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Is Lync 2010 worth my company's money?

by abpriest / July 24, 2012 5:34 AM PDT

We mostly want instant messaging and possibly video conferencing, but I can't find any reviews that tell me whether or not Lync is a worthwhile product.

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If Microsoft won't talk to you pre-sales.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 24, 2012 5:37 AM PDT

Then they won't talk to you afterwards. This is a sure sign you should ignore this one.

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by abpriest / July 24, 2012 6:59 AM PDT

Microsoft (who I have never been a huge fan of) has actually had great customer service. But I've been trying to find an online review that does not seem to be advertising the product and I have not found one.

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That's another sign.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 26, 2012 5:11 AM PDT
In reply to: Pre-Sales

I don't know about you but one of the interesting aspects of Enterprise software is some clause that you are forbidden to publish benchmarks and more. This may or may not be the case but even today you find such clauses in the agreements.

Microsoft is still whining that Vista would have been fine if it wasn't for the bad press. And it appears they are about to repeat this with Windows 8.

Again, if they won't demo this for you, look elsewhere.

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