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Overview of Microsoft Lync

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The new Lync is our boldest and best Lync release ever, with innovation across the board. Lync has always made it easy for people to communicate wherever they are, but we’re making it even better with new and improved features:

Stay in touch anywhere

Lync enables users to communicate securely anywhere they have network connectivity, and automatically adapts to network conditions.

Use the device you want

Lync makes communicating easier with a consistent and familiar experience available on Windows PCs, Windows Phone, iOS, and Android smartphones. The new immersive Lync app for Windows 8 and Windows RT provides a seamless touch-first experience.

Communicate in the right way

Lync unifies voice and video calls, Lync Meetings, presence, and instant messaging (IM) in one easy-to-use client, making it simple to choose and switch between different forms of communication.

Connect with the outside world

Lync federation extends unified communications securely over the Internet to customers, suppliers, and partners using Lync or Skype.

Take advantage of standards-based HD video

Lync uses open standards including H.264 SVC to provide a high-quality video experience on a wide range of devices.

Make virtual meetings more effective

See up to five meeting participants simultaneously with new multiparty HD video support. You can choose who to see or let Lync choose for you.

Easily join meetings

Joining a Lync Meeting requires only a single touch or click on smartphones, tablets, and PCs.

Extend Lync Meetings outside your organization with browser-based access

The Lync Web App allows PC and Mac users to join a Lync Meeting from a browser and delivers a full online meeting experience including IM, voice, multiparty video, data collaboration and sharing.

Take notes in OneNote

OneNote share allows users in to create and share OneNote digital meeting notes within Lync Meetings.

30 second 'Lync Knows' overview videos:

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