Microsoft, Nortel Forge Alliance

July 2006
Electronic News;7/24/2006, Vol. 52 Issue 30, p26
Trade Publication
The article reports on the strategic alliance between Microsoft Corp. and Nortel. The alliance will enable the two companies for new growth opportunities and opens the possibility to transform business communications, reduce costs and complexity and enhance productivity for customers. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer states that they will make customers realize the economic and business benefits from unified communications. The companies will collaborate on marketing advanced unified communications solution and integration services.


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