InformationWeek: Microsoft Woos Telecom With IPTV Sandbox

 Time and time again I am positively surprise about the breadth of Microsoft solutions beit for consumers, SME’s, large enterprises, industries, etc. The sheer possibility to leverage these technologies in other area’s is quite a unique position to be in …

… The company’s Connected Services Sandbox can be used to create mashups that combine voice, e-mail, instant messaging, mapping, and search.

Microsoft’s Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) software update, unveiled on Monday at the NXTcomm 2007 conference in Chicago, is just one of many products designed for telecom carriers to deliver next-generation services.

The trick is blending traditional telecom technologies with Web 2.0 applications.

It’s no secret that carriers are constantly challenged to entice their subscribers with better, faster services. Microsoft thinks it has found the answer with an initiative that blends the traditional and the cutting edge. The result is Microsoft’s Connected Services Sandbox initiative, which is designed to unite independent software vendors, developers, systems integrators, network equipment providers, and telecom service providers in developing and testing new communications services, and then bringing them to market. …

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Peter de Haas
Peter de Haas

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