Gartner Gives Lync Sole Unified Communication “Strong Positive” Rating

  Gartner recently published its MarketScope for Enterprise Instant Messaging and Presence, evaluating the players in the market against several criteria, including innovation, sales strategy, market understanding, marketing strategy, marketing execution, product/service and overall viability. Source: Gartner (July 2011) Microsoft, with its Lync offering, was the only vendor to receive a “strong positive” rating from…

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New site for IT professionals: “Because it’s everybody’s business”

  Microsoft has launched a new site for IT pros, Because it’s everbody’s business, focusing on how Microsoft customers can leverage the latest products and technologies to control IT costs while maintaining agility and flexibility. There you will find resources, discussions and information on the products and projects that can help you cut costs as…


Free Microsoft Office Communications Server E-Book Offer

  Take advantage of this offer while it lasts. Microsoft Press is offering Programming for Unified Communications with Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 for free until June 24, 2009. The step-by-step programming scenarios show you how to deliver high-quality VoIP, presence, click-to-communicate, and contextual collaboration across the enterprise and across time zones.   More…