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Microsoft Lync integrates seamlessly with Microsoft Office and other existing tools and systems, and does so via a consistent, single client experience for presence, instant messaging, Voice over IP (VoIP), video and multi-party conferencing and collaboration. It enables enterprises to improve productivity, increase mobility connectivity, achieve faster responses for customers, partners, and employees.
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Crestron Unveils Its Ultimate Room Control and Conferencing System
While some conferencing systems are limited to simply connecting conference members, Creston's offering allows users to control lighting, shades, thermostats, digital media, share documents with both local and remote participants and various other elements through one centralized touch screen.
Neudesic Releases Pulse 4.0
Whether you're a fledgling startup or an established enterprise, the success of your organization depends in finding the right person to perform the required task. Finding these assets is easier said than done, and sometimes results in placing the wrong person at the desired position. Even after the right candidate is hired, the pool of talent the person possesses can be lost if it is not properly archived. The new release of Pulse 4.0 from Neudesic gives organizations innovative Social Human Ca…
Microsoft Office Arrives on iPhone, But Not without a Catch
Back in the days before Apple's chief nemesis was Google-or Samsung, depending-Apple and Microsoft were often seen at loggerheads. But as in much the same way that Google Maps made its place on iOS, so too is another popular app from one of Apple's long-time adversaries set to do likewise: Microsoft Office.
Microsoft Unveils New Canadian-based Technology Center
Microsoft finally opened its Canadian Technology Center in its Mississauga location. This is the first time that a technology center has opened up in Canada and the location will allow for technology solutions and expertise to easier reach employees and the company's partners in the area. Among the various meeting and presentation rooms in the center, there is a Microsoft Lync-Connected conference room.
Crestron DigitalMedia Video Switchers Enhanced with Icron SwitchableUSB Technology
Icron Technologies, a company specializing in USB and video extension technology, and Crestron Electronics, a provider of conferencing and collaboration solutions have collaborated to improve Crestron's DigitalMedia family of video switchers.
Implementing Microsoft Lync into small and medium businesses' (SMBs) existing networks can be challenging, especially when essential network elements or sub-systems are not compatible or certified with Lync. Such equipment, software and services may include:
- Non--Compliant SIP Phones
- Non--Compliant IP PBX
- PSTN Lines
- Analog Phones
- ISDN Phones
Many SMBs want to install Lync but cannot afford the costs of replacing their existing non-compatible equipment with new Lync--certified equipment. Meanwhile, some organizations are just not ready to leave their trusted PSTN lines behind.
Patton offers a "gateway to Microsoft Lync" for companies facing such challenges. Patton's SmartNode VoIP Gateway are Microsoft Lync Certified. That gives any enterprise the ability to connect otherwise non-compatible SIP endpoints, PSTN lines and legacy telephony to the Lync unified communications environment.