Sametime Unified Communications

A new tool for IBM Sametime customers...The Sametime Configuration Validator is a tool designed to load the entire configuration information for your Sametime environment, and validate the configuration. It examines configuration settings to verify consistency.This is an Eclipse-based tool that uses...

Last week, a couple of IBM business partners posted interesting new Sametime-related videos on YouTube. The first, from BelsoftAG, shows how to use the new Sametime Meetings for iPad client, just released last week! It highlights the interactive nature of the app, the ability to participate in mee...

Information Week's David Carr reports on Alistair Rennie's keynote from last week's Enterprise Connect conference....As someone who writes a lot about enterprise social software, I kept waiting to hear more about how it fits with unified communications while attending UBM's Enterprise Connect show i...

I tweeted this last week and posted on my Facebook page, but it's probably worth repeating on the blog as well. Also covered on the Sametime Blog, a good resource in our UC2 efforts. The Info-Tech Research Group just published its report on the UC Vendor Landscape, ranking unified communications ve...

This is pretty cool stuff... IBM today announced that a new service, Virtual Collaboration for Lotus Sametime, is now available. The service allows Lotus Sametime users to set up and use virtual meeting spaces securely behind-the-firewall with avatars. ... Using Sametime 3D, people can select co...

Nice pickup of some of the key messages around Sametime Unified Telephony from last week...The larger issue that John Beck and his Lotus colleagues discussed was the idea, which underlies Lotus Sametime Unified Telephony, that Unified Communications means people contact (or try to contact) you, not...

My IBM Lotus colleagues have probably all blogged this today while I was in-flight... really fun, simple video to show the benefits of using Sametime within Lotus Notes:...

A lot of press coverage of yesterday's IBM Lotus Sametime event. Adam Gartenberg has blogged several entries about it, including some discussion of some of the messages. Here's ChannelWeb:IBM said on Monday it will invest $1 billion dollars into its unified communications initiatives in a bid to c...