By Carol Shottes, Converged Infrastructure Marketing Manager
HP garnered top honors as the Microsoft 2012 Communication Market Acceleration Partner of the Year for Lync. This award recognizes the alliance partner who has demonstrated expertise in planning, deployment, management and support of Lync. HP Networking played a significant role in earning this award, with solutions tailored for Microsoft Lync—including HP Survivable Branch Communication zl Module powered by Microsoft Lync for branch offices – and the HP 4120 and 4110 IP Phones optimized for Microsoft Lync
What does this collaboration mean for you?
HP is one of a few companies that can install, configure, manage and maintain a complete Microsoft UC&C solution, from the smallest customer to the largest global company, anywhere in the world. As the largest IT vendor in the world, HP possesses the geographic reach, both direct and through our global channel partner organization, to deliver a broad services and product portfolio to meet virtually any customer’s Microsoft Lync needs.
3 more reasons you need to consider HP as your Microsoft Lync solutions provider.
Like many customers, you may be taking a step-by-step approach to implementing Microsoft Lync. But if you need a get a Microsoft Lync solution up and running overnight, consider HP AppSystem for Microsoft Lync. At the core, AppSystem is a single, integrated hardware platform, based on HP ESSN technology: servers, storage, networking; a converged infrastructure on which you can deploy Microsoft Lync in a Microsoft Hyper-V virtualized environment, all bundled with the necessary services for quick deployment.
Are you looking at deploying Microsoft Lync in the Cloud? Then consider HP Enterprise Cloud Services-Real-Time Collaboration. With this service, customers now have the option to deploy Lync on premise, or in a Private or Public Cloud.
Does your business need a comprehensive solution for video conferencing as part of your Lync deployment? You’ll be happy to know HP, Microsoft and Polycom offer the Polycom Rich Media Communications solution, an open standards based, interoperable and extensible video conferencing solution, which combines HP Networking products with Polycom’s RealPresence video products. RealPresence includes the Polycom CX7000 telepresense line that has been custom-built for Microsoft Lync integration.
Only HP can deliver the complete, end-to-end unified communications and collaboration solution for Microsoft Lync
The changing workforce means a new generation of knowledge workers who demand more intuitive technology, the ability to collaborate and communicate rapidly and seamless connectivity. HP and Microsoft Lync can deliver on the promise of Unified Communications and Collaboration. What’s your plan for Microsoft Lync? Join the conversation.
For more information on this award and all the Microsoft Partner awards, go to http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/news/Press/2012/Jun
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