ ) The free/busy information does not display of a user whose mailbox is located on an Exchange Server 2003 server
  • 2506049 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2506049/ ) The hierarchy of a new public folder database on an Exchange Server 2010 SP1 server is not replicated
  • 2505968 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2505968/ ) The EdgeTransport.exe process crashes when you apply a rule that contains a bad email address in an Exchange Server 2010 environment
  • 2504453 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2504453/ ) You cannot retrieve statistical information about a public folder by using the “Get-PublicFolderStatistics” cmdlet in an Exchange Server 2010 SP1 environment
  • 2503337 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2503337/ ) Comments of your meeting response message is missing when you decline a meeting request in an Exchange Server 2010 environment
  • 2501070 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2501070/ ) A RBAC role assignee can stop queue processing on an Exchange Server 2010 Hub Transport server or an Exchange Server 2010 Edge Transport server that is outside the role assignment scope
  • 2500903 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2500903/ ) A space is missing in the subject line of a “Tentative” meeting response in an Exchange Server 2010 environment
  • 2500648 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2500648/ ) “There are no items to show in this view.” error message when you try to view a folder in Outlook in an Exchange Server 2010 environment
  • 2495167 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2495167/ ) You cannot recover a deleted public folder by using Outlook or MFCMAPI in an Exchange Server 2010 environment
  • 2495010 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2495010/ ) The EdgeTransport.exe process consumes 100% CPU usage on an Exchange Server 2010 Edge Transport server or an Exchange Server 2007 Edge Transport server
  • 2493393 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2493393/ ) You cannot use ECP to perform a wipe on a mobile phone in an Exchange Server 2010 SP1 environment
  • 2492068 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2492068/ ) “The item cannot be saved to this folder.” error message when try to post an item to a mail-disabled public folder in an Exchange Server 2010 SP1 environment
  • 2491354 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2491354/ ) You cannot view the free/busy information of users in a mixed Exchange Server 2007 and Exchange Server 2010 environment
  • 2490134 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2490134/ ) A deferred delivery email message is not delivered by using Outlook 2007 in online mode in an Exchange Server 2010 environment
  • 2489964 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2489964/ ) An update enables range 0x-0x1F characters in the display name of an Exchange Server 2010 user account
  • 2489938 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2489938/ ) The “Connect-ExchangeServer” function does not change the target Exchange server in Exchange Server 2010
  • 2489130 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2489130/ ) A RBAC role assignee can unexpectedly change mailbox properties that are outside the management role group scope in an Exchange Server 2010 environment
  • 2488643 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2488643/ ) Outlook downloads duplicated POP3 email messages in an Exchange Server 2010 environment
  • 2479188 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2479188/ ) The iCal parts of an email message contain invalid entries when they are sent from an Exchange Server 2003 mailbox to an Exchange Server 2010 mailbox
  • 2477273 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2477273/ ) The DomainController parameter does not work when you use the “MoveMailbox.ps1” script to move mailboxes in an Exchange Server 2010 environment
  • 2471964 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2471964/ ) A NDR is sent to the sender when you move an email message to a personal folder file in an Exchange Server 2010 SP1 or a later version environment
  • 2467619 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2467619/ ) A user who manages a distribution group cannot remove another user whose mailbox is disabled in an Exchange Server 2010 environment
  • 2465292 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2465292/ ) “MAPI_E_FAILONEPROVIDER (0x8004011D)” error message when you access an Exchange Server 2010 mailbox by using a MAPI application
  • 2446908 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2446908/ ) ESE event descriptions are missing in Event Viewer when the Eseutil utility is called on an Exchange Server 2010 SP1 server
  • 2394554 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2394554/ ) An email message is not delivered if it contains unsupported encoded characters in the subject line in an Exchange Server 2010 environment
  • 2491951 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2491951/ ) You cannot install Exchange Server 2010 SP1 if the NetBIOS domain name of the domain controller contains an ampersand (&) character
  • 2507066 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2507066/ ) Administrator audit logging is disabled unexpectedly during an Exchange Server 2010 SP1 installation

June 9, 2011

  • 2549046 Description of cumulative update for Office Communications Server 2007 R2: June, 2011
  • 2544768 An update is available that increases the maximum number of allowed access proxies in an access proxy array in Office Communications Server 2007 R2

June 3, 2011

  • 924284 How to enable the Memory Diagnostic test for 2007 Office products on a Windows Server-based computer

