Monthly Archives: October 2004

Live Communication Server Gold/RTM

The new Live Communication Server went Gold/RTM a few days ago. Corporate IM, Voip and Email are going to be integrated as one experience. Great. http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2004/oct04/10-26MSDeliversLCS2005PR.asp >> Benefits of Enterprise Instant Messaging and Presence Awareness Can Now Be ExtendedTo Partners, Suppliers and Customers REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 26, 2004 — Microsoft Corp. today announced the release… Read More »

Need some help with Biztalk?

I found a great resource called “The Bloggers Guide to BizTalk”. A help file with great content by some of the BizTalk Bloggers out there! >> http://weblogs.asp.net/sanjeebsarangi/archive/2004/10/11/240700.aspx >> The helpfile: Workspace a help file (.chm file) where he (Alan Smith) has incorporated some great content from many of the BizTalk Bloggers. These include: Alan Smith… Read More »

Microsoft going after other markets?

Or are these ‘just another market’ markets for microsoft. The Phones http://www.microsoft-watch.com/article2/0,1995,1667591,00.asp [ Microsoft officials have described LCS 2005 as “a next-generation enterprise instant messaging (IM) and presence-awareness server.” But Microsoft also will use LCS 2005 as a way to gain a toehold in the voice-over-IP (VOIP) space, according to sources claiming familiarity with the… Read More »

Some GotDotNet

patterns & practices: Enterprise Library Enterprise Library is a major new release of the patterns & practices Application Blocks, which are reusable software components designed to assist developers with common enterprise development challenges. Enterprise Library 1.0 will include blocks for Data Access, Exception Handling, Caching, Configuration, Logging & Instrumentation, Security and Cryptography, in a single… Read More »

Reporting and CRM Server

>> Microsoft has introduced SQL Server Report Packs that will provide enhanced business intelligence functionality for Microsoft CRM and Exchange Server. The CRM Report Pack gives a preview into capabilities that will be included in the next generation of the CRM product. http://crm-daily.newsfactor.com/story.xhtml?story_title=New-Functionality-in-SQL-Server-Expands-MS-CRM-Reach&story_id=27334

Mobile Phones

Finally, palmOne has gone over to Microsoft. Well not completly, at least Exchange Synchronisation for now! >> palmOne Customers to Get “Out-of-the-Box” Compatibility With Exchange Server 2003 Data, Including Wireless E-Mail and Calendar http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2004/oct04/10-05PalmOnePR.asp