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  • 01/19/11 © 2010 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries. The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION. Server ID
  • 01/19/11 © 2010 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries. The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION. Server ID
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  • Tech Ed North America 2010 01/19/11 10:29 © 2010 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries. The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION.

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  • 1. Bridging the Unified Communications gap Xander Kupers Sales Manager Netherlands Plantronics
  • 2. What is the UC gap?
    • The PC is the principal data platform for unifying communications –
    • yet it was not designed for voice communications.
      • Lacks high-quality input/output for voice: simple built-in speakers and no-frills microphone
        • Frustrating to get low-quality voice, i.e. static, cutting in or out, dropped audio, tinny sound, digitized voice
        • Entry level audio codec on Bluetooth stack
      • Some PC features complicate UC calling:
        • Security lock out
        • Multiple audio programs AND telephony play simultaneously; no audio hierarchy
        • Not the ‘phone’ people are used to
        • Privacy issues
  • 3. Bridging the UC gap
    • Providing hands-free communication
    • Enabling clearer calls
    • Offering superior audio quality, reliability, and a range of choices
    Plantronics audio devices enhance the PC as a voice platform – ensuring that you receive the most performance possible from UC.
  • 4. Plantronics: the clear call
    • Plantronics is the clear leader in voice
      • 50 years of industry experience
      • Strong relationships with phone manufacturers, PC software makers, and leaders in the latest VoIP and Internet multimedia technologies
      • Compatibility with all UC devices and platforms
      • Technology enhances UC
  • 5. Plantronics – certified for Microsoft Lync
    • Delivering products certified for Microsoft OCS and now Lync
    • Adhering to the latest standards required by Microsoft…
      • Plug & Play
      • Wideband Audio
      • Noise cancellation
      • Call control
    • And more..
      • Energy saving mode
      • Multiple device connectivity
      • Audio mixing capabilities
  • 6. Product portfolio for Microsoft Lync
    • The 4 different Unified Communication portfolio’s
      • Blackwire corded
      • Voyager Bluetooth
      • Savi DECT
      • Calisto USB
  • 7. The Plantronics UC portfolio
    • Blackwire – corded (mass deployment)
    • 200 series – entry level headset
    • Noise- cancelling microphone
    • Suitable for large UC deployments
    • Blackwire – corded (mobile worker)
    • 400 series – mid-level headset
    • Portable – including carrying case
    • Used for voice & multimedia
    • Blackwire – corded (voice intensive knowledge workers)
    • 600 series – premium headset
    • Designed for all day comfort
    • Optimized audio with dynamic EQ
  • 8. The Plantronics UC portfolio
    • Voyager – cordless – Bluetooth
    • Voyager Pro UC – award-winning premium BT headset…Now even better!
    • Dual microphone for supreme NC
    • Multi-point connectivity (both PC & mobile)
    • Presence status change on multiple platforms
    • Don on/off sensor technology
      • Auto answer
      • Escalate chat to call
    • PC lock capability when out of range
    • New mini-USB dongle
  • 9. The Plantronics UC portfolio
    • Savi – cordless – DECT
    • Savi Office convertible & over the ear
    • Cross device. Cross Platforms. Cross Applications.
    • Seamlessly switch & mix between hard- and softphone calls
    • Up to 4 headsets per base station
    • Savi – cordless – DECT
    • Savi W430 over the ear
    • DECT dongle – plug & play
    • Best in class audio in a portable form factor
  • 10. The Plantronics UC portfolio
    • Calisto – USB (mobile worker who prefers traditional handset)
    • Calisto 210 – USB handset
    • speakerphone
    • Ergonomically designed
    • Calisto – USB (knowledge workers & collaboration)
    • Calisto 420 – USB speakerphone
    • Full duplex with 360 degree pickup.
    • Carry case included for portability
    • Calisto – USB (knowledge worker)
    • Calisto 540 – USB phone
    • LCD displays caller ID and dial stream
    • Full duplex speakerphone
    • Calisto – USB (knowledge & home worker)
    • Calisto 8xx – USB smart conference device
    • Multidevice (hardphone, softphone, mobile) connectivity
    • Use speakerphone, Wireless mic or (optional) Bluetooth headset
  • 11. The Plantronics UC portfolio – in summary Voyager series – Bluetooth headsets Savi series – DECT headsets External link to Microsoft USB peripherals: http://technet.microsoft.com/nl-nl/lync/gg278173.aspx#handsets Blackwire series – corded headsets Calisto – USB devices
  • 12. Reliability, Service & Support
    • Nearly 50 years reputation for reliability, highest manufacturing standards, industry’s most comprehensive product testing
    • Industry’s most extensive and experienced global support team
      • Free world-class product support, 24x5
    • Service programs to meet your needs
      • Replacements direct with Plantronics or via your trusted supplier
    • Best-in-Industry warranties
  • 13. What can we do for you?
    • Documentation:
    • Leave your details and you will receive Lync optimized brochure and compatibility sheet.
    • Support :
    • Sales manager will assist in RFP, site visits & test deployment
    • Service :
    • Visit Plantronics UC lab in Hoofddorp, Netherlands to see communication solutions.
    • T: 0800 PLANTRONICS (752 6876) from NL
    • E: [email_address]
  • 14. Xander Kupers Sales Manager Netherlands T: +31 6 5249 2834 E: [email_address] Twitter: XanderPLT Thank you for your time