• Blog Post: Lync 2010 Windows desktop client is now officially supported in Lync hybrid deployments

    We received a lot of questions about, and requests for, support for Lync 2010 Windows desktop client in a Lync hybrid deployment. After a round of testing, we are happy to announce that the Lync 2010 Windows desktop client is now officially supported for Lync users in a hybrid deployment, including users...
  • Blog Post: Top Solutions Site from Microsoft Support Updated

    The Microsoft Support folks have been busy updating the Top Solutions blog to include solutions to the most common issues experienced by customers. You can view the site here: http://blogs.technet.com/b/topsupportsolutions/ To view support solutions by product, use the following links: Top Support...
  • Blog Post: Managing Large and Structured Meetings with Lync 2010 whitepaper now available for download

    Abstract Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and the Microsoft Lync 2010 desktop client are very capable collaboration tools easily handling meetings between several online parties. Microsoft Lync 2010 is also able to handle larger meetings. However, to hold a successful larger meeting one will need to adopt...
  • Blog Post: The Latest on Lync-Skype Connectivity

    Lync-Skype connectivity for presence, IM, and voice will be available to all Lync users by June 2013. The Lync Team Blog provides additional details. Author : Patrick Kelley, Senior Technical Writer Publication date : February 28,1013 Product version : Lync Server 2013, Lync Server 2010, Lync...
  • Blog Post: Configuring Reverse Proxy Access to Microsoft Lync Using F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager

    Lync Edge servers provide remote users with IM, Voice, and other services. However, without a reverse proxy, remote users can’t access the functionality provided by Lync Web Services. That functionality includes access to meeting content and the Lync Web Access client. For these reasons, a Lync...
  • Blog Post: Cumulative Updates for Lync 2010: April 2013

    Microsoft Support has released a cumulative update for Lync 2010, which includes a fix for the issue, “You cannot start Lync 2010 after you install the March 2013 cumulative update for Lync 2010 in Windows XP Pro or Windows Server 2003.” In addition, two updates for Lync 2010 Attendee were...
  • Blog Post: LyncBeat: How to Set Up Lync 2010 SCOM Management Pack and Synthetic Transactions

    Lync MVPs are a fountain of deep knowledge on Lync Server--which they share generously on their own blogs. Our goal with the new LyncBeat series is to evangelize these great information channels. Thus, every week or so, we will shout out a blog and article that we think will interest you. Today’s...
  • Blog Post: Cumulative Updates for Lync Server 2010 and Lync 2010: January 2013

    Microsoft Support has released the January 2013 Cumulative Updates for Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and Lync 2010. Author : Ari Ridwan Publication date : January 28, 2013 Product version : Lync Server 2010, Lync 2010 (32 bit and 64 bit clients) This release fixes multiple issues, including...
  • Blog Post: Update for Lync for Mac 2011: January 2013

    The Lync for Mac 2011 14.0.4 update provides call control functionality for Optimized for Lync USB audio devices. Microsoft and the OEMs that make USB audio devices verified that this update qualifies for the Optimized for Lync logo on most devices. Author : NextHop Publication date : February...