My Lync presentations at TechNet Live april 2011 available at TechNet Edge

This year I got the honor to be a speaker at the business value track and the technical track at TechNet Live in Norway march 31 . I talked about Unified Communications in general and Lync Server 2010 as a PBX replace. TechNet Live is hold in the four largest cities in Norway every year and this year it was about 1000 attendees for all the cities. Below are the Screencasts from my sessions in Oslo. The presentations are in norwegian. Continue reading

Unified Communications Explained

[tweetmeme source=”stalehansen” only_single=false]Found this YouTube video from Microsoft Summit 2009 in Sweden that explains very well what Unified Communications is and what it can do for a customer. Take a look, the clip is in swedish

Phones and Devices Optimized for Microsoft Office Communicator

Optimized for OCSAn important part of implementing Unified Communication in an organization is to use equipment that is supported by OCS. Products that are Optimized for Microsoft Office Communicator can be found over at technet using this link:

I have tested a lot of the Polycom products, including CX-5000 (Round Table), the Microsoft webcams and the Jabra  bluetooth headset. All these products works right out of the box when using Office Communicator, and my customers are really impressed by how simple it is to use these products.  To quote what one customer said: “I knew these products where easy to use, but when it worked right out of the box and without the need to restart the communicator client surprised me. This is something my users will adopt really quick.” 

View the Microsoft Keynote at VoiceCon Orlando 2009

Here is the video of the Microsoft keynote speaker at VoiceCon 2009. It is always interesting to hear what is important to focus on in the time that comes.

Keynote delivered by Gurdeep Singh Pall, Corporate Vice President, Unified Communications from Microsoft

 See other videos at the VoiceCon 2009 homepage