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  1. Lync 2013 Upgrade Plans CITES | Unified Communications University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  2. Today’s Goal • Provide a first look at our upcoming upgrade to Lync 2013 • Describe new features • Announce new UC Working Group • Get feedback from you Lync 2013 Upgrade Process

  3. Overview • Lync will be the first UC service to be upgraded to 2013 • Exchange 2013 will be a separate deployment project • Testing Lync 2013 Server to evaluate infrastructure needs • Timeline is still being set as we complete a project plan • CB on 5/17/13 to discuss project process Lync 2013 Upgrade Process

  4. New Features in 2013 • HD video using open standards including H.264 • Tabbed IMs • Multiparty “Gallery” video support in meetings • Persistent Chat (PChat) • Skype Federation… Lync 2013 Upgrade Process

  5. Skype Federation • On February 19th Tony Bates, President of Microsoft’s Skype Division, announced that Lync-Skype Connectivity will be available to all Lync users in June, 2013. • Only presence, IM, and voice will be available initially • We’ll support federation at some point AFTER the campus Lync 2013 upgrade • Still a lot of unknowns because product hasn’t been released and documentation is limited Lync 2013 Upgrade Process

  6. Mobile Client Changes • Audio and video support in Lync-to-Lync connections • Now supports SIP and cellular • iPad version adds desktop and application sharing (view only) to accompany PowerPoint viewing Lync 2013 Upgrade Process

  7. Lync Web App Changes • No longer requires the Silverlight browser plug-in • In order to support computer-based audio/video and sharing, it requires the installation of an Active X plug-in • Lync Attendee is no longer needed because Lync Web App replaces all of Attendee’s features Lync 2013 Upgrade Process

  8. Planning for the upgrade • Minimum client versions • Set each academic term (fall, spring, summer) • Windows – users will see update warning message • Mac – users will be unable to log in • IP phones – updates are managed by Lync Server; no changes needed • Endpoint Management makes it easy! Lync 2013 Upgrade Process

  9. Join the UC Working Group • At least one representative from each college • Setpriorities for future changes to the service • Identify needs and deficiencies based on your users’ feedback • Be well-informed about the future of the project and share this information with your campus unit • Anticipate a time commitment of 1 hour per month Lync 2013 Upgrade Process

  10. Additional Information • http://go.illinois.edu/bloguc • Join the UC Working Group • Link for IT Pros to view user accounts with outdated clients • Link for IT Pros to view role-based accounts with outdated clients • Lync-Skype Connectivity Arriving by June, 2013 • Mobile Client Comparison Table • IBM Tivoli Endpoint Management Wiki page • Microsoft SCCM Endpoint Management page Lync 2013 Upgrade Process

  11. Contact Info Andrew NicholsDCL 2102abn@illinois.edu333-8981 Lync 2013 Upgrade Process