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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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There is a common strand running through Lync news this week: the hybrid cloud. Microsoft is working with several computer manufacturers to expand its Azure cloud experience and therefore help its own clients become more flexible by providing them with options concerning where to store data.

It was right around 10 years ago when Asterisk first rolled out its 1.0 stable release and offered a major change to communications as such were known back then. Asterisk 1.0 offered access to an Internet protocol private branch exchange (IP PBX) platform, packed with a wide array of features. As is commonly the case with software releases, very little stays static for long, and the new release of Asterisk 13 shows us just how far this service has come, and how far it's likely to go in the futur…

Going back to 2007, with the initial launch of OCS, Microsoft Unified Communications launches and enhancements have been met with not only great market interest, but swift action. With few exceptions, any vendor that fits in some way into the MS ecosystem - whether officially or by nature - is quick to ensure interoperability at the very least, and official certification where needed in order to ensure it doesn't lose business to Microsoft shops.

Industry giants IBM and Microsoft announced they are collaborating on a project to provide their respective enterprise software on Microsoft Azure and IBM Cloud. This hybrid relationship will give clients, partners and developers more choice in the cloud, facilitating the drive to new business opportunities, innovation and reduced costs.

AudioCodes has created a partnership with Westcon to offer a unified communications (UC solution) in New Zealand, according to Techday.

Aruba Networks is already a company that is well known when it comes to handling WLAN networks and next generation network access solutions. Now the firm is making a push to be considered an even stronger player in an important subset of the industry. Aruba is investing some serious capital into the small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) market because of reports by various industry analysts who think that market will eventually become one that is generating more than $1.3 billion annually.

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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

Lancaster-Lebanon IU 13
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.