2 Free VOIP Training Webcasts for Partners from TechEd's Top Speaker!

Introduction to Response Point Analysis with Wireshark (Part 1 of 2)October 6th, 2009, 9:00 – 10:00am PDTMRP01PAL Registration URL: https://training.partner.microsoft.com/learning/app/management/LMS_ActDetails.aspx?UserMode=0&ActivityId=552695 This online seminar provides the foundation for troubleshooting Response Point communications with Wireshark, the open source analyzer, or other analyzer products. Beginning with the troubleshooting methodology and the tips/tricks to locating the cause of network…

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Books We Are Reading … :)

   Well sort of…  Actually we are working on some small projects here in Redmond with Ray Horak. Ray’s a very savvy technologist with a focus on the telecom space. He is the author of some popular and well respected telecom books – a dictionary and a handbook on telecom and data communications. If you…

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Another Response Point book

Long-time Response Point friend Joe Schurman has completed a new book, Microsoft Voice and Unified Communications.  Featuring  Office Communications Server (all updated for the latest R2 release), and of course plenty of information about Response Point, this is a broader overview than Harry Brelsford’s book Cut the Strings (discussed here).  Joe’s the brain’s behind SmartVOIP…

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SMBPhone for Response Point in Canada

Our friends from SMBPhone, an aggressive new Response Point-focused business in Canada have just completed certification as a Response Point digital voice provider.  Some of the things you get with SMBPhone’s new SMB Digital Voice™ : $29.95 Digital Business Telephones Lines Competitive Long Distance (North America) Competitive International Long Distance Rates Free calling between offices…

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D-Link and NGT partnering on VOIP

Response Point partners D-Link and NGT announced today that they’re working together on a co-marketing agreement to make it easier for customers to get a great end-to-end small business phone system, including hardware and voice service.  From the press release: The pairing of NGT Digital Voice phone services that connect directly to the D-Link® VoiceCenter…

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Response Point now in Australia and New Zealand

It is great to see our partner D-Link expands Response Point product line into Australia and New Zealand. As shown in the pictures, there are lots enthusiastic people in D-Link’s RP VoiceCenter seminar. I’d love to learn if our magic blue button works well with New Zealand/Australian English.   http://www.thechannel.co.nz/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=448&Itemid=34    


Packet8 and Response Point

We just returned from a press conference where Bryan Martin, Chairman and CEO of 8×8, Inc. announced a new marketing agreement with Packet8 service and Response Point. Here’s XD watching Huw Rees (VP Sales & Mktg) and Bryan Martin preparing a demo using the magic blue button to "call Bill", a special guest they dialed…

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Plan Ahead. Microsoft Response Point @ the upcoming Internet Telephony Expo

               Microsoft Response Point will be quite active at the upcoming Internet Telephony Expo September 16 – 18 in Los Angeles at the L.A. Convention Center –  http://www.tmcnet.com/voip/conference/.  IP Telephony expert Tom Ross from the TMC University will hold a one-day class focused on Microsoft’s VoIP solutions Office Communications Server (OCS) and Response Point (RP). If you are…

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CRN's Scorecard on Response Point 1.0

Since we shipped RP 1.0, we have received a lot of wonderful feedbacks from so many of our customers, partners, and analysts. It is gratifying to see RP 1.0 is loved by so many people! I know there are still lots of things we can do better and improve. I want to thank so many people…


Early Reactions to SP1 Announcement

We are getting several press mentions about today’s SP1 announcement.  Take a look at the mentions from bMighty, CRN, TechTarget, TelecomWeb, and TMCNet.  Harry Brelsford talked about it in his newsletter today as well. Also thanks to those of you who are blogging about us, especially Allen Miller Computer Consulting, Chris Rue (who stopped by…

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