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  • OCS R2: Where is it?

    Wanna list of all the new bits and where to DL them?  Of course you do.  Here ya go! OCS 2007 R2 Eval http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=67a3de72-7dbd-4e0b-92a5-29d0b46009a7 OC 2007 R2 Eval http://www.microsoft.com/downloads...
  • What is Software + Services? in Plain English

    This is not your typical Unified Communications content, but I do like the simplicity of this video I came across. Enjoy…
  • EPISODE #7: Interview with Aspect Software

    Content · Michael Sheridan, Senior Vice President, Aspect Software LISTEN HERE WITH SILVERLIGHT: Show links Aspect Software’s Microsoft Site http://www.aspect.com/About/OurPartners/Microsoft Unified IP 6.6 General Availability News Release...
  • EPISODE #6: Interview with GN Netcom

    Content David Lepsig, Strategic Account Manager, GN Netcom LISTEN HERE WITH SILVERLIGHT: Show Links GN Netcom's Microsoft Site http://www.jabra.com/microsoft David Lepsig Bill Orlansky Bluetooth Specifications http://www.bluetooth...
  • Southwest Unified Now Radio: EPISODE #5

    Content Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Announcement LISTEN HERE WITH SILVERLIGHT: Show Links Virtual Launch and new website http://www.microsoft.com/communicationsserver Videos “ Office Communications Server 2007 R2 and the new...
  • Gartner’s MQ for Corporate Telephony sparks industry buzz

    Last week Gartner published its Magic Quadrant for Corporate Telephony, 2008 . For the first time, this report includes Microsoft in addition to the traditional PBX vendors. By affirming OCS 2007 as a viable telephony solution—at least for nomadic...
  • Southwest Unified Now Radio: EPISODE #4

    Content Return from vacation and business travel New Plantronics Devices Gartner's Magic Quandrant for Corporate Telephony Virtualization Support for Exchange Interview: "Ben Hur" from LG Nortel TNG: Exchange 2007 & IPv6 and OCS...
  • Jim Burton took the words right out of my mouth

    Obviously, this article is favorable to our position in the industry, but the fact is, this is the approach we are offering customers; an incredible development platform in .Net and a long history of enabling customers and partners with powerful software...
  • Get Up To Speed On Office Communications Server

    You've been tasked with evaluating, piloting, deploying, etcetering OCS 2007.  You're a reader.  You're a doer.  Or maybe you're a watcher.  This post is designed to get your started on becoming the world's greatest master of OCS 2007...
  • Southwest Unified Now Radio: EPISODE #3

    Content Our Telepresence Experience Exchange and HyperV Unified Communications FREE Hosted Trial Microsoft Online Services Interview: Cinthia Shields Facetime Communications HP OCS 2007 Planning Tool New Partner Solutions Competency...
  • Quest White Paper on Improving Business Performance Through Unified Communications

    Abstract:   "...a correctly managed unified communications (UC) infrastructure can assist your business in achieving strategic objectives and gain a competitive edge . New challenges faced by modern businesses can be met effectively by...
  • Gibson Guitar Chooses Microsoft Unified Communications

    I came across a cool article today that NetworkWorld posted earlier this month featuring Gibson Guitar's decision to use OCS 2007 as it's primary voice platform.  The article is brief and highlights the value they derived from leveraging their existing...
  • How We Produce the Show

    With a lot of consternation! Being novices to podcasting, we pretty much trudged through and reinvinted the wheel of course. Actually, our biggest challenge was figuring out how to do with for under $300. And that was no easy task. As mentioned in Ep...
  • EPISODE #2

    Content Welcome; Aikido Man & Name Game OCS 2007 R2 TAP Program Windows Server 2008 and OCS 2007 Interview: Grant Miller, Polycom TNG: Live Meeting Updates New Feedback Email Address & Contest LISTEN HERE WITH SILVERLIGHT...
  • Welcome to Southwest Unified Now

    We're very excited to relaunch our web connection point with all our UC customers and partners in the Southwest territory. So excited we've created a podcast to go along with it this time. Set those RSS readers up to pull down each episode and consume...
  • EPISODE #1: The Inaugural Episode

    Show Welcome; Microsoft UC: Hearing is Believing; Interview: Matt Christopher, Nortel; What’s Happening; Tips, Nuggets & Gems: Exchange Edge & Communicator AV Wizard
  • About the Podcast

    WHY We created the podcast because frankly, we get overwhelmed with all the reading we have to do. We figured you do as well and would appreciate a break from email, whitepapers, etc. So, here's a way to get caught up on what's happening and get some...