At 3GSM World Conference today, Steve Ballmer CEO of Microsoft announced the latest Microsoft creation to take on the BlackBerry, Microsoft Office Communicator Mobile.
The software is based on MS Office Communicator 2005 desktop client and has been designed for the Microsoft Office Live Communications Server. It allows mobile workers to have real-time communications with secure instant messaging and integrate Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony.
Microsoft already has support from 102 mobile operators and 47
device manufacturers, including Hewlett Packard and Symbol Technologies. The new mobile offering will hit the streets in 55 countries like a pandemic. Mobile real-time communications will be at everyones fingertips.
Communicator Mobile is expected to be available for download for Live Communication Server customers within 60 days.