Announcing IBM Sametime 8.5.2

Despite it’s small version number increment, this is a BIG release. The what’s new list is a variety of items, so let’s take a quick look:

  • Network Address Translation (NAT) support and firewall traversal for audio / video – this

A gift from Polycom

A few weeks ago I received an invite to the grand opening of Polycom’s new Executive Briefing Centre at a plush 16th floor location near Liverpool Street station. Today marked the event, and I have to say that Polycom’s new …

Sametime – all together now…

I don’t have a ship date yet for IBM Lotus Sametime 8.5.1, but (no surprise) I’m already using it. A couple of weeks ago I installed the Sametime Connect 8.5.1 client on Ubuntu 10.04, and this week (while enjoying some …

A new job… another one

This was announced on Twitter today, but I wanted to provide some more information. Following nine months in the role of Messaging & Collaboration Business Unit Executive (North East Europe) I’m moving back to a role with Lotus UK & …

IBM Lotus Sametime 8.5 is coming soon

‘The View from Forrester Research’ hosted on ZDNet has some very positive things to say about the forthcoming 8.5 release of Lotus Sametime. The new release has a host of new capabilities – iPhone support, improved video, new web APIs, …

A simple UCĀ² story

Sametime Unified TelephonyThis afternoon I was putting together some material for the Sametime Unified Telephony events that are taking place over the next two weeks. One of the slides covers how we used to work many years ago (i.e. you went to …