May, 2007

  • Unified Communications Devices .... coming to PC near you!

    A while ago at Voicecon we announced not only the public beta availability of Office Communications Server 2007 but also some key steps in how we are going to make a major change in how people use telecoms in the future. One important step is the introduction...
  • Microsoft Surface - Could this make communication easier?

    Just in case you had not heard about it, we recently announced Microsoft Surface , an interesting project that now coming to life after spending the last 5 years being developed within Microsoft. I would recommend spending some time looking round the...
  • VOIP shouldn't mean 'rip and replace'

    With many voice over IP or IP PBX deployments, in order to deploy the new technology you first need to remove what is there there currently. This may be ok if you acquired your PBX several years ago and already have money set aside in your budget, but...
  • 10 Years of Outlook Web Access

    I received an email from one of my friends over in corp that Outlook Web Access has reached the ripe old age of 10. My earliest experience of Outlook Web Access was Exchange 2000, which wasn't too bad, but in following seven years I have seen it come...
  • Last 'nail in the coffin' for 'deadtime'?

    When I joined Microsoft back in 2001, Exchange 2000 was the latest and greatest in messaging, Windows Mobile was something you would hang in a baby's bedroom and having your emails read out to you was 'Star Trek stuff'. How things have changed over the...
  • Partner device websites start to go live

    I thought it might be useful to have a post that includes links to more information on the recently announced partner devices for UC. I will update this post as I hear of more websites going online Updated : 17 May 2007 List of partners - http://www.microsoft...