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Five Reasons to Implement Lync

March 25th, 2014 by admin

Microsoft Lync is a unified communications tool that can improve the efficiency of your business and streamline internal and external communications between employees and groups.

1. Mobile Apps

Your unified communications solution must be mobile device friendly. Microsoft Lync offers mobile applications for iPhone, Android devices, as well as Windows Phone. You can connect with other Lync users via your mobile device even if they are on their personal computers, while maintaining high quality video and audio conferencing. The Lync mobile applications allow you to instant message, call and join a Lync meeting from virtually anywhere through a consistent, user friendly interface.

2. Video Conferencing

Does your organization require reliable, high quality video conferencing? Microsoft Lync offers 1080p High Definition video conferencing. Microsoft Lync 2013, also offers full integration with Office 365. This integration makes implementation easy and efficient by connecting Lync with your existing contacts automatically. You will be able to implement Lync and make calls with your existing contacts instantly without having to tediously transfer contact information from one service to another.

3. App Integration

Does your organization use Skype, Google Docs, other third party applications? Microsoft Lync 2013 allows you to make and receive calls to and from any Lync enabled PBX. Customers with existing NEC PBX systems can upgrade to Lync with a Gateway designed to integrate SIP Trunks. Whether you are using your mobile device or personal computer, you can connect with Lync Enabled users instantly, with the ease of clicking a button.

4. Get More for your Money

With Microsoft Lync you can save up to 56% on support and operations costs over traditional private branch exchange (PBX) solutions. You can also save 30-35% on network bandwidth costs compared to other integrated protocol telephony (IPT) solutions. And most importantly, by using Lync to consolidate capacity across your organization’s offices you can save 50% or more in public switched telephone network (PSTN) charges.

5. Document Collaboration & Desktop Sharing

Microsoft Lync allows desktop sharing as well as document collaboration. These features allow you to share your desktop virtually with another user. This is useful when you may need to address technical issues on a co-worker or client’s computer. You can also conduct a poll during web conferences to keep track of opinions and suggestions during meetings.

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