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…


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…


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…


Office 365 - Wave 15 Virtual Launch Event

For those of you that may not be aware Microsoft launch the next wave of Office 365 on the 27th February. If you have had the chance to try out this whilst it has been in Preview you will be sure to know about the new features this provides to you as a Business. This…


Next Wave of Microsoft Technologies for Office 365

Wednesday 27th February 2013 – The Next Wave comes to Office 365! Since the release of the next wave of Microsoft Core Products and Services towards the end of last year, we have all been looking forward to the next wave of technologies to be released on Office 365. last week Steve Ballmer (Microsoft CEO) announced…


Installation of Microsoft Exchange 2013 on Windows Server 2012

In this post I am going to run through how to prepare your server running Windows Server 2012 for Microsoft Exchange 2013, and then guide you through the Installation of Microsoft Exchange 2013. I will be keeping all the roles on a single server in this instance but will cover a larger scale scenario at…


Microsoft Software Assurance Planning Services - Did you know?

With the next wave of Microsoft Products and Services streaming through to General Availability I am sure you will agree that 2013 is going to be a very important (busy) year for those of you looking at upgrading your current infrastructure to the latest release or even implementing some of the new products available to you….


Upgrade Hotmail/Live Mail Service to Outlook.com

Today Microsoft introduced Outlook.com, a new personal email service that reimagines the way that people use email – from a cleaner look, to fewer and less obtrusive ads, to new connections to social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. If you wish to use the newly launched outlook.com mail service and wish to upgrade your current…