The new Team Call feature in Office Communications Server 2007 R2 makes it possible to forward incoming calls to a defined team. When a team-call group receives a forwarded call, each member’s phone rings, and all members can see who forwarded the call. When a team member answers the call, the phones of all other members stop ringing.

The Team Call feature is essentially a call-forwarding option that the team leader configures in Office Communicator 2007 R2. In the Call Forwarding Settingsdialog box, the leader can set up a team-call group, add members, and configure how calls are forwarded to other team members. Team-call group forwarding options include the following:

Additionally, the team ring feature also provides the following: