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Released: Update Rollup 5 v2 for Exchange 2010 SP2, Exchange 2010 SP1 RU8 and Exchange 2007 SP3 RU9

http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/12/11/released-update-rollup-5-v2-for-exchange-2010-sp2-exchange-2010-sp1-ru8-and-exchange-2007-sp3-ru9.aspx

Windows Management Framework 3.0 on Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2010

http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/12/14/windows-management-framework-3-0-on-exchange-2007-and-exchange-2010.aspx

Recipient Rate Limit Increase to 10K for Office 365 and Exchange Online

http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2012/12/26/recipient-rate-limit-increase-to-10k-for-office-365-and-exchange-online.aspx

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Ten Tips (Plus One) for Implementing Lync Server

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Cumulative Updates for Lync Server 2010 Monitoring Management Pack: December 2012

http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/12/11/cumulative-updates-for-lync-server-2010-monitoring-management-pack-december-2012.aspx

Creating a Certificate Revocation List Distribution Point for Your Internal Certification Authority

http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/12/17/creating-a-certificate-revocation-list-distribution-point-for-your-internal-certification-authority.aspx

VoiceRx: Validating QoS on Lync Endpoints

http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/12/19/validating-qos-on-lync-endpoints.aspx

Support for Lync 2013: DVC Implementation Versus the Citrix HDX Optimization Pack for Microsoft Lync

http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2012/12/21/support-for-lync-2013-dvc-implementation-vs-the-citrix-hdx-optimization-pack-for-microsoft-lync.aspx

Lync MVP Article Roundup: December 2012

http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2013/01/04/lync-mvp-article-roundup-december-2012.aspx

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What’s New in Lync 2013?

Lync 2013 offers a clean new look to help you communicate quickly and easily. The new Lync makes it easier than ever to start an instant message (IM) or a call. You can start a video call with just one click and even see a preview of your own video in the invitation. The new Lync adapts to your own personal workflow, whether you’re in the office, at home, or on the go. Lync 2013 also provides new

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=36181

Successful Meetings with Lync 2013

Traditional meetings can be a challenge when people are dispersed across worldwide locations. Communication technology can overcome this physical boundary by allowing people to attend from any location with Internet or phone access. In addition, by understanding the best practices for conducting meetings and productively using Lync® 2013, you can make your meetings more efficient and effective.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=36186

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Update Rollup 9 for Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 3 (KB2746157)

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=36016

Update Rollup 5-v2 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 2 (KB2785908)

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=36017

Update Rollup 8 for Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 1 (KB2787763)

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=36031

Lync, Office Communication Server & LiveMeeting

Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Hotfix KB 968802

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=19178

Microsoft Lync 2010 Phone Edition for Polycom CX700 and LG-Nortel IP Phone 8540

Microsoft® Lync™ 2010 Phone Edition for Polycom® CX700 and LG-Nortel IP Phone 8540 is the next generation of software designed for the phones from Polycom and LG-Nortel to interoperate with Microsoft® Lync™ Server 2010. Lync Phone Edition provides traditional and advanced telephony features, integrated security, manageability and much more.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=21644

Microsoft Lync Phone Edition for HP 4110 and HP 4120

Microsoft® Lync™ Phone Edition for HP 4110 and HP 4120 is the first generation of software designed specifically for the phones from HP to interoperate with Microsoft® Lync™ Server 2010. and Microsoft® Lync™ Server 2013. Lync Phone Edition provides traditional and advanced telephony features, integrated security, manageability and much more.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=28158

Microsoft Lync Phone Edition for Aastra 6721ip and Aastra 6725ip

Microsoft® Lync™ Phone Edition for Aastra 6721ip and Aastra 6725ip is the first generation of software designed specifically for the phones from Aastra to interoperate with Microsoft® Lync™ Server 2010 or Microsoft® Lync™ Server 2013. Lync Phone Edition provides traditional and advanced telephony features, integrated security, manageability and much more.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=18390

