Category: LCS / OCS / Lync / SfB / Teams

LCS/OCS/Lync/Skype/Teams

Jun 13

OCS 2007 R2 update 9

Microsoft has released CU9 for OCS 2007 R2. Here are the sources: Product KBs Download Product Update External External Office Communications Server 2007 R2 OCS_2007R2_CU9 968802 MS download Office Communicator 2007 R2 OC_2007R2_CU9 2549042 MS download Group Chat Server 2007 R2 GCS_2007R2_CU9 2549044 MS download Group Chat Client 2007 R2 GCC_2007R2_CU9 2549043 MS download

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Jun 03

Lync video interop program goes live!!!

The Microsoft Lync Video Interoperability Program officially launched at the end of May featuring four newly qualified video endpoints from LifeSize. The Microsoft Lync Video Interoperability Program and Video Solutions Qualified for Lync are also now announced on TechNet. The program tests and qualifies partners’ video solutions to provide interoperability with OCS 2007 R2 and …

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Jun 03

Sennheiser offers new wireless headset optimized for Lync

Sennheiser offers the new DW Office series of wireless DECT headsets Optimized for Lync. The stylish design places a premium on comfort and effectiveness, allowing users to move freely around without wires. With its long-distance wireless range, the DW Office series gives true comfort calls.The series includes the DW Office, an all new single-sided headset …

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May 25

Techdays presentation available

Hi all, I just wanted to let you know that the presentation that I’ve given at the TechDays.nl is now available for viewing. Here is the link: http://technet.microsoft.com/nl-nl/edge/lync-en-hoge-beschikbaarheid Here is a link to the presentation (in Dutch) of Steven van Houttum regarding an Overview and deployment: http://technet.microsoft.com/nl-nl/edge/video/lync-server-2010-overview-and-deployment

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May 16

Lync will be/is in Core CAL suite

Microsoft has offered some great news regarding their licensing part. The Standard Lync Client Access Licenses are going to be included in the Core CAL suite of Financial Year 2012. FY 12 starts in August of 2011, however, you can start using the product if you sign an Amendment. The changes to Core CAL impact …

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May 10

Microsoft buys Skype

Interesting news… Today Microsoft has bought Skype… See the official press statement:   REDMOND, Wash., and LUXEMBOURG – May 10, 2011 – Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: “MSFT”) and Skype Global S.à r.l today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Microsoft will acquire Skype, the leading Internet communications company, for $8.5 billion …

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May 05

NextHop Lync video; part 1

NextHop just release a great new video that you should see if you are not familiar with Lync. This video helps get you started using the Lync Server Planning Tool to design sites and create your topology. Check it out. Lync Server Planning Tool: Part 1 – Design a Site and Create a Topology

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May 02

Lync & Avaya S8300

If you want to integrate an Avaya S8300 Communications Manager with Microsoft Lync Server 2010, you need to establish a Direct SIP connection between the two. This document provides a step-by-step guide for configuring Avaya Communications Manager S8300 with Lync Server 2010. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=d8c63817-d860-4356-83ca-1647a6ee145b&displaylang=en

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Apr 28

Techdays; Lync presentation

On the 27th of April, the TechNet_Live part of the TechDays was held. Great keynote and nice sessions during this one day event. I’ve given a session on High Available Voice to show that Lync has made great improvement on the Voice and availability part to have it as a full PBX replacement. Lync offers …

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Apr 17

Another LYNC & OCS IP Phone: SNOM 821

snom 821 is Qualified for OCS 2007 R2 and Forward Compatible with Lync Server 2010 The snom 821 is the second qualified standards based phone from snom which provides automatic display of the Lync client buddy list, presence and advanced Microsoft Directory lookup providing quick dialing and convenience to the end user for under $279 …

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