Collaboration has a brand new name and it’s called Microsoft Lync!
I recently got upgraded from Microsoft Communicator to Microsoft Lync (New version, new name!) and there’s a lot more than just the name that’s changed. To begin with, the interface is more streamlined, the connection is much better, the client is much lighter. All good reasons to upgrade to Microsoft Lync.
Enterprise communication has been dormant for a while now and Microsoft brings this new paradigm of Software powered communication and collaboration experiences that drastically reduce both CapEx and OpEx while improving collaboration experience for the end user.
To help developers build custom communication experiences, Microsoft announced the Lync Server 2010 Developer Training Kit this is now available for download on MSDN Downloads.
Another good reference on this topic is, Chris Mayo’s blog. It provides more details of what is in the Developer Kit at his posting at Lync Server 2010 Developer Training Kit Available Now.
This training kit includes the following modules:
Each module provides a presentation on the topic and hands on labs. You can also get the
As always, if you have any questions – feel free to contact me.