August, 2010

  • Meet Steve Mantle

    Meet Steve Mantle, born an Australian, later moved to the USA. As Industry Solution Manager for Communications Sector Telco sell-to (selling Microsoft solutions to telecommunications companies) team, Steve is responsible for the Telco Digital Marketing and Telco Server/Datacenter Solutions. How did you end up at Microsoft? My career has spanned IT, systems engineering and business development...leading me to design and build out FTTX/triple play networks for telcos, universities and military bases. Living just 2 miles from Microsoft's Redmond campus made it almost impossible to...
  • Polycom and Microsoft sign agreement

    We are pleased to share that Microsoft and Polycom have signed a multi-year strategic agreement to deliver solutions optimized for Microsoft unified communications environments. The agreement will allow Polycom to deliver integrated go-to-market UC solutions across voice, video and infrastructure for Microsoft's market-leading UC platform. For us, this agreement enables us to provide new, innovative room-based video systems for our customers designed specifically for enabling direct integration with Microsoft Communications Server "14." The agreement also improves our video quality and...
  • LG U+ and Microsoft Sign MoU to Deliver Cloud Services

    Microsoft Corp. and LG U+ recently announced a broad strategic alliance that will bring to market a range of cloud services. Under the terms of the alliance, LG U+ will leverage Microsoft’s innovative software platforms and breadth of cloud offerings to enable a connected digital lifestyle and work style for its subscribers. For example, by leveraging Microsoft Online Services, LG U+ will be able to deliver enterprise-class solutions and rich user experiences to small and midsize enterprises and consumers through its Smart Workplace offering. Additional services contemplated under the alliance...