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Microsoft Lync provides a single interface that unites voice communications, IM (Instant Messaging), and audio, video, and Web conferencing into a richer, more contextual offering. Its contacts enhancements make it easier to find people and communicate with your contacts. It has expanded sharing and collaboration features, including application sharing, whiteboard, polling, and PowerPoint presentations. Lync is proven to reduce operational costs with its ease-of-use and implementation of voice-over-IP (VOIP), and increase business productivity by making it quick-and-easy for employees to collaborate and share desktops. Microsoft Lync is available for PC, MAC, Iphone and Ipad devices.

Microsoft Lync Features



  • Instant Messaging
  • VOIP (Voice Over IP)
  • Video Conferencing
  • Allows sharing files
  • Collaboration through Whiteboard documents, Power Point and other programs.
  • Polling lists, where Presenters can organize polls and all participants can vote and see results.
  • Offers Recording and playback for meetings


To learn how to navigate Microsoft Lync, Click Here

To learn more about Options within Lync, Click Here

To learn about telephone conferencing and setting up an online meeting, Click Here

If your experiencing issues with your Lync, go to our troubleshooting guide Here

System requirements

  • Supported Operating Systems: Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP operating system with Service Pack 3
  • Computer/Processor: Intel Pentium 4, AMD Athlon 64, or equivalent
  • Display resolution: 1024x768
  • Memory: Windows 7 or Windows vista = 2 gigabytes (GB) of RAM
  • Windows XP: 1 gigabytes (GB) of RAM
  • Telephony: Microphone and speakers, headset with microphone, or equivalent device
  • Video source: USB 2.0 video camera or RoundTable device
  • Browser: Windows Internet Explorer 9, 8, Internet browser, Mozilla Firefox web browser