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Hosted Microsoft Lync + Hosted Microsoft Exchange

Secure IM. Web conferencing. Desktop and application sharing.

Get sophisticated collaboration capabilities like instant messaging, web conferencing, presence, and desktop and application sharing by combining Hosted Microsoft® Lync® with our Hosted Microsoft Exchange 2013.

With a single click in Outlook, start an instant message chat or set up a web conference with coworkers or external users. It's an easy, efficient way to promote collaboration across any device or geography—from a PC in the next office to a mobile device in another country.

Hosted Microsoft Lync requires Hosted Microsoft Exchange.

Lync & Exchange integration

Give your Exchange users a streamlined and familiar experience. Start an IM, see the presence of other users, and schedule meetings from within Outlook.

Simplified management

Replace multiple chat and video applications with a single Lync client. Manage Lync and Exchange from a single control panel.

Backed by Fanatical Support®

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100% Network Uptime Guarantee

Because downtime impacts your bottom line, we offer a 100% Network Uptime Guarantee for Hosted Lync and Hosted Exchange.

Top features

Instant messaging and presence

Send SSL-encrypted IMs inside and outside your organization, and see the presence of other users in real time from within Lync and Outlook.

Video calling

Start a video call from within an email, meeting request, the Lync client, or even from a mobile device.

Connect with Skype users

Instant message and make audio/video calls with partners, vendors, and suppliers already using Lync or Skype® with Lync Federation. All federated communication is SSL encrypted.

Multiparty web conferencing

Conduct multiparty web meetings with full presenter controls. Set up a meeting from within Outlook with internal and external users. Users can join using the Lync app or a web browser.

Desktop and application sharing

Share a whiteboard, your desktop, and applications like PowerPoint®, with the ability to control remotely.


Use native Lync client app for Windows®, Mac®, and your mobile devices (iOS®, Android, Windows Phone®).

Key features

Hosted Lync
Standard Plan

(plus the cost of Hosted Exchange)

Bulk discounts available
for 50+ users

Hosted Lync
Enterprise Plan

(plus the cost of Hosted Exchange)

Bulk discounts available
for 50+ users

Requires Hosted Exchange
Presence enhanced with Exchange Calendaring
SSL-encrypted IM (one-to-one and group chat)
SSL-encrypted file transfers
Lync-to-Lync calling (audio and video)
Desktop and application sharing
Online polling
Whiteboard sharing
Multiparty audio and video calling (three or more)
Web conferencing with meeting controls (Organizer, Lobby Experience, Join From)
Create Lync meetings from Outlook
Meetings with external users
Lync mobile clients
Lync web app
Lync Federation (IM, presence, audio, & video with external organizations)
Federation with Skype
24x7x365 Fanatical Support
Financially backed 100% Network Uptime Guarantee

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