Connecting people everywhere with Lync Server 2013 - BYOD
"Microsoft Lync is an enterprise-ready unified communications platform. Lync connects people everywhere, on Windows 8 and other operating systems including mobile devices, as part of their everyday productivity experience. Lync provides a consistent, single client experience for presence, instant messaging, voice, video and a great meeting experience. Lync users can connect to anyone on Skype, enabling rich communication with hundreds of millions of people around the world."
HOW IT WORKS?
Connecting and staying in touch: Lync securely connects customers, suppliers and partners over the Internet
Acessibilty: Lync makes communicating easier with a consistent and familiar experience available on Windows PCs, Windows Phone, iOS, Mac, and Android smartphones.
Multitask: Lync unifies voice and video calls, Lync Meetings, and instant messaging (IM) in one easy-to-use client. It also allows to switch between different forms of communication with ease. Lync provides a high quality video experience on a wide range of devices.
Group Conferences: With Lync you can organize group calls and see up to five meeting partcipants simultaneously with HD video support. In fact, joining a Lync Meeting requires only a single touch or click on smartphones, tablets, and PCs. Meetings can be extended outside of your organization and delivers a full online meeting experience.
Using lync you can easily search and find your fellow classmates, teachers and staff members. After you select there name that indicates the school there are assigned to, your device will display all their contact information available including their outlook email address and instant message information. You also have the ability to call them, video conference, message and email them using the grey buttons.