A collection of 28 posts

Jul 28, 2010

What to Expect from Microsoft & BPOS

The previous several days have been quite busy in the cloud collaboration front, in part because the General Services Administration is shopping for a new email system.  The GSA, as detailed by MJF

Jun 4, 2010

Biggest US cloud deployment - BPOS :)

Was reading this article about the largest BPOS (Live@Edu) rollout.  Then realized it was the largest Cloud Deployment in the country.  Then realized they migrated HALF A MILLION mailboxes from on prem

Jun 4, 2010

Download details: RDCMan

Just a quick note.  I fell in love today.  Microsoft released a tool that is very similar to its server cousin but better and for client.  It’s called Remote Desktop Connection Manager

May 28, 2010

User Experience Matters

I didn’t mean for this article to turn into a specific rant, but I failed horribly in that regard.  I was doing some follow up research on my previous post regarding the

May 25, 2010

The Final Two Silos

It is interesting to see the Enterprise space, with all the efforts of integration and collaboration, continue to struggle with fundamental technology differences and the lack of willingness to improve. There seem to

Apr 14, 2010

Visual Studio 2010 Online Templates

I haven’t normally taken a lot of stock for ‘online template’ repositories.  In Office, what promised to be a great feature introduced in the 2007 iteration on Office Online faded into a

Mar 27, 2010

Some Windows Azure Thoughts

I’ve been pondering Windows Azure lately.  I know that a lot of folks are investigating the great potential of the cloud to offer on demand or even throw away computing resources.  Two

Mar 8, 2010

The Coming Storm – SharePoint 2010

It comes as no surprise that I’m excited about SP2010.  MOSS 2007 was an amazing product which introduced many great new features.  But like most things Microsoft, it typically takes a version