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Redaktionskontakt: Megan Lueders, LifeSize - USA +1-512-623-4151 PR@lifesize.com

Full Suite of LifeSize Endpoints Now Qualified to Interoperate with Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2

LifeSize endpoints provide customers with true UC in many environments

Austin, Texas, July 11 2011


LifeSize, a division of Logitech (Nasdaq: LOGI) (SIX: LOGN), today announced an enhancement of its superior video conferencing offerings through full qualification with Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2. Today, all of the LifeSize 220™ Series endpoints (including LifeSize® Team 220™, LifeSize® Room 220™ and LifeSize® Express 220™) and LifeSize® Passport™ are officially qualified within the Office Communications Server 2007 R2 platform. These products are currently on display at the 2011 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference taking place July 10-14 in Los Angeles.

By interoperating with Office Communications Server 2007 R2 and Microsoft Lync Server 2010, users can now experience seamless video calling across the enterprise to connect from conference rooms, shared workspaces, desktop PCs and mobile platforms.

“Once we achieved qualification with our Team 220 system, it was the next logical step to expand that offering to our entire line of products,” said Craig Malloy, chief executive officer of LifeSize and Logitech senior vice president. “I believe that our strong relationship with Microsoft reinforces LifeSize’s dedication to delivering a truly integrated video communications experience to anyone, anywhere.”

LifeSize announced qualification of its LifeSize Team 220 solution in late February 2011. At that time, the company was pursuing full qualification on an aggressive timeline: the end of the calendar year. Today, LifeSize has accomplished that feat five months earlier than forecasted and is currently the first video solution vendor to qualify its full suite for the Office Communications Server 2007 R2 platform.

Benefits of full suite qualification for Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 include:

  • Simple deployment through auto configuration with the Office Communications Server 2007 R2
  • Authentication and Encryption (TLS/SRTP) for secure, reliable communications
  • Firewall/Network Address Translation (NAT) traversal via Microsoft Edge Services
  • Unified presence status with the ability to place and receive calls from one Office Communications Server 2007 R2 account across multiple devices (PC or a LifeSize system)
  • Directory simplicity via LifeSize system and Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 R2 contact lists
  • Multiparty bridging through the embedded Multipoint Control Unit (MCU) inside LifeSize Room 220, LifeSize Team 220 and LifeSize Express 220

“Microsoft is pleased to broaden our collaboration with LifeSize and to continue to offer customers a great video experience,” Kirk Gregersen, senior director, Microsoft Lync. “LifeSize has truly established itself as a leader in the video industry with solutions such as the LifeSize 220™ Series endpoints."

Preise und Verfügbarkeit

LifeSize system software to support Microsoft Office Communications Server R2 and Microsoft Lync is globally available for download.

Weitere Ressourcen

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LifeSize ist Vorreiter und weltweiter Marktführer im Bereich HD-Videokommunikation. Unsere Anwendung wurde entwickelt, um Videokonferenzen wirklich universell zu machen. Daher bietet unsere Produktpalette an offenen, standardbasierten Systemen IT-freundliche Technologien auf Unternehmensniveau, die echte Interaktion von Menschen über jede Entfernung ermöglichen. Das Unternehmen LifeSize, das unermüdlich nach Innovationen strebt, wurde im Jahr 2003 gegründet und von Logitech im Jahr 2009 übernommen. Es wird weiterhin dafür sorgen, dass die Leistungsfähigkeit qualitativ hochwertiger Videokonferenzen erweitert wird – für alle, überall. Weitere Informationen finden Sie auf http://www.lifesize.com.

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