Migrating your Datacenter to Azure

Posted on Posted in Anouncements, Azure

Warren du Toit and I will be presenting a free Webinar hosted by Kemp Technologies on the 20’th of April 2017. We will be discussing the disciplines relating to doing a datacenter move for the very first time, including Elasticity and SLAs, the promise of cloud Basic cloud-based data center design from the ground up […]

Azure Site Recovery: IaaS Migration and Disaster Recovery | Pluralsight

Posted on Posted in Anouncements, Azure, Power Shell, Technology

I’ve had the privilege of publishing a course thats very close to my heart on all things DR, using the current slew of Azure ARM based features on Pluralsight.The course is titled “Azure Site Recovery: IaaS Migration and Disaster Recovery” The course covers the basics of requirement gathering – as a consultant thats essential viewing, […]

HostedMigration 510 error : the user could not be moved because the tenant has not been enabled for shared SIP address spaces

Posted on Posted in Skype for Business, Tips & Tricks

Scenario: When trying to migrate a user from Lync or Skype for Business on premises to Skype for Business online, you may experience the following error HostedMigration 510 error : the user could not be moved because the tenant has not been enabled for shared SIP address spaces AS a pre-requisite, you would have configured […]

Hybrid Cloud – What does it mean for you?

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A few years ago, “cloud” was mostly considered the originator of precipitation of any sort. We talked about “clouds” with silver linings, earth bound forms of the same, such as mist or fig, and even the “fog of war”. We now rate clouds in terms of computing and storage capacity. Before “cloud” was hip, we […]

Office 365, RBL and rejections

Posted on Posted in Exchange, Office 365, Tips & Tricks

Occasionally during your working day, you may find that email is rejected after is it sent with a notice similar to the following: Delivery has failed to these recipients or groups: Nicolas Blank Your message wasn’t delivered due to a permission or security issue. It may have been rejected by a moderator, the address may […]

Load Balancing Exchange 2010 with the KEMP Virtual LoadMaster

Posted on Posted in Exchange, Hardware, Load Balancer, Product Review

Introduction This article will speak to load balancing Exchange, and specifically with a review of the Kemp load balancer virtual (VLM) appliance. Why load balance Exchange Every generation of Exchange had their own areas of specialty: Exchange 2003 forced us to learn about clustering and SAN’s Exchange 2007 made us PKI experts, Exchange 2010 on […]

Lepide Exchange Manager Review

Posted on Posted in Exchange, Product Review

Lepide Exchange Manager (LEM) was a pleasant surprise when it crossed my desk. LEM allows for the recovery of mail from a variety of sources into EML’s, MSG’s PST’s or online mailboxes. While this kind of product certainly isn’t new, the simplicity and speed of LEM coupled with a common sense approach to its user […]