In Episode 4 the we are discussing the future of Microsoft Unified Communications and the effects it will have on customers and partners. Thomas Poett will be discussing geographically dispersed edge server deployments and a bit about Cloud Connector Edition. We also have Jamie Stark, Skype for Business Technical Product Manager from Microsoft talking to us about what’s coming, what’s out, and more cool stuff.

Show PowerPoint

Please download the PowerPoint deck used in the show here


Session 1: The Future of UC

Session 2: Geographically Dispersed Edges and CCE

Session 3: Skype for Business new features

Session 4: Q&A

Guest Speakers

Thomas Poett (MVP)

Professional, consistent, and experienced expert who is technically savvy with over 20 years of experience in IT, telecommunication and software development. Additional extensive experience in business and market development. Specialized in intercultural and business relationship in Asia. Successful in providing leadership on new topics and complex global projects that require interfacing with internal/external teams and ecosystems. Early adopter of visionary technologies.

• 20+ year career within different companies in the areas software development, telecommunication, IT, mobility and hosted/cloud services.
• Strong technical and business background – was member of Microsoft´s German Inner Circle.
• Organized, logical, rationale thinker and problem solver with superb communication and collaboration skills.
• Business Management skill in strategic and organized developing German SME subsidiaries in Asia
• Business Development skill in setup new businesses area and sales coaching

Start up companies, Business Relation Management, Partner Relation Management, Enterprise Business Sales Skills, strong team leader and motivator, perfect Asian business and human behavior understandings, excellent financial cash flow management
Microsoft Office 365, Public and Private Cloud Computing, specialized in Hybrid Cloud integration, Unified Communication (LYNC, OCS, Exchange), Security (PKI, ForeFront), Active Directory,
German effciency in consulting

Thomas is a very well known and respected MVP with an excellent reputation for outstanding delivery. Thomas is a very busy man and we are really lucky to have him present on our show!

Jamie Stark (Microsoft)

Jamie Stark is the Skype for Business Technical Product Manager at Microsoft. Jamie is responsible for the technical direction and delivery of Skype for Business both within the Microsoft Cloud and On-premises versions. Jamie is a key influencer for Skype for Business and we are thrilled to have him on the show.



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