Unified Communications and Desktop Integration
Unified Communications (UC) is recognized as one of the top strategic new technology areas in IT operations. The Alcatel-Lucent open standards-based solutions for IBM Lotus Sametime and Lotus Notes solve the needs of a dispersed work force by connecting desktop and voice communications, providing CIOs and IT managers with lower integration and management costs and improve ROI on existing investments with enhanced functionalities. Alcatel-Lucent and IBM have been working together to develop complementary solutions to match technology and tools to the individual needs of users. These innovative products will deliver enhanced real-time communications embedded within familiar desktop applications. The Unified Communications and Collaboration partnership seeks to accelerate growth and adoption of UC solutions and increase customer value.