We are happy to announce that the beta release of Microsoft® Office Live Communications Server 2005 is now available on Beta Place!
Live Communications Server 2005 is a next generation enterprise instant messaging and presence awareness server. Live Communications Server is a key part of the Microsoft real-time collaboration platform and supports the Microsoft vision of seamlessly connecting people, information and business processes in real-time to increase productivity and enable better decisions faster.
Live Communications Server 2005 builds on the foundation of the current version, Live Communications Server 2003, which provides a standards-based enterprise IM solution and an extensible real-time collaboration platform. Foundation elements include presence, encrypted IM, Microsoft Office System integration and standards-based architecture.
News source: Beta Place