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  • Blog Post: February 2014 Update for the Lync Desktop Client

    Nikolay Muravlyannikov , Lync Program Manager II Debbie Arbeeny , Lync Program Manager II Tim Woo , Lync Technical Product Manager It has been a year since Lync 2013 was released for general availability and the Lync team is truly thrilled at the progress of the product and all the enhancements...
  • Blog Post: Lync and Software-Defined Networking

    By Jamie Stark, Sr Product Marketing Mgr, Lync A little-known fact about the engineering team for Lync and Skype is that many of the people came out of the core networking division for Windows Server. While most of the world looks at Lync as a great unified communications software package, underlying...
  • Blog Post: Setting up your Speed-Dial to quickly & automatically call into your meetings

    Ever been stuck in traffic in your car, late for a meeting you need to attend, and fumbling around trying to find the right numbers to dial to call in? Well, you don’t need a fancy new Win7 phone to be able to quickly join into your meetings hosted on Lync Server. You can do it on any phone that...
  • Blog Post: IM an Expert

    Are there experts in your enterprise that would like to share their knowledge? Do you find yourself trying to find the right person to answer a particular question? IM an Expert for Lync Server 2010 can help connect experts in an organization with those seeking their advice. Unlike forums, distribution...
  • Blog Post: Video Interop in Lync

    By Shelly Marston, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Lync In my role on the Lync Marketing team, I look after Lync Meetings — audio, video, and web conferencing — and the video workload. So I was particularly attentive in Tony Bates’ keynote at Lync Conference 2013 a month ago, especially...
  • Blog Post: Case Study: Red Wing Shoes Is No Stranger to Innovation

    by Rainer Podjoutomo , Senior Product Manager, Microsoft Lync In the area of customer service, Red Wing Shoes is no stranger to innovation. In 1940, the company launched the first mobile shoe store. Trucks that contained miniature show rooms drove up to worksites and sold shoes to workers on the spot...
  • Blog Post: Staying Active

    Dear Mr. Presence, Microsoft Lync has a great status note that I can set to let others know about my status. Often times, though, I just want to know what is going on with others in my team. Is there a way to view everyone’s note, with the most recent first? -Actively Engaged Dear...