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Lync 2010 Top New Features



Top features in the latest version of Microsoft UC Solution

Top features in the latest version of Microsoft UC Solution



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    • Top New Features in Microsoft® Lync™
    • Microsoft LyncConnecting people in new ways, anytime, anywhere
      Quick adoption through Ease of use and Microsoft Office
      Reduces cost through converged communications
      Ease deployment through interoperability and extensibility
      Instant Messaging and Presence
      Audio, Video, Web Conferencing
      Enterprise Voice and Telephony
    • Redesigned Client – Lync 2010
      Provide best-in-class end user experience and drive adoption
      Key Features
      Contact Cards
      Unified Contact Store
      Activity Feeds
      Fast Search
      Skill Search
      Frequent Contacts
      Conversation View
      Social Connector
      Location Features
      Office & SharePoint Integration
    • Unified Conferencing
      Enhanced audio, video and web conferencing experience for simple collaboration
      Key Features
      Single client
      Join reliability
      PSTN conferencing features
      Rich collaboration experience
      Panoramic HD video
      Reach client
      Infrastructure consolidation
    • Enterprise Voice – Client Improvements
      The power of digital communication at your workplace
      Key Features
      Enhanced phone experience
      Voicemail access
      Private line
      Call delegation
      Call quality notification
      Call park
      Device transfer
    • Enterprise Voice – Server Improvements
      The power of digital communication at your workplace.
      Key Features
      Survivable branch appliance
      Data center resiliency
      Call admission control
      Announcement service
      Media bypass
      E-911 for North America
      Malicious call tracing
      Response group improvements
    • Enterprise Voice - PBX Deployment & Interop Scenarios
      Lync Server 2010 offers customers multiple options to experience voice
    • Rich Tool Set Across Manageability Life Cycle
      Product overview
      SCOM 2007 R2 pack+
      Monitoring Server+
      Synthetic Transactions*
      CS “14” Planning tool
      Planning Guides
      Lync Server Control Panel*
      Role Based Access Control
      Server Draining
      Central Management Store
      Topology Builder*
      Setup (Local)*
      Migration tools (PowerShell)*
      * new in Lync Server 2010
      + significant enhancements in Lync Server 2010
    • Manageability - Deployment
      Investments increase performance and reduce total cost of ownership
      Key Features
      Standard and Enterprise Editions
      Reduced # of server roles
      Server colocation enhancements
      Central Management Store
      Planning Tool + Topology Builder
      DNS Load Balancing
    • Manageability - Administration
      Investments increase performance and reduce total cost of ownership
      Key Features
      Lync Server Control Panel
      Role Based Access Control
      Server Draining
      Virtualization Support
      Enhanced monitoring & archiving
    • Devices Partner Ecosystem
      Provide customers a wide range of price points and end point form factors that meet their communication needs anywhere, whether at home, in the office or on the road.
      Larger device partner ecosystem
      Optimized for Lync 2010
      Wide range of devices for multiple needs
      Expanded IP Phone portfolio
      Information Workers
      Common Area
      Key voice RFP features support
      Support for analog devices
    • High
      Polycom CX3000
      Polycom CX700
      Polycom CX600
      Aastra 6725 iP
      Polycom CX500
      Aastra 6721 iP
      IW desk
      IW desk
      Common Area
      Conference Room
      Lync Server 2010 IP Phone Portfolio
    • Devices – IP Phones
      Low cost phones for information workers
      Key Features
      Multi language support
      Contact Card
      Call Transfer
      Calendar Integration
      Meeting Join
      Device management
      Improved monitoring
      Improved troubleshooting
    • Lync Server Interoperability
      Investments & Partnerships
    • Open Interoperability Program
      Independent Testing and Qualification of Gateways, PBXs and SIP Trunking Services
      Direct SIP: Gateways and IP PBXs
    • Open Interoperability Program
      Independent Testing and Qualification of Gateways, PBXs and SIP Trunking Services
      SIP Trunking Services
    • Unified Communications Interoperability Forum
      Non profit vendor alliance formed in April 2010
      Open to all UC hardware, software vendors, service providers and network operators
      Mission - To enable interoperability of UC scenarios based on existing standards
    • Extensibility – Lync 2010 Managed API (client)
      Key Features
      Fully managed .NET API
      Integrate Lync experience with LoB apps
      Enrich conversations with context
      Extend Lync capabilities
      Customize the Lync client UI
      Drag and Drop feature integration
      Supports WPF and Silverlight
      Managed API to access all Lync capabilities for custom applications
    • Extensibility – UCMA 3.0 (server)
      A robust, secure, extensible and scalable platform to fit custom needs
      Key Features
      .NET 3.5 SP1 based multi-layered managed API
      Communicate more effectively with context
      Reduce human latency
      Enable Anywhere Access
      Zero royalty redistribution licensing model
      Trusted conferencing user model
      Support supervisor scenarios
      Back to Back User Agent support
      Web click to call/chat
    • Next Steps
      Download the Lync Server 2010 Release Candidate
      Learn more about Lync at
      Go deeper on Lync in the Microsoft TechNet library
      Find a Lync Partner
      Sign up for a free trial of the online service
    • © 2010 Microsoft Corporation.  All rights reserved.
      Microsoft, Windows, and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries.
      The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation.  Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation.  This document may contain information related to pre-release software, which may be substantially modified before its first commercial release. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED  OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION.
      Unless otherwise noted, the example companies, organizations, products, domain names, e-mail addresses, logos, people, places and events depicted herein are fictitious, and no association with any real company, organization, product, domain name, email address, logo, person, place or event is intended or should be inferred.
    • Feature comparison – LCS 2005, OCS 2007, OCS 2007 R2, Lync Server 2010