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VHD Test Drive - Lync Server 2010 (Eval) - Part 1 of 2

This download comes as a pre-configured set of VHD's. This download enables you to fully evaluate Microsoft Lync Server 2010.

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    Evaluate Microsoft's Unified Communications and Collaboration Solution today!

    Microsoft Lync Server 2010 combined with Microsoft Exchange 2010 SP1 Unified Messaging and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 delivers a fresh, intuitive user experience that brings together the different ways people communicate and collaborate in a single user interface. This unified experience facilitates rapid user adoption, while the ability to support a full range of communications from a single platform reduces both capital and operational costs.

    Download this fully configured virtual machine set of the latest release to evaluate Microsoft Lync Server 2010, and discover the full power of the Microsoft Business Productivity Platform. This VHD set enables real-time communications and collaboration using presence, instant messaging, enterprise voice and video, conferencing and application sharing, as well as features like Unified Messaging and Skill Search powered by Microsoft Exchange Server and Microsoft SharePoint Server.


    1. This trial software is intended for evaluation purposes only or proof of concept.
    2. There is no product support for this trial. You are welcome to share your trial experience with others and to ask for advice by participating in the forums.
  • Supported Operating Systems

    Hyper-V Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2

    Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard
    Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise

    Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V is required to use this virtual machine. In addition to the system requirements for Windows Server 2008 R2 as described in the release notes, a 64-bit system with hardware-assisted virtualization enabled and data execution prevention (DEP) is required.

    It is also recommended to ensure that you have a clean install of x64 edition of Windows Server 2008 R2 to be able to use the Hyper-V technology.
    Prerequisites, installation steps, OS recommendations, and known issues of Hyper-V can be found here.
  • In order to use this evaluation package you will need to have Microsoft Hyper-V installed on a physical machine.

    Hyper-V is available on Windows Server 2008 R2 and the details on how to install Hyper-V can be found here. Details of how to setup the VHD are included in the documentation that accompanies the product.

    To find out more about the VHD Test Drive program, please visit

    To find more information about Lync Server 2010, please visit

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  • This evaluation suite is split over two download releases. You can access part two from the following location:

    Part 2 - VHD Test Drive - Lync Server 2010 (Eval) - Part 2 of 2.
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