October 21, 2010 PSSBS Meeting

Simplifying High Availability and Virtualization   For those in the Seattle area who are not attending SMB Nation this weekend and Third Tier’s Pre-day event in Las Vegas, the Puget Sound Small Business Server User Group October meeting will include a presentation by VM6 Software, a provider of an ‘all in one’ software solution that virtualizes storage, servers and desktops all at the same time, on a single server, without the complexity and costs.   By leveraging Microsoft Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V and using any x86-64 servers, VM6 VMex creates a completely virtualized IT infrastructure with the simplest high availability solution … Continue reading October 21, 2010 PSSBS Meeting

Missing your Microsoft Document Imaging in Office 2010?

If you have been using Microsoft’s Office Document Imaging and are wondering where it went in Office 2010, you’re not alone. Microsoft has dropped it as of Office 2010, but there is a workaround to install it in Office 2010 by using the Office 2007 version of it. KB with the information is at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982760. If you’re still wondering what we’re talking about after checking out the Wikipedia article, here’s a description of MODI from Microsoft’s site. For those who don’t want to click there, here are the directions from KB982760 to run the 2007 version of MODI (as of the date … Continue reading Missing your Microsoft Document Imaging in Office 2010?

Microsoft Online Services Health Dashboard

Great news from the Microsoft BPOS Team, especially for those of us in North America who have seemed to end up with the bulk of the “growing pains” of Microsoft’s Business Productivity Suite. There is now a “health” dashboard (must have a BPOS account to login and view it) available at the following URLs that will give you a current day and past week’s status of all BPOS services. If you click on the links, it gives you some status details. Americas (NOAM) https://health.noam.microsoftonline.com/ Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) https://health.emea.microsoftonline.com/ Asia-Pacific (APAC) https://health.apac.microsoftonline.com/   This new tool is in addition to the RSS … Continue reading Microsoft Online Services Health Dashboard