DID YOU KNOW:
• Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Release Candidate (formerly known as Communications Server “14”) is now available for customer download.
• More than 30 companies have announced beta versions of their Lync 2010 compatible hardware, software, and service products.
• Gartner MAGIC QUADRANT FOR Corporate Telephony-- Microsoft has maintained its position in the Visionary Quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Corporate Telephony, 2010. Microsoft now has reprint rights to the report, see the online reprint .
• Microsoft announced a new devices program that will support an expanded portfolio of partner solutions. The snom 300 is the first general purpose SIP phone tested to work with OCS 2007 R2.
Featured LIVE Web Seminar:Migrating from Exchange 2003 to Exchange 2010:What You Need to Know Thursday, October 21, 2010 12:00 p.m. ET / 9:00 a.m. PT
Have you been debating a migration to Exchange 2010?
Exchange 2003 enjoyed widespread adoption because its stability, performance, and functionality compared to earlier versions and its competitors. The messaging and collaboration world has changed a lot since then, though, and Exchange Server 2010 includes a wealth of new features and capabilities that you might consider taking advantage of.
Exchange 2010 offers several new features including client-side improvements like MailTips, a radically improved web client, a completely revamped transport infrastructure which gives better information protection, as well as control to deep changes in the way that the information store works. Exchange 2010 is truly a different beast.
In this web seminar, Paul Robichaux, a senior contributing editor for Windows IT Pro and a Microsoft Exchange MVP and MCSE who specializes in helping people understand how to get the most from Exchange, will highlight the most important new Exchange 2010 features:
He will then compare the new features to what Exchange 2003 offered, and point out areas of improvement that may make your migration more compelling.
Register for this web seminar and learn why migrating to Exchange 2010 may be the answer for you.
Paul RobichauxSenior Contributing Editor,Windows IT ProMicrosoft Exchange MVP
COST TO ATTEND: Free
REGISTER AT: www.windowsitpro.com/go/seminars/binarytree/exchange2010migration
WHEN TO ATTEND: Thursday, October 21, 2010 @ 12 PM EST
BUSY DURING THE LIVE EVENT? Even if you can’t make it to the live seminar, please register and we will let you know when this seminar is available on-demand.
ACHIEVE A SUCCESSFUL UC ROLLOUT- NEW INSTRUCTOR-LED COURSE
A comprehensive strategy is an important element of a rollout and ongoing adoption of UC products.
The UC Experience and Adoption team has outlined this in easy-to-follow steps, now available as a complimentary public training: “6 steps to a successful UC Rollout: Best Practices for readiness planning and driving adoption of UC Solutions”.
Designed specifically for IT Pros and project managers, this online, instructor-led class showcases the adoption and training resources available to customers. The session offers best practices and provides interaction with readiness and adoptions SMEs.
Please go here to register for a session TODAY!
Where is the Lync training content here? I see UC generic content and an Exchange migration webinar, but no Lync training.
Lync Training is here - office.microsoft.com/.../lync