Lync unified comms available to Office 365 users

Friday 1 March 2013

Small businesses are able to access Microsoft Lync as part of their Office 365 package.

The unified communications solution can be obtained in the cloud with selected Office 365 price plans, giving business users maximum flexibility.

Lync can be accessed by business leaders and employees from any connected device in any location, helping users to be productive on the move.

With Lync 2013, businesses can take advantage of a familiar and engaging communications experience across a variety of devices and platforms.

Lync is integrated into Outlook, SharePoint, OneNote, and other Microsoft Office applications.

This means users do not need to leave the application they are working in when they wish to establish contact with a colleague or client.

As such, users are able to multi-task and ensure more gets done in each working day.

Lync Online Plan 1 features instant messaging, PC-to-PC audio calling between Lync users and web conferences.

Alternatively, Lync Online Plan 2 offers instant messaging, Presence and online meetings, with audio and video conferencing and multi-party data sharing.

Posted by Alex Boardman