Endpoints and systems in open SIP communication environment cannot talk to Microsoft Lync
and Office 365 simply because of differences in signaling protocols and codecs.
Companies who deploy Microsoft Lync
make a significant investment and should not settle for anything less than a first rate certified SIP trunking service provider, said Dean Manzoori, VP of Product Management - UCaaS, Masergy.
Polycom RealConnect for Microsoft Lync
provides end users in both environments a shared experience while preserving the familiarity of a desired platform.
The Polycom CX8000 solution is a videoconferencing room system for Microsoft Lync
that includes presence, contact search, instant messaging, HD video conferencing, HD audio, virtual white boarding, touch display-powered presentations, application sharing, editing on shared documents, and more.
Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin was presented with the opportunity to test the SMART Room System for Microsoft Lync
prior to product launch to assist with product development.
Nectar CMP and CEM (Cloud Experience Manager) deliver the one/two punch to ensure the highest quality Microsoft Lync
deployment and experience.
For organisations with Microsoft Lync
environments, the new conference stations enhance communications and collaboration by providing more productive and efficient meetings.
offers a number of capabilities that are particularly attractive to small and midsize businesses, including mobile and web apps, and complete integration with the cloud-based Office 365 suite.
Microsoft Office 365 is expected to meet the goals of cloud-computing needs such as: Improved communication across time zones and countries by using Microsoft Lync
Online; Better knowledge-sharing, internal collaboration and document management with Microsoft SharePoint Online; An increase in productivity with Microsoft Exchange Online, with the elimination of email management inefficiencies; and IT departments will benefit from cost benefits with Office 365, which will allow the users to focus on mission-critical projects, while privacy or security for IT administrators are not compromised.
"An enterprise deployment of Microsoft Lync
for collaboration requires technology partners for network switching and routing,wirelessnetworking, voice gateways, branch-office survivability, contact centreapplications, video endpoints, and telephones," the company said in a white paper on the topic.
Both firms have collaborated to demonstrate how Microsoft Lync
can be used to drive employee collaboration anytime, virtually anywhere.
Reliant continues to expand its offer, adding recently Unified Communications (UC) solutions based on Microsoft Lync