Microsoft Communications Server “14” revealed at VoiceCon 2010 (Video)

Gurdeep Singh Pall (Corporate Vice President, Unified Communications Group) provided details on Microsoft Communications Server “14” and Microsoft Communicator “14” in his VoiceCon 2010 keynote yesterday. Watch the keynote below to get details on this next release, which represents the foundation of the “14” wave platform. Gurdeep blogged about the announcement here. Ina Fried wrote…


New Office Communications Server and Office Communicator FAQ’s

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