Tweet Next Hop is a Microsoft TechNet portal dedicated to Unified Communications, specifically Office Communications Server. Articles are written by the Microsoft product groups, experienced field engineers and MVPs. Check out my second article, entitled “Strategic Considerations for Switching from a Legacy PBX to Communications Server“ Thanks – Dr. Rez and Susan Bradley Next Hop Homepage […]
Tweet Earlier this week a requirement was made to purchase additional voice-over-IP handsets, usually we would have purchased devices from a “major communications vendor” (I’ll recite no names) as our current OCS deployment is predominantly made up of remote call control users. However given that our strategy this year is to really push Office Communications […]
Tweet April updates available for OCS 2007 R2 Clients & Server. First the client updates: KB978564 – Cumulative update package for Communicator 2007 R2 – here KB980926 – Updated version of the Windows-based Live Meeting 2007 client – here KB980924 – Updated version of the Live Meeting Conferencing Add-in for Outlook – here KB981526 – Cumulative update for […]
Tweet Like most enterprises your telephony setup might not be so straightforward and quite often the more feature rich telephony functionality is not catered for in mainstream products. That is why when I saw how Clarity Connect had used the extensibility hidden under the hood of OCS 2007 R2 I was very impressed. In case […]
Tweet I meant to post this last week, but held off adding new content whilst moving blog platforms. Below is an interesting video (embedded in Silverlight, thank you WordPress!) which examines how some of Microsoft’s enterprise customers have realised the benefits of Unified Communications via Office Communications Server, with Exchange Unified Messaging.
Tweet The CX300 is a fantastic device which enhances upon the functionality delivered by the USB “Catalina” device, specifically by extending the hard buttons available (numerical keys, call transfer, on-hold etc.) However I have many a time broached the question “Will this work with OCS R1?”, without a consistent answer. Jason Tuck, Program Manager, Microsoft – “This device requires […]