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Integrating Telephony with OCS R2
Updated for OCS 2007 R2, this white paper covers everything you want to know about Voice Interoperability with OCS. Topics include Media Gateways, IP-PBXs, SIP Trunking, PBX integration Scenarios, Standards Compliance, Integration Features and Migration Strategies. Download it from http://www.microsoft...
17 Apr 2009
OCS 2007 R2 Launch
Streamlined Communications Today, users face the challenge of managing their communications across many devices and applications, which negatively impacts productivity. Office Communications Server 2007 R2 streamlines the way users manage communications, enabling them to find and communicate with the...
7 Jan 2009
Communicator Mobile 2007 R2
At the Office Communicator Team blog we’ve just released information on the soon-to-be-released Communicator Mobile (aka CoMo) R2 client. Those who have used CoMo 2007 will be happy to know that we have made huge improvements in data consumption and battery life with R2 – In fact I now have the client...
27 Nov 2008
Dialogic Media Gateway upgrades for OCS R2
The following Dialogic Media Gateway Series have been qualified for use with Office Communications Server R2 through the Microsoft Unified Communications Open Interoperability Program : Dialogic ® 1000 Media Gateway Series (DMG1000 Series) Dialogic ® 2000 Media Gateway Series (DMG2000 Series) There is...
18 Mar 2009
Office Communications Server 2007 R2 VHD
This download comes as a pre-configured VHD. This download enables you evaluate Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 for 60 days. Start evaluating Office Communications Server today. Office Communications Server 2007 R2 delivers streamlined communications for your users so they can find and...
1 Apr 2009
Views from Tech’spresso
On Friday morning I attended Dimension Data’s Tech’spresso on OCS R2 in Sydney. It was a full house, and great stuff from Roland Leggatt and Tim White.
16 Feb 2009
Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Documentation
The full documentation pack for OCS R2 is now available for download. The full set of Office Communications Server 2007 R2 documentation is contained in the download file named Communications_Server_2007_R2_Documentation.chm . Selected, high-value sections of the documentation are also provided...
9 Jun 2009
OCS 2007 R2 on Windows Server 2008 R2
Supportability is available for Office Communications Server 2007 R2 member server role on a Windows Server 2008 R2 operating system. Details at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982021
30 Mar 2010
OCS R2 Site Resiliency
Using backup and restoration procedures for site disaster recovery as described in the Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 documentation library topic Backup and Restoration , can entail some downtime for users. This white paper describes a site resiliency solution for Office Communications...
24 Jul 2009
NBN + UC = :D
The recent National Broadband Network (NBN) announcement in Australia is the best piece of news I have heard in some time. Fibre To The Home (FTTH) with speeds of 100Mbps is going to dramatically change how Australians work, play and socialise online. I haven’t heard yet if these speeds are symmetrical...
8 Apr 2009
Click-to-join conference in CoMo
We have released an update to Communicator Mobile that introduces some new capabilities, the best of which IMHO is “click-to-join” for OCS R2 conferencing (i.e. audio conferences and LiveMeetings). There is no longer any need to dial the # and look up & enter conference IDs and PINs – now you can...
14 Jul 2009
Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Workload Architecture Poster
This poster of Office Communications Server 2007 R2 describes the traffic flow of protocols and ports used in each workload. Communications Server 2007 R2 supports the following workloads: IM and Presence, Conferencing, Application Sharing, and Enterprise Voice. These filtered views can assist you in...
25 Jan 2010
Download free OCS R2 e-books, but be quick!
For the next few days you can download free copies of some MS Press e-books on OCS 2007 R2. Simply sign up for the Microsoft Press Book Connection Newsletter for notification of offers, register, and download the selection of the month. Programming for Unified Communications with Microsoft Office...
24 Jun 2009
Getting Rid of Your PBX Can Be Liberating
Jamie Ryan, CIO at Aspect, has written a great post about the benefits of replacing your legacy PBX or IP-PBX with Office Communications Server 2007 R2. When I tell people that Aspect is the in the midst of a Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 rollout, they often ask me if we are really able...
23 Jun 2009
Where to download OCS 2007 R2
Today is the official launch of OCS 2007 R2 ( sign up for the Virtual Launch! ). What’s new? Streamlined Communications Call management capabilities let receptionists and team assistants take a large volume of incoming calls and quickly route them to the intended recipients. Delegation allows executives...
3 Feb 2009
OCS R2 videos
There a bunch of videos showing OCS R2 and its capabilities on YouTube… http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=OCSR2Launch&view=videos
30 Jan 2009
OCS 2007 R2 Virtualisation Support
We are pleased to announce official support for server virtualisation for Office Communications Server 2007 R2. We are introducing support for both a fully distributed virtualised topology across several hypervisors and for a single server virtualised topology. These topologies are supported on Windows...
14 May 2009
OCS 2007 R2 readiness and training
We have rolled out a series of 6 videos showing the key OCS R2 features and the value those bring to customers. Check them out at TechNet Edge: · Office Communications Server 2007 R2 and the new Attendant Console · What’s New in Conferencing with Office Communications Server 2007 R2 · What’s New in Office...
26 Nov 2008
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