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El Reg drills into Office365: Mass email migration

Spinning up a new instance of Office 365 to provide email for a brand new domain is easy; migrating email from other domains is not. If you are a systems administrator who can count to 10 more or less accurately you are probably ready to dive in but the everyday user may find it a bit of a struggle. Let's take a look at the …
Trevor Pott, 31 May 2013
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Winklevoss twins claim to have enormo $11m Bitcoin stash

The Winklevoss twins are claiming that they own one per cent of all the Bitcoins in circulation - which, if true, would be one of the largest portfolios of the e-currency. Mark Zuckerberg's former arch-nemeses told the New York Times Dealbook that they hold nearly $11m worth of the digital money in the first publicly disclosed …
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Telstra shed fried in fire

A bushfire on Kangaroo Island in South Australia has destroyed a Telstra street-side exchange. While the South Australian Country Fire Service says the fire has now been contained, the 70-hectare fire burned through grass and scrub, causing extensive smoke and fire damage to this exchange building: The Cygnet River Exchange …
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HTC share zoom prior to Apple peace pact under investigation

The Taiwanese Stock Exchange has said that it will investigate why HTC's shares shot up a week before anyone knew the firm was going to settle its patent disputes with Apple. HTC stock shot up the Taiwan maximum of 7 per cent yesterday after the announcement that it had signed a licensing agreement with Apple that put an end …
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LINX 'downed by ethernet loop' on external network

The London Internet Exchange (LINX) suffered an hour-long outage yesterday evening, after an unnamed external network caused an ethernet loop and protective measures failed to work. LINX is currently trying to diagnose what went wrong. Reports on Twitter suggested that the exchange went titsup after Juniper's PTX Series packet …
Kelly Fiveash, 1 Jun 2012
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Chuck Exchange mailboxes into the cloud... sysadmin style

Sysadmin blog How do we migrate Exchange mailboxes into the cloud? A customer of mine has recently approached me with a request to move his mail hosting into the cloud, and it had to include BlackBerry support. After some discussion of the options available, a hosted exchange solution was deemed best, with Microsoft's own Office 365 emerging …
Trevor Pott, 23 May 2012
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BlackBerry cloud services go live on Office 365

After three months of beta testing, RIM has confirmed that its BlackBerry Business Cloud Services have gone live on Microsoft’s Office 365. The free download allows wireless synching of RIM devices with Exchange Online, and includes BlackBerry Balance, which allows personal and business content on the same handset, but blocks …
Iain Thomson, 30 Jan 2012
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Redmond rolls with Exchange 2010 SP2 update

Microsoft has released the second service pack for Exchange 2010, including a tweak for mobile Outlook Web App (OWA) and better support for Exchange in hybrid cloud systems. The 535.2MB download, which needs Windows 7 Professional 64-bit, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard (or just Standard) to run, …
Iain Thomson, 5 Dec 2011
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Nokia has good Black Friday, won't be sharing with NSN

Nokia's shares lifted today after strong sales in the US on Black Friday and the news that it won't be giving Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) any additional capital. Analysts reckon Nokia will enjoy greater till takings than on last year's Black Friday, a day that gave all smartphone and PC makers, including Apple, Dell, Asus and …
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Major BT exchange titsup in power outage

BT was hit by a big power failure this morning at one of its major exchanges in the Midlands. Business broadband and Infinity customers as well as Easynet and other telcos have been downed by the outage over the past few hours. "We can confirm that, as a result of a power failure at one of our major exchanges, some customers …
Kelly Fiveash, 3 Oct 2011
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Umbrella-wielding Steve Ballmer gets cloudy with Office 365

Prepackaged software giant Microsoft uncorked its latest online business productivity service, dubbed Office 365, today. It's essentially a re-branding exercise by Redmond, which has replaced the firm's clunkily-named Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) of apps with a cloud-based offering for biz customers. But the song …
Kelly Fiveash, 28 Jun 2011
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Dealers' outrage at Microsoft Office 365 cloud-sales plans

Microsoft is days away from lifting the covers from Office 365, but top channel brass have yet to assuage reseller anxiety over the client engagement model that they fear paves the way to a massive hike in direct sales. The launch of the cloud-based biz suite, which cobbles Office Web Apps with hosted Exchange, SharePoint and …
Paul Kunert, 22 Jun 2011
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Help! My Exchange server just rebooted

I’ve seen a spate of issues from companies running their own MS Exchange servers. A few patterns emerged. In all cases, servers running Exchange (usually as part of Small Business Server) either lost power or rebooted unexpectedly. This will not always cause problems. But if Exchange is busy writing things to the data store, …
Trevor Pott, 18 Jun 2011
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Apple embraces 'n' extends messaging

Once upon a time there was POP3, and it was all so simple... This week's news that Apple is introducing its own proprietary messaging protocol was buried in yesterday's iCloud announcements. Maybe it's too geeky for the Twitter-besotted press corps, and too mundane for many analysts. But it's very, very significant. If RIM's …
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CIX conferencing system is bought out – again

CIX, probably the oldest surviving online service in the UK, has a new owner, ICUK, which hopes to grow the system and attract new users. CIX - or the Compulink Information Exchange - started off in the pre-web days of the mid-1980s as a shareware distribution house's Fidonet bulletin board service, but the online community …
Liam Proven, 27 May 2011
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Think carefully before you chuck out your desktops

Desktop Virtualisation Desktop virtualisation has its benefits but it is also an important structural shift. This is compounded by other changes likely to take place at the same time, such as a move to Windows 7 or an office move. When the Co-operative Group decided to migrate some of its 18,000 desktops to virtual desktops and thin clients, it also …
Tim Anderson, 17 May 2011
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Microsoft BPOS cloud outage burns Exchange converts

Microsoft has served up another apology for the unreliability of its cloud after burning converts to its BPOS collaboration service by killing their email. Dave Thompson, corporate vice president for Microsoft's online services, has been telling customers who've gone "all in" on Microsoft's BPOS cloud that he's really "sorry …
Gavin Clarke, 13 May 2011
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Google Apps contracts promise no 'scheduled downtime'

Google has updated the contracts for its Google Apps suite so that they no longer make allowances for scheduled maintenance, and that any downtime - no matter how small - will be counted and applied to the customer's agreement. Mountain View announced the change to its Google Apps service level aggreements (SLAs) with a Friday …
Cade Metz, 14 Jan 2011

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