Skype for Business: Exploring Instant Messaging & Calls

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Windows Consumer Apps MVP Alberto José Escalona Ustáriz as part of our Technical Tuesday series. It is not hard to get used to the user interface (UI) for Skype for Business instant messaging (IM) and call functions, as it is surprisingly similar to the Skype for consumers UI….


Being a UC Superhero with Lync QoE Superpowers

Editor’s note: In partnership with Microsoft Press, MVPs have been contributing to an ongoing guest series on their official team blog. Today’s article is from Lync MVPs Andrew Morpeth and Curtis Johnstone  which is the 49th in the series.   Microsoft Lync, by virtue of being a Unified Communications solution, relies on an ecosystem of infrastructure…


Quick Tips: Using Group Policy Objects as an Alternate Lync Policy Method

The following post was written Lync MVP Paul Bloem  In Lync 2013 much of the user behaviour is managed by Policies such as found at CsClientPolicy. That’s really good for locking down users etc., however.. What if you needed to lock down – not the actual user but rather the device?  Take for example a Citrix environment. When a…


Friday Five – February 14, 2014

1. How to use maintenance mode in SCVMM 2012 By Anderson Patricio – Exchange Server MVP 2. Hidden Web Essentials Feature –Check for best practices By Dave Paquette – ASP.NET MVP  3. Problems Manually Refreshing Power BI Enabled Workbooks By John White – SharePoint Server MVP 4. February 2014 Lync Optimizer Updates  By Ken Lasco – Lync MVP 5. Create benchmarks and results…


TechEd 2013 North America & Europe Wrap-Up

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Lync MVP Justin Morris During the first and last weeks of June I had the pleasure of presenting Lync breakout sessions at TechEd 2013 North America and Europe in New Orleans and Madrid respectively. Being Microsoft’s premiere event for IT professionals and developers, TechEd is kind of…


Using LyncServer 2013 Calling Number Translation Rules to Change Display Number

Editor’s Note: In partnership with Microsoft Press, MVPs have been contributing to an ongoing guest series on their official team blog. Today’s article is from Lync MVP Ståle Hansen which is the 25rd in the series. Using Lync Server 2013 calling number translation rules to change display number A new feature for Enterprise Voice in…


Friday Five – October 19, 2012

1. Learn Windows Store App Development in 31 Days By ASP.NET/IIS MVP Karthikeyan Anbarasan – @f5Debug 2. DBIMPEXP.exe functionality integrated into Lync 2013 Preview Management Shell By Exchange Server MVP Elan Shudnow – @ElanShudnow 3. Lync Edge Stun Turn By Lync MVP Jeff Schertz – @jdscher 4. Choosing Hardware Or Software Functionality In Virtualisation By…


Displaying Lync Online Meeting Appointment Details using the EWS Managed API

Editor’s Note: The Following MVP Monday post is by Exchange Server MVP Glen Scales In this blog post I’ll demonstrate how you can use Exchange Web Services (EWS) via the EWS Managed API to access an Exchange Mailbox calendar and view any appointments that are Online Lync meetings and access information associated with this appointment…


MVPs for Office 365: Lync Online Federation

Editor’s Note: The following is a guest post by Lync MVP David Lim as part of the MVP Award Program Blog’s “MVPs for Office 365” series. David is a Lync MVP from Singapore and received the MVP Award earlier this year. He works as a Senior UC Consultant that focuses on Microsoft Unified Communication & Collaboration.  His expertise…

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