A Month in #Exchange and #OCS: July 2011: Events

#Exchange2010 #Lync #MMMUG

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TechNet Webcast: Lync Server 2010 Architecture Topologies (Level 200)
In this webcast, we describe the overall architecture of Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and the key considerations for the scalability and performance of each server role. This webcast provides the background and framework for the other Lync Server 2010 webcasts and serves as a bridge between the overview session and the drill-downs in the different product areas

TechNet Webcast: Lync Server 2010: Migration and Coexistence (Level 300)
In this webcast, we explore the path of moving from Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 to Microsoft Lync Server 2010. Although some of the technical functionalities of the products are similar, these are two very different products. Join this webcast to prepare yourself for a successful migration from Communications Server 2007 R2 to Lync Server 2010.

TechNet Webcast: Lync Server 2010: Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) (Level 300)
In this webcast, we introduce the Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Management Shell, a new method of administration and management. The Lync Server 2010 Management Shell is a powerful management interface built on the Windows PowerShell command-line interface, which includes a comprehensive set of cmdlets that are specific to Lync Server 2010. We take a look at various commands and how to perform various management tasks by using the Lync Server 2010 Management Shell.

TechNet Webcast: Consumerization of IT and Sophistication of Attacks (Level 200)
In this webcast, Frank Simorjay discusses how cybercriminals use marketing-like tactics to target consumers, how that can impact an organization, and how you can stay protected.

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Wednesday, July 13, 2011: TechNet Webcast: Information about Microsoft Security Bulletins for July (Level 200)
Join us for a brief overview of the technical details of the Microsoft security bulletins for July. We intend to address your concerns in this webcast; therefore, most of the webcast is devoted to attendees asking questions and getting answers from Microsoft security experts.

Monday, July 25, 2011: TechNet Webcast: Social Engineering Threat Trends in 2010 (Level 200)
Are you interested in learning how social networking has affected the way that cybercriminals work? According to Microsoft’s Security Intelligence Report, Volume 10, social networking has become one of the most common ways that attackers lure their victims. Learn more about the emerging social engineering threats, and get guidance about how you can protect yourself.

A Month in #Exchange and #OCS: July 2011: Links and Downloads

#Exchange2010 #Exchange #Lync

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Office 365 Guides for professionals and small businesses
Step-by-step instructions for setting up and using a Plan P1 trial account for Office 365 from Microsoft Online Services.

Office 365 Developer Training Kit – June 2011 Update
Guidance that provides developers with advanced guidance on how to develop for Office 365 including SharePoint Online, Exchange Online and Lync Online

Microsoft Exchange Online Standard
Microsoft® Exchange Online is a hosted enterprise messaging solution based on Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. Exchange Online services include advanced e-mail features as well as calendaring, contact, and task management capabilities. This…

Microsoft Forefront Endpoint Protection (FEP) 2010 Update Rollup 1 Tools
These free downloads make it easier for Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 Update Rollup 1 customers to use Group Policy for centralized management, provide optimized settings for various server roles, and diagnose and troubleshoot support issues.

Microsoft Advertising SDK for Windows Phone
Advertising SDK for developers who want to monetize their Windows Phone applications.

Exchange Server 2010 SP1 Help
This download contains a standalone version of Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP1 Help.

Exchange 2010 Tested Solutions: 32400 Mailboxes in Three Sites Running Hyper-V on Cisco Unified Compute System Blade Servers and EMC CLARiiON Storage
In the Exchange 2010 Tested Solutions white papers, Microsoft provides examples of well-designed, cost-effective Exchange 2010 solutions deployed on hardware offered by some of our server, storage, and network partners.

Microsoft Online Standard Service Descriptions
Microsoft Online Services provides enterprise-level hosted solutions for e-mail, collaboration, instant messaging and Web conferencing. Services are delivered from a highly reliable network of Microsoft data centers located strategically throughout the world that provides seamless connectivity to the Microsoft Online suite of services —enabling customers to use the latest productivity applications

Microsoft Online Services- Support and Service Management Service Description
This document has been moved. Please update your links and bookmarks with the new location, listed below.

Visio 2010 Add-in for Exchange Server 2007
This Microsoft Visio Add-In makes it easy for Exchange administrators to visualize, explore, and communicate complex…dramatically increase productivity. You can diagram a Microsoft® Exchange Server 2007 site topology, including sites, servers…

Visio 2010 Add-in for System Center Operations Manager 2007 R2
This add-in helps you monitor and manage your IT network in a Visio diagram which you can share with others via their browser in Microsoft®SharePoint®2010.

