Friday, December 23, 2011

Cisco Releases Updates to Sametime Plug-ins


"Cisco has posted version 8.6 updates to our free IBM Sametime plug-ins on Cisco.com. The update includes our client-side Phone Control and Presence with IBM Sametime plug-in and our client-side Unified Messaging with IBM Sametime plug-in.
Updates to the Phone Control and Presence plug-in include ...
·        Support for IBM Sametime 8.5.2 and Lotus Notes 8.5.3
·        Support for UC Manager 8.6 & Unified Presence 8.6
·        Support for 6945, 8941, 8945 IP Phones, as well as Cisco Cius
·        Click to call from “Live Text” phone numbers in Notes and Sametime
·        Encrypted LDAP support
·        Citrix XenApp 5.0 support
·        Deployment improvements related to credential management and LDAP look-ups
·        Security improvement related to a Lotus Notes option that could be used to expose a user's Cisco credentials
Updates to the Unified Messaging plug-in include ...
·        Support for IBM Sametime 8.5.2 and Lotus Notes 8.5.3
·        Support for Unity Connection 8.6
·        Encrypted LDAP support
·        Citrix XenApp 5.0 support
·        Deployment improvements related to credential management and disabling forward voicemail as email
·        Security improvement related to a Lotus Notes option that could be used to expose a user's Cisco credentials
Cisco offers its Sametime integrations under the umbrella of Cisco Unified Communications with IBM Lotus, which integrates a variety of Cisco Unified Communications components with IBM Sametime so users can easily ...
·        place enterprise-class voice and video calls
·        initiate voice, video and Web collaboration sessions
·        see when someone is on the phone
·        access and manage voicemail
Cisco also has a number of integrations with Lotus Notes that fall under the Cisco Unified Communications with IBM Lotus umbrella, including Unity Connection unified messaging with Notes, WebEx and TelePresence setup and attend from Notes and the ability to use our Sametime plug-ins when Sametime is run within Notes 8.0.1 or later.
For more information, here are some links to public resources, including the free download site ...

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