Microsoft Lync Phone Edition for Polycom CX500, Polycom CX600 and Polycom CX3000

Microsoft® Lync™ Phone Edition for Polycom® CX500, Polycom® CX600 and Polycom® CX3000 is the first generation of software designed specifically for the phones from Polycom to interoperate with Microsoft® Lync™ Server 2010 and Microsoft® Lync™ Server 2013. Lync Phone Edition provides traditional and advanced telephony features, integrated security, manageability and much more.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=23866

Introducing Microsoft Lync

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Starts:  Thursday, January 24, 2013 9:00 AM     Ends:  Thursday, January 24, 2013 10:00 AM    Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) | Duration: 1 hour(s)

Primary Language:   English

Welcome to Microsoft Lync! Learn how Lync integrates instant messaging, audio and video calling, and online meeting functionality into one easy-to-use unified platform that will contribute to greater collaboration and more effective communication. This 60 minute virtual, instructor-led session introduces the new and enhanced messaging, audio, video, and meeting features available with Microsoft Lync. Topics covered include: Collaborating with the new features in Lync. Organizing and viewing contact information. Starting a Lync IM or Audio Conversation. Scheduling Lync Meetings from Outlook. Setting Online Meeting options. Additional Lync resources will be shared. (more)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032540299&culture=en-US

Best Practices for Microsoft Lync 2010 Conferencing

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Starts:  Thursday, January 24, 2013 7:00 AM     Ends:  Thursday, January 24, 2013 8:00 AM    Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) | Duration: 1 hour(s)

Primary Language:   English

Learn best practices for managing Online Meetings using Microsoft Lync. From scheduled conferences to instant application sharing, discover how easy it is to collaborate successfully! This 60 minute virtual, instructor-led session introduces best practices for conferencing and collaboration using Microsoft Lync. Topics covered include: Collaborating from a Lync Conversation. Scheduling Online Meetings from Outlook. Best Practices for managing Online Meetings. Additional Lync resources will also be shared. (more)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032540315&culture=en-US

Best Practices for Microsoft Lync 2010 Conferencing

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Starts:  Wednesday, January 23, 2013 11:00 AM     Ends:  Wednesday, January 23, 2013 12:00 PM    Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) | Duration: 1 hour(s)

Primary Language:   English

Learn best practices for managing Online Meetings using Microsoft Lync. From scheduled conferences to instant application sharing, discover how easy it is to collaborate successfully! This 60 minute virtual, instructor-led session introduces best practices for conferencing and collaboration using Microsoft Lync. Topics covered include: Collaborating from a Lync Conversation. Scheduling Online Meetings from Outlook. Best Practices for managing Online Meetings. Additional Lync resources will also be shared. (more)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032540312&culture=en-US

Moving from Live Meeting to Lync: Making the Most of your Online Meetings

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Starts:  Wednesday, January 23, 2013 9:00 AM     Ends:  Wednesday, January 23, 2013 10:00 AM    Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) | Duration: 1 hour(s)

Primary Language:   English

An introduction to Microsoft Lync for users making the move from Office Live Meeting.  This 60 minute virtual, instructor-led session introduces the new and enhanced collaboration and online meeting features available with Microsoft Lync. Topics covered include: Using Lync for a variety of familiar conferencing needs. Scheduling Lync Meetings from Outlook. Presenting meeting content and using collaboration tools. Tips for successfully managing a variety of meeting scenarios. Additional Lync resources will be shared. (more)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032540307&culture=en-US

Introducing Microsoft Lync

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Starts:  Tuesday, January 22, 2013 7:00 AM     Ends:  Tuesday, January 22, 2013 8:00 AM    Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) | Duration: 1 hour(s)

Primary Language:   English

Welcome to Microsoft Lync! Learn how Lync integrates instant messaging, audio and video calling, and online meeting functionality into one easy-to-use unified platform that will contribute to greater collaboration and more effective communication. This 60 minute virtual, instructor-led session introduces the new and enhanced messaging, audio, video, and meeting features available with Microsoft Lync. Topics covered include: Collaborating with the new features in Lync. Organizing and viewing contact information. Starting a Lync IM or Audio Conversation. Scheduling Lync Meetings from Outlook. Setting Online Meeting options. Additional Lync resources will be shared. (more)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032540294&culture=en-US

