Thursday, March 22, 2007

OCS 2007 Public Beta Announced (26 March)

The Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS) Public Beta program set to launch March 26th. Participants enrolled in the OCS Public Beta program will receive access to the latest releases of OCS 2007, Microsoft Office Communicator (OC) 2007, Microsoft Office Meeting Console and Office Add-In. Additionally, participants will gain access to Beta Central, where they will find product documentation, virtual labs and webcasts, as well as the community forum.In the forum, customers are able to collaborate with the Beta community, sharing ideas and individual experiences of each other’s deployments, and can receive support from identified SMEs and MVP resources. Finally, the program’s website can be localized into 13 languages, creating a highly-customized web experience.With the introduction of the OCS Public Beta program, the RTC Private Beta program will be closing. As of April 6, 2007, access to the RTC Private Beta site, downloads, feedback channel, newsgroup, and Live Meeting conference center will no longer be available. To continue with your product evaluation and testing, we encourage you to pre-register for the Public Beta program. To take advantage of the Public Beta offering, please click here to pre-register. Source: