Lync Migration Resource Center
A community of independent advocates and experts, accelerating the adoption of Microsoft Lync

Welcome to the Microsoft Lync Migration Resource Center

These days, companies of all sizes are implementing unified communications solutions in order to provide constant connectivity, improve collaboration and increase worker productivity. Many businesses are turning to Microsoft Lync as their UC solution of choice because of its integration with existing business tools such as Microsoft Office, as well as its robust capabilities in the areas of instant messaging, VoIP, video conferencing and more. For companies interested in migrating to Microsoft Lync, this site will serve as a comprehensive resource, complete with white papers, videos, case studies, industry news, webinars, blog posts and more.

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For the last 10 years, T-Metrics has designed, developed, and deployed numerous approved products on APLITS (Approved Products List Integrated Tracking System. As of today, T-Metrics is the only provider of contact center software that has been JITC certified to work on Microsoft Lync 2013, and their solution can be found on the Approved Products List (APL) for purchase by Department of Defense organizations at www.disa.mil/ucco.


In the wake of its CloudIT for Google solution that helps businesses evaluate readiness to move to Google Apps as well as manage the transition, SoftWatch, a leader in Application Usage analytics, has launched CloudIT 365 for business customers wishing to switch to Office 365. This assessment service enables companies to undergo an informed and confident transition to Office 365 and take advantage of the wealth of new tools available while saving on licensing.


To say Microsoft's business strategy has been evolving, of late, would be a major understatement. The company has been steadily moving away from on premises enterprise software and is putting more and more money and resources into developing its Azure cloud infrastructure and associated hosted services. Now Microsoft is banking on dual usage from consumers and has rolled out its new Work & Play Bundle.


It should come as a surprise to no one that one of the biggest goals of Microsoft is to get its software in front of as many eyes as possible. With this goal in mind, the company has just announced it is going to be making its Windows Licensing available on a "per user" basis for its enterprise level customers. The policy would be a bit of a change from its usual business level offerings in that the fee was per-device before.


Contact center product provider Acqueon recently announced an update to its contact center extension of the Microsoft Lync platform.


If there is a common thread running through this week's Lync news, it is continuing a theme that seems to permeate the news every week: Lync is thriving. A few product announcements, updates, and adoptions showed up the past few days within the companies of LINN Energy, Pexip, and Meru.


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Resources

Case Studies

Ernst Basler & Partner
Resilient Voice Connectivity for a Global Multi-site Lync Deployment

Stellenbosch University
Connecting Microsoft Lync to Skype Connect SIP Trunking

Kennedy Center
An Integration Case Study with Enabling Technologies

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An Integration Case Study with Enabling Technologies

New Belgium Brewing
Craft brewer migrates to Microsoft Lync and SIP Trunking with AudioCodes E-SBC

Broward College
Broward College, previously known as “Broward Community College”, is a higher education college located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S., and part of the Florida College System. Established in 1959, the college was founded as part of a move to broaden Florida’s two-year community college system.