March, 2007

  • Review of Office Communications Server 2007 on ZDNet - OCS in a 'nutshell'

    One of the parts of my job I really enjoy doing is speaking to customer, partners and journolists about our Unified Communications and how its going to change the way in which people will communicate with each other in the future. The problem I am presented...
  • April MMMUG meeting

    Now that our Unified Communications technology is coming of age, there seem to be a number of communities popping up in relation to our technologies, this is great to see!. I met with Nathan Winters of MMMUG the other day at a Quest event and I just noticed...
  • Office Communications Server 2007 Beta now live!

    Finally the wait is over, we have now made public the betas for :- Office Communications Server 2007 beta and Office Communicator 2007 beta Office Communications Server 2007 Speech Server beta Documentation for Office Communications Server 2007 beta Go...
  • Microsoft Response Point

    One of the problems with most telephony systems is that small business don't want to spend their time configuring and repatching phones when someone moves from desk to desk. They have enough to worry about without having to become PBX technicians as well...
  • The end of the phone ? - Part 2

    I raised this question in a post a while back and after receiving a big box from Redmond today I thought now might be a good time to ask the question again :-) For those of you who have me on your IM list and had read my 'note', you would have noticed...
  • Be the first to get the beta!

    My overflowing mailbox tells me that many of you are desperate to get your hands on a copy of the the Office Communications Server 2007 and Communicator 2007 beta, patience my friends :-). To ensure you are aware the instant its available, why not sign...
  • VoiceCon 2007 - Exciting announcements from Microsoft

    Today at VoiceCon Spring 2007, Jeff Raikes keynote detailed the next major towards realising Microsoft's 'Unified Communications' vision. Here is a summary of the important points raised during the key note:- In the next 3 years, 100 million people will...
  • IM supporting NineMillion.org ... you?

    Today I noticed that Steve Clayton has changed his Display Name for Windows Live Messenger, it now includes an unusual looking icon so I thought I might do some more investigation to figure out what is was all about. The Windows Live Messenger team have...