How to migrate just about anything

Posted 2 CommentsPosted in Anouncements, Documentation, Event Feedback, Exchange, Feedback, Office 365

I worked with the nice folks over at Mimecast to build a series of Webinars, which include: Webinar 1 – Migration planning: where to start Webinar 2 – How to design your Exchange migration process Webinar 3 – Migration gotchas: real world examples Webinar 4 – Measuring migration success I really enjoyed building these webinars, […]

The Future of hosted Exchange

Posted Posted in Cloud, Commentary, Exchange

If you host Exchange or you’re thinking of hosting Exchange, then you live in interesting times. Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference hosted a number of sessions which re-enforced the software giant’s view on cloud and why partners should move to all things cloud, however – if you’re an Exchange hosting shop – one session would have […]

Exchange 2010 Live Migrations now supported

Posted 1 CommentPosted in Anouncements, Documentation, Exchange, Hyper-V

  Microsoft now supports Live Migrations for Exchange 2010 SP1 as well as clustered VM hosts, while the below speaks specifically to Hyper-V everything on the approved list of hypervisors will be supported as well, quoting from the announcement: The updated support guidance applies to any hardware virtualization vendor participating in the Windows Server Virtualization […]

Celebrating a master, Roberts Rules gains recognition

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Having had the privilege of sharing a class with Robert Gillies during my MCM 2010 rotation last year, I wanted to call out a blog entry which mentions Robert Gillies and comments on his writing on the Exchange team blog.   http://blog.mimecast.com/2011/05/robert%e2%80%99s-rules-and-challenging-complexity/   Robert is a consultant with Microsoft Consulting Services, and since he’s been […]

Corporate mail users use any mail platforms to “get the job done”

Posted Posted in Anouncements, Commentary, Exchange, Feedback, General News

A new study shows that younger users will use any mail platform available – to the exclusion of the corporate platform provided – in order to get their work done. Mimecast have published a blog post and a press release with potential huge shock value to most companies with formalised email infrastructure. A demographic of […]