Global Crossing’s portfolio of Session Initiated Protocol (SIP) Trunking solutions are now qualified for Microsoft Lync Server 2010, enabling a feature-rich unified communications (UC) experience to customers worldwide.
Formerly known as Office Communications Server 2007 Release 2, Lync Server 2010 is the next generation of Microsoft Corp’s UC server and software that enables businesses to connect in new ways, anytime, anywhere. Global Crossing is among a group of qualified SIP Trunking providers worldwide working with beta customers on SIP Trunking testing with Lync Server 2010.
SIP Trunking is the enabling technology that network providers rely on when establishing a broad range of UC tools such as "presence" solutions. Lync Server 2010 allows end-users to access presence-based features such as sending and receiving instant messages from within Microsoft Word documents or SharePoint sites.
The SIP Trunking solutions that support Lync Server 2010 include Global Crossing VoIP Outbound, Global Crossing VoIP Local Service and Global Crossing VoIP Toll Free.