Microsoft Lync changes name in Skype for Business




Microsoft is going in 2015 to change the name of the Lync communication in Skype for Business. All features of the service are maintained according to the company and some updates were implemented, including the introduction of video calling.

The changes in the first half of 2015 made ​​. Microsoft is going to make some adjustments to the service by own words join forces Skype and Lync. In addition to video calls also the Skype icons that enable users to open talks, closing or add example videos integrated into the so-called Skype for Business.

The transition according to the announcement has no impact on the ability of Lync. All existing options of service are maintained and even Microsoft promises improvements. The number of clicks that is so needed to start a conversation reduced: in the current version of Lync would be three clicks are needed; that in Skype for Business reduced to one click.

Lync Server 2013 users only need to install a software update to get the new version with the Skype naming. The update will be rolled out for Office 365 users automatically.


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