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.

Lync Migration Featured News

Microsoft made a massive infrastructure play this week, announcing significant enhancements to, and expansion of, its Azure cloud offerings. One of the bigger pieces of news is aimed at enterprise hybrid cloud adoption, and will deliver an on-premises "Azure-consistent cloud in a box" through the new Microsoft Cloud Platform System (CPS).

In an undertaking that fully demonstrates the solid reputation of its migration solutions, Dell successfully migrated the entire email servers of Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, Inc. (CCBCU) from IBM Notes to Microsoft Office 365 over the course of a single weekend. The migration transferred 1,100 user mailboxes and over 2 terabytes of data without any data loss.

Officials at Ontex said that they chose Orange's UC to enhance the productivity of more than 1,100 users spread across 25 sites in 10 countries, including: Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Turkey, U.K., Australia and Russia. Also, Ontex is utilizing Orange Business Service's hosted Lync solution on a pay-by-user basis.

Enterprises looking to integrate Microsoft Lync voice and conferencing technology have another option that may reduce the associated costs, according to The Unified Communications Alliance (UCA), a global partnership of accredited Microsoft Lync integrators.

Lindenbaum, an independent software and consulting company based in Germany that is focused on developing conferencing solutions since 1999, has met a milestones this year: It just announced the availability of its Add-In for Microsoft Lync 2010 and 2013. The Add-In is an addition to the Lindenbaum integration with the Microsoft Outlook calendar, which enables users to create an online meeting or conference call request in Outlook.

There are an ever-increasing number of options out there when it comes to making the jump to an Internet protocol (IP) voice network, and one of the leaders in the field right now is the product line from AudioCodes. Offering up a complete array of tools designed to get companies right into the action as far as this new voice technology goes, the company is set to offer still another option, which it's set to show off at the upcoming BroadSoft Connections event with a set of live demonstrations.

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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.