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April 03, 2012
Microsoft News - InterCall To Offer Audio Conferencing Platform with Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Multitenant Pack
By Calvin Azuri, TMCnet Contributor
InterCall (News - Alert) recently announced the availability of its audio conferencing platform with Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Multitenant Pack for Partner Hosting. A Microsoft Gold Unified Communications (News - Alert) Partner, InterCall is currently the only partner to provide the full Office 365 suite of productivity tools and audio conferencing integration with Lync Online.
InterCall Reservationless-Plus Audio Conferencing coupled together with Microsoft’s (News - Alert) unified communications solution will now provide both telecommunications and hosting providers with the necessary tools that will help them expand their products and services.
In a release, Rob Bellmar, senior vice president of Conferencing and Collaboration at InterCall said, “Lync-hosting providers can add high-quality InterCall audio conferencing with cutting-edge call-control features as a service to their customers. Organizations gain additional ways to collaborate and access the resources necessary to achieve business objectives – wherever they are in the world – while providers realize an array of new business opportunities for themselves.”
Organizations that use the InterCall audio conferencing solution will be able to host conference calls from just about anywhere in the world using any type of device by leveraging the advanced capabilities of Lync as a collaboration tool. Businesses will be able to set up sales calls, link teams globally as well as set up emergency meetings.
The InterCall audio conferencing with Lync Server 2010 offers a number of features such as the ability to join meetings via landline or mobile phones; 24x7 in-call support by dialing *0; global PSTN (public switched telephone network) dial-in and dial-out access; dial-in details automatically populated in Microsoft Outlook and mute/unmute, lock/unlock, and end-conference capabilities.
Warren Barkley, general manager for Lync at Microsoft Corp said, “The ultimate promise of unified communications is access from anywhere. InterCall audio conferencing extends the ways in which meetings are conducted.”
Edited by Jennifer Russell