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