Windows Phone – Skype client now in beta

Microsoft, after buying Skype, has now released a Skype client for Windows Phone. Currently, this is is beta. Imagine talking to friends, family, and colleagues anywhere in the world, and seeing them as if they are in the same room. Make and receive voice/video calls and instant messages to anyone else using Skype, whether on a Windows Phone, iPhone, iPad, Android phone, Mac, PC or television. Use your Skype account…

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Office 365 – SharePoint service update

The second update for SharePoint Online has started. As part of this update: User provisioning Customers can now provision more than 500 000 user objects. Initially, there was a limit to 20 000 user objects. Recycle bin enhancement Customers can now recover site collection, as well as (off course) document, library or list. The site collection restore process will be available from the SharePoint Online Administration portal. Once the update…

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Training – Cloud 101 Jump Start

There’s no shortage of buzz around “the Cloud.” Everybody’s talking about it. But, really, what is it? Do you understand the jargon? Can you clearly articulate why and how these technologies drive your customers’ businesses? How can business leaders provide employees with cloud skills and why is it important to start that process now? You have told us you’re not fully prepared to lead Cloud conversations with your customers and…

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Windows – Extended lifetime support for Windows Vista and Windows 7

Microsoft has silently extended the support lifetime for Windows Vista and Windows 7. Indeed, according to the ‘original’ Microsoft’s support lifecycle, Windows Vista support should end in April 2012. The support lifecycle is now: April 2017 for Windows Vista – http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/?c2=11732 January 2020 for Windows 7 – http://support.microsoft.com/lifecycle/?c2=14019

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Office 365 – Lync Online updates: recording, presence privacy and mobile notification

An update on Lync servers used by Office 365 is now providing record functionality. Lync Online users can have their meetings and call recorded. To manage recording, go to the Lync control panel through the Microsoft Online administration portal. Then edit user properties and enable/disable the Record calls and conference option (default is enabled) To know more about recording at the client side, go to http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/communicator-help/record-and-play-back-meetings-in-lync-online-HA102146201.aspx Other features added are:…

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Office 365 – Office Live Small Business will be stopped in April 2012

Microsoft has scheduled to shutdown Office Live Small Business (OLSB) offer in April 2012; more exactly April 2012, 30rd. Current OLSB customers should have received a notification email to inform them to think about migrating to Office 365. In order to make the migration smoother, OLSB customers can evaluate Office 365 during 6 months for FREE.

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