Meeting Date and Time July 2nd, 2013 – 6:30pm
Topic: Lync 2013 – Can it be your next PBX?
Enterprise companies are adopting Lync at a very high pace. This presentation will give an overview of Lync 2013, a feature-driven demo and a discussion of how it fits into existing environments and integrates with your PBX. It will also cover the differences between Lync on premise and Lync Online in Office 365. In addition to features, we’ll review basic architecture, management and planning to make your Lync 2013 deployment a success!
Presenters Bio’s: Alex Lewis
Alex Lewis, MCITP, CISSP, has a mixed background in telecommunications, IT, and consulting, with more than 15 years of experience. He has worked with the Lync family of products since the Exchange 2000 instant messaging service and a number of other solutions including Cisco, Avaya, Nortel, Shoretel and NEC. He has worked with a wide range of environments from small organizations to large enterprises requiring complex or custom communications solutions, and is responsible for architecting and implementing some of the largest Lync deployments in the world. Alex is a strong believer in the power of business and technology alignment using technological solutions to reduce costs and drive revenue and leveraging Communications Enabled Business Processes (CEBP) to accelerate business success. Including titles on Active Directory and Exchange, Alex has participated in writing eight books from 2004 to present with Lync 2013 Unleashed releasing this month! He is currently principal consultant at Modality Systems, an international boutique consulting firm focused on Microsoft unified communications. In his spare time Alex enjoys scuba diving with sharks and beach volleyball.
Giveaway: Regular items + Alex will be giving away a signed copy of the book he co-authored, Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Unleashed (2nd Edition) from SAMS Publishing
REMINDER: RSVP so we know how much pizza to order! Food arrives between 5:30 and 6pm.
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