Lync Secure Instant Messaging

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Microsoft Lync Secure Instant Messaging

Why use Lync Secure IM?

Microsoft Lync Secure Instant Messaging from VTS gives you business-grade instant messaging - a powerful communication and collaboration tool.

The service is backed by VTS's premium security, 24x7 support and migration capabilities. You and your employees can manage instant messaging, voice chat, video chat, meetings and shared whiteboard sessions right from your PC.

Lync is a powerful collaboration tool, particularly for keeping remote employees and multiple offices in sync. Options for web conferencing are also available. Lync is:

  • Employees can chat in real-time with colleagues and coworkers, no matter where they are
  • Presence indicators show availability status
  • Lync is integrated with Outlook and OWA
  • Conversations are secure and private, and legally compliant
  • Lync Enterprise version supports voice and video chat, screen sharing, virtual meetings, and more...
  • Included with many Office in the CloudTM plans or available as an add-on to your VTS cloud email service

The service is backed by VTS's premium security, 24x7 support and migration capabilities.

An Intuitive, Easy-To-Use Powerful Collaboration Tool

Lync Secure Instant Messaging includes features that take office communications to a new level, while providing a secure and professional alternative for instant messaging. Benefits include:

  • Instant Messaging. Securely chat with co-workers in any office. Keep projects and work flowing with real-time communications, even with a distributed, mobile workforce.
  • Rich Presence Capabilities. Lync provides immediate, visual availability indicators of colleagues' ability to chat, showing if contacts are "available," "away", "busy", and more. Presence is automatically updated based on your Outlook calendar, and is displayed across all Microsoft Office applications.
  • Screen Sharing*. Share any document or application so that ideas are communicated faster and work is completed more efficiently.
  • Group Chat. Group chat combined with desktop sharing is a powerful tool to drive information sharing across your organization, particularly with employees located in different offices.
  • Voice and Video Chat. Chat sessions transition to face-to-face meetings with a single click, instantly improving collaboration.

*Requires Lync Secure Instant Messaging Enterprise Version

Enhanced Virtual Meetings*

With the Enterprise Version of Lync Secure Instant Messaging, you get everything you need to run both spontaneous or scheduled online, virtual meetings with colleagues, customers and partners.

Lync Video Chat Screenshot
  • Join or Schedule Online Meetings. Integration with Exchange allows for single-click scheduling directly from Outlook, with predefined conferencing properties that meet the needs of a majority of users without any modifications. Participants can join meetings directly from Outlook or from their Lync PC client.
  • Integrated Voice and Video. Catch visual and vocal cues from meeting participants, as if you are all in the same room - even if you're around the globe.
  • Desktop and Application Sharing. Present visuals, applications, web pages, documents, software or any part of a desktop to conference participants.
  • Virtual Whiteboard. Online meetings become more effective with the use of a virtual whiteboard, allowing presenters to draw, add text and highlight information with powerful and flexible annotation tools.

*All virtual meeting features require Lync Secure Instant Messaging Enterprise Version.

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