Siemens Challenges Microsoft OCS with new UC Server


Mark Straton, SVP Global MarketingSiemens Communications made the largest Unified Communications (UC) announcement of the year by launching OpenScape UC Server and a suite of UC applications. This is a huge software investment from Siemens taking one of, if not the, largest steps of any in the industry toward a software and services concern. Siemens is offering innovative UC software based upon open communications architecture while rooted in enterprise class voice communications capabilities. I discuss this announcement, industry dynamics, Siemens’ relationships with Microsoft, IBM et al with Siemens’ Mark Straton, SVP Global Marketing and Interpreet Singh, Director of Emerging Technologies. If you’re planning a UC project, then you have to listen to this podcast.


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