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1 Unified. Simplified. Unified Communications Launch 2007

2 Unified. Simplified. Unified Communications End-User Experience Johann Kruse UC Core Technology Specialist Microsoft Australia Stephen Edmonds UC Voice Technology Specialist Microsoft Australia

3 Unified. Simplified. What is Live Communications Server? SIP IM/Presence and telephony infrastructures side-by-side LCS 2005 Sam Alice AD LDAP SIP Proxy PBX SIP/CSTA Gateway Service Provider Network PSTN Conference Bridge Branches Remote Users Federated Users Public IM Connectivity

4 Customer Benefits: Know how and when to best communicate with contacts, with flexibility of client devices Access business grade telephony features and applications from the desktop Improve workforce mobility with PSTN & corporate dial plan integration from the desktop Easily enrich interactions to include audio, video & data Extend capabilities to other business applications Live Communications Server 2005 & Office Communicator 2005

5 Unified. Simplified. Experience how to communicate from within applications Learn about integrated communication tools and devices See how end-users can access information from anywhere Session Objectives In this session, you will…

6 Unified. Simplified. Enterprise Communications Current end-user experience Multiple communication modalities Different interfaces and technologies Lack of integration Voice Mail Desk Phone Fax Mobile Phone Video Conferencing Video Conferencing

7 Unified. Simplified. Communications tools dont work well together Multiple directories are inconvenient Switching between tools is awkward PC and phone are not integrated Todays Business Environment What customers are telling us Cant access data from many locations and devices Phone Web browser Mobile device PCs are disconnected from communications tools Hard to transfer data between PC and other devices No integration between devices and PC applications Time-consuming to transition from PC to other devices

8 Unified. Simplified. Microsofts Investment Themes Unified Communications end-user experience Integrated communications tools Integrated , presence, IM, voice, video Seamless transitions between modes Wide range of devices Anywhere access From any telephone From any Web browser From Windows Mobile devices Communicate from inside applications Rich presence throughout Microsoft Office applications Ability to find right person and use right mode Shared context and content

9 Communicate from within Applications Throughout Microsoft Office Integral presence Communicate and share content Click to communicate within Office Outlook Reply to with real-time communication Keep conversation history Schedule conferences Extend LOB applications Information Workers waste 30 minutes per week in phone tag; for 50% of calls Information Workers make, they have to look up the phone number. Harris, June 2006

10 Unified. Simplified. Communicate from within Applications

11 Unified. Simplified. Extend LOB Apps Drag n Drop deployment Embeddable controls for drag and drop deployment Leverages OC Automation API Available for managed and unmanaged code

12 Unified. Simplified. Integrated Communication Tools Enterprise presence Instant messaging Software-powered VoIP Integrated device experience Audio and video conferencing Web conferencing

13 Unified. Simplified. Integrated Communication Tools High quality of experience Call from your applications High voice/video quality Rich call management Intuitive user interface Intelligent call routing Integrated with IM and video

14 Integrated Communication Tools More Innovation Voice integrated into applications Rich user experience Greater Cost Reduction Significant device cost savings Software business model Qualified Devices Ecosystem Wideband audio Plug-and-play Office Communicator 2007 integration

15 Unified. Simplified. Integrated Communications Tools

16 Unified. Simplified. Anywhere Access Take your office on the road Encrypted signaling and media No VPN required Codecs optimised for variable conditions Extending Office Communicator 2007 Laptop Web browser Innovative IP phones Windows Mobile devices By 2007, telework will be practiced by more than 60 million people. Gartner

17 Unified. Simplified. Anywhere Access

18 Unified. Simplified. Customising Presence Presence states and activities Ability to add granular states and activities Two ways of customising presence User selected/ admin controlled API support

19 Unified. Simplified. Customising Presence Presence states and activities

20 Unified. Simplified. Tabs Contextual tabs Highly visible tabs First tabs loads on startup Dynamic refreshment based on contact selected Designation on which tabs must be visible when signing from outside

21 Unified. Simplified. Tabs Contextual tabs authoring

22 Unified. Simplified. Conversation window tabs Extensible conversation window Extensible conversation window Ability to host applications as well as controls URL to host is sent in a SIP INFO

23 Unified. Simplified. Application integration Invoking Win32 applications from OC Infrastructure for plugging in LOB applications Integration with collaboration applications Support for two party as well as multi party Contextual application invocation

24 Unified. Simplified. Integrate with existing infrastructure, whether TDM or IP-based Commodity IP gateways connect TDM infrastructure to the PSTN IP-based PBX systems can interoperate directly using SIP-based spec Regardless of infrastructure, users get a consistent rich experience bringing voice to the PC IP-PBX PBX Phones VoIP Gateway PSTN Office Communications Server Deployment Integration With Existing Telephony Systems

25 Unified. Simplified. The Devil Wears Presence

26 Unified. Simplified. Key Takeaways How to communicate from within applications About communication tools that work well together How to communicate from any location In this session, you learned…

27 Unified. Simplified.

28 Devices Optimised For Office Communicator Devices Optimised For Office Communicator Visit the OCS 2007 and Exchange Server 2007 Tech Centers Visit the OCS 2007 and Exchange Server 2007 Tech Centers Resources Check out my blog! Check out my blog!

29 Unified. Simplified.

30 © 2007 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries. The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. This document may contain information related to pre-release software, which may be substantially modified before its first commercial release. Accordingly, the information may not accurately describe or reflect the software product when first commercially released MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION.

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