Category: Office Communications Server

Lync 2013 client and Office Communications Server 2007 (R2)

In one of my earlier post I commented on how to connect to OCS (R2) using the Lync client. Now with the release of the new Lync 2013 client, this “work-around” doesn’t work anymore. But […]

Using the new Lync client to connect to Office Communications Server 2007

Here’s the deal. I’ve got the new Lync client. Which is great!! But we’re still running OCS2007 internaly. So I can only use Lync to connect to Office365. That’s a bit of a bummer. But, […]

Office 365 to be revealed

Coming June Microsoft will publicly launch Office 365. This software as a service platform is previously known as the Business Productivity Online Suite, or BPOS. In Office 365 Microsoft will use the newest versions of […]

Dutch government promotional video

I just came across this little video showing the  DWR Experience. DWR stands for the Digitale Werkomgeving Rijksoverheid and it is the shared environment for the Dutch Government. We have implemented SharePoint 2007 and Office […]

Microsoft announces Lync

Microsoft has announced the Wave 14 version of Office Communications Server. It is called Lync. More information: http://www.microsoft.com/Presspass/press/2010/sep10/LyncPR.mspx

Open Source collaboration

Right, most people will think of the Big Two when collaboration software is mentioned. We all know them well: Microsoft (with SharePoint 2007/2010 and its Office suite) and IBM (with the Lotus and Websphere platforms). […]

Using SQL databases for enumerating users

Always wanted to know which users access your SharePoint or OCS platform, but want to use the out-of-the-box possibilities? Why not use the SQL databases.  The next queries will help you with this. You will need access to the […]