VHD Test Drive – Lync Server 2010 VHD
This download comes as a pre-configured set of VHD’s. This download enables you to fully evaluate Microsoft Lync Server 2010.

Microsoft Active Directory Topology Diagrammer
The Microsoft Active Directory Topology Diagrammer reads an Active Directory configuration using LDAP, and then automatically generates a Visio diagram of your Active Directory and /or your Exchange Server topology. The diagramms may include domains, sites, servers, organizational units, DFS-R, administrative groups, routing groups and connectors and can be changed manually in Visio if needed.

Achieving Immutability with Exchange Online and Exchange Server 2010
With Exchange Server 2010 SP1 and Exchange Online, Microsoft enables organizations to immutably preserve mailbox items for discovery using an in-place archive.

How to Choose the Right Email Solution for your Business White Paper
This whitepaper discusses the various email solution factors to consider when deciding on your next email platform, as well as the top 10 factors that will matter to most businesses.

Forefront Online Protection for Exchange Service Description
This download contains the Service Description for Forefront Online Protection for Exchange (FOPE).

Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Hotfix KB 968802
This download includes all available updates for Office Communications Server 2007 R2.

Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2 Hotfix KB 2549042
This download contains an update for Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2.

Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Group Chat Hotfix KB 2549044
This download contains updates for Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Group Chat.

Unified Communications Phones and Peripherals Datasheets
These datasheets list the phones and peripheral devices that are qualified to display the “Optimized for Microsoft Lync” logo.

Microsoft Lync 2010 IM and Presence Training
Learn how to optimize your IM and Presence experience with Microsoft Lync 2010.

Live Meeting-To-Lync Transition Resources
Resources included in this download package are designed to support your organization’s Live Meeting Service to Lync (Server or Online) transition planning. This download will be updated with additional resources as available.

Microsoft Lync Online IM and Presence Training
Learn how to optimize your Instant Messaging and Presence experience with Microsoft Lync Online.

Microsoft Lync Online Training
Learn about Microsoft Lync Online, and the helpful features to manage your communications effectively.

Group Chat Stress Tool for Microsoft Lync Server 2010 – Documentation
This download provides documentation about Group Chat Stress Tool and Group Chat Loaders for Microsoft Lync Server 2010.

Conversations Analyzer for Microsoft Lync 2010 Getting Started Guide
This download provides end-user documentation about the Conversations Analyzer application for Microsoft Lync 2010.

Information Dashboard Add-In for Microsoft Lync 2010 Getting Started Guide
This download provides end-user documentation about the Information Dashboard add-in for Microsoft Lync 2010.

Tabbed Conversations for Microsoft Lync 2010 Getting Started Guide
This download provides end-user documentation about Tabbed Conversations for Microsoft Lync 2010.

Unified Communications Phones and Peripherals Datasheets
These datasheets list the phones and peripheral devices that are qualified to display the “Optimized for Microsoft Lync” logo.

Conversation Translator Add-In for Microsoft Lync 2010 Getting Started Guide
This download provides end-user documentation about the Conversation Translator add-in for Microsoft Lync 2010.

Microsoft Lync Online Web App Training
Learn how to use Microsoft Lync Online Web App to join meetings, when you don’t have Lync installed.

Microsoft Lync Online Conferencing and Collaboration Training
Learn how to schedule, join, and manage online meetings with Microsoft Lync Online.

Microsoft Lync Online Voice and Video Training
Learn about Microsoft Lync Online voice and video features, and how to use the controls.

Introducing Microsoft Lync Online
This course covers an introduction to Microsoft Lync Online features and tools.

Microsoft Lync Online Attendee Training
Learn how to use Microsoft Lync Online Attendee to join meetings, when you don’t have Lync installed.

Tabbed Conversations for Microsoft Lync 2010
Tabbed Conversations is an application that provides a tabbed Lync 2010 conversation window to allow multiple instant messaging (IM) conversations in a single window.

Conversations Analyzer for Microsoft Lync 2010
Conversations Analyzer is an application that reviews your Microsoft Lync instant messaging (IM) conversation history and gives you scores for your use of trust-building language in day-to-day…

Conversation Translator Add-In for Microsoft Lync 2010
Conversation Translator provides a real-time language translation service for Lync instant messaging (IM) conversations. With Conversation Translator, both the sender and receiver can converse in their native language, and Conversation Translator handles the translation.

