Microsoft announced this week the next version of Office Communications Server 2007, codename Wave 13, but that will be officially named as Office Communications Server 2007 Release 2 (R2).
Key new features of Office Communications Server 2007 R2 include the following:
Enhanced Voice and Mobility
New Developer Tools for Business Applications
Other Cool Features
Office Communications Server 2007 R2 will launch in a worldwide online event Feb. 3, 2009. People can register to participate in the launch at http://www.microsoft.com/communicationsserver.
Q: What is Microsoft announcing today? A: We are unveiling OCS 2007 R2, an update to the award-winning OCS 2007. OCS 2007 R2 will deliver a variety of new capabilities including:
Q: What is Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2? A: Office Communications Server 2007 R2 delivers streamlined communications for users so they can find and communicate with the right person, right now, from the applications they use most. Without expensive infrastructure and network upgrades, you can deliver streamlined communications, including software-powered VoIP (voice over IP), conferencing, and enterprise instant messaging, while maintaining operational control.
Q: When will Office Communications Server R2 be available? A: OCS R2 will launch via a worldwide online event on Feb 3, 2009. People can register to participate in the launch at http://www.microsoft.com/communicationsserver/.
Q: Is OCS 2007 R2 available in public beta for customers and partners? A: Due to the compressed development cycle, we don’t have a public beta program for this release. The product will be broadly available for download in February.
Q: Why is this announcement significant? A: This announcement is significant for two reasons: