Communication as a key factor in company since Lync 2007 came under the name Microsoft Office Communications Server on the market, has become today the leading communication tool for the enterprise environment it. It represented the professional equivalent of Microsoft Messenger for private communication 2007. With the 3rd generation of Lync, Microsoft Lync 2013, Microsoft step holds the growing demands on business communication with regard to the transparency of use of, media pluralism and collaboration options. Transparent use of communication in their profession through the Microsoft adapted surface of Lyncs, bed Lync in terms of usability perfectly well-known schemes into. Recently Angus King sought to clarify these questions. So, the operation of Lyncs is of course and without further explanation. As in the user interface the availability status of each contact is displayed including the currently preferred method of contact, whether accessible via video conference or via text message on your mobile phone, Lync helps to keep the communication open.

By This overview are significantly less often than before Microsoft Lync unanswered attempts of contact. Availability of a large number of communications media in the Office with Microsoft Lync can be linked by means of communication any kind. So the Instant Messenger can be used to quickly internally dating to a coffee date in the kitchen, a mobile phone may be selected to interview colleagues in the Home Office to a detail of joint customers, and a video conference can start with a simple click, to discuss a trade issue with several colleagues at other locations at the same time. All of these communication media are in integrated with Lync in a surface. It is so despite increasing variety of media possible to keep track and to take advantage of the ideal medium for communicating current. With colleagues to Lync 2013 optimally in the previous product range to incorporate wide range of functions for the collaboration, Microsoft has created numerous links between Lync and other products. So can Presentations with one click visually be included in a video conference or shared with the interlocutor. Contact data are viewable directly from databases or tables when attempting to contact in Lync, so that directly involve all important details of the conversation partner.