Microsoft Lync is King of Presence, Awareness and Messaging in Business

Microsoft Q3 2013: #Lync revenue grew over 30% again, 90 of the Fortune 100 use Lync

Microsoft just announced an amazing stat that 90 of the Fortune 100 use Microsoft Lync. Lync Skype video federation is coming soon!

“In terms of our productivity server offerings, we continued to see strength with Exchange, SharePoint, and Lync, each growing double digits.  Specifically, Lync revenue grew over 30% again this quarter, with excitement around the platform continuing to grow.  Ninety of the Fortune 100 companies are now using Lync, and there are more than 5 million seats of enterprise voice deployed.  At our Lync 2013 conference in February, we announced that Lync and Skype connectivity for presence, instant messaging and voice will be available to all Lync users by the end of June.  Connecting these audiences is a key milestone as we deliver on the promise of truly unified communications.”

So it seems the momentum of Lync continues to grow. With federation becoming increasingly important the fact that such a high proportion of Enterprises are using Lync is important, and the 5 million EV seats is good to see too. Now we are getting underway with the new features in Lync Server 2013 I’m sure it’s a trend that is set to continue.

Get all this today with Office 365 – no hardware, minimal setup and Microsoft’s Premium financially backed SLA guarantee.

Leave a Reply

  • (will not be published)

XHTML: You can use these tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>