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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Lync and Software-Defined Networking

By Jamie Stark, Sr Product Marketing Mgr, Lync A little-known fact about the engineering team for Lync and Skype is that many of the people came out of the core networking division for Windows Server. While most of the world looks at Lync as a great unified communications software package, underlying its user interface and capabilities are…

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Video Interop in Lync

By Shelly Marston, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Lync In my role on the Lync Marketing team, I look after Lync Meetings — audio, video, and web conferencing — and the video workload. So I was particularly attentive in Tony Bates’ keynote at Lync Conference 2013 a month ago, especially to the commitment of delivering interoperability with third-party video…

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Case Study: Red Wing Shoes Is No Stranger to Innovation

by Rainer Podjoutomo, Senior Product Manager, Microsoft Lync In the area of customer service, Red Wing Shoes is no stranger to innovation. In 1940, the company launched the first mobile shoe store. Trucks that contained miniature show rooms drove up to worksites and sold shoes to workers on the spot. Not only did the shoe…

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Staying Active

Dear Mr. Presence, Microsoft Lync has a great status note that I can set to let others know about my status.  Often times, though, I just want to know what is going on with others in my team.  Is there a way to view everyone’s note, with the most recent first? -Actively Engaged    …

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IM an Expert

Are there experts in your enterprise that would like to share their knowledge? Do you find yourself trying to find the right person to answer a particular question? IM an Expert for Lync Server 2010 can help connect experts in an organization with those seeking their advice. Unlike forums, distribution lists or other existing methods,…

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