NextPlane Inc. is the global leader in UC Federation-as-a-Service. NextPlane is the provider of UC Exchange, the fastest growing cloud-based community of federation-ready organizations in the world.  

UC Exchange

Leading companies and organizations worldwide in financial services, energy, automotive, pharmaceutical, hi-tech, legal, media, manufacturing, construction and education are building real-time collaborative business communities using UC Exchange’s federation capabilities. Member organizations can find, connect, and collaborate with business partners across a wide range of unified communication (UC), public IM, and social media platforms. 

The UC Exchange community is powered by a scalable, any-to-any federation service including UC to Skype, UC to Yahoo! and UC to Social Media Federation. Whether its presence, instant messages, multi-user chat, voice and video calls or social feeds and discussions, member organizations can collaborate instantly regardless of their underlying UC platform.

UC Exchange supports Microsoft Lync 2013, Lync 2010, OCS 2007 R2, OCS 2007 R1, LCS 2005; IBM Sametime; Cisco Jabber XCP, Unified Presence Server (CUPS) and WebEx Messenger (formerly Cisco WebEx Connect); Google Apps, Jive OpenFire, Ezuce Open UC, and Isode M-link.

Moreover, UC Exchange enables its member organizations to federate their UC platforms with public IM and social business communities such as Skype, Yahoo, Yammer,’s Chatter, Twitter, and Facebook.

UC Exchange is powered by a searchable Directory Service of 100s of federation-ready organizations where subscribing organizations can easily find, connect and collaborate with their federation ready partners.

Through a unique federation Management Portal, organizations can quickly provision their UC domains for federation, manage federation requests, and access various reporting and analytics tools.

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