Benefits of Lync Instant Messaging
Securely chat with co-workers in any office and keep projects and work flowing with real-time communications, even with a distributed, mobile workforce. Group chat combined with desktop sharing is a powerful tool to drive information sharing across your organization, particularly with employees located in different offices. You and your employees can manage instant messaging, voice chat, video chat, meetings and shared whiteboard sessions right from your PC.
- Lync provides immediate, visual availability indicators of colleagues’ ability to chat, showing if contacts are “available,” “away”, “busy”, and more.
- Presence is automatically updated based on your Outlook calendar with integration with Outlook and OWA, and is displayed across all Microsoft Office applications.
- Share any document or application so that ideas are communicated faster and work is completed more efficiently.
- Chat sessions transition to face-to-face meetings with a single click, instantly improving collaboration.