UC and Cloud Day 2017 – Chatting with Ed Baker

I managed to grab a quick catch-up with MVP Ed Baker, Ed is part of the UC and Cloud Day team and we talk about UC and Cloud Day updates for 2017 with a new Cloud and Azure tracks and Ed was track organiser for Cloud and Azure tracks.

Ed was previously at Microsoft and know works for his own company Excalibur Services UK , hes also been awarded EMS MVP, Ed is also a Microsoft Certified trainer and regional lead and talks around Cloud training so a very busy guy.


UC and Cloud Day 2017 – Talking with Jabra

After trying to catch Jabra all day i finally to find a free moment to speak with Rick Wallis from Jabra around their Skype for Business and UC Devices and headsets. Jabra stand was very busy with alot of interest and they had a great set of devices with them and Rick brought up the new Jabra Speak 710 and Evolve 75 headset to demo and talk about.

Jabra help transform companies by having technology to work more flexible.

Rick demo’s the new Speak 710 and how easy it is to pair two Speak 710 together to use in bigger rooms and extend the reach of the 710. Rick also talks around other use cases with the 710 as well.

More about Jabra Speak Range

More about Jabra Evolve Range


UC and Cloud Day 2017 – Talking with UltimateMigrator

In this video i talk to Stefan Gibney from UltimateMigrator around their migration solutions, UltimateMigrator are a software house that moves messages from archiving solutions such as Enterprise Vault, PSTs, Public Folders and Mimecast as examples.

Also Stefan highlights well my lack of height when standing next to me as you will see.

For more information check UltimateMigrator out below.


UC and Cloud Day 2017 – Archive360

In this video i Tony Wilkins to talk about Archive360, Archive360 delivers Email Archiving Migration Solutions and the Industry’s First Compliance Storage Solution Based on the Microsoft Azure Platform. As well as Email archiving migration Archive360 also offer file migrations solutions which reduces IT storage infrastructure with secure, automated, policy-driven migrations. You can also request a demo from their website. I saw a demo of their Azure based solution and it looks fantastic.


For more info on Archive360 product check them out below

Special thanks from myself to Archive360 for their continued Community contributions and thank you for sponsoring the Microsoft Cloud User group where i host the Manchester events. check out our user group as well


UC and Cloud Day 2017 – Talking with TransVault

In this video im talking with James Moody from TransVault around E-Mail archiving migrations from archiving solutions and PSTs to Office 365.  TransVault can used for a wide range of migrations not just to Office 365 so check them out below.

Who are TransVault ?

TransVault Software is an independent software vendor dedicated to helping organizations protect the viability and integrity of their information archives as they move between different platforms and technologies.



UC and Cloud Day 2017 – Over at the Yealink Stand

I headed over to the Yealink stand at UC Day as Yealink had a number of devices and was interested in seeing their new conference device the CP960. Ive come across Yealink with their Skype for Business certified T Series IP Phones which are great handsets by the way so highly recommend checking them out. For more info on their Skype for Business devices check them out here

About Yealink ?

Yealink UK market a range of SIP telephones and Power over Ethernet switches through approved distributors and Internet Telephony Service Providers (ITSP’s).

Skype for Business IP Phones



UC and Cloud Day 2017 – Talking with Workstreampeople

Up next on the sponsor video series from UC and Cloud Day 2017 is Workstreameople, ive worked with Workstreampeople around their Lync / Skype for Business contact centre / dialog management solution and their reception attendant solution which some people may know as Anywhere365.

I managed to talk with Matthijs van Domselaar about what Workstream People offer around Microsoft UC and also ask some questions about where they are at with Microsoft Teams.

Who are Workstream People ?

Why Anywhere365

Reception Attendant