Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Cumulative Update April 2013

Microsoft Support has released a cumulative update for Lync 2010, which includes a fix for the issue, “You cannot start Lync 2010 after you install the March 2013 cumulative update for Lync 2010 in Windows XP Pro or Windows Server 2003.” In addition, two updates for Lync 2010 Attendee were released. Microsoft Support has released…


Office 365 E15 Mailbox Message is not updated on the BlackBerry device

 If you use Blackberry Business Cloud Services with Office 365 you may find that you have problems when an email message is read, moved or deleted in the Microsoft Office 365 mailbox the status of this message is not updated on the BlackBerry device. You will be pleased to know that this is a known issue…


Setup AD Federation Services with Office 365

I have been meaning to post this up for sometime now but just have not got around to it and with the new version of Office 365 going live and the fact we are now seeing quite a few organizations adopting Microsoft Cloud Services with SSO I thought this would be an ideal time to…


Lync 2013 Mobile Apps Now Available

For those of you who have deployed Lync Server 2013 On-Premise or Online you have probably been waiting for the new release of the Lync 2013 App for your Smartphone. Microsoft are now starting to release the apps to the various app stores for Smartphone App Stores. Windows 8 & iPhone/iPad are currently available with…


Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Cumulative Update Feb 2013 (CU1)

Microsoft have now released the latest updates for Lync Server 2013, which some of us have been waiting for now! You can find out further information about this Cumulative Update by viewing the following KB Article: KB2809243 and please be sure to READ this as it contains the procedure to update the databases! You can download the updates…


Microsoft Lync Server 2013 – Planning Tool

For the Lync Design Architects, Consultants and Folk out there who made good use of the Microsoft Lync 2010 Planning too, You will be pleased to know that Microsoft have now released an updated version of the tool for Lync Server 2013. The Microsoft Lync Server 2013, Planning Tool asks you a series of questions…


Cisco VPN Client not working with Windows 8

For those of you running Windows 8 and wish to use the Cisco VPN Client you may find that it doesn’t work, it is down to the fact during the install it doesn’t name the adapter correctly in the registry. Browse to the following Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesCVirtA Modify the String Value called: DisplayName so that the…


Sign into OCS 2007/R2 using Lync 2013 Desktop Client (Win 8)

The Lync 2013 Desktop client does not technically support OCS 2007/R2 but if you have not yet upgraded to the latest version of Communicator but want to use Office 2013 to it’s full potential then you can get the Desktop Application to sign into your OCS Account by adding the following Key/DWord into your registry. Client Lync…


Office 365 Wave 15 (2013) Released to Education & Businesses

The New Release of Office 365 for Education, Small – Medium Businesses & Enterprises is something that everyone in the ‘Cloud’ Service Division has been waiting for, for quite some time now! we have had it in Preview for a few months and have loved every moment with it and now it’s time for you to see…