This intermediate-level session provides attendees with a detailed understanding of the Cisco Collaboration solution when integrating and interoperating with Microsoft. It includes a review of Cisco Collaboration products and how they're related and/or interfaced with Microsoft products. With detailed explanations of migration and multi vendor deployment scenarios and things to keep in mind before deployment. Technologies covered include: * Call Control * Instant Messaging & Presence (coexistence and migration) * Unified Communications * Security * Application integration and rich media applications (Microsoft Office, Sharepoint, Office 365, Exchange, Sharepoint This session is for people involved with the planning and implementation of collaboration solutions and those involved in strategic decision making for selecting a collaboration solution. Attendees should have a good understanding of the Cisco Unified Communications high-level architecture and a basic understanding of the Microsoft product set.