Microsoft Announced Their Plans to Rename Lync

When Microsoft releases the next iteration of their unified communication platform for business, currently scheduled for the first half of 2015, it will be done so under a new, yet familiar title. The next version of Lync, Lync Server, and Lync Online, will be renamed to "Skype for Business" with promises from Microsoft that the new Skype for Business will include a new client experience, a new server release, as well as updates to the service in Office 365. Of course Microsoft’s decision to implement a name change for the product line isn’t the first. When the product was originally released back in 2011 it was dubbed Microsoft Office Communicator. Continue reading this story here.

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