Unified Communications - Exchange and Lync

Microsoft Online Services Migration Tools (64 bit)

e2010Use the Microsoft Online Services Migration Tools to forward copies of your Exchange Server mail to your Exchange Online mailboxes. You can also use the Migration Tools to copy content from your Exchange Server, POP3, or IMAP4 e-mail server mailboxes to your Exchange Online mailboxes. This product intended for use with Microsoft Online Services only.

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Email archiving: Reducing email volume in the message store and boosting Exchange performance

Exchange-2010-Logo-BigIn today’s world, email is an indispensable communications tool that almost no organization can do without. Whether it is an email thread between employees, a complaint from a customer, a product launch announcement, or a confidential email, corporate email is a business record which needs to be protected. Not only are these emails the lifeblood of the organization but at some point they could be requested for legal or compliance reasons. In some cases, organizations have to retain email for a number of years placing additional burdens on their email infrastructure. This is why a growing number of organizations are investing in an email archiving solution – saving a copy of every email without affecting the message storage on the email server.

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Exchange Server and Update Rollups Builds Numbers

Exchange-2010-Logo-SmallThis Wiki page lists the Exchange Server versions and Update Rollups with release dates and KB respectively.

 

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/exchange-server-and-update-rollups-builds-numbers.aspx

Lync 2010 July 2011 Cumulative Update (CU3)

Lync-2010July 2011 Cumulative Update (CU3) includes updates for client, server and core components

Lync Client KB and download

Lync 2010 Hotfix KB 2571543 (32 bit and 64 bit)

Server / Core Components KB and download

Lync Server 2010 Hotfix KB 2493736

Cumulative update for Lync Server 2010, Core Components: July 2011

Cumulative update for Lync Server 2010: July 2011

Microsoft Office 365: A “Tales From The Trenches” Roundtable Webcast

Exchange-2010-Logo-SmallThe long awaited release of Microsoft Office 365 has arrived. Now what? As nice as it would be to flip a switch and perform your migration, we all know the process is a bit more involved. So, how do you get there from here?

Join Planet and Microsoft experts who’ve been in the trenches participating in thousands of migrations to O365 to date. In this one hour interactive roundtable, they’ll share insights into:

  • Lessons learned from the early Beta adopters regarding the biggest challenges and hurdles to deployment
  • The critical need to address the underlying health of your Active Directory PRIOR to migration, and specific steps for cleaning up your environment
  • Security issues and features
  • Realistic migration timeline expectations
  • A head-to-head analysis of O365 and the competition

There is no cost to participate but space is limited so register today!

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