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Microsoft move ahead of Cisco in Gartner Magic Quadrant for UC – link to full report

Published 08/08/2014 - 0 Comments

Gartner have released their annual Magic Quadrant for Unified Communications (Bern Elliot, Steve Blood). Gartner think of UC as being divided into 6 areas; Telephony, Conferencing, Messaging, Presence and IM, Clients and Communications-enabled applications. This year Microsoft have been placed in the converted “top right”, taking the lead over Cisco.     Microsoft have allowed […]

Microsoft Earnings FY14 Q4, O365 growth, commitment to productivity and multiplatform support

Published 23/07/2014 - 0 Comments

I like to keep track of the Microsoft earnings, and any Lync/Skype related news. Microsoft Corp. announced revenue of $23.38 billion for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. Gross margin, operating income, and diluted earnings per share (“EPS”) for the quarter were $15.79 billion, $6.48 billion, and $0.55 per share, respectively. There was not loads […]

How to Set your Public IM/Skype and Lync Federation Preferences in Lync Online/ Office 365

Published 24/06/2014 - 1 Comment

Login to your admin console with an Office 365 admin account https://login.microsoftonline.com/   Head to admin/Lync   Then head to Organisation / External Communications     You have 3 options, Off completely (no federation), on except for blocked (open with option of blocking), on only for allowed (closed federation on a per domain basis) Note, […]