Lync becomes Skype for Business

Microsoft has announced that the new name for Lync will become Skype for Business. After the acquistion of Skype, this move is not totally unexpected as both products are focused on presence, IM and audio/video interactions.

Skype for Business is expected to be released in the first half of 2015.

More information on the name change can be found here.

Hans Sleurink

Hans Sleurink works as a Senior Technical Consultant at VodafoneZiggo in the Netherlands where he designs and deploys Microsoft Unified Communications solutions . His main focus is on, but not limited to, Skype for Business / Lync including Enterprise Voice, Anywhere365, AudioCodes, KEMP, Exchange, Office 365, Active Directory and other UC related topics.

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