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Microsoft released third update of Lync client for mobile platforms

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Microsoft has released the third update of the Lync client for Windows Phone and iOS on iPad and iPhone. The downloads are now available from the platforms app stores. The new update delivers two main improvements which includes the ability to join a Lync meeting without having a Lync account and and starting a unscheduled meeting with multiple participants from a mobile device. The Lync team had published a more detailed blog post with screenshots. Please follow the link to the official Lync blog.

Link: http://blogs.technet.com/b/lync/archive/2013/10/08/new-features-available-for-windows-phone-iphone-and-ipad-lync-mobile-apps.aspx

Written by Christoph Harding

October 10th, 2013 at 6:27 pm

Posted in Lync,Microsoft

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Top 5 Predictions for 2013 Unified Communications with VDI

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VMware End User Computing Marketing has published an interesting article today on their VMware EUC blog. They give you their Top 5 predictions for Unified Computing with VDI.

Here you go:

  1. Tablets will become a primary way to communicate by voice
  2. Video communication in business will hit the mainstream
  3. Virtualized contact centers takeoff
  4. The need for desktop and communications availability will come to the forefront
  5. Device proliferation will continue unabated

Please visit the VMware blog for the details.

Link: http://blogs.vmware.com/euc/2013/01/top-5-predictions-for-2013-uc-with-vdi.html

Written by Christoph Harding

January 14th, 2013 at 11:23 pm

Posted in VMware View

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Microsoft Lync 2010 in VMware View supported by Microsoft

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I’m happy to share this with you as I guess that this is breaking news! (Even if the news is a few days old already)

Microsoft has updated their Client Virtualization in Microsoft Lync 2010 document and added support for VMware View 5.0. An interesting point here is that View is fully supported and as of the Microsoft Whitepaper with XenDesktop they’re not supporting video in Lync. (Page 16)

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Please feel free to download the whitepaper directly from Microsoft’s website.

 

 

Link: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=21129

Written by Christoph Harding

August 8th, 2012 at 2:46 pm

VMware View to support Microsoft Lync 2013

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VMware has published an highly interesting article for Microsoft Lync customers on their End User Computing blog. Warren Ponder from Product Management at VMware does write about the upcoming Lync 2013 support for View which will support audio as well as video in a virtual desktop session.

Link: http://blogs.vmware.com/euc/2012/07/microsoft-lync-2013-support-with-vmware-view-desktops.html

Written by Christoph Harding

July 25th, 2012 at 10:09 am