SOURCE: Unify Square, Inc.

Unify Square, Inc.

February 03, 2009 13:55 ET

Unify Square Announces Voice Specialization for Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 Release 2

Team of Microsoft Veterans Involved in Office Communications Server R2 Development Help Enterprises Establish Successful Unified Communications Strategies Based on Microsoft Platform

BELLEVUE, WA--(Marketwire - February 3, 2009) - Unify Square, Inc. today announced that through the Microsoft Partner Program they have fulfilled the qualifications necessary to achieve Voice specialization within the Microsoft Corp. unified communications competency. Led by a team of Microsoft veterans who were personally involved in development of Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 Release 2, Unify Square is uniquely positioned to help global enterprises deploy Office Communications Server 2007 Release 2.

Unify Square helps global enterprises and Fortune 500 companies attain the necessary roadmap strategy, architecture and integration path necessary for a successful unified communications deployment. In addition to its services business, Unify Square develops enterprise products based on Office Communications Server 2007, with Unify Square Video Manager™ the first to provide administrators fine-grained control over video communications for managing and optimizing the use of network resources.

"Unify Square believes in Microsoft's vision for unified communications and enabling people to find and collaborate with colleagues right from the applications they already know and use," said Betsy Frost Webb, General Manager, Microsoft Unified Communications Group. "There is significant potential for Unify Square to use Office Communications Server 2007 Release 2 and their Unify Square Video Manager solution to help customers realize noticeable productivity and collaborations gains through integrated video conferencing."

Earning the unified communications competency Voice specialization requires the completion of competency testing and a rigorous technical readiness program that includes specific staffing requirements and an internal deployment of the complete Microsoft unified communications offering. Companies who achieve the unified communications competency Voice specialization are qualified by Microsoft to deploy Microsoft unified communications technologies such as Microsoft Exchange Unified Messaging and Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007, including VoIP and audio-, video-, and Web-conferencing.

"Companies such as Unify Square that have achieved Voice specialization are trained to understand the potential that exists in Microsoft's software-powered voice technologies," said Eric Swift, Senior Director of Product Management for the Unified Communications Group at Microsoft Corp. "In this way they can offer solutions inside and outside the realm of traditional telephony, including working with their customers to create more productive business processes through unified communications."

About Unify Square, Inc.

Unify Square is a leader in addressing enterprise roadmap, architecture, and deployment for Microsoft's Unified Communications platform, providing enterprise customers both strategic vision and the hands-on execution required for a successful UC deployment. Based in Bellevue, Washington, Unify Square offers a unique perspective into Microsoft Office Communications Server -- the leading platform for Unified Communications -- having spent years developing, designing and managing product architecture and strategy for Office Communications Server within Microsoft. The founders hold patents in Enterprise Instant Messaging and possess deep insight into how integrated IP Telephony, Instant Messaging/Presence, and Web Conferencing can deliver breakthrough operational efficiencies and streamlined workplace communications. More information on Unify Square is online at www.unifysquare.com.

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