Business 2.0: New software could transform the desktop giant into the behemoth of Internet-based communications.
Microsoft might have been late to the voice-over-Internet-protocol party, but now the company has a plan to take over the world of IP-based communications. In the coming months, Microsoft will likely release a new version of its instant-messaging server, Live Communications Server, and a corporate IM client code-named Istanbul. The LCS/Istanbul combo is a way to cash in on the trend toward IP-based communications. Continue Reading at Business 2.0 website