VoIP as you are marketing video

Check out the latest marketing video for VoIP as you are video. It is 15 minutes long and includes the Sklar brothers of Cheap Seats fame (or at least where I first learned of them)’ http://preview.microsoft.com/video/videoDetails.aspx?video=17648162-1372-4eef-af74-a7362978bc09 If you listen close the quick discussion on security (TLS and SRTP) is accurate and the simple pizza box…

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Work Number displays as ‘+’ on Phone Edition and fails on attempted dial

The post below comes courtesy of one of the partners in our voice program. I took the liberty of modifying the format of his email alias to reduce spam. He provided permission to include the details of his auto signature. I am also retaining the use of the term Tanjay in the body of the…


OCS Voice with Cisco gateways/routers

Partners and customers deploying Office Communications Server 2007 with enterprise voice still require a media gateway for a supported configuration. The definitive place to determine supported vendors, models and the qualification level (direct sip via gateway, direct sip, dual forking and dual forking with remote call control) you need to check the Open Interoperability Program…

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AudioCodes MP-114 Demo Toolkit for OCS

AudioCodes has published the instructions for a demo setup along with the necessary ini file for use with the device. I use the AudioCodes MP-114 in my personal lab and will document its configuration in the next deploy series posting (planned for second week of Jan). Please do note that this is not a currently…

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OC Phone Edition wireless in the mountains!

http://www.terrygold.com/t/2007/09/wireless-in-the.html This really grabbed my attention for a few reasons – 1) I have wanted an old 1977 FJ for a while 2) My wife would probably allow #1 but she really loves the new FJ Cruiser TRD Edition (amazingly hard to find a good pic online) 3) Terry did this with the new Microsoft…


OCS Training from Global Knowledge

I happened to attend the demo of the proposed training that Thomas mentions on his blog. What I found most impressive was the involvement of Thomas and his peers of similar level to this training effort. The telephony training they planned to offer looks to be a really solid approach with 3 different delivery options from…

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Quality of Experience (QoE) paper published

The 2007 evaluation bits and documentation are beginning to get pushed to the Microsoft website for Office Communications Server. I would like to point out the Microsoft Quality of Experience paper under Planning. Here is the overview from the download page – Overview This document introduces Microsoft UC Quality of Experience, an innovative approach that…

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Resource: The Definitive Guide to Successful Deployment of VoIP and IP Telephony

I am not quite sure how I received the notice for this, but as it is a free ebook offer I figure this is a great (free) way to review. I like to review material that presents a general or non-product specific view in the hopes of learning what is good general industry information. Hopefully this…


New VoIP As You Are Site

The Microsoft UC site has received a new look for our current campaign. The direct link for the VoIP As You Are site.  When you select an item from the orange tape, note the dialog box icons at the type for some PBX humor.


VoipWithoutBarriers Marketing site

update May 17. It looks like there were some problems with this effort (not sure of the details). You can try it every once in a while, it should not come up to the microsoft.com/uc page. http://www.voipwithoutbarriers.com/ Allow the popup – its fun. Tom