December 20, 2013
Lync Software-Defined Networking API available for free

If you have a Lync Server deployment, you now have access to the Lync Software-Defined Networking API for free. The API provides a data stream of information about media flows, which are then fed into an SDN controller to inform the network about what needs to happen and where. And with that, there should be harmony in the network.

September 26, 2013
Department of Defense employees now able to use Microsoft Lync 2013 to connect to information network

Earlier this month, Lync 2013 added a new accreditation to the fold by achieving JITC certification for Voice, Video, and Instant Message & Presence (IM&P) at the Joint Interoperability Testing Center in Fort Huachuca, Ariz. Becoming JITC certified is one of the primary ways of validating software’s ability to work and interoperate on the DoD’s Defense Information Switched Network (DISN).