This is some good news on the IM interop front.
Announced at VoiceCon today:
IBM and Microsoft plan to support interoperability between Sametime and OCS, commencing with Sametime version 8.0.2 and OCS 2007
In other federation news, Cisco announced SIP/SIMPLE based Interdomain Federation with LCS 2005/OCS 2007 as part of their Unified Presence 7.0 in September 2008.
Net: With OCS 2007 you can now Interdomain federate with the following IM systems:
We are working on some other IM interop scenarios to be announced at a later time.
This is some good news on the IM interop front. Announced at VoiceCon today: IBM and Microsoft plan to
is this already a working solution? how about for sametime and LCS only?
Any updates on this interoperability? Has there been any product from MS or IBM facilitating this?
It looks like two updates are needed from IBM Sametime in order to support OCS Federation:
Sametime Standard 8.0.2
Hotfix for the Sametime Gateway in 8.0.2
NextPlane Federation Server (www.nextplane.net) offers enterprise class federation between IBM Sametime 8.0.1 and Microsoft LCS, OCS, OCS R2, Cisco Jabber, and Google App.
In addition, to interoperability the NextPlane Federation Server provides accurate and instantous changes of persence states as well as policies.
Can you please let me know the detail about federating OCS with IBM sametime. I do not see much information neither on MS sites nor at IBM.
info on IBM site -