This is a full featured messenger for small businesses. Telecommunication is an important element in businesses that bridges the gap created by distance, allowing teams to collaborate from different parts of the world and organizations can hold meetings without the need to have all personnel present physically.
This is a client-side application that connects users with the Lync Server for online communications that includes Voice Over IP, video conferencing and instant messaging. It is a complete communication solution for small businesses.
The visuals of the program take after the modern app interface of Windows 8 and functions more like a typical IM client allowing the user to see the picture and status of associates.
This application, you can hold multiple chat and voice conversation concurrently, and all communications are automatically saved for future reference. The platform can be used for presentations and teleconference with many tools that facilitate teamwork such as file sharing.
It is part from other servers category and is licensed as shareware for Windows 32-bit and 64-bit platform and can be used as a free trial until the trial period will end. The Microsoft Lync Basic demo is available to all software users as a free download with potential restrictions compared with the full version.