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Unity Connection 8.5 Early Field Trial (EFT)

The Unity Connection team is currently accepting applications for the Cisco Unity Connection® 8.5 Early Field Trial (EFT). This EFT is targeted to begin in August.  The primary features in this release are: 

  • Single Inbox (Unified Messaging with Exchange Server 2003 (WebDav), 2007 (EWS), 2010 (EWS), Cisco WebEx Mail)
  • New ViewMail for Microsoft Outlook (VMO) form (Outlook 2007 and 2010)
  • New Cisco Inbox for Cisco Personal Communication Assistant (CPCA)
  • Unified Messaging Calendaring for Exchange Server 2010
  • Legacy ViewMail for Microsoft 2003/2007 for Support with Unity Connection 7.x
  • ViewMail IBM Notes support for Mac
  • Mobile User Speech enhancements and message playback codec support
  • New Security features (Federal Compliance), Message Shred or Secure Delete, Message Aging enhancements
  • IPv6 Support
  • New LDAP integration synchronization enhancements
  • Application Programmable Interfaces (Cisco API – CUMI, CUPI) enhancements

If you are interested in participating in the trial, or in the Unity Connection EFT program in general, please contact me.

Thank you,

Laura Vernum
EFT Coordinator
Cisco Systems
206 256 3012 <>

Everyone's tags (2)
New Member

Re: Unity Connection 8.5 Early Field Trial (EFT)

very good to hear the UC is going to server UM.

Can you please add me to the list for the trial

Cisco Employee

Re: Unity Connection 8.5 Early Field Trial (EFT)

Thank you very much for your interest in the Unity Connection 8.5 EFT. Unfortunately, the EFT is full, and we are no longer adding more sites.

New Member

Re: Unity Connection 8.5 Early Field Trial (EFT)

Any idea what hardware will be required/supported for UC 8.5?