Posts Tagged ‘Polycom’

Tweet Almost a year ago Polycom and Microsoft jointly announced at Enterprise Connect a new cloud video interoperability service – RealConnect for Office 365. Following this announcement I wrote a post that covered this in more details and talked about this on Microsoft’s Skype for Business broadcast vlog. We’re now in preview within the US and I […]

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 at 15:08 | 0 comments
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Tweet As many of you are no doubt already aware Skype for Business on-premises provides a mechanism for users to easily sign into IP telephony devices, this process is referred to as PIN authentication. It provides end-users with an easy way to authenticate with Skype for Business without the need to input a full username and […]

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 at 12:50 | 0 comments
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Tweet UCS 5.0 delivers a wealth of new Lync related capabilities: Better Together-over-Ethernet (AKA BToE) Support for the Lync Software Updates Service (UCS 5 onwards updates can be pushed out via the Lync Server rather than a Polycom provisioning server) Lync Address Book Call Park Lync Status (Lync configuration information delivered via the handset) Boss/Admin […]

Friday, September 13th, 2013 at 22:52 | 0 comments
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Tweet This week I had the pleasure of attending Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference, this is a major event for partners and an opportune moment for vendors like Polycom to showcase their latest and greatest solutions for Microsoft customers (in our case Lync). Polycom announced two updates: 1) The next generation CX5000 (or for Microsoft purists […]

Friday, July 12th, 2013 at 22:23 | 0 comments
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Tweet I’ve not mentioned it previously, but earlier in the year I joined Polycom as a UC Architect. It’s an exciting role for someone like myself, I get to listen/learn and advise customers on their UC strategy, assist in the development of new and existing solutions and most importantly talk about Lync on a daily […]

Thursday, August 30th, 2012 at 11:51 | 7 comments
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Tweet OCS and Lync interoperability along with RMX is nothing new, in fact integration with OCS dates back as far as 2009. Nevertheless the RMX hasn’t (until now) reached the accolades of Microsoft qualification status. So what does qualification really mean? In some cases vendors go from zero interoperability/ functionality to qualified status overnight, obviously […]

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 at 15:22 | 2 comments
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