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Posts Tagged ‘Lync Online’

How to Plan & Prepare for Skype for Business – Webinar Recap

It’s official – as of mid April, which was covered in another post – Microsoft Lync is now Skype for Business. As expected, customers who have Lync deployed either on premises or in the cloud have questions, and folks who use Skype for personal use are wondering how well this communication tool, which works wonders […]

Skype for Business Updates from Enterprise Connect

It is official – new Skype for Business Server, Client, and Online Service coming in April 2015! The announcement for the new Skype for Business products happened today during the Microsoft Keynote at Enterprise Connect. Items covered during the Keynote: Office 365 – Skype4B Online Enterprise Voice, Audio Conferencing, and PSTN Calling features being added  –  coming later this […]

Configuring Quality of Service for Lync Online

In my previous post, I covered the importance of QoS for Lync Online. In this article we will cover how to configure these QoS settings for Windows-based workstations using Group Policy. We will also review a few ways how to verify that your QoS GPO settings have taken affect properly on a workstation. *Note – These QoS […]

Lync Online – The Importance of Quality of Service

One of the main topics that often surrounds the Office 365 Lync Online solution is how to provide the best Lync experience for end users. Since Lync Online is hosted in the cloud, Lync Online users rely heavily on their Internet connection for the majority of their experience. There are a number of areas to […]

Office 365 – Understanding Archiving in Lync Online [Mac Edition]

In the recent article “Office 365 – Understanding Archiving in Lync Online“, I spent some time going through the differences between Conversation History and Archiving in Lync Online. While I’m not a Mac user, a commenter on that article asked about the behavior on a Mac. Certainly a valid question,after all, anyone that has used […]

Office 365 – Understanding Archiving in Lync Online

Understanding the archiving feature in Lync Online can be a bit confusing. Unlike an on-premises installation of Lync Server 2013, there is no option for storing archived data in SQL and thus the only option is integration with Microsoft Exchange. While having only one option might sound like this should be easier to understand, a […]

Tales from a SharePoint 2010 Migration to 2013; Part III

If you have already read ‘Tales from a SharePoint upgrade’ blog series part I and part II, this is part III.  One of the more popular upgrade scenarios is upgrading from SharePoint on premise to the Office 365 cloud.  This upgrade process can also mean a migration of email systems to Exchange Online, creation of […]

Webinar Recap: Lync Online – Changing the Way We Communicate

This Wednesday, we held a webinar, “Lync Online: How the Cloud Is Changing the Way We Communicate.” During the session, Keenan Crockett, Perficient Lync Team Lead & Sr. Solution Architect, and Trevor Miller, Senior Technical Consultant here at Perficient, teamed up to show us the functionality, requirements, and best practices of Lync Online and Lync […]

Webinar: Lync Online – How the Cloud Is Changing Communication

Companies now have several options when it comes to Microsoft’s enterprise-ready unified communications platform, Lync – from Lync on-premises, hosted Lync, to Lync Online with Office 365, or even Lync in a hybrid environment. I’ve been using Lync for over three years, and can attest to its ability to provide a more connected experience, enabling […]

Perficient’s Matt McGillen on Lync with Redmond Channel Partner

Yesterday, over at Redmond Channel Partner, Scott Bekker wrote about the recent upswing in business around Microsoft Lync. You can read the full article here. Bekker talks about the recent Lync Conference, and a major takeaway being that Lync is really taking off as customers move past the initial voice pilots to full implementations, where […]