The Microsoft Lync Blog

The Official Microsoft Lync Blog covering Microsoft UC strategy, offerings and market commentary.

January, 2009

  • IBM’s Email Strategy Takes Another Sharp Turn

    Last week, in more pre-Lotusphere PR, IBM announced their intent to acquire Outblaze’s email technology and make it part of Bluehouse, IBM’s cloud-based social computing and collaboration offering, which is now in beta. This is a fascinating acquisition...
  • Telecom Customers Onboard with Microsoft Unified Communications!

    After being on the market for a year now, we continue to see widespread customer adoption of Microsoft’s unified communications platform. To highlight these customers, every month the Unified Communications blog will spotlight a specific industry and...
  • LotusFear?

    Last Wednesday, IBM kicked off their pre-Lotusphere PR barrage by claiming momentum for Lotus Notes. Throwing out a half-dozen stats, IBM seemingly mounted an unassailable argument for the resurgence of the once-thought-dead Notes, except for one thing...
  • Ten Predictions for UC in 2009

    Two years ago, most people had never heard of unified communications. Today, as the combination of cost savings and productivity improvements that UC solutions can deliver has become clear, adoption of UC technologies and approaches has moved to the top...
  • Welcome Back

    Hello, and welcome back to the Unified Communications blog. While this site has been quiet for a while now, we felt it was time a good time to revitalize the discussion for the New Year. It is a little over one year since we launched Microsoft’s UC...