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  • Blog Post: What roles can I virtualize with Lync 2010?

    I was asked this by a university in San Diego.  What are the supported Lync roles that can be virtualized? All Lync Server 2010 roles can be virtualized.  Here is a list of supported roles: · Instant Messaging (IM) · IM conferencing · Presence · Enterprise Voice (PSTN) · Audio Conferencing...
  • Blog Post: What can you tell me about Lync Security?

    Updated 5-20-11 with new independent security tests against Lync Server 2010   I sometimes get asked by telecom teams how secure is the voice traffic in Lync and is the conferencing traffic secure both on the internal network or externally. Note: diagrams and a few excerpts taken from our whitepapers...
  • Blog Post: Lync Server Standard CAL is being added to Core CAL suite

    This is good news that you can be licensed for Lync IM and Presence via new Core CAL suite coming August 2011.  See the upcoming CORE CAL here: *Suite components currently planned for August 2011, and would be available with active Software Assurance coverage on or after the products become available...
  • Blog Post: Lync Server 2010 Resource Kit New and Updated Chapters available

    Some outstanding Lync Server deep details in the Lync Server 2010 Res Kit with new content updates available this month. I would recommend you download these chapters and become familiar with them if you are a Lync Administrator. You can download individual chapters or all the chapters.  Here are...
  • Blog Post: Next generation of Office Communications Server named Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and release candidate now available for download!

    We finally announced the name for our next generation of Office Communications Server today! It is Microsoft Lync Server 2010. There are all sorts of reasons to rename it but mostly was due to the fact that Lync defines how the product connects/links you with people internally/externally from anywhere...
  • Blog Post: Is there a matrix comparing Lync clients such as PC, Web, Mac, Phone, and mobile?

    This has been a question asked by several customers.  I just stumbled across this new useful feature comparison matrix on TechNet. I pasted them in below.   Matrix is here on TechNet.
  • Blog Post: Lync for Windows Phone 7.x and new Mango Outlook Mobile features

    Updated 5-24-11 with new Mango information   At TechEd 2011 this week, we demoed the beta of Lync Mobile for Windows Phone 7.x and Outlook Mobile in the upcoming Windows Phone “Mango” release.  The Microsoft TechEd presenter commented Lync Mobile was slated for the 2nd half of 2011 and looks...
  • Blog Post: IM an Expert Lync bot available for download and other Lync customization examples

    What is a Lync query response bot? A Lync query response bot is custom developed automation component accessible via IM where end users can query via IM for information against various databases, Internet like Bing, or even connect you with other live experts. I put in a few Lync bots and other Lync...