You've heard all about Lync Server and no doubt perused the great documentation that's been developed for the server. But where, you ask, might I find information about clients?
There are several places you can go for client materials, depending on who will be ultimately using the information.
IT pros can use the following resources to learn about Lync Server clients and plan for deployment:
- If you're new to Lync Server, you can familiarize yourself with Lync Server clients by taking a look at the New Client Features and the Client Comparison Tables articles in the TechNet Library.
- The Lync Server Clients TechCenter is a great starting point for Lync 2010 client information and documentation.
- The Lync Server 2010 Technical Library is rounded out with detailed planning and deployment information for Lync Server clients.
- And don't forget, you can tap into blogs from the experts and other Microsoft communities at the Lync Server 2010 blog ecosystem.
If you want to educate your users about the Lync Server clients they'll be using, the following are great resources:
- The Lync 2010 Support page on Office Online provides a wealth of information about Lync Server clients, from how-to topics and videos for end users to troubleshooting articles.
- From the Lync Adoption and Training Downloads page, you can download a variety of user education and training resources, including What's New articles and videos, Quick Start Guides, Work Smart Guides, Short Videos, and Training PowerPoint Presentations.
- On the Lync 2010 training page, you can get downloadable PowerPoint versions of Lync training courses that you can use as-is or customize for your organization.
The Lync 2010 Help and How-to page is your entry point into the Lync online help. From here, you can access some great getting started resources, such as How-to videos, Quick Start guides and Work Smart guides, as well as in-depth how-to articles.
Lync Server Resources
- Lync Server 2010 documentation in the TechNet Library
- DrRez blog
- Lync Server and Communications Server resources