Information Dashboard Add-In for Microsoft Lync 2010
Information Dashboard helps you start a conversation with a remote contact by providing current information about the contact’s location. For example, if you are calling a co-worker or a client in Shanghai, China, you can open Information Dashboard and enter the location of Shanghai before making the call.

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Group Chat Stress Tool
Group Chat Stress is a tool that can be used to help verify your Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and Microsoft Lync Server 2010, Group Chat hardware deployment. The Group Chat Stress package is made up of two applications…

Microsoft Lync 2010 Adoption and Training Kit: Lync Custom Intranet Site
This zipped file contains a sample intranet site for Microsoft Lync 2010.

Standard Response to Request for Information – Security and Privacy
This White Paper describes how Office 365 fulfills the security, compliance and risk management requirements as defined by the Cloud Security Alliance, Cloud Control Matrix.

Office 365 for professionals and small businesses Service Description
This document provides a detailed description of the features and functionality of Office 365 for professionals and small businesses (P1) service.

Microsoft Office 365 Guides for midsize business and enterprises
Microsoft Office 365 Guides for midsize business and enterprises

Security in Office 365 White Paper
This whitepaper provides an overview of the security practices and technology that support enterprise-grade security in Microsoft Office 365 for businesses of all sizes.

Office 365 White Paper: Guidance for Office Development in Office 365
This white paper explains the primary differences between developing Microsoft Office client solutions for Microsoft SharePoint Online in Office 365 and for the on-premises version of SharePoint 2010.

A Month in #Exchange and #OCS: June 2011: Events

#Exchange2010 #Lync #MMMUG

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TechNet Webcast: Introducing Office 365 to Your End Users (Level 100)
Are you planning on rolling out Microsoft Office 365 to your organization? You’re familiar with the back-end cloud benefits, but how does Office 365 affect your users? In this fast-paced 60-minute presentation, we discuss strategy to make sure that your business captures the productivity gains that are possible with Office 365. Topics include planning pre-rollout training, generating excitement among your users, easing the tension of deployment day, and providing ongoing resources.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032486368&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

Business Insights Webcast: BPOS to Office 365 Transition (Part 1 of 2): New Features, Experiences and Requirements
Join us for both events in this series as Microsoft Office 365 delivers the power of cloud productivity to businesses of all sizes. Office 365 combines the familiar Microsoft Office suite with cloud-based versions of next-generation communications and collaboration services: Microsoft Exchange Online, Microsoft SharePoint Online, and Microsoft Lync Online. Give your people new ways to collaborate on documents, the ability to work online or offline, and access to their documents, email, calendars from any device. This webcast details guidance for the transition from Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) to Office 365, the requirements for Office 365, and administrator tasks for getting your organization ready for Office 365
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032484649&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

MSDN Webcast: Cloud Power Event Series (Part 1 of 5): Data Migration to the Cloud (Level 200)
Data migration to the Cloud. Few things have as much value in the digital age as good old data. Unfortunately, it is often scattered and not necessarily running on infrastructure that’s up to date. In this session, you will learn about the challenge of having data sitting on “intermittently maintained infrastructure” and how best to migrate to a cloud environment that is persistently up to date.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032486464&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: End User Tips and Tricks for Office 365: Focus on SharePoint Online (Level 100)
Are you wondering what Microsoft SharePoint Online is and how it impacts your organization? Are you curious about what role it can play in your employees’ productivity experience? Join us for a fast-paced 60-minute session that is designed to highlight the most exciting features of SharePoint Online. An instructor showcases a tip or a feature every few minutes, which provides you with a broad and real-world understanding of what the platform can do for your users. Topics include collaborating with team sites, simplifying document access through Microsoft Office Web Apps, coauthoring content by using Microsoft Office and SharePoint Online, automating business processes, and improving communication with Microsoft Lync Online integration.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032486370&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: End User Tips and Tricks for Office 365: Exchange Online with Email (Level 100)
Are you wondering what Microsoft Exchange Online is and how it impacts your organization? Are you curious about what role it can play in your employees’ productivity experience? Join us for a fast-paced 60-minute session that is designed to highlight the most exciting features of Exchange Online. An instructor showcases a tip or a feature every few minutes, which provides you with a broad and real-world understanding of what the platform can do for your users. Topics include organizing your inbox in Microsoft Outlook 2010, connecting with your contacts, accessing your email anywhere on any device, and keeping track of your day in Outlook 2010.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032486201&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

