I recorded a session in Lync….

  I was presenting to a customer the other day and the question came up as to where the content is stored and if I have access to the attachment when recording. When you record using Lync all information is available – audio, participant video, panorama video, IM, and shared content. The recorded content is…

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Lync Training and end of Sept News!!

DID YOU KNOW: •        Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Release Candidate (formerly known as Communications Server “14”) is now available for customer download. •        More than 30 companies have announced beta versions of their Lync 2010 compatible hardware, software, and service products. •        Gartner MAGIC QUADRANT FOR Corporate Telephony– Microsoft has maintained its position in the…

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Partner Solutions Built on Lync Server 2010

Solutions based on Microsoft® Lync With Lync 2010, Microsoft and our partners provide a comprehensive communications solution including conferencing, instant messaging, presence, conferencing, voice and more, integrated within the applications people use most.  The goal is to make it easier to find Lync-compatible products and communications services that can bring value to you. System Integrators…

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What are the top Lync Server 2010 features I need to know about?

  This release of Lync is not just a minor upgrade from OCS 2007 R2. It has some awesome new features and functionality coming.  I figured I should try and provide a bulleted list of the top features you need to be aware of. (screenshots are courtesy of Lync product team and some of my…

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Step by Step Guide for deploying Lync Server 2010 Release Candidate available

I encourage you to walk through this in your labs for a detailed dry run of your production installation.   Reference lab you build out from the document listed here. You can optionally install Edge for external testing, etc.   Very nice step by step procedures for installing Lync Server into your non-production lab.  …

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Next generation of Office Communications Server named Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and release candidate now available for download!

We finally announced the name for our next generation of Office Communications Server today! It is Microsoft Lync Server 2010. There are all sorts of reasons to rename it but mostly was due to the fact that Lync defines how the product connects/links you with people internally/externally from anywhere or at anytime.  Visit here for…

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How do I enable the new Internet Calendar Sharing (.ICS) with Exchange 2010 Sp1?

This was a question asked by a university in North Carolina.  (Screenshots courtesy of the Exchange product team)   What can I share my calendar with? Basically any platform that supports iCal (.ics) format can consume this such as Google, Zimbra, Yahoo, Windows Live, and even external Outlook users can view your calendar without the…

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New OCS 2007 R2 Cumulative Update 6 available

Office Communications Server 2007 R2 OCS_2007R2_CU6 968802 MS download   OCS2009-dbupgrade 968802 MS download   Office Communicator 2007 R2 OC_2007R2_CU6 2028888 MS download   Office Communicator Phone Edition 2007 R2 OCPE_2007R2_CU6 2267962 MS download   Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Group Chat Server GCS_2007R2_CU6 2032881 MS download   Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Group Chat…

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