Teams Walkie Talkie is designed for first line workers in retail, manufacturing, utilities and scenarios where people are working hands on in noisy environments and would otherwise use push to talk two way radios..
So - we didn't have a factory spare to test it in.. but we had a racing circuit and pro racing drivers to hand - perfect for pushing Teams Walkie Talkie to the limit at over 100mph in very noisy racing cars. Watch, and see how it fared..
Microsoft has released some training materials to help with end-user training for Microsoft Office Sharepoint Server 2007. These slick, professional looking PowerPoint decks can help end-users understand MOSS 2007 terminology and assist them with how to perform routine tasks within the portal. The Sharepoint Team Blog has linked directly to the files here.Read More
Tom Shinder of ISAServer.org takes an amusing shot at the myth in some circles that a “hardware” firewall or “firewall appliance” offers more security than a Microsoft ISA Server firewall. I was drawn to a particular quote in his article about the relative security of ISA Server to other popular firewalls in the context of […]Read More
Microsoft has released a terrific whitepaper covering their own implementation of Exchange Server 2007 Unified Messaging. The paper is available for reading or download on here on Technet, along with a Powerpoint presentation and webcast for IT pros. This technical white paper discusses how Microsoft IT designed and deployed an Exchange Server 2007–based unified messaging solution […]Read More
I did a search via the Internet Explorer 7 search bar today which happened to still be configured to use Live.com (the default setting). I was quickly reminded why I stick to Google instead of Live. Not only didn’t the first page of results have what I was looking for, it didn’t even have any […]Read More
After a mailbox is moved from an Exchange 2003 server to an Exchange 2007 server the user may find they are unable to logon to Outlook even after the mailbox move wizard has completed. The Exchange server will log the following events at the completion of the wizard: Event Type: Information Event Source: Exchange Migration Event Category: Move […]Read More
On a Symantec Backup Exec 11d server that is backing up Microsoft SQL Server databases you may encounter failed backups with an error: The path for this database is invalid because it contains extra backslash characters. You must remove the extra backslash characters before the database can be backed up. The solution provided by Symantec […]Read More
To continue my harping on about Exchange Server 2007 I thought I would link to an interesting blog entry from Harold Wong (Senior Technology Specialist, Microsoft) on backup solutions for Exchange Server 2007. We have at least one Exchange Server 2007 deployment being delayed for production due to incompatibilities with the client’s backup product of […]Read More
There is a good story on the Windows Vista Team blog about a bust on a Chinese software piracy ring. The story is a good one because it demonstrates the positive outcomes from the Windows Genuine Advantage program that many people gripe about. Well done to Microsoft I say.Read More
An Exchange Server 2007 server may stop processing mail and begin logging errors when the disk volume used for the Exchange Transport queue database becomes low on free disk space. For even more detail on this topic please read A Guide to Back Pressure in Microsoft Exchange Server. There are two key indicators of the […]Read More