• 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: TechEd Australia 2012: Lync Sessions

    TechEd is Microsoft's premier technology conference for IT professionals and developers, offering the most comprehensive technical education across Microsoft's current and soon-to-be-released suite of products, solutions, tools, and services. TechEd offers hands-on learning, deep product exploration...
  • Blog Post: TechNet Webcast: Running a Small Business on Office 365

    Learn how your business can be more efficient and save costs with Microsoft Office 365 and the cloud. In this webcast, you hear about Office 365 and how you can use it for your business. You also see how Tom Werner moved a real estate business to Office 365 and how it's using Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Lync Online: Office 365 for SMB Jump Start - Administering Lync Online

    Check out this new TechNet video: Office 365 for SMB Jump Start | Administering Lync Online . This 40-minute session by Stephen Hall and Chris Oakman provides an overview of Lync Online and includes important information on system requirements and DNS & network settings, as well as Lync Online configuration...
  • Blog Post: Core Solutions of Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Jump Start

    Prepare for the Lync Server 2013 exams by attending the JumpStart series live on May 30-31, and get your questions answered. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to learn from the experts. Author : Rui Maximo, Microsoft Principal Technical Writer Published : May 14, 2013 Product version...
  • Blog Post: Deploying Lync – Jump Start Series

    Check out this three-day course on Lync Server 2010 Configuration and Administration, which Brian R. Ricks and Aaron Steele presented to a worldwide audience of over 500 participants. This 18-part series covers all major Lync Server features and configurations, which will help students prepare for the...
  • Blog Post: Lync 2010 Training Release Updates

    The Lync team has released two new training packages. The Microsoft Lync 2010 Training Download Package and Microsoft Lync 2010 Conferencing and Collaboration Training are now available in the Microsoft Download Center. Author : NextHop Publication date : March 9, 2012 Product : Lync 2010 ...
  • Blog Post: Planning and Designing a Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Solution – Jump Start Series

    Microsoft Learning and the Microsoft Lync Server team partnered to bring you the information you need to plan and design Microsoft Lync Server 2010 solutions. This is an engaging, accelerated course. Attendees are expected to have experience in hands-on deployment and day-to-day management of unified...
  • Blog Post: Ultimate Voice Webcast: June 1, 2012

    This webcast series focuses on Lync Server 2010 voice-related topics. The web clinics run each month and consist of the following sessions: Flexible Dial Plans , Using SIP Trunks with Lync Server 2010 , Lync Server 2010 More Than a PBX , Simple User Provisioning , and Voice Resiliency . In each of the...
  • Blog Post: Ultimate Voice Webcast: May 4, 2012

    This webcast series focuses on Lync Server 2010 voice-related topics. The web clinics run each month and consist of the following sessions: Flexible Dial Plans , Using SIP Trunks with Lync Server 2010 , Lync Server 2010 More Than a PBX , Simple User Provisioning , and Voice Resiliency . In each of the...
  • Blog Post: Developing an Effective Lync Readiness and Adoption Strategy

    A successful rollout doesn’t end with the technical deployment. Developing an Effective Lync Readiness and Adoption Strategy is a new, complimentary, instructor-led course that offers guidance and best practice recommendations for promoting a successful Lync launch, driving change management, and...
  • Blog Post: Lync and Learn: Delivering Professional Quality Webcasts Using Lync Online

    Are you intimidated when presenting online meetings? Do you feel you could polish your skills and make your presentations better? This session focuses on delivering professional quality webcasts using Lync Online. Brett Hill will demonstrate how to plan and deliver a webcast using Lync Online. Brett...
  • Blog Post: Lync and Learn: Lync To Phone, Overview and Setup

    On September 20, 2012, join this Lync and Learn session and learn all about Lync to phone. This session is led by Sean McNeill, a Managing Consultant at Catapult Systems. Sam will show us how to set up Office 365 with services to enable Lync to voice. If you're interested in getting a dedicated local...
  • Blog Post: Lync Online: OneNote and PowerPoint Sharing Features

    Check out these two new articles about Lync Online sharing features on the Office 365 Technical Blog. Author : Alexandra Lise Publication date : November 6, 2012 Product version : Lync Online Lync Online: PowerPoint Sharing Feature Using Lync and PowerPoint, an Office 365 user can give...
  • Blog Post: Practice Accelerator Sessions for Lync Server 2010: December 2012

    Attention Microsoft partners. Register now for the upcoming online Practice Accelerator sessions. The Microsoft Lync Server 2010 sessions begin on December 3, 2012. These online events provide a comprehensive set of reusable tools and best practices for multiple Microsoft solutions. Author : NextHop...
  • Blog Post: TechEd North America 2012: Lync Sessions

    TechEd is Microsoft's premier technology conference for IT professionals and developers, offering the most comprehensive technical education across Microsoft's current and soon-to-be-released suite of products, solutions, tools, and services. TechEd offers hands-on learning, deep product exploration...
  • Blog Post: Introducing the Lync Pilot Success Kit

    The key to a successful Lync rollout and on-going user-adoption is a well planned and executed pilot. The importance of the pilot phase cannot be overlooked. The Lync Pilot Success Kit is a collection of tools, documentation, and templates that helps project teams plan, deploy, monitor, and evaluate...
  • Blog Post: Introducing the Lync 2013 Rollout and Adoption Success Kit (RASK)

    Technology adoption is the deep utilization and habitual use of a product or technology by end-users. Developing and implementing an effective end-user rollout strategy, in tandem with your technical deployment efforts, is key to driving both immediate and sustained adoption of Lync, and can result in...
  • Blog Post: TechNet Webcast: Lync for Mobile Devices

    Do you want to learn more about the mobility capabilities of Microsoft Lync Server 2010, Lync Online, and Lync mobile apps? Watch this 60 minute webcast to learn about enabling the mobility service on the server, deployment considerations, management, and security. See demonstrations of the key types...
  • Blog Post: TechEd Europe 2012: Lync Sessions

    TechEd is Microsoft's premier technology conference for IT professionals and developers, offering the most comprehensive technical education across Microsoft's current and soon-to-be-released suite of products, solutions, tools, and services. TechEd offers hands-on learning, deep product exploration...
  • Blog Post: Administering Office 365 – Jump Start Series

    If you are an IT Pro deploying Office 365, or a Microsoft Partner studying for the 70-323 Administering Office 365 exam, check out the new Administering Office 365 Jump Start series. This six-part series focuses on the skills you’ll need to successfully deploy Office 365 or pass the 70-323 exam...
  • Blog Post: Planning and Deploying Office 365 – Jump Start Series

    If you are an IT Pro deploying Office 365, or a Microsoft Partner studying for the 70-323 Administering Office 365 exam, check out the new Planning and Deploying Office 365 Jump Start series. This twelve-part series focuses on the skills you’ll need to successfully deploy Office 365 or pass the...