Why It’s Riskier NOT to Migrate to Lync Enterprise Voice

In 2015, Microsoft Lync will become Skype for Business, giving your organization a more seamless communication experience, with added power and cost savings over old PBX systems.

Making a major change in your telecom infrastructure like a Lync migration is a huge undertaking – but “It’s more risky to stay with the status quo,” says Zeus Kerravala of ZK Research. Kerravala tells you why in Beyond IM and Presence: Best Practices for Deploying Microsoft Lync, his 5-part series of white papers outlining the steps to a successful deployment of Lync Enterprise Voice.

Network Redesign and UC&C Upgrade Don’t Have to Cost a Fortune

When Enrico Salvo founded Carmichael International Service (CIS) in the early 1960s’s, the Port of Los Angeles was well on its way to becoming one of the nation’s busiest seaports. Salvo – along with his two sons – is still at the helm of the customs brokerage company he founded 53 years ago, managing 245 employees in 13 offices around the United States.

As the company grew, so did their data requirements.

“We reached out to Datalink Networks to completely redesign the whole network,” says CIS co-President Vincent Salvo.

Unified Communications Plans: 6 Ways To Derail Disaster

Upgrades to existing networks are always a challenge, which is a good reason to choose a UC&C platform that allows you to deploy in stages on top of your legacy communications system. This gives your organization’s users the time they need to phase into the new system, too.

Navigating the Paradigm Shift from Unified Communications to Unified Interactions

Microsoft Lync is revolutionizing the way organizations communicate – and network architecture must keep up with the demands on bandwidth. This article outlines some of the reasons why. Our next event will show you HOW. 

Lessons Learned Deploying MS Lync 2010 and 2013

Upgrading a legacy PBX system to a Unified Communications platform like Lync is not a project to be entered into lightly – which is why it pays to work with Microsoft Gold certified Lync architects with years of experience deploying UC systems. We approach UC upgrades in stages, beginning with a Lync pilot designed specifically for our customers’ needs.  This article excerpt, by Barbara A. Grothe, originally appeared here.