Lotus Sametime 8.5.1 and SUT 8.5.1 Now Available

On Wednesday August 4, 2010 IBM officially released Lotus Sametime 8.5.1 and Sametime Unified Telephony 8.5.1.

Lotus Sametime 8.5.1 extends the capabilities of Sametime 8.5 to additional desktop operating systems and mobile device operating systems, providing comprehensive support for all of the most popular desktop and mobile device operating systems. Following are the Lotus Sametime 8.5.1 additions:

Lotus Sametime 8.5.1 also provides server support for the most recent release of Lotus Domino (8.5.1), with plans to provide support for the next version (8.5.2) shortly after it is released. You can read the complete announcement letter here.

In addition to the release of Sametime 8.5.1, IBM also anounced the general availability of Sametime Unified Telephony 8.5.1.  First made available in June 2009, Lotus Sametime Unified Telephony provides a unified user experience through a single Sametime Connect client, including managing telephone calls, routing calls to various devices, setting call handling rules, and telephony presence.  With Sametime Unified Telephony 8.5.1, you can activate these capabilities without a separate download, making it easier to deploy and use.  You can read the complete announcement letter here.

For more information about Sametime 8.5.x or SUT 8.5.x please contact GreyDuck Technology at (763) 420-2570 or info@greyduck.com