Update on Lync Phones

As Lync continues to experience incredible momentum in the market, our partner ecosystem is growing with us. Today, I want to share some updates to the Lync Qualified IP Phone front and point out some new resources available to support the Lync community to help Lync customers select the right phones for their deployments. First…

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Lync 2013 Delivers Business Value

Author: Paul Cannon, Sr. Product Marketing Manager Introduction I started in the computer industry on a helpdesk team managing projects. My first “fly solo” project was evaluating the roll-out of ISDN video conferencing between 3 sites in San Francisco, Chicago, and London. When I went in front of my CEO to justify the expense of…

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February 2014 Update for the Lync Desktop Client

Nikolay Muravlyannikov, Lync Program Manager II Debbie Arbeeny, Lync Program Manager II Tim Woo, Lync Technical Product Manager It has been a year since Lync 2013 was released for general availability and the Lync team is truly thrilled at the progress of the product and all the enhancements we have brought to market. In the…

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To Lync Conference 2014: Thank you!

To the folks who couldn’t be here, thank you for engaging with us over social, watching the keynote, and connecting with us from afar. Every tweet you sent was shared on a giant 30-foot tall screen in the expo hall. We hope you can join us next time…from a capacity perspective, it’s going to be completely different,…

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Behind the Scenes at the Lync Conference 2014 Keynote Demo

By Tim Woo, Technical Product Manager and Lync Demo Lead Day One of Lync Conference 2014 is over and it has been exciting to see the enthusiasm around Lync from our customers and partners. For me, as the Lync Demo Lead, the end of day one also means I can relax a bit knowing the…

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Holland & Knight LLP puts its clients first (and attorney satisfaction right behind) with a widespread adoption of the latest release of Microsoft Lync

By Dean Leung, Chief Information Officer, Holland & Knight LLP In the legal industry—as with just about any professional services realm—the client comes first. Clients expect ready access and responsiveness. And we want them to be able to quickly find us any and every time so that they’ll continue to reach out to Holland &…

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Telefónica Makes Microsoft Lync the Centerpiece of its Unified Communications Strategy

By Andrew Dacombe, Head of Enterprise Mobility, Telefónica Telefónica S.A. is a Spanish broadband and telecommunications provider that supplies communications, information, and entertainment solutions to more than 315 million customers across Europe, the United States, and Latin America. It is the fifth largest mobile network provider in the world. Andrew Dacombe, Head of Enterprise Mobility…

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Lync Mobile update for Android phones: Rejoin and Conversation Continuum

Written by: Barak Manor As we stated in our last Lync Mobile blog, we are not leaving Android behind. The new Lync for Android update is now available and will enhance the continuity of your communication experience. New features include the ability to quickly rejoin a Lync Meeting that you just left (or were disconnected from)…

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SDN at the Lync Conference: Wi-FI with Aruba

By Jamie Stark, Sr Product Manager, Lync In just one week, the worldwide Lync Community will be gathering in Las Vegas for Lync Conference 2014. One of the big topics we’ll be talking about at the conference is software-defined networking (SDN). We have seven core sessions talking about our strategy, the product enhancements we’ve made over…

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Lync Mobile update for iOS and Windows Phone: Viewing Uploaded PowerPoint presentations, Voice Commands on Windows Phone and a new look for iOS7

Written by Barak Manor The latest release of Lync mobile for Windows Phone and iOS7 devices adds the ability to view shared PowerPoint presentations, lets Windows Phone users control Lync using voice commands, and aligns the Lync Mobile app with the look and feel of iOS7. View Shared PowerPoint Presentations Many users like to upload…

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