Podcast: Marriage of Microsoft and Skype a Win-Win

By Carl Weinschenk | May 11, 2011 | Print this Page
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Ira Weinstein, a partner and senior analyst for Wainhouse Research, tells Unified Communications Edge's Carl Weinschenk that the deal is "fascinating," is destined to make "big waves" and will have a significant impact on how end users consume visual communications. For one thing, he says, the deal moves Microsoft from its peripheral partnership-based approach to the collaboration sector to a central position. 

Wainhouse's Ira Weinstein on the marriage of Skype and Microsoft: [swf file="http://vid.itbe.com/ctoedge/weinsteinskype.mp3"]