Business Insights Webcast: BPOS to Office 365 Transition (Part 2 of 2): Administration Steps and Experience (Level 100)
Join us for both events in this series as Microsoft Office 365 introduces new online services and capabilities, new user experiences, and new online platform capabilities. It also introduces new underlying server software into Microsoft Online Services data centers as well as other major new service and platform investments. The name may be new and includes new offerings, but you are subscribed to the same service, just significantly enhanced. In this webcast, we work through the changes in the administration of Office 365 from Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS), client requirements and deployment options, and transition guidance from the IT perspective.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032484651&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: End User Tips and Tricks for Office 365: Get the Most out of Lync Online (Level 100)
Are you wondering what Microsoft Lync Online is and how it impacts your organization? Are you curious about what role it can play in your employees’ productivity experience? Join us for a fast-paced 60-minute session that is designed to highlight the most exciting features of Lync Online. An instructor showcases a tip or a feature every few minutes, which provides you with a broad and real-world understanding of what the platform can do for your users. Topics include viewing Lync Online presence in your applications, managing conversations, sharing your desktop with others, and hosting an online meeting.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032486203&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

Microsoft Office System Webcast: Tips and Tricks for OneNote and Outlook 2010 (Level 100)
We invite you to attend a Live Meeting presentation that will help you get the most out of OneNote and Outlook 2010. Learn about new features and timesavers to help you in your day-to-day work. This session is good for beginner and intermediate users.

The time you take to attend this session can help save you time later – past participants report saving from 15 to over 30 minutes a day after attending a Tips and Tricks session. Led by an expert Microsoft technology presenter, the session will be informative and entertaining, designed to help you learn how to work more effectively.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032474356&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: Forefront Protection for Office: Cloud Protection Technologies (Level 300)
Learn how to best protect your email by using Microsoft Forefront Online Protection for Exchange. Hear about core Forefront Online Protection for Exchange capabilities, such as multiple-engine antivirus protection, antispam protection, and policy definition, that help keep your customer email collaboration more secure.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032481080&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: The Forefront Online Protection for Exchange Management Experience (Level 300)
Learn best practices for how to use the Microsoft Forefront Online Protection for Exchange Administration Center. In this webcast, get tips and tricks from experts about key product capabilities and how to effectively manage Forefront Online Protection for Exchange.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032481086&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: Forefront Online Protection for Exchange Routing Scenarios (Level 300)
This webcast takes a deep dive into the new capabilities of the next release of Microsoft Forefront Online Protection for Exchange. New customers that use the Microsoft Office 365 cloud-based application suite and Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) will be able to route mail through Forefront Online Protection for Exchange for filtering. All Forefront Online Protection for Exchange customers will be able to configure secure cross-premises hybrid mail-flow scenarios that can help them seamlessly move mail infrastructure to the cloud while maintaining existing investments and configuration. This webcast presents and demonstrates these scenarios and describes the underlying architecture.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032481082&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

Business Insights Webcast: BPOS to Office 365 Transition (Part 2 of 2): Administration Steps and Experience (Level 100)
Join us for both events in this series as Microsoft Office 365 introduces new online services and capabilities, new user experiences, and new online platform capabilities. It also introduces new underlying server software into Microsoft Online Services data centers as well as other major new service and platform investments. The name may be new and includes new offerings, but you are subscribed to the same service, just significantly enhanced. In this webcast, we work through the changes in the administration of Office 365 from Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS), client requirements and deployment options, and transition guidance from the IT perspective.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032484763&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: Forefront Online Protection for Exchange and Office 365 (Level 300)
Microsoft Forefront Online Protection for Exchange and Microsoft Office 365 are better together. See how the new features in Forefront Online Protection for Exchange 11.1 help Office 365 customers simplify the management experience through a single sign on (SSO). Also, learn how the new inbound and outbound advanced routing scenarios in Forefront Online Protection for Exchange help Office 365 customers optimize their email flow requirements.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032481084&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

