Category Archive: BPOS

Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite, a set of online applications. Hosted Exchange, OCS, Livemeeting and Sharepoint

May 05

Office365 public beta released, are you ready for the cloud?

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Via my employer Orange Business Services I already had an Office365 beta user account from december 2010. Building on the great experience I have been dying to write about the great functionality, easy of use and flexibility, not to mention the user friendlyness. Microsoft has year of experience on building practical interfaces and has many …

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Feb 19

Challenges in your Cloud Roadmap and how to overcome!

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The multiple buzzwords for cloud computing makes understanding it confusing. Public, Private and Hybrid Clouds are explained.

Sep 13

Microsoft to change OCS name in to Lync. Will Lync unite UC?

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Today Microsoft has revealed the name of their latest release of their Office Communication Server, formerly known as OCS. The new name is Lync. Many names were already floating around in the marketplace and the new release was already known under Wave 14 and Microsoft Communication Server 2010 (MCS2010). So now finally Microsoft has chosen …

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Aug 30

Who wants to miss the Cloud? Cisco to buy Skype?

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For over a year there has been a clear customer demand for the topic Cloud and SaaS (software as a service).  A big trend these days that companies combine both on-premise solutions with cloud based connectors. Some examples: Cisco acquired Scansafe and combined this with their on-premise acquisition of Ironport Cisco acquires Webex. Solution for …

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