At VoiceCon, the forum for Business IP Telephony, Microsoft made announcements with two partners.
- Polycom has become the worldwide distributor for Microsoft RoundTable, effective April 13, 2009 to broaden the global availability of the videoconferencing device. The product, renamed the Polycom CX5000 Unified Conference Station, will be available through Polycom and its extensive channel network.
- Aspect announced the one year anniversary of the Microsoft-Aspect alliance. Key milestones include:
Customer wins including Quicken Loans and Global Crossing
Introduction of Aspect Unified IP 6.6 incorporating the IM and presence technology in Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007
Global deployment of Office Communications Server 2007 R2 at Aspect
Certification of Aspect as a voice specialization partner
Briefing centers in London, Boston and Singapore to demonstrate the benefits of Microsoft unified communications and Aspect unified communications applications
You can find more about Microsoft Unified Communications platform at on their homepage.