Questions about enterprise mobility? Time to brush up on Lync mobile clients

Enterprise mobility is top of mind for a lot of IT leaders at companies everywhere. Considering the trend, it’s no surprise that the Lync team continued to receive feedback on a great webcast covering Lync for mobile. In response to questions across social media, the Lync team decided to host a chat on Twitter giving current and prospective Lync customers a chance to engage directly with our team.

Not familiar with the Lync mobile client? Check out the video below for a quick introduction


Skip Chilcott (@Skip_C), Marketing Manager for the Microsoft Unified Communications team and Brian Crum (@CrumBrian), Product Manager of Lync for Mobile client were kind enough to lend their time and insight to the cause answering questions, fielding suggestions and getting feedback on the Lync mobile app which is available on Windows Phone, iPhone, iPad, Android, Nokia, and other devices.

To kick things off we asked Skip a few questions that we commonly have come through our Twitter handle (@MSFTLync) and Facebook page.

Q1: What is needed to make Lync accessible from a mobile device?


Q2: How do companies get the app onto employee’s mobile phones?

Q3: How secure are the communications between the Lync mobile app and Lync servers or Lync Online?

Q4: Do users neeed to be logged into the Lync mobile app all the time to use it effectively?

Q5: What is the best resource for more information about Lync mobile services and the mobile apps?


Q6: What are a few big takeaways our audience should leave with from today's chat?

Apart from the Q & A with Brian & Skip, a few users also shared their favorite features on Lync for mobile.  Here are a couple highlights from some of our most engaged #LyncChat attendees that shed a little insight into how the Lync mobile clients are being used.

Skip & Brian shared their favorite Lync mobile feature as well.

For the entire Q&A dialogue check out the #LyncChat hashtag. If you have some questions you’d like answered by the Lync team, don’t hesitate to connect with us on Twitter @msftLync or on our Facebook page.

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