Microsoft Lync 2010 communications software now integrates with Microsoft SharePoint Server. This chapter covers Lync 2010 and SharePoint out-of-the-box integration features. These products have been originally designed with integration in mind, needing no special installations or customizations to take advantage of these integration features. Most integration features are compatible with both Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. You can download this and other Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Resource Kit chapters from the Download Center.
Author: Dustin Hannifin
Publication date: March 2011
Product version: Microsoft Lync 2010, Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
The upcoming Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Resource Kit book will provide in-depth technical content about Lync Server 2010. The book will focus on professionals who want to understand more about how the product works internally. You can download this and other Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Resource Kit chapters from the Download Center.
Integration of Lync 2010 and SharePoint Server provides users a seamless experience with the following SharePoint features:
- Presence within SharePoint site collections
- Skill search
- SharePoint pictures displayed in Lync 2010
- Export meeting recordings to SharePoint asset libraries
Organizations can take advantage of Lync Server and SharePoint Server integration features to deliver a rich experience to Lync 2010 users. By integrating Lync 2010 with SharePoint, users can perform keyword searches from within Lync 2010 to locate and contact people inside their organization based on skills, interests, and other populated fields in SharePoint’s My Sites. Users can view presence information of other team members from within a SharePoint site collection and save meeting recordings to a SharePoint 2010 asset library.
Lync 2010 and SharePoint have been originally designed with integration in mind, needing no special installations or customizations to take advantage of these integration features.
Lync Server Resources
- Lync Server 2010 documentation in the TechNet Library
- NextHop blog
- Lync Server and Communications Server resources
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Keywords: Microsoft Lync 2010, SharePoint Server, Skill Search, Meeting Recordings