Tag Archive: PBX

Feb 05

Skype4Business, upcoming voice (OPUS) codec. Will it be in there? No, not in initial release

All Unified Communications vendors talk SIP nowadays, but the SIP standards leaves so much room for vendor additions that different SIP implementations do not automatically talk to each other. That’s why often a Session Border Controller is need for voice or video to make sure things are made compatible. Let’s talk a about codecs currently used …

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Jan 23

Lync 2013 and Skype Connectivity – Business and Consumer UC combined

Microsoft Lync 2013 and Skype connectivity brings business and consumer closer to together via chat, audio and soon via video

Dec 20

Global Microsoft Lync 2013 roll-out and conferencing

Global Microsoft Lync 2013 roll-out and conferencing. Explanation on what is needed and a stepped approach on what to do. Benefits are explained and cost savings can be achieved

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)

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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Aug 02

Connecting the different corporate islands and services

Most of the corporate enterprise I visit talk a lot about Unified Communications, but that’s because they are definitely not. Typical case is:  The enterprise usually has an old PBX, has an audioconfering bridge or provider and has some legacy (5+ years old) video units. The corporation is thinking about rolling solutions for presence, desktop …

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