Exchange/Messaging


Malware-Hiding Spam Increases in August

Researchers at M86 Security said this week that the volume of spam containing malware spiked in August.

Microsoft Gets $70M Penalty in Alcatel-Lucent Patent Case

A jury on Friday awarded Alcatel-Lucent $70 million in a long-running dispute over Microsoft's use of patented Alcatel software technology.

Microsoft Updates Communicator for Mac 2011 on Lion OS

Microsoft released a fix for a crash problem in Communicator for Mac 2011 running on Mac OS "Lion."

Microsoft Explains Flaw in RU4 for Exchange Server 2010 SP1

Microsoft provided an additional explanation on Wednesday about an Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1 Update Rollup 4 (RU4) problem and why this rollup was recalled.

Voting in Outlook 2010: How To Create an E-mail Poll

Here's step-by-step instructions on how to add custom polls in your Outlook messages.

Government Agency Completes Move to Google Cloud

More than 17,000 e-mail users have migrated to Google Apps for Government, a secure cloud-based e-mail and collaboration platform, according to GSA Administrator Martha Johnson.

Microsoft Restores Another Exchange Online Outage

Customers of Microsoft's Business Productivity Online Suite in the North American region experienced e-mail outages today that may have lasted three hours or so before service was restored.

Microsoft: Don't Apply Update Rollup 4 to Exchange 2010 SP1

Microsoft put out an alert on Wednesday about its "Update Rollup 4" for Exchange 2010 Service Pack 1.

Office 365: Analyst Explains Limitations and Nuances

Organizations looking to move to Office 365 got some of the finer points discussed during a Thursday Directions on Microsoft talk.

Wyoming Goes Google

The state governor's office announced this week that Wyoming is the first state to "go Google."

Microsoft's Online Exchange Service Out for Hours

An outage affected Microsoft's cloud-based Exchange messaging service, which went down on Wednesday across North America.

IT Skittish About Unified Communications Over the Public Cloud

Tapping unified communications (UC) services over a public cloud sounds like a good idea, but mid-to-large U.S. enterprises remain somewhat reluctant to go that route, according to an industry-commissioned study announced today.

Exchange Hosting Giant Intermedia Acquired by Private Equity Firm

Private equity firm Oak Hill Partners has acquired Exchange hoster Intermedia for an undisclosed sum and has named former Savvis CEO Phil Koen, as its new chairman and chief executive.

Tech-Ed: Kemp Technologies Talks Virtual LoadMaster Exchange for Hyper-V

Kemp Technologies, which makes load-balancing appliances, released this week Virtual LoadMaster Exchange for Hyper-V, a load-balancer designed to work exclusively with Exchange 2010 and Microsoft's hypervisor.

Microsoft Wins San Francisco Bid for Hosted E-mail Service

San Francisco plans to migrate 60 departments and agencies to Microsoft Exchange Online over the next 12 moths.

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