Connecting Cisco jabber and Microsoft lync
Connecting Cisco jabber and Microsoft lync for videoconferencing and audio conferencing capabilities. At this point Microsoft and Cisco have agreed to talk about a solution. But no promises are being made that it will come before the end of 2013.
Connecting Cisco jabber and Microsoft Lync together would be a key videoconferencing success for many organizations. Cisco jabber is one of the most popular free video conferencing platforms available today. It's also known to be one of the most secure easy to use and intuitive video conferencing platforms available. Microsoft Lync completes the circle of Microsoft solutions integrated into videoconferencing. Microsoft lyncintegrates into the entire Microsoft office suite and share point one point and Microsoft outlook.
With no solution from Cisco or Microsoft organizations are going to have to turn to a third-party provider. Solutions from companies such as Vidtel and blue jeans are racing to find a solution. Vidtel is known for connecting services such as Skype Google hang out Polycom Cisco and traditional videoconferencing endpoints together over the cloud. Bluejeans is a similar service that allows cloud-based videoconferencing such as Polycom Cisco, Skype and other free videoconferencing services to connect together by calling bluejeans directly.
Will either company come up with a solution to connect Microsoft lync and Cisco Jaber? that is still to be determined in 2013...
In the mean time VidTel has a great solution for connecting Microsoft Lync and Cisco Jabber called Meet Me. In order to prepare a quote we need to know what time of Cisco Jabber you are running: Enterprise or the free Cisco Jabber. Next we need to know what MS Lync version you are running: MS Lync Server or Office 365. Finally we need to know the video conferencing infrastructure available for connecting the two services.