Next-generation cloud communications services that connect people in new ways, from virtually anywhere*. Lync Online transforms interactions with colleagues, customers, and partners from today’s hit-or-miss communication to a more collaborative, engaging, and effective experience. It also helps IT administrators stay in control of end-user permissions and policies while reducing infrastructure costs.
Connect with others through instant messaging (IM), video calls and online meetings.
Move easily from instant messaging into ad-hoc online meetings that include audio, video, and screen sharing with just a few mouse clicks.
Conduct online presentations to customers and colleagues including audio, video, screen sharing, and a virtual whiteboard.
Invite external contacts to easily join online meetings through a native or web-based client.
View presence status and click to communicate from within Microsoft Outlook, Office SharePoint, and other Office applications.
Communicate with external organizations running Lync using IM, audio and video through Lync federation.
Connect with Windows Live Messenger contacts using IM, audio and video calls directly from Lync**.
Reply to an email with an instant message or an audio call for quicker and more effective resolution of issues.
Lync Online interoperates with dial-in audio conferencing providers to enable users to easily join Lync meetings from any phone.