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Lync
MHA caps triple digit Lync growth with partner award
MHA saw triple digit growth in its NZ hosted Lync solution in 2014, capping off a successful year with a win at Microsoft New Zealand Partner Awards.
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Microsoft
Polycom and Microsoft team up in Skype for Business offerings
An expanded relationship between Polycom and Microsoft will bring the first hardware built specifically for Skype for Business to market within months
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Microsoft
Microsoft confirms Skype for Business takeover date
Skype for Business will replace Lync as its business communications suite, with a formal announced scheduled for March 18.
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Unified Communications
Polycom Lyncs up partners for new deals
Microsoft Lync is helping Polycom's Kiwi resellers win deals, but it's also changing the landscape - and how resellers operate.
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Microsoft
Skype for Business to advance business communication
Microsoft has announced the next version of Lync will be known as Skype for Business.
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Microsoft
AudioCodes eyes NZ SME market... launches 'Lync-in-a-box'
"Because One Box 365 is designed specifically for the sub-200 seat market, it provides Microsoft partners with a competitive edge when pitching against low-cost traditional PBX vendors."
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Microsoft
Microsoft NZ - Navigating the future roadmap for Lync...
Microsoft New Zealand's Maria Martinez-Torres outlines some key milestones on the roadmap for Lync.
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Microsoft
Lync-ing up... Expert views on Microsoft's unified comms contender
"Lync adoption is definitely growing. When proposals are going out, Microsoft is definitely on that shortlist now..."
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Microsoft
WPC 2014 fuels a great State of Origin…
As Satya Nadella outlined his cloud-first vision for Microsoft and its partners at WPC 2014, somewhere in the crowd two Kiwis glanced at each other and smiled.
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Microsoft
NZ first as Gen-i and Interactive Intelligence partner to transform contact centres
New cloud solution provides for full outsourcing of contact centre technologies...
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Unified Communications
Examining Lync Enterprise Voice and Conferencing...
A properly integrated Microsoft Lync deployment is wonderful, says Deanne Jessep, UCFX director of business development, but there are pitfalls to avoid.
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Microsoft
Introducing… the Microsoft Lync Room System
To say the solution is simple sounds like an injustice, but actually, it’s the greatest compliment one can give. Because after all, if you can’t explain it, what’s the point?
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Unified Communications
Unified Communications: Dialling in mobility and video
Demands from employees for mobility and flexible work spaces is driving adoption of unified communications solutions in the New Zealand market - Heather Wright dials in the views of local experts.
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Microsoft
How tech can combat the incoming storm...
The job of studying New Zealand's abundant natural resources falls on the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) and their Microsoft Lync unified communications (UC) solution with Lync-optimised Polycom IP desktop phones.
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Microsoft
Finally, a Lync solution that works...
After trying numerous internet service providers to get its Microsoft Lync unified communications services operational, an Auckland-based IT services provider turned to Kordia for its Microsoft Lync certified OnKor offering.
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Unified Communications
Lync: Great for business, even better for the contact centre
Unified communications makes multi channel interactions that much easier and more convenient for busy information workers, but it is contact centres which are seeing the biggest benefits.
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Kordia
Kordia NZ receives Microsoft Lync 2013 certification
Company becomes first in New Zealand to achieve the certification for business SIP service.
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Symantec
Symantec Corp announce instant messaging security
Corporate organisations communicating through Instant Messaging platforms can address security and compliance issues through new safekeeping support.
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Lync
Plunket chooses cloud based Office 365
How one of New Zealand's most loved charitable organisations improved its service delivery through web-based collaboration technology.
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Unified Communications
New UC platforms from HP
Two new offerings to help enable Microsoft's Lync and Polycom's RealPresence solutions.
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Zeacom
Enterprises ready for Lync: reseller survey
'No-one ever got fired for choosing Microsoft', partner says.
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CRM
Microsoft partners bridge Dynamics & Lync
Now there's no more fumbling around on your computer when clients call.
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Unified Communications
Kordia certified for Lync SIP Trunking
State-owned telco first in NZ to achieve Microsoft qualification.
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Microsoft
Microsoft comms tool expanded for conferences
The CX7000 has been developed as part of a partnership between Polycom and Microsoft, which they say allows for a more seamless experience.