One of my customers has been weighing the options of using Lync Online vs Lync On-Premise. There are a lot of questions about the feature sets available between the two offerings. The Microsoft Office 365 community has posted this chart for review.
The following matrix compares features across the delivery models for Lync Server 2010 (on-premises), Lync Online, and Office Communications Online (“OC Online”). Read More →
One of my customers has Lync deployment with multiple sites and three Lync pools. If I try to use the Lync Control Panel to determine the number of users per site I am limited to 200 results. This obvious is not sufficient if you have more than 200 users in a site. Never mind that I think it’s shortsighted not to be able to modify the number of results in Control Panel, but never the less, PowerShell to the rescue!!! I took an old Exchange script and modified it to pull all users and group them by RegistrarPool and then sorted them by Name. Here is the little cmdlet.
The star of last year’s product roadmap was Office 365. Microsoft this year looks likely to pivot from the public cloud to the private cloud, while also shipping staples like SQL Server and releasing major betas — and possibly final versions — of blockbusters including Windows 8 tablet, client and server, and Office 15.