Determining the Installation Source of Office Communicator

March 25, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Here’s a quick tip with a few ways to locate and identify whether an installation of the Office Communicator client on a workstation originally came from an Evaluation, Volume License, or MSDN version. To determine which flavor of the client software is installed on the computer, locate the Product ID in the Help > About […]

Migrating Lotus Notes to Microsoft’s Business Productivity Online Suite

March 11, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

I’ve been slacking on the OCS-related blog material recently, and that’s mainly due to the projects I’ve been working on, one of which is currently wrapping up.  My main focus since October has been a couple of migration projects from customer’s previously running Lotus Notes into the shared BPOS cloud. For a little background information […]

OCS R2 Planning Tool

March 1, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

In following the approach started with the Edge Server Planning Tool Microsoft has recently released a complete Planning Tool for Microsoft OCS 2007 R2. The tool walks the user through a set of Yes/No questions asking which features or roles of OCS are desired, followed by how many sites comprise the network environment,  how many […]