Microsoft updates Windows Messenger for Live Communications Server 2005

Microsoft on Tuesday announced enhancements to its corporate instant-messaging service that will weave in features commonly found in the company’s Outlook e-mail software. The new enterprise IM client, code-named Istanbul, resembles the Windows Messenger software that’s currently found in Windows XP. The difference is that a user’s IM information is synchronized with Outlook’s calendar and … Read more

Sharepoint Topic Assistant

The last year, many people have asked me what exactly the Sharepoint Topic Assistant is. Although it is clear what it is and what it does, I was never able to give an exact answer to all the questions. Until I found the following article about ‘Using the Topic Asisstant in Sharepoint Portal Server 2003′. … Read more

Key enhancements in Live Communications Server 2005

Overview of enhancements in Live Communication Server 2005 which will be release in Q4 of 2004.Key enhancements in Live Communications Server 2005 include these: Live Communications Server Federation (between organizations). Presence information and IM now can be extended to partners, suppliers and customers, enabling more efficient collaboration and a channel for bringing geographically dispersed people … Read more