Lync Conference 2013 – The changing workplace and mobility of today’s workers can present challenges for companies rolling out Unified Communications (UC). Flexible working requires tools that keep people connected in busy airports as easily as from home or in the office and smarter devices that bring context to Microsoft Lync® deliver a more natural experience. Plantronics (NYSE: PLT) understands the way people work and has developed a suite of products designed to make communicating through Microsoft Lync easier, regardless of your environment.
“Enterprises of all sizes can benefit from Microsoft’s productivity software, both on-premise and in the cloud,” said Giovanni Mezgec, General Manager of Lync Product Marketing at Microsoft. “Plantronics’s offerings provide its customers with the ability to accelerate their adoption of new technologies across the enterprise and helps increase employee productivity, efficiency, and organizational flexibility.”
Plantronics Optimized for Microsoft Lync 2013 portfolio includes the Voyager Legend™ UC headset and the Blackwire® 700 series headsets which have sensors than can deliver contextual information into software applications. The intelligence delivered by the Voyager Legend UC includes information such as the person’s proximity to their PC and if they are wearing a headset or not. This information can make it easier for a flexible workforce to connect by providing more accurate presence information.
“Our portfolio of UC products provides great performance and, by tapping into the Plantronics SDK, devices like the Voyager Legend UC can also deliver important information about a person’s physical environment into applications like Lync,” said Bill Loewenthal, vice president of Enterprise Solutions at Plantronics. “With our latest sensor-enabled wearable technology, users can look forward to boosting the power of a Lync environment through contextual intelligence.”Learn More about Plantronics at Lync Conference 2013 Plantronics is Platinum sponsor of the Lync Conference in San Diego (February 19-21). Attendees are welcome to experience Plantronics’ unified communications portfolio in Booth #1 at the conference. In the booth attendees will see demonstrations of Plantronics contextual intelligence integrated into Microsoft Lync. In addition, Bill Loewenthal along with Plantronics’ CIO Tom Gill will deliver a Partner Session presentation titled, “The Power of UC, Amplified” on Wednesday, February 20 from 8:30am-9:15am. Can’t be there in person? Follow the action on Twitter at https://twitter.com/LyncConf or https://twitter.com/plantronics or #LyncConf2013 . Plantronics Product Families Optimized for Microsoft Lync 2013 Delivering a choice of high quality audio endpoints optimized for Microsoft Lync 2013 can be critical for user adoption. The Optimized for Microsoft Lync 2013 products are available now through authorized Plantronics Distributors and Resellers.