Tag: Exchange

Microsoft News – 5 December 2014

It’s December, and not much happens then in the world of Microsoft. However, we do have GA of Azure RemoteApp (RDS in the cloud) on the 11th! Windows Server Sizing Volumes for Data Deduplication in Windows Server: One of the most common questions the Data Deduplication team gets seems deceptively simple: "How big can I…

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Microsoft News Summary – 15 August 2014

Here’s the latest from the last 24 hours: New – Configurable Idle Timeout for Azure Load Balancer: Microsoft announced that the Azure Load Balancer now supports configurable TCP Idle timeout for your Cloud Services and Virtual Machines. This feature can be configured using the Service Management API, PowerShell or the service model. Integrate System Center…

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Early Impressions Of Office 2013 Beta

I installed Office 2013 on my Windows 8 Build slate PC on Monday night.  Here are some early impressions: It’s very different looking.  The layout has been optimized to make it touch friendly, but still appears to be mouse friendly. The new control that everyone is talking about reminds me of something in the Star…

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Exchange 2010 SP1 Virtualisation and Live Migration

A few weeks ago social media lit up with news of support for running Exchange 2010 DAG members on virtualised clusters, e.g. a vSphere farm or a Hyper-V failover cluster.  That much is true.  Some of the chatter implied that Live Migration was supported. I’ve downloaded and started reading a Microsoft whitepaper called Best Practices…

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Microsoft Exchange Online Services Unbundled

This post is as much for me as anyone else – the array of products from Microsoft is mind boggling. Once upon a time, Microsoft launched Exchange Hosted Services.  Based on the name alone, it sounded like Microsoft were now hosting Exchange mailboxes, like some of their hosting customers had already been doing.  But no,…

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