To learn about Microsoft's Unified Communications Open Interoperability Program--where devices, infrastructure components, online solutions, services and solutions provided by third party companies have been tested and qualified for interoperability with Microsoft Lync Server and clients--visit Unified Communications Open Interoperability Program.

To find out more about the Microsoft Unified Communications Open Interoperability Program (UCOIP) for enterprise telephony services and infrastructure, including finding qualified SIP trunking services, E911 service providers, survivable branch appliances, SIP-PSTN gateways, session border controllers (SBCs), and IP-PBXs, see Infrastructure Qualified for Microsoft Lync.

Additional Resources

Interop News from TechED Europe

Check out this update from Jamie Stark. The article focuses on interoperability with Lync Server 2010, specifically the how and when particular Survivable Branch Appliances, PSTN gateways, IP-PBXs, and SIP trunking services will be qualified to interoperate with Lync Server.  Now that we're done with the code and have reached our RTM milestone, our Unified Communication Open Interoperability Program is busy working to qualify vendors to interoperate with Lync Server.

Click to read the complete article Greetings from TechED Europe and a Bit About Interoperability in Lync Server 2010.

Here you will find documentation on how to configure Lync Server 2010 and Communications Server 2007 R2 with products. Check the Unified Communications Open Interoperability Program to determine whether a partner is certified. In the table below, click any of the products to access available documentation. Or click the link under the table to see the complete list.

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Communications Server 2007 R2

Communications Server 2007 R2

IM & Presence   Video   Enterprise Voice
        Direct SIP SIP Trunk SBC
Gmail   Polycom   Asterisk Broadvox Acme Packet
Jabber   Tandberg   Cisco
(CUCM 6.X)
Cisco (CUPS)       Cisco
(CUCM 7.X)
IBM SameTime       Cisco
(CUCM 8.X)
AOL       Audio Codes BT  
MSN       Avaya Interoute  
Yahoo!       Dialogic Sprint  
        Siemens Verizon  
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