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Friday, June 03, 2011 TechNet Webcast: Talk TechNet with Keith Combs and Matt Hester – Episode 34: PowerShell with Sean Kearney (Level 200)
Call in or join us on the web as we host Sean Kearney, Microsoft PowerShell MVP.  Sean is the “Energized about IT” guy and you’ll find him frequently blogging at http://ye110wbeard.wordpress.com/.  Last time we had Sean on the show he broke into a series of demos on Live Meeting.  Now technically this is a talk show, but keep that in mind just in case he decides to get energetic again. Be sure to take advantage of this unique opportunity to get some questions answered.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032487714

Monday, June 06, 2011 TechNet Webcast: Virtualizing Exchange Server with Hyper-V: Better Together (Level 200)
This webcast covers virtualization scenarios for Microsoft Exchange 2010 and how the combination of Hyper-V and Microsoft System Center solves the issues. We also discuss the various deployment scenarios for Exchange and perform a deep dive on virtualizing it with Hyper-V. The presentation highlights examples of Exchange performance on Hyper-V and best practices for a successful deployment. Finally, we also touch upon partner solutions, including the PRO packs and how these solutions enhance the benefits of running Exchange virtually.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032486375

Tuesday, June 07, 2011 TechNet Webcast: Lync Server 2010 Architecture Topologies (Level 200)
In this webcast, we describe the overall architecture of Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and the key considerations for the scalability and performance of each server role. This webcast provides the background and framework for the other Lync Server 2010 webcasts and serves as a bridge between the overview session and the drill-downs in the different product areas.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032486206

Thursday, June 09, 2011 TechNet Webcast: Lync Server 2010: Migration and Coexistence (Level 300)
In this webcast, we explore the path of moving from Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 to Microsoft Lync Server 2010. Although some of the technical functionalities of the products are similar, these are two very different products. Join this webcast to prepare yourself for a successful migration from Communications Server 2007 R2 to Lync Server 2010.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032486208

Monday, June 13, 2011 TechNet Webcast: Cybercriminals Using Marketing-Like Approaches to Target Consumers (Level 200)
Microsoft has released the latest Security Intelligence Report (SIR v10). Volume 10 uncovers evolving threat landscape trend information from more than 600 million systems worldwide, focusing on the second half of 2010. In addition, there are 117 global threat assessments, which help make SIR v10 the most comprehensive compilation of malware information in the world. In this webcast, Frank Simorjay discusses SIR v10.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032488101

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 TechNet Webcast: Lync Server 2010: Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) (Level 300)
In this webcast, we introduce the Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Management Shell, a new method of administration and management. The Lync Server 2010 Management Shell is a powerful management interface built on the Windows PowerShell command-line interface, which includes a comprehensive set of cmdlets that are specific to Lync Server 2010. We take a look at various commands and how to perform various management tasks by using the Lync Server 2010 Management Shell.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032486210

Thursday, June 16, 2011 Business Insights Webcast: Cloud Productivity for Enterprises Featuring Microsoft Office 365 (Level 100)
Microsoft Office 365 delivers the power of cloud productivity to businesses of all sizes, helping to save time and money and to free up valued resources. Office 365 combines the familiar Office desktop suite with cloud-based versions of Microsoft’s next-generation communications and collaboration services: Microsoft Exchange Online, Microsoft SharePoint Online, and Microsoft Lync Online. Office 365 is simple to use, easy to administer, and backed by the robust security and guaranteed reliability you expect from a world-class service provider. See an overview of all the products and services of Office 365, pricing and licensing concepts, and a demonstration of the future of productivity.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032479775

Friday, June 17, 2011 TechNet Webcast: Lync Server 2010: Implementing Call-Admission Control (Level 300)
Real-time communications are sensitive to the latency and packet loss that can occur on congested networks. Call-Admission Control (CAC) determines, based on available network bandwidth, whether to allow real-time communication sessions such as voice or video calls to be established. During this webcast, we go through the planning aspects to prepare you for the implementation of CAC.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032486213
Friday, June 10, 2011 TechNet Webcast: How to Build a Private Cloud (Part 1): An Overview of a Private Cloud (Level 100)
In this session, we discuss the emergence of a private cloud as the logical next step in virtualization and the amazing benefits that you can get by automating IT services in your organization. We compare and contrast hosted versus on-premises private cloud options and discuss the advantages and drawbacks of each. We also discuss the tools and techniques that you need to build your own private cloud.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032487286