Introducing Microsoft Lync

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Starts:  Thursday, January 17, 2013 9:00 AM     Ends:  Thursday, January 17, 2013 10:00 AM    Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) | Duration: 1 hour(s)

Primary Language:   English

Welcome to Microsoft Lync! Learn how Lync integrates instant messaging, audio and video calling, and online meeting functionality into one easy-to-use unified platform that will contribute to greater collaboration and more effective communication. This 60 minute virtual, instructor-led session introduces the new and enhanced messaging, audio, video, and meeting features available with Microsoft Lync. Topics covered include: Collaborating with the new features in Lync. Organizing and viewing contact information. Starting a Lync IM or Audio Conversation. Scheduling Lync Meetings from Outlook. Setting Online Meeting options. Additional Lync resources will be shared. (more)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032540298&culture=en-US

Best Practices for Microsoft Lync 2010 Conferencing

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Starts:  Thursday, January 17, 2013 7:00 AM     Ends:  Thursday, January 17, 2013 8:00 AM    Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) | Duration: 1 hour(s)

Primary Language:   English

Learn best practices for managing Online Meetings using Microsoft Lync. From scheduled conferences to instant application sharing, discover how easy it is to collaborate successfully! This 60 minute virtual, instructor-led session introduces best practices for conferencing and collaboration using Microsoft Lync. Topics covered include: Collaborating from a Lync Conversation. Scheduling Online Meetings from Outlook. Best Practices for managing Online Meetings. Additional Lync resources will also be shared. (more)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032540314&culture=en-US

Best Practices for Microsoft Lync Conferencing

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Starts:  Wednesday, January 16, 2013 11:00 AM     Ends:  Wednesday, January 16, 2013 12:00 PM    Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) | Duration: 1 hour(s)

Primary Language:   English

Learn best practices for managing Online Meetings using Microsoft Lync. From scheduled conferences to instant application sharing, discover how easy it is to collaborate successfully! This 60 minute virtual, instructor-led session introduces best practices for conferencing and collaboration using Microsoft Lync. Topics covered include: Collaborating from a Lync Conversation. Scheduling Online Meetings from Outlook. Best Practices for managing Online Meetings. Additional Lync resources will also be shared. (more)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032540311&culture=en-US

Moving from Live Meeting to Lync: Making the Most of your Online Meetings

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Starts:  Wednesday, January 16, 2013 9:00 AM     Ends:  Wednesday, January 16, 2013 10:00 AM    Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) | Duration: 1 hour(s)

Primary Language:   English

An introduction to Microsoft Lync for users making the move from Office Live Meeting.  This 60 minute virtual, instructor-led session introduces the new and enhanced collaboration and online meeting features available with Microsoft Lync. Topics covered include: Using Lync for a variety of familiar conferencing needs. Scheduling Lync Meetings from Outlook. Presenting meeting content and using collaboration tools. Tips for successfully managing a variety of meeting scenarios. Additional Lync resources will be shared. (more)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032540306&culture=en-US

Introducing Microsoft Lync

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Starts:  Tuesday, January 15, 2013 7:00 AM     Ends:  Tuesday, January 15, 2013 8:00 AM    Time zone: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) | Duration: 1 hour(s)

Primary Language:   English

Welcome to Microsoft Lync! Learn how Lync integrates instant messaging, audio and video calling, and online meeting functionality into one easy-to-use unified platform that will contribute to greater collaboration and more effective communication. This 60 minute virtual, instructor-led session introduces the new and enhanced messaging, audio, video, and meeting features available with Microsoft Lync. Topics covered include: Collaborating with the new features in Lync. Organizing and viewing contact information. Starting a Lync IM or Audio Conversation. Scheduling Lync Meetings from Outlook. Setting Online Meeting options. Additional Lync resources will be shared. (more)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032540293&culture=en-US

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TRM contributor this month was Mike Davies.