Stories by Brian Chee and Oliver Rist

  • Exchange Server 2007 SP1 packs plenty

    Rumor has it that Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1 will arrive by late October or early November. Fortunately, if you've got an Exchange test server running, SP1 is available in a public beta that you can try, and try it you should. Microsoft went to some trouble to make this one worth the download.

  • An in-depth look at Groove Server

    Tom works for Fergenschmeir Fergenschmeir just decided to merge with Widgeteria, where Susan works. The two employees are leading the merger effort, and during an initial call quickly realize they need to be able to share loads of data quickly. So Susan initiates a Groove workspace and invites Tom via e-mail. In just a few minutes, they've got their own library of work documents, messaging, and other collaborative goodies without ever having to call the IT department. That's a powerful capability and it's why our second installment of the great Office Server smorgasbord covers Office Groove 2007.

  • An in-depth look at Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007

    2005. A good year made more pleasant because we were still living under certain illusions. For one, we thought Paris Hilton headlines were in a decline. I was still 39 and therefore didn't have to worry about not being married. And Microsoft leaked that Office 2007 was going to have "a server component." Foolish technology journalists that we are, we assumed this meant 'a' server. As in one. As in single. As in my Friday night.