Friday, June 17, 2011 TechNet Webcast: How to Build a Private Cloud (Part 2): Hyper-V, the Backbone of a Private Cloud (Level 200)
In this session, we demonstrate some of the key functionalities of Hyper-V that make it ideally suited to perform IT as a service and private cloud functions. We walk through a demonstration of installing and configuring Hyper-V for a private cloud and discuss some of the important considerations of running Hyper-V in this environment.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032487288

Friday, June 24, 2011 TechNet Webcast: How to Build a Private Cloud (Part 3): System Center, the Nerve Center of a Private Cloud (Level 200)
In this session, we discuss the key functions of the Microsoft System Center tools as the nerve center for your private cloud. We talk about System Center Operations Manager and System Center Virtual Machine Manager. We demonstrate how to install and configure each of these into a private cloud and demonstrate their effectiveness as the management tools for private cloud environments.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032487294

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 TechNet Webcast: How to Build a Private Cloud (Part 4): The Self-Service Portal, the Muscles of a Private Cloud (Level 200)
In this session, we discuss the self-service portal and demonstrate how to install, configure, and potentially use it in a private cloud. We demonstrate how to configure and implement virtual machine roles in a private cloud and how you can use the self-service portal to easily maintain and update those roles. Finally, we discuss how to use Windows Azure Connect to integrate your private cloud with the public cloud.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032487333

A Month in #Exchange and #OCS: May 2011: Events

Sorry it’s a bit late, but been maxed out

#Exchange2010 #Lync #MMMUG

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TechNet Webcast: Forefront Online Protection for Exchange Encryption Overview (Level 300)
Regardless of whether customers are on premises, in the cloud, or both, they all face challenges in email protection and how to distribute information. Learn how identity-based encryption is integrated into Microsoft Exchange Hosted Encryption and how businesses can use this service to easily send and receive ad hoc encrypted communication. This webcast provides a technical overview of the Microsoft Forefront Online Protection for Exchange Encryption Service. We review its core components and functionality, including its prerequisites, product architecture, and capabilities. Learn about the components, and get tips for how to deliver successful Forefront Online Protection for Exchange demos.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032481195&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

Business Insights Webcast: Building the Business Case for the Cloud (Level 100)
In this webcast, we focus on a process for building a business plan for cloud computing development and migration. The discussion will focus on how to calculate return on investment (ROI) and total cost of ownership (TCO) in cloud computing, and will describe ideal workloads. Case studies will also be discussed and new cloud-enabled business models explored.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=1032484240&EventCategory=5&culture=en-US&CountryCode=US

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TechNet Webcast: Introducing Office 365 to Your End Users (Level 100)
Are you planning on rolling out Microsoft Office 365 to your organization? You’re familiar with the back-end cloud benefits, but how does Office 365 affect your users? In this fast-paced 60-minute presentation, we discuss strategy to make sure that your business captures the productivity gains that are possible with Office 365. Topics include planning pre-rollout training, generating excitement among your users, easing the tension of deployment day, and providing ongoing resources.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032486368

Business Insights Webcast: Best of Microsoft Management Summit 2011: Virtualization, Management, and the Cloud (Level 100)
As the data center and the IT organization at large become increasingly complex, and especially as virtualization drives server sprawl, management becomes a critical component of an IT organization’s value proposition. Having a common management platform, such as the Microsoft System Center management platform, lets an IT organization streamline its management processes and resources, resulting in efficiency and effectiveness. This webcast highlights the various components of the System Center suite and demonstrates how a common management platform can propel your IT organization forward.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032483707

Business Insights Webcast: BPOS to Office 365 Transition (Part 1 of 2): New Features, Experiences and Requirements
Join us for both events in this series as Microsoft Office 365 delivers the power of cloud productivity to businesses of all sizes. Office 365 combines the familiar Microsoft Office suite with cloud-based versions of next-generation communications and collaboration services: Microsoft Exchange Online, Microsoft SharePoint Online, and Microsoft Lync Online. Give your people new ways to collaborate on documents, the ability to work online or offline, and access to their documents, email, calendars from any device. This webcast details guidance for the transition from Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) to Office 365, the requirements for Office 365, and administrator tasks for getting your organization ready for Office 365.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032484649

TechNet Webcast: Information About Microsoft May Security Bulletins (Level 200) Join us for a brief overview of the technical details of the May security bulletins. We intend to address your concerns in this webcast, therefore, most of the webcast is devoted to attendees asking questions about the bulletins and getting answers from Microsoft security experts.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032455072

