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Office 365 – Now available for production

After few months in beta, Office 365 is now available as Gold – ie ready for production. Office 365 is providing all collaborative Microsoft products in the latest version (Exchange 2010, Lync, SharePoint 2010) and will evolved with the time to provide additional services. Go to www.office365.com to start a 30 days evaluation period or …

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Office 365 / Lync – Take part of a usage survey

Are you a Lync Online administrator? If you are, we’d like your help to improve our Office 365 Lync Online administrative experience. If you are a Lync Online administrator for your company, and you’re interested in participating in a 1.5 hour research session, please complete this nomination survey, which will include your contact information. If …

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Lync – Office integration

The Lync client is fully integrated with Office client; at least with Office 2010, like in my case. If you are working on a document, or reviewing it, in a collaborative mode, you may want to share quickly the update you’re doing. To do this using Lync, go to the Revision tab and click on …

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Office 365 – IM federation

The next version of Microsoft Online, called Office 365, is offering mail, IM and collaboration services based on Exchange 2010, SharePoint 2010 and Lync. If you want to use IM federation, with partners and/or public IM services, you had to enable it. By default IM federation is disabled on Office 365. To enable IM Federation, …

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Lync – Documentation and download

As Microsoft has released Lync in RTM, documentation and evaluation are now available (PS: thanks to Damien Caro) UPDATE By the way, Lync is already available for MSDN and Technet subcribers. Server evaluation: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=145A4AAA-1F0D-403A-AD10-A1166EC44C75 Client evaluation (32 bits): http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=ac81c462-9a4e-4d0b-be7a-36ebebf43a1f Client evaluation (64 bits): http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=e9f07fed-2d33-476d-8e8f-68442b94f942 Lync Attendee (user mode installation guide): http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=68a3ca04-a058-4e47-98ea-9e9af7ebd6e3 Lync Attendee (administrator installation …

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Lync – Launch events in France

For those which are located in France, Microsoft is organizing some events for the launch of Lync       le 22/11 Nantes Agence Microsoft Technoparc de l’Aubinière – 11 avenue des Améthystes 44300 Nantes Voir le plan S’inscrire             le 25/11 Strasbourg Agence Microsoft 5 rue du Parc – …

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Lync – Now in RTM

Microsoft has set Lync (formerly named Office Communication Server 14) as RTM. The launched is planned to be on November 17th. Lync provides totally new features (such as a tool to generate automatically the architecture needed) as well as improvement of existing features. Lync will be part of the coming Office 365 (formerly named BPOS) …

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