Microsoft Lync Server 2010 – Raising Collaboration to a New Level

Microsoft® Lync™ Server 2010 now delivers complete presence, instant messaging, conferencing and enterprise voice capabilities through a single, easy-to-use interface that is consistent across PC, browser, and mobile device.


Administrators benefit from a single, consistent management infrastructure, new capabilities to increase availability, and interoperability with existing systems.

Lync supports presence, instant messaging, voice, and audio, video, and Web conferencing. With Lync you can:

  • Find and communicate with the right person
  • Create a more fun work environment by building social connections Make every interaction a near face to face meeting
  • Communicate with context from Microsoft Office applications
  • Stay connected from virtually anywhere


For ISVs and other developers Lync Sever 2010 and Lync 2010 not only provide a great communications experience, they also provide a great platform for building custom communication experiences via the Lync platform SDKs, including embedding presence and communications into applications.

To help you build custom communication experiences, the Lync Server 2010 Developer Training Kit is now available for download on MSDN Downloads.

Bill Zack