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Lync Quick Reference Cards for End User Training

  Microsoft have released some quick reference cards for common Lync tasks. They are 2 page landscape word documents. You can download the complete set here Lync 2010 Conferencing Quick Reference   Lync 2010 Instant Messaging and Presence Quick Reference   Lync 2010 Sharing and Collaboration Quick Reference   Lync 2010 Attendant Quick Reference   Lync 2010 Attendee Quick...

Lync Updates now on Microsoft Update!

    Good news! From today Lync updates are appearing via Microsoft Update. This means you can use Windows Update / WSUS to update your Lync Clients and servers. Details on the Next Hop Blog here Next Hop point out: Updates that appear on the Download site will appear a few weeks later on Microsoft Update. Updates for the Lync 2010 Attendee – User level installation will not appear on...

Lync PowerShell Cmdlets Mind Maps

What’s the magic behind Lync?, well there is more than one answer to that, but right up there is PowerShell. All the setup and administration is controlled via PowerShell, giving you a great level of control and ability to script and automate actions. So to really know Lync, you need to really know the PowerShell cmdlets. How do you learn them? Well they are very well documented on Technet and...

Lync’d Up Monthly Round Up April 2011

There is so much going on in the Lync and Unified Communications community, the aim of this monthly roundup is to catch all the exciting news updates and blog posts to give a nice reference. If you think I’ve missed anything please give me a shout and I will get it added in. Lync Software Updates Lync 2010 CU2 April 2010 updates and list of issues resolved A second April Lync Client Update...

Lync sales grow by 30%!

Microsoft announced the results of its fiscal third quarter last night, reporting third-quarter revenue of $16.43 billion for the quarter ended Mar. 31, 2011, a 13% increase from the same period of the prior year. In the press release Lync gets a couple of mentions which is good to see. However in the Earnings conference call (transcript here) the following was said about Lync: “Businesses are...

How to enable Lync On-Premise to Federate with Office365 Lync Online

I’ve just been doing some testing between our Lync On-Premise installation and Office365 Lync Online with Thomas Lee (who is all over Office365 information) The information about implies that Lync Online, once you choose Open Federation on your web admin console, will federate with any On-Prem Lync installation that also has open federation. We found this not to be the case. Our system is...

Lync on a Windows Slate / Tablet (ExoPC) Video Demo

I came across these great videos from Brent Whichel’s Office-411.com , with Mike Gannotti . Full credit goes to those guys. They do a complete demo of various Microsoft apps on the ExoPC Windows Slate Here are the Lync  highlights, more videos and the full article is here Moving from playing Angry Birds to a Lync Video Call Working with Lync and SharePoint People Search Presenting with remote...

Lync 2010 CU2 April 2010 updates and list of issues resolved

Lync 2010 Client Updates Lync 2010 April 2011 CU2 KB2496325 Download the Lync.msp x86 package now. Download the Lync.msp X64 package now. Issues KB2496325 resolves [spoiler] Issues that this update fixes This cumulative update fixes the following issues: 2517766 A warning message is cut off in a localized version of Lync 2010 2517757 The “Start Recording” command is still available after you...

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