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Direct Access vs. VPN

Direct Access vs. VPN

Favad Qaisar March 2, 2012 0

Direct Access is a new feature in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 that provides seamless intranet connectivity to Direct Access client computers when they are connected to the Internet. Unlike most traditional

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Microsoft System Center Advisor

Microsoft System Center Advisor

Favad Qaisar February 14, 2012 0

Microsoft System Center Advisor Microsoft System Center Advisor is an online service that analyzes installations of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 (and later versions), and Windows Server 2008 (and later versions). It is a cloud

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Windows Server Standard vs Windows Server Enterprise

Windows Server Standard vs Windows Server Enterprise

Favad Qaisar February 8, 2012 0

Windows Server, Standard Edition is aimed towards small to medium sized businesses. Standard Edition supports file and printer sharing, offers secure Internet connectivity, and allows centralized desktop application deployment. The initial release of Windows

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Microsoft Remote Desktop Services

Microsoft Remote Desktop Services

Favad Qaisar February 6, 2012 0

Remote Desktop Services (RDS) is a capability in Windows Server 2008 R2, SP1 which separates where the desktop or application is used from where it runs. It accelerates desktop & application deployments enabling any

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Lync Mobility (A basic overview)

Lync Mobility (A basic overview)

Favad Qaisar January 17, 2012 0

Microsoft Lync 2010 offers mobility. It is a way of life for today’s business professionals. It makes communicating easier and more engaging by delivering a single unified communications experience across PC laptops, browsers, telephones,

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Lync IM an Expert

Lync IM an Expert

Favad Qaisar January 16, 2012 0

The basic idea behind Lync im an expert is to solve the problems that users face. What is one’s first response as soon as a query or problem occurs? The magical phase “google it”,

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Lync offerings with Office 365

Favad Qaisar January 13, 2012 0

Shedding a little light on the Microsoft office 365 won’t be a bad idea in the context of this article. Office 365 is Microsoft’s commercial software offering a set of products. Office 365 includes

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Does Lync Offer Corporate Level Security?

Does Lync Offer Corporate Level Security?

Favad Qaisar December 21, 2011 0

The question of how to secure Lync voice traffic, both on an internal network and external to the network, is one that has been hovering around in the minds of many. Server-to-server Lync Server

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Cribnotes: Lync Auto Attendant and Response Groups

Cribnotes: Lync Auto Attendant and Response Groups

Favad Qaisar November 29, 2011 0

Microsoft Lync Auto Attendants provide the means for a caller to be automatically transferred to an extension or queue without the intervention of an operator or a person. Auto Attendants use Interactive Voice Response

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Skype: Lync Sip Trunk Plugged

Skype: Lync Sip Trunk Plugged

Favad Qaisar November 26, 2011 0

Recently one of the hottest issues on the internet was Microsoft’s most recent and by far biggest acquisition ever: they bought Skype for $8.5 billion. Let’s not get into the debate about whether the

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