Lync Migration Resource Center
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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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On the other hand, Cisco still has slightly less than half the IP/PBX market share, even though that share dropped two percent in FY 2013. Some of that share appeared to go to both Microsoft and Avaya, but it is still a competitive market and Cisco is going to fight tooth and nail to remain dominant.

Microsoft Lync is a compelling unified communications solution, particularly for SMBs and companies with multiple branch offices. As part of the Office365 package it provides tremendous value and functionality for companies who want phone, conferencing, instant messaging and other multimedia features at an affordable price point.

While many offices these days are looking to make the jump to Microsoft Lync, it isn't always a simple matter. It's not like simply picking up a piece of new software, at least, not for everyone. Some need a little extra hardware to drive the point home, and for these businesses, a gateway can mean the difference between a successful launch and the alternative. For those looking for gateways to help connect the public switched telephone network (PSTN) and legacy private branch exchange (PBX) sys…

This week etherFax announced its partnership with Extracomm to allow customers to communicate business-related issues over the Internet rather than using telephony infrastructure. Extracomm has developed applications for IBM and Microsoft, including ExtraFax for sending and receiving fax communications via email or web client. "The combination of etherFAX and ExtraFax gives our customers the opportunity to leverage the cloud to send and receive business-critical fax communications," says Riza Ce…

Cloud communications provider IntelePeer has announced that it has appointed Lawrence R. Irving as chairman of its board.

It is true that being able to use wireless devices at the workplace does make the concept of working easier. You can literally work from any location using almost any device. The fact that companies have embraced the idea of letting their employees bring their own devices (BYOD) to work has become a two way street.

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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.