Microsoft Lync Phone Edition for Polycom CX700 and LG-Nortel IP Phone 8540

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Microsoft® Lync™ Phone Edition for Polycom® CX700 and LG-Nortel IP Phone 8540 is the next generation of software designed for the phones from Polycom and LG-Nortel to interoperate with Microsoft® Lync™ Server 2010 or Microsoft® Lync™ Server 2013. Lync Phone Edition provides traditional and advanced telephony features, integrated security, manageability and much more.
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    15.9 MB

    KB Articles: KB2988182

      This download was originally released on January 20, 2011. For a complete list of fixes and changes in this latest version, please see KB article 3124693.

      Microsoft® Lync™ Phone Edition enables users to make calls and receive calls from PBX, PSTN, VoIP or soft- phones inside or outside company firewalls. It offers all the functionality of traditional phones plus more. Read on for a brief description of some of the main features.

      • Easy sign-in
        • Sign in to the phone from the computer when you sign into the Lync client.
      • Calendar integration
        • View today’s calendar and if they were scheduled using Microsoft® Lync™ 2010 or Microsoft® Lync™ 2013, join those meetings with a single click.
      • Contacts
        • Search for and call people in the company’s global address list (GAL) without needing to look up phone numbers.
        • View the presence for contacts.
        • Easily place calls to contacts, transfer calls, and conference in callers. Transfer calls to your mobile phone with a single click.
      • Voicemail
        • View and play individual voice mails with a single touch.
      • Integration with Lync on the computer
        • Click a contact or phone number in your Lync contact list to place a call using the Lync Phone Edition phone. Call controls are synchronized on both the phone and Lync on the computer. If your computer is configured with a webcam, add video with a single click.
      • Support for advanced Lync voice features
        • Branch Office Resiliency support
        • Call Park Service support
        • Location for Emergency Services call
        • Bandwidth Management support
        • Malicious Call Reporting support
        • Private-line Incoming Call support
      • Superior audio quality
        • Latency, audio quality and call setup time have all been improved. When audio quality deteriorates, you will receive alerts explaining the reason.
  • Supported Operating System

    Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2

      This download can be extracted on computers running the latest versions of Window Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows XP (x86/64), Windows Vista (x86/64), Windows 7 (x86/x64) and Windows 8 (x86/x64).

      Requirements to run the extracted software:
      1. Supported phone hardware - Polycom® CX700 and LG-Nortel IP Phone 8540
      2. Microsoft Lync Server 2010 or Microsoft Lync Server 2013