April 4, 2011 Update: BES 5.0 SP3 has been released which adds support for Microsoft OCS 2007 R2. See Blackberry Support for OCS 2007 R2 and Lync is Now Available for more information.
Many readers of this blog are interesting in BlackBerry support for Microsoft OCS 2007 R2 and Lync, so I wanted to provide this [...]
As many OCS 2007 R1 deployments move to OCS 2007 R2, mixed deployments with both OCS R1 and OCS R2 pools are becoming more common.
Here are some notable reminders about the OCS R2 Administrative Tools in a mixed deployment that you should know about:
The R1 and R2 Admin Tools cannot be installed side-by-side together on [...]
In light of the new OCS R2 server roles and capabilities, here is a summary of the significant changes on the server side and topology (from OCS 2007).
Changes to Existing OCS 2007 Server Role
OCS 2007 Role
Several key changes:
· Application Sharing [...]
With the introduction of Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2, many are asking which Office Communicator clients are supported in an R2 environment. The following table should help answer the most common questions about client interoperability.
Office Communicator 2005
In case you have missed the buzz, tomorrow (Tuesday, February 3rd), is the official launch of Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2.
Microsoft is hosting a virtual launch event available at www.OCSR2Launch.com starting at 9:30am Pacific Time (12:30pm Eastern Standard Time). This event will include an overview of new R2 product capabilities, breakout sessions, partner information, [...]
People currently deploying, or planning to deploy, Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 maybe wondering about the next release of OCS (‘R2’), when making deployment decisions today. Here are some quick key facts that you need to know.
This recent Microsoft press release provides a nice summary of the new features. Noteworthy is the ability to [...]