|CRI is a Microsoft Gold Certified Business Partner and a Microsoft Solutions Provider since 1996. We provide solutions in Microsoft Exchange Unified Messaging, Office Communication Server, and Microsoft Exchange integrations. With Exchange 2007, Microsoft has brought all of your communications needs into a single platform. By adding Office Communication Server (OCS) you gain instant messaging, video conferencing and
presence capabilities in all of your Microsoft programs.
Microsoft OCS is an enterprise real-time communications server, providing the infrastructure for enterprise instant messaging, presence, file transfer, peer-to-peer and multiparty Voice and Video calling, ad hoc and structured conferences (audio, video and web) and PSTN connectivity. These
People manage their communications across many devices and applications, which can have a negative impact on productivity. Office Communications Server 2007 R2 streamlines the way users manage communications, which allows them to find and communicate with the right person, right now, from the applications they use most. It delivers on the promise of Unified Communications. Microsoft’s unique software-based approach has allowed rapid innovation. This update introduces many new enhancements over the 2007 release.
Operational Flexibility and Control
IT departments are expected to manage cost control, security, integration with existing infrastructure, and compliance requirements. Office Communications Server 2007 R2 allows IT administrators to meet these challenges effectively by giving them the ability to provide flexible communications solutions to users and by delivering the tools they need to help manage secure, compliant communications.
Extensible Communications Platform
One advantage of a software-based communications infrastructure is that businesses can embed communications capabilities into existing line-of-business applications and use communications and workflow capabilities to automate business processes, which saves money, saves time, and improves customer service. Office Communications Server 2007 R2 delivers an extensible communications platform that works with an organization’s existing messaging and telephony infrastructure and can adapt to changing business needs.
Microsoft released Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 in February 2009. The R2 release added the following features:
Customers say Microsoft Unified Communications delivers dramatic cost reductions—$5 million in savings per 1,000 employees—in as little as six months. Consolidating messaging, voice mail, and telephony systems into an integrated unified communications platform that is based on Microsoft Exchange Server and Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 reduces hardware, software, and IT staff costs.
Customers who use Microsoft Unified Communications report that they can:
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