Network World: VoiceCon: Cisco, IBM demonstrate telephony integration

More detail around Sametime 7.5 integration...Thetwo giants showed off at this week's VoiceCon conference in Orlando, Fla.,a customized plug-in for Sametime 7.5 that will integrate the platformwith Cisco's Unified CallManager and Unified Presence Server. The integrationis based around the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and SIP for InstantMessaging and Presence Leveraging Extensions (SIMPLE). Cisco made a similar announcement Mondaywith Microsoft to support CallManager on the Microsoft Live CommunicationsServer and Office Communicator client. The article incorrectlystates that Sametime 7.5 ships next year -- it's a mid-2006 deliverable.At any rate, here's an example of anISV building their product for both IBM and the other guys simultaneously-- I often hear that there is a perception that the other guys get everybodyfirst.  What's cool(er) about the Sametime integrationis the click-to-call stuff in e-meetings...it's not just about person-to-personchat/VoIP.  Link: NetworkWorld: VoiceCon: Cisco, IBM demonstrate telephony integration>

More detail around Sametime 7.5 integration...

The two giants showed off at this week's VoiceCon conference in Orlando, Fla., a customized plug-in for Sametime 7.5 that will integrate the platform with Cisco's Unified CallManager and Unified Presence Server. The integration is based around the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and SIP for Instant Messaging and Presence Leveraging Extensions (SIMPLE).

Cisco made a similar announcement Monday with Microsoft to support CallManager on the Microsoft Live Communications Server and Office Communicator client.
The article incorrectly states that Sametime 7.5 ships next year -- it's a mid-2006 deliverable.

At any rate, here's an example of an ISV building their product for both IBM and the other guys simultaneously -- I often hear that there is a perception that the other guys get everybody first.  

What's cool(er) about the Sametime integration is the click-to-call stuff in e-meetings...it's not just about person-to-person chat/VoIP.  

Link: Network World: VoiceCon: Cisco, IBM demonstrate telephony integration >

Originally by Ed Brill from Ed Brill on March 7, 2006, 10:55am

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