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Lync tip: Keeping Lync conversation window always on top

Published 09/10/2011 - 11 Comments

A customer asked about keeping a conversation window on the top of the screen while doing another task. There is a registry key to keep the main contact list menu always on top Registry locations HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Communicator\AlwaysOnTop Allowed registry values ·         00 00 00 00 – The Contact List does not appear on top of all the […]

Lync Case Studies London Symphony Orchestra and VW Group

Published 09/10/2011 - 0 Comments

Recently two case studies around Lync have been published by Microsoft London Symphony Orchestra The London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) decided to upgrade its productivity and communication tools to support fund-raising and up to 25 tours a year. The LSO also needed to replace an ageing telephone exchange with a more integrated system. Volkswagen Group of […]

Lync for Mac 2011 – Managed Preferences

Published 09/10/2011 - 2 Comments

Looking to set configuration preferences in Lync for mac? The office for mac site has a good overview of the settings here From their site: Certain features and behaviors that are available to Lync Server 2010 clients are determined by preference settings on the client. You can standardize the settings for Lync for Mac in […]

Upcoming Events – MUCUGL 20th October and PowerShell Powercamp London 5th-6th November

Published 07/10/2011 - 0 Comments

Quick Reminder that we have a upcoming Microsoft UC User Group London meeting coming up on Thursday 20th October at the London Polycom Executive Briefing Centre In our first session Mike Adams (Polycom Customer Experience Manager) will be running a series of Polycom/Lync integration demos. Then what better way of demonstrating Polycom’s telepresence but by […]

A hands on first look at the NET UX1000 Gateway and Survivable Branch Appliance for #Lync

Published 04/10/2011 - 9 Comments

——————————– Update 20/3/2012: Official data sheet from net: here Concurrent calls: A range of I/O and call capacities (4 to 84 concurrent connections between VoIP and PSTN/analog endpoints) to optimize branch office costs. Support for up to 45 IP to IP calls ———————————- Hands on with an NET UX1000 Apha unit. Full Disclosure: I don’t […]

I’ve been awarded MVP for Lync!

Published 02/10/2011 - 4 Comments

Massively pleased to say that yesterday I got an email letting me know I have been awarded Microsoft MVP for Lync. It’s a real honour to be recognised alongside the other MVP’s who are such great community contributors and I hope that I can continue to provide value to the Lync community over the coming […]

What does Lync look like in a Windows 8 Metro Style UI?

Published 02/10/2011 - 0 Comments

OK, so really it should be what could Lync look like in Windows 8 Metro UI. Modality System’s lead Developer Paul Nearney was lucky enough to be over at Build last month, and he has been busy playing with his new Samsung tablet and understanding the implications and possibilities around UC and Lync. He’s already […]

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