Microsoft announced Microsoft Office Communications Server “14” at VoiceCon in ORLANDO, Florida. — March 24, 2010
Gurdeep Singh Pall, corporate VP of MSFT Office Communications Group, presented new features during a demonstration of OCS and disclosed the availability date to the second half of 2010.
OCS is designed and built to work with Office Exchange and SharePoint. Pall mentioned a number of important features: VoiceMail, E911 Support, Call Admission Control, Branch Office Survivability,Location Awareness Capabilities.
A screenshot of the new Office Communicator (client software for OCS)
A collection of URL’s providing great info on OCS “14”
“Microsoft Unified Communications customers benefit from investment and innovation by multiple partners rather than being forced to buy from only one supplier, and can select the third-party products that best meet their unique needs. Microsoft is excited to highlight newly announced partner solutions that complement Microsoft Communications Server “14,” including:
Now you can start planning to throw your old PBX in the thrash!