Lync MVP Article Roundup: October 2012

Lync MVPs are a fountain of deep knowledge on Lync Server. But keeping up with the dozens of great articles they create each month can be a challenge. That’s where this monthly roundup comes in. From one easy place, you can now scan all Lync MVP articles published in English over the previous month and… Read more

Lync Server 2013: Download the Latest Bits, VDI, Tools, SDK, and UCMA—October 2012

Check out the latest Lync Server 2013 releases now available in the Microsoft Download Center. Author: Greg Sprigings, Microsoft Senior Program Manager Lead Publication date: October 29, 2012 Product version: Lync Server 2013, Lync Basic 2013 Lync Server 2013 Evaluation Download Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Evaluation Lync Basic 2013 Microsoft Lync Basic 2013 (32 Bit)… Read more

Microsoft Lync Server 2013 RTM Documentation Now Available

To provide our customers with the latest information about our upcoming new product release, we are pleased to announce the release of the Microsoft Lync Server 2013 RTM documentation. Kudos to the entire Lync Server UA team for the awesome effort to deliver this content for our customers! To view the Microsoft Lync Server 2013… Read more

Introducing the Lync Pilot Success Kit

The key to a successful Lync rollout and on-going user-adoption is a well planned and executed pilot. The importance of the pilot phase cannot be overlooked. The Lync Pilot Success Kit is a collection of tools, documentation, and templates that helps project teams plan, deploy, monitor, and evaluate the success of their pilot. The Lync… Read more

Lync Server 2013 Preview: New Video Features

Lync Server 2013 Preview introduces new video capabilities that represent the next step in the evolution of the platform’s collaboration experience. These features include multiparty video, standards based codecs, and face detection with smart framing. These new Lync Server 2013 Preview features enhance the video experience in both Lync peer-to-peer video calls and multi-party video… Read more

Lync Server 2013 Preview: Using Set-CsCertificate for Audio/Video Edge and OAuthTokenIssuer Certificate Maintenance

The new certificate maintenance feature in Lync Server 2013 Preview allows Lync Server administrators to acquire and stage Edge service certificates and/or a new server-to-server authentication (OAuth) prior to the expiration of the current certificate. The new certificate feature works in conjunction with the current certificate to ensure that at expiration time of the current… Read more

Cumulative Updates for Lync Server 2010: October 2012

Microsoft Support has released the October 2012 Cumulative Updates for the following Lync products: Lync Server 2010 Cumulative Updates for Lync Server 2010 – October 2012 Lync 2010 Cumulative Updates for Lync 2010 – October 2012 Lync 2010 Attendee Cumulative Updates for Lync 2010 Attendee – Administrator level installation – October  2012 Cumulative Updates for… Read more

Ten Tips For Implementing Lync Server 2010

Recently, I read a phrase that seems like a good starting point for this article: “Lync is easy, it’s the world around that’s complicated.” Anyone who has deployed a unified communications product knows that the real challenge is to make it talk with and integrate into the existing environment. This article delivers ten high-level tips… Read more