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Microsoft Lync

Microsoft's system for unified communications in the enterprise. It includes instant messaging (IM), voice over IP (VoIP) and Web conferencing both within the organization and externally. Previously Office Communications Server (OCS), which evolved from Live Communications Server, Lync Server uses the address books maintained by Microsoft Exchange Server.

Client Side
Microsoft Lync is the instant messaging client for Lync Server. It was formerly Microsoft Office Communicator (MOC), which replaced Windows Messenger. See Skype for Business.
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Lync delivers on our vision to unify all of the modes of modern business communication, giving people a more collaborative, 'in person' experience with features like HD video, conference recording, and social features like status updates and activity feeds," said Gurdeep Singh Pall, corporate vice president of the Microsoft Lync & Speech Group.
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