Response Point hardware is here!

Look what arrived yesterday: These are some of the boxes I’ll be taking with me later this month as I visit several members of the press who will be reviewing Response Point.  I just cracked open the first one this morning and within minutes I had set up a new phone system in my office.  Try…

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Response Point Training Webcast

You may already know about our Training Webcasts (they’re free) but now Joe Schurman has a new one specifically for Small Business Server users: http://www.msreadiness.com/CourseDetail.aspx?id=6432 This webcast (it’s free too) talks about how Response Point integrates with SBS. 

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D-Link Roadshow Event in Dallas

D-Link Executive Vice President Keith Karlsen will be leading a 1/2 day seminar talking about Response Point and D-Link’s partner program on Thursday, October 25. The event will be held at the Hyatt DFW, and you can register to attend at this link: http://www.dlink.com/var/roadshow/register/  It looks like there are free goodies involved too, including a…

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Response Point RTM’d

 “Of particular interest is the ’Magic‘ button which brings voice recognition technology into the world of the SMB in a new way” Steve Hilton—Yankee Group   “I’ve looked into Response Point, and it looks like a compelling solution for small businesses who just want basic PBX features like dial tone and voice mail.” Travis Fisher—Inacom…


Response Point orchestra

Wonder what we do when we’re not in the office?  Jim Truher, program manager on the team, was featured in this article in the September issue of Portfolio, the Conde Nast publication: Fifteen years ago, a handful of Microsoft employees started getting together for classical-music jam sessions. Today, the Microsoft Orchestra boasts 60 members, rehearses every Monday…

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Response Point Training Tour Begins!

We just met with Joe Schurman, our RP Training Instructor extraordinaire, and received email from several Small Business Specialist Partners who attended the Denver training session on Monday, sounds like a great beginning for our 16 city tour!  Thank you to all Partners who attended, and to Joe! Just a reminder, we still have space…

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Pricing and Preorders

Here’s the text of today’s announcement: U.S. small businesses are one step closer to phone technology that is easy to set up and simple to use: Microsoft Corp. has released its Microsoft® Response Point™ phone system software to manufacturing. Xuedong Huang, general manager for Response Point at Microsoft, said that working alongside D-Link Corp. and…

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New OEM Partner

We’re excited to announce today the arrival of Aastra Technologies Ltd. as the newest hardware vendor that will manufacture and ship Response Point phone systems.  Aastra, a global leader in the enterprise telecommunications systems industry, will offer complete, end-to-end Response Point phone systems with wireless handset options by next year. Welcome Aastra! This means we’ll…

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Entrepreneur and Response Point

The October 2007 issue of Entrepreneur magazine asked experts to predict the next big thing in technology. Look at this recommendation from expert Sanjeev Aggarwal, of AMI-Partners: The future of business communications is heading in the direction of VoIP, but it has been slow going for growing businesses in need of an easy-to-install, easy-to-use VoIP system. All that could…

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