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Market Primed for Microsoft Lync: Survey

Among Microsoft's many initiatives of late is a new stab at unified communications, complete with a rebranding. What was once the Office Communications Server is now marketed simply as the Lync Server, and a new survey suggests that the technology has an eager market awaiting its debut.

Later this year, Microsoft plans to unveil the Lync Server 2010, a release that is on the acquisition list of nearly one-third of decision makers polled by Osterman Research in a recent survey. VoIP Planet takes a look at Microsoft's hopes for the new Lync Server UC offering.


A new survey indicates that there is a primed and ready market for Microsoft's upcoming release of its recently rebranded unified communications (UC) server.

The survey, fielded by Osterman Research, found that 30 percent of respondents plan to deploy what is now called Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) Lync Server 2010 within a year of its release near the end of 2010.

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Nearly a Third Will Update to Lync 2010: Survey