Windows Mobile 6.5 completes Common Criteria EAL4+ testing

On Friday 5th February Windows Mobile 6.5 completed evaluation by Defence Signals Directorate(DSD) for Common Criteria EAL4+ certification. http://www.dsd.gov.au/infosec/evaluation_services/epl/mobile_products/windows_mobile_v6.5.html In the Mobile Products area of the Evaluated Products List you will see status for Windows Mobile OS and MDM, including any status on Crypto testing: http://www.dsd.gov.au/infosec/evaluation_services/epl/epl.html

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Microsoft and Nokia Form Global Alliance to Design, Develop and Market Mobile Productivity Solutions

This is huge… Microsoft and Nokia will begin collaborating immediately on the design, development and marketing of productivity solutions for the mobile professional, bringing Microsoft Office Mobile and Microsoft business communications, collaboration and device management software to Nokia’s Symbian devices. This announcement builds on the existing work Nokia is doing by optimizing access to e-mail…

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Click-to-join conference in CoMo

We have released an update to Communicator Mobile that introduces some new capabilities, the best of which IMHO is “click-to-join” for OCS R2 conferencing (i.e. audio conferences and LiveMeetings).  There is no longer any need to dial the # and look up & enter conference IDs and PINs – now you can just choose “Join…

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Download Communicator Mobile Clients Directly To Your Cell Phone

If you are running OCS 2007 R2 you can now download Communicator Mobile clients (for Windows Mobile and Java enabled devices) directly from you cell phone.  Simply go to www.getcomo.com and select the right version of the client.

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The Office

This is why mobile Unified Communications & collaboration can help your business have happier, more productive employees; and retain them longer. Doing my Mid-Year Career Discussion preparation this morning – in peace & quiet, and without the interruptions, conversations, and “let’s-get-a-coffee”s of being in the office.  I start work earlier, I don’t get stuck in…

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Jabra Dial 520

Jabra have recently announced a few new products for Office Communicator – the M5390 headset and the Dial 520 OC handset. I’ve managed to get my hands on the Dial 520 handset, and am happy to say that it is now my preferred device for softphone calling when in my “mobile office” (i.e. anywhere I’m…

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Exchange Activesync protocols now open

A further sign of Microsoft’s commitment towards being more open is that the protocols for Exchange Activesync (EAS) have now been published to the public (previously they were only available to licensees). EAS is already built into pretty much every major smartphone/PDA out there – but now that it is open I’m sure we will…

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OCS VoIP in a disaster zone

Massive storms in Brisbane recently left many people homeless, and in fact it was declared a disaster zone.         One of the people who had their home destroyed in this storm was my mate Bill Lockett from Dimension Data.  Our best wishes and thoughts are with him and his family during this time…

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Communicator Mobile 2007 R2

At the Office Communicator Team blog we’ve just released information on the soon-to-be-released Communicator Mobile (aka CoMo) R2 client. Those who have used CoMo 2007 will be happy to know that we have made huge improvements in data consumption and battery life with R2 – In fact I now have the client permanently signed in…

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Mobile UC with the HTC Shift

I’ve just posted my thoughts on the HTC Shift to the Windows Mobile Australia blog. Toy?  Tool?  Maybe a bit of both 🙂 Share this post :

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