Microsoft Lync Server is a unified communications platform that provides a rich collaborative experience. All telephone communications are made via Microsoft Lync Server. This is is an enterprise real-time communications server. Calls are made using VoIP.
Because the basic phone call mechanism is VoIP, the end-user interface can be both VoIP based telephones and softphones. The major softphone employed is the Microsoft Lync client application released with Lync Server.
For headsets that suit Lync approved telephones look under the particular phone brand name.
This page provides details of headsets that are qualified for use on Microsoft Lync. These headsets carry the Optimised For Microsoft Lync Logo.
To be granted the Optimised for Microsoft Lync status, headsets must be tested to provide:
These major headset manufacturers are Microsoft Development Partners. They manufacture a range of Optimized for Microsoft Lync products:
Many of these products have Microsoft Lync Call Control integrated into them.
To work with the Microsoft Lync client, a headset must connect to your computer via a USB connection. These headsets may be either corded, or wireless.
Click here to see a list of Lync qualified corded headsets.
click here to see a list of Lync qualified wireless headsets.