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Lync for Android Launches!

Today, Microsoft released Lync for Android. In an interesting twist, it appears Microsoft released Lync for Android before Apple iOS. It seems more and more these days that Android is getting the app love before the popular iOS platform....

Microsoft Lync Profiles Utility

So you want to switch Lync profiles but are tired of having to logout and type in the other credentials (username + password), eh? Well, I came across a cool new utility for Microsoft Lync that saves your various usernames,...

Microsoft Lync Mobile available now!

Looks like the December 12th launch date I wrote about on Friday was correct.  It's already available for download for Windows Phone 7. Nothing yet on Apple's App Store.Screenshot I took in the Windows Marketplace:Ironically I took this screenshot from...

Microsoft Lync Mobile Client Launches in 3 Days!

Back in August I told you Microsoft informed me that the Microsoft Lync mobile client was coming "very very soon". Microsoft told me the mobile Lync client would support both voice and video on Android, Apple's iOS and Windows Mobile...

Polycom RealPresence Connects Non-standard TIP TelePresence Systems

I've written about Polycom supporting TIP (Telepresence Interoperability Protocol) and Cisco's response to Polycom supporting it. Well, today Polycom announced a new software update for Polycom RealPresence Platform designed to "free users locked into proprietary telepresence solutions." This update...

PowerView Offers Powerful Microsoft Lync Reporting

Unify2 PowerView is a reporting and billing solution for Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and Office Communications Server 2007 R2. It comes with pre-canned reports including a report to track ROI so you see exactly how Lync's unified communications feature-set is...

Vlync Pilot - Hosted Microsoft Lync Launches

VCOMM, a subsidiary of internet telephony provider Coms Plc, a UK-based company, has launched Vlync Pilot, a hosted version of Microsoft’s Lync. Vlync Pilot is a fully managed and hosted Microsoft Lync service that comes bundled with 5 user licences...

Microsoft front-facing cameras, Skype & Lync Mobile client Coming Very Very Soon

Microsoft confirmed Mango Windows Phone 7 handsets would sport a front facing camera as well as Skype integration and a mobile Lync client. The confirmation came via the TechEd event in New Zealand, where two Microsoft employees mentioned that Microsoft's...

Microsoft Releases July Cumulative update package for Lync 2010

Microsoft released a cumulative update package for Lync 2010 with several bug fixes. Thought I'd share the list of fixes. They include: 2571523  A Lync Server 2010 Standard CAL user cannot use certain functionality of a HID device in Lync...

Polycom Launches CX7000, Microsoft Lync Telepresence Solution

Polycom today announced the Polycom CX7000 Unified Collaboration System, what they claim is the "first room video telepresence solution custom-built for full integration with Microsoft Lync." It's an interesting solution that combines a wireless keyboard, wireless mouse, omni-directional full-duplex speakerphone,...

Spirit DSP and Polycom Ink Licensing Deal on Polycom CX5000

Today, SPIRIT DSP signed their fifth licensing agreement with Polycom. Polycom has licensed SPIRIT's product to support quality videoconferencing on the CX5000 Unified Conference Station, Polycom's branded version of the Microsoft RoundTable, which I reviewed here.As a Polycom-branded version of...

Blue Jeans Network Bridges Skype, SIP, H.323 for Multipoint Telepresence Solution

Blue Jeans Network has been quietly developing a new cloud-based video conferencing and collaboration service that bridges H.323 and SIP end-points, PSTN — and even Skype, with the goal of allowing users to connect everything from high-end video telepresence systems...

Kaspersky Kills Microsoft Lync - No Audio or Video

If you use Kaspersky with Microsoft Lync (or OCS 2007), you may be interested to know that Kaspersky can kill Lync's connectivity. Specifically, Kapersky Internet Security's network traffic monitor, called Web Protection in some versions blocks the network traffic. It...

Cumulative updates for Microsoft Lync 2010 released

Some important updates for Microsoft Lync client were just released as part of KB 2540951.According to Microsoft, this cumulative update fixes the following issues: 2543532  Credential prompts occur when you sign in to Lync 2010 by using the Lync Online...

Microsoft Lync Backup Script

The popular Microsoft Lync unified communications solution unifies your voice, video, IM, and collaboration onto a single platform. Unified communications is a wonderful thing, but putting all your eggs in one basket means you better be damned sure you back...

Jabra SPEAK 410 Review

A couple months ago, Jabra sent me a Jabra SPEAK 410 to review. It got lost in the shuffle of other things I was reviewing. The Jabra SPEAK 410 is a pretty cool USB-based speakerphone device that directly integrates with...

Lync Server 2010 Now Supported on SQL 2008 R2

Some great news for Microsoft Lync users. According to the Microsoft Technet NextHop blog, Microsoft Lync is now supported on SQL 2008 R2, the latest version of Microsoft's SQL Server: Today the Lync Server product team is pleased to announce...

Microsoft OCS QoE Voice Analyzer App for WP7

Are you a Microsoft OCS 2007 R2 or Microsoft Lync user looking to analyze the Quality of Experience (QoE) on your Window 7 (WP7) phone? Then I have just the utility for you! The QoE Voice Analyzer app is now...

XConnect Has Killer Growth in 2010

Back in January 2010 I mentioned how XConnect's peering federation announced at ITEXPO was now offering "High-Definition (HD) Voice Peering Federation". Their federation service for carrier peering let's you carry both HD voice and HD video by passing codecs across...

Microsoft LyncAddContacts Utility to the Rescue!

Yesterday, I wrote about a utility that lets you find the versions for all your OCS/Lync clients in the enterprise. Today, I'm going to show you how you can easily add contacts en masse to your Lync clients. This is...

ClearOne Launches Speakerphones For Microsoft Lync & Skype

  ClearOne today launched its two latest USB speakerphones designed for use with Microsoft Lync or Skype for audio conferencing. The CHAT 70-U (for Lync) and CHAT 60-U (for Skype), both feature integrated call controls, including an end-call button on...

Microsoft Lync Virtualization How-to Guide

Microsoft just released a whitepaper that outlines best practice recommendations for running Lync Server 2010 in a virtualized environment.Here's a snippet from the Table of Contents showing the covered topics:1.2    Why Virtualize?    2    Virtualization in Lync Server 2010    2.1    Terminology   ...

Hosted Microsoft OCS/Lync Provider Supports Direct SIP Trunking

Direct SIP trunking has existed since OCS 2007 R2, however, WorkSpace Communications claims to be the only hosted Microsoft OCS/Lync Provider to support direct SIP trunking in a "hosted" environment. Even the more recent version Microsoft Lync cannot do direct...

BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) Adds Microsoft Lync Support

According to BlackBerry's BlackBerry Enterprise Server Add-on product website, support for Microsoft Lync is coming soon. In the footnotes it says "Support for Microsoft Lync Server will be available in an upcoming BlackBerry Enterprise Server Service Pack." It will be...

ProtoSphere 3D Virtual World Combines Microsoft Lync, VoIP, Collaboration, & Social Media

ProtonMedia's ProtoSphere combines Microsoft Lync, VoIP, collaboration, & social media features to bring a 3D virtual world to life, enabling the enterprise to more easily interact and collaborate. One of their competitors is Avaya's (formerly Nortel's) Web Alive, which I...
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