Lync 2013 provides a single, unified experience for real-time communications, including voice and video calls, Lync Meetings, presence, instant messaging, and persistent chat. Lync users can connect to anyone on Skype, enabling rich communication with hundreds of millions of people around the world.
Lync allows users to communicate securely and stay connected with colleagues and customers, from virtually wherever they chose to work. Lync offers familiar and consistent user experience across PC, phone, browser and tablets. Organize or participate in topic based virtual rooms where workgroups or designated colleagues meet and collaborate in real-time.
Lync uses open standards including H.264 SVC to provide a high-quality video experience on a wide range of devices. See up to five meeting participants simultaneously with new multiparty HD video support. Joining a Lync Meeting requires only a single click or touch on smartphones, tablets, and PCs.
A dynamic card that displays a contact's high resolution photo, their presence, status note, location and organizational details and is consistent across Microsoft Office applications.
OneNote Share allows users to create and share OneNote digital meeting notes within a Lync Meeting, reducing possible errors caused by later transcription and simplifying communication and follow-up.
Active Monitoring gives Lync administrators the ability to monitor pools, servers, networks across different datacenters through the public internet.
Using the Exchange Online archiving, you can store all you emails, instant messages and Lync Online meeting contents, then easily search them using Exchange e-Discovery compliance.