Office Communications Server


Peer-to-Peer Blog: Interoperability and Lync

When Microsoft decides to update OCS with a new product like Lync, then we have to take notice. The Lync Server is a single platform that can enhance, extend, and potentially replace traditional and IP PBX systems.

Microsoft Lync Makes Its Debut

Microsoft took the wraps off the next generation of its Office Communications Server, renamed Lync 2010, with a slew of new features and upgrades aimed at replacing the PBX.

RADVISION, Microsoft Partner on Videoconferencing Integration

RADVISION and Microsoft have entered into an agreement to integrate RADVISIONS videoconferencing and collaboration solutions into Microsofts Lync communications server to provide seamless interoperability with group videoconferencing systems.

BT, Polycom Partner on UC

The solution combines BTs UC Ready offering, which includes telecom and IT services, with Polycoms new line of IP phones, known as the CX series.

Verizon to Host UC Service For Businesses

Broadening its hosted offerings for business communications, Verizon Business (VZ) said today it’s offering a new managed unified communications platform integrated with Office Communications Server from Microsoft (MSFT). Known as “Verizon Business Application Management for Office Communications Server,” the new service enables real-time instant messaging, VoIP, presence features and Web conferencing, all without the set-up and management […]

Microsoft Approves Sprint, Global Crossing for OCS R2

Global Crossing Ltd. (GLBC) and Sprint Nextel (S) are the first SIP trunking service providers qualified for use with Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 Release 2, the latest version of Microsoft Corp.’s unified communications platform announced Tuesday. SIP trunking is the de facto interconnection standard for VoIP calling applications, serving as an alternative to circuit-based fixed lines on the […]

Microsoft Unveils OCS 2007 Release 2

In a virtual event, Microsoft Corp. Tuesday introduced the world to Release 2 of Office Communications Server 2007, the software giant’s unified communications platform. R2, which is the first upgrade since OCS was launched in October 2007, improves conferencing and voice capabilities and adds new developer tools – all with the goal of better infusing […]

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