TechNet Webcast: End User Tips and Tricks for Office 365: Focus on SharePoint Online (Level 100)
Are you wondering what Microsoft SharePoint Online is and how it impacts your organization? Are you curious about what role it can play in your employees’ productivity experience? Join us for a fast-paced 60-minute session that is designed to highlight the most exciting features of SharePoint Online. An instructor showcases a tip or a feature every few minutes, which provides you with a broad and real-world understanding of what the platform can do for your users. Topics include collaborating with team sites, simplifying document access through Microsoft Office Web Apps, coauthoring content by using Microsoft Office and SharePoint Online, automating business processes, and improving communication with Microsoft Lync Online integration.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032486370&CountryCode=US

Business Insights Webcast: Cloud Productivity Featuring Microsoft SharePoint Online (Level 100)
The capabilities of Microsoft SharePoint Online work together with Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 to help your company quickly respond to changing business needs. Using SharePoint Online and Office Professional Plus 2010, your people can share ideas and expertise, create custom solutions for specific needs, and find the right business information to make better decisions.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032479680&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: End User Tips and Tricks for Office 365: Exchange Online with Email (Level 100)
Are you wondering what Microsoft Exchange Online is and how it impacts your organization? Are you curious about what role it can play in your employees’ productivity experience? Join us for a fast-
paced 60-minute session that is designed to highlight the most exciting features of Exchange Online. An instructor showcases a tip or a feature every few minutes, which provides you with a broad and real-world understanding of what the platform can do for your users. Topics include organizing your inbox in Microsoft Outlook 2010, connecting with your contacts, accessing your email anywhere on any device, and keeping track of your day in Outlook 2010.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032486201&CountryCode=US

Business Insights Webcast: BPOS to Office 365 Transition (Part 2 of 2): Administration Steps and Experience (Level 100)
Join us for both events in this series as Microsoft Office 365 introduces new online services and capabilities, new user experiences, and new online platform capabilities. It also introduces new underlying server software into Microsoft Online Services data centers as well as other major new service and platform investments. The name may be new and includes new offerings, but you are subscribed to the same service, just significantly enhanced. In this webcast, we work through the changes in the administration of Office 365 from Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS), client requirements and deployment options, and transition guidance from the IT perspective.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032484651&CountryCode=US

TechNet Webcast: End User Tips and Tricks for Office 365: Get the Most out of Lync Online (Level 100)
Are you wondering what Microsoft Lync Online is and how it impacts your organization? Are you curious about what role it can play in your employees’ productivity experience? Join us for a fast-paced 60-minute session that is designed to highlight the most exciting features of Lync Online. An instructor showcases a tip or a feature every few minutes, which provides you with a broad and real-world understanding of what the platform can do for your users. Topics include viewing Lync Online presence in your applications, managing conversations, sharing your desktop with others, and hosting an online meeting.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032486202

Wednesday, May 18, 2011: TechNet Webcast: The Forefront Online Protection for Exchange Management Experience (Level 300)
Learn best practices for how to use the Microsoft Forefront Online Protection for Exchange Administration Center. In this webcast, get tips and tricks from experts about key product capabilities and how to effectively manage Forefront Online Protection for Exchange.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032481085

Wednesday, May 18, 2011: TechNet Webcast: Forefront Online Protection for Exchange Routing Scenarios (Level 300)
This webcast takes a deep dive into the new capabilities of the next release of Microsoft Forefront Online Protection for Exchange. New customers that use the Microsoft Office 365 cloud-based application suite and Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) will be able to route mail through Forefront Online Protection for Exchange for filtering. All Forefront Online Protection for Exchange customers will be able to configure secure cross-premises hybrid mail-flow scenarios that can help them seamlessly move mail infrastructure to the cloud while maintaining existing investments and configuration. This webcast presents and demonstrates these scenarios and describes the underlying architecture.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032481081

Tuesday, May 24, 2011: TechNet Webcast: Forefront Online Protection for Exchange and Office 365 (Level 300)
Microsoft Forefront Online Protection for Exchange and Microsoft Office 365 are better together. See how the new features in Forefront Online Protection for Exchange 11.1 help Office 365 customers simplify the management experience through a single sign on (SSO). Also, learn how the new inbound and outbound advanced routing scenarios in Forefront Online Protection for Exchange help Office 365 customers optimize their email flow requirements.
https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?culture=en-US&EventID=1032481083