Category Archive: OCS

Microsoft Office Communications Server is a Enterprise server product used for presence, chat, application sharing, voice and video

Nov 17

Will the Microsoft Lync 2010 introduction change the Unified Communications Landscape of tomorrow?

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Summary of the Microsoft Lync 2010 launch event and partner press releases.

Sep 13

Microsoft to change OCS name in to Lync. Will Lync unite UC?

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Today Microsoft has revealed the name of their latest release of their Office Communication Server, formerly known as OCS. The new name is Lync. Many names were already floating around in the marketplace and the new release was already known under Wave 14 and Microsoft Communication Server 2010 (MCS2010). So now finally Microsoft has chosen …

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Aug 28

Orange Business boosting cloud capabilities by acquiring Alsy

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Yesterday Orange Business Services announced they acquiring Alsy, one of the leading integrators of Microsoft communications solutions in France. Take a look here for the press release. Alsy was one of the larger Microsoft partners in France, adding another 140 Microsoft specialists to the already good capabilities of Orange Business Services. Orange has set a …

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Aug 28

Unified Communications: the most open vendor takes it all

It’s been three weeks now that i have writing blogs on Djeek.com and my most inspiration currently comes from UC related topics.  Currently i see a market quickly evolving, takeovers, quickly enhancing product portfolio’s and partnerships. Enterprises today are really struggling with the UC topic. They have invested in different vendors in the past on …

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Aug 25

Microsoft & Polycom sign Strategic Partnership

Microsoft & Polycom sign Strategic Partnership on MCS2010 / Wave14 Good news item to share is the Microsoft & Polycom partnership around MCS2010 (wave14) and Polycom’s integration on voice & video hardware on top of Micrsofts platform. It’s is a movie as well, however unable to embed the video. So you find the link here …

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Aug 23

Where Microsoft OCS meets Standards based Video (SIP/H.323)

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Microsoft a known player in the UC space for a while, started in the consumer area with MSN messenger, which they turned into a corporate product with LCS 2005 (Live Communications Server), which later involved into Office Communications Server. OCS had a couple of benefits, one of them being voice (well-known) but video is also …

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