Microsoft Lync server 2010 is a placed to integrate with or replace legacy PBXs with all the obligatory features and functions. Lync provides full suite of communications capabilities in an individual unified platform to give instant messaging, conferencing, and voice and video. In this Article you will read five options for integrating Videoconferencing into Microsoft Lync.

Instant Messaging and Presence:

Presence combines information from cards, calendar, location setting, device capabilities and personal updates of status. In instant messaging color indicators are used. In Lync, if you can see an individual available there, then in outlook when a message is addressed to specific beneficiary, you will be able to see their presence as there will be a green dot in front of the contact. The share point also provides presence information and many actions can be done directly from share point like initialing a call and, an instant message.

Conferencing:

Microsoft Lync has enabled ad hoc conferencing like if you are user then you can start with an Instant message and you can upgrade to a video call. When you have established a video call then other individuals also can be added by easy dragging the available individual into the conference window. You can also simply downgrade form a video conference to audio by just selecting that option after clicking on the video tab in your window. You can also share your programs including the web pages. You can use schedule conferencing in Lync, scheduled conferencing is enabled by Microsoft Outlook and it provides ways to restrict users by using a lobby model where users cant gain access without the permission and it restrict broadcasters and those who can admit people from the lobby. Conferencing exterminating enables organizations to use existing infrastructure including the room systems and high end conferencing solutions.

Enterprise Voice:

In Microsoft Lync you can manage location that is for informing his/her colleagues of current geographic or you can manage physical location. It also supports emergency services. You can initiate test calls to check call quality at a particular place and time when you are online. You can control settings if you want to send a call to voice mail and if you want to forward a call, these settings are to configure groups for team call or to delegate calls to interchange or individuals with immediate ring.

Security:

If you want to test security for the Microsoft Lync server, you will get a Pass rating for reliability and security testing for Microsoft Lync. There were no inherent liability that were found in Microsoft Lync server outright using a battery of exposure and protocol analysis tools from Lxia, Touchstone and Mu Dynamics.

Performance testing:

Microsoft Lync successfully passed its voice and video quality of experience tests under the heavily loaded and disgraced network conditions. Even with substantial hustle and a packet loss percentage in excess of 5 percent of the quality of video and voice of the Lync server client with high definition video was superb and high definition video conferencing was conducted over T1 bandwidth with an average bandwidth of 142 kilobytes per second needed to maintain the connection.