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This article lists the features available in the Lync Server 2010 Multitenant Pack for Partner Hosting, which now includes support for IP phones.
October 12, 2012 Update:
The article has been updated to include four IP phones that are now qualified for the Hosting Pack.*
Author: Randall DuBois
Publication update: October 12, 2012
Publication date: June 11, 2012
Product version: Lync Server 2010 Multitenant Pack for Partner Hosting
The Microsoft Lync® Server 2010 Multitenant Pack for Partner Hosting enables customers to manage geographically dispersed offices and mobile users in a way that reduces travel expenses, while maintaining highly collaborative team environments. Lync Server Multitenant Hosting Pack features include integration with Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft Outlook, and other communication technologies.
In response to questions about the features available in the Lync Server 2010 Multitenant Pack for Partner Hosting, this article lists the available features, which now includes support for IP phones.
*The list below shows IP phones that are qualified for the Lync Server Multitenant Hosting Pack:
Known Issues with IP Phones
Results from the initial round of testing have qualified the SNOM 821 with the following known issue:
The registration timeout for Lync Server is a minimum value of 300, a maximum value of 900, and a default value of 600. The SNOM 821 is set to a value of 7200, which exceeds the values for Lync Server. This may result in less than expected stability.
To resolve this issue, you can manually reconfigure the Proposed Expiry property on the SNOM 821 to 600.
The following table lists the features available in the Lync Server Multitenant Hosting Pack.
Lync Server feature
Lync Multitenant Hosting Pack
Address Book Service Web Query service
Distribution List Expansion protocol (DLX)
Instant Messaging (IM)
Lync desktop client
Attendee (meeting only)
Lync Mobile clients
(Android, Windows Phone 7, iPhone)
Conferencing and Sharing
Video conferencing over IP
Audio conferencing over IP only
Ad-hoc audio dial-out conferencing
Yes Using SIP Trunk
“Meet now” audio dial-out conferencing
Yes Using audio conferencing provider
Scheduled audio dial-out conferencing
Point-to-point/multiparty data conference (white boarding)
Point-to-point/multiparty file share
Point-to-point/multiparty desktop and application sharing
Point-to-point/multiparty Microsoft PowerPoint® slide sharing
Microsoft Outlook integration for IM, presence, calendar (with users on the same hosting partner)
Microsoft SharePoint® integration for IM, presence (with users on the same hosting partner)
Public IM Connectivity and Federation
Federation with Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP)
Public IM connectivity and presence Windows Live®, AOL®, Yahoo!®
Public IM connectivity audio/video Windows Live
Basic calling features
Public switched telephone network (PSTN) calling via Lync incoming and outgoing
Call controls hold, transfer, forward, simultaneous ring
Advanced calling features
Private line (secondary Direct Inward Dialing (DID))
Outgoing DID manipulation
Private dial plans
Hosted Exchange Unified Messaging (UM) for voice mail
Table 1. Lync Server 2010 Multitenant Hosting Pack Features
For more detailed information about the Lync Server 2010 Multitenant Pack for Partner Hosting, see the Lync Server 2010 Multitenant Pack for Partner Hosting resources page at Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Multitenant Pack for Partner Hosting Resources.
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Keywords: Lync Server 2010 Multitenant Pack for Partner Hosting; Lync Hosting Pack; Hosted Lync