The Microsoft Lync Video Interoperability Program tests and qualifies partners’ video solutions to provide interoperability with Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 and Microsoft Lync Server 2010 and to provide a premium experience for customers. Microsoft Lync provides interoperability with three different types of video solutions:
The Optimized for Microsoft Lync Logo is designed to help partners bring premium communication experiences to the market. Microsoft Lync users trust the logo as an assurance that the devices have been tested to provide the quality, compatibility, and reliability that ensures the best Microsoft Lync experience.
Only products and solutions that pass the stringent requirements can participate in the Lync logo program. The logo program requirements lead to an excellent experience for the customer and improved interoperability with Lync client and server software. Video solutions that meet the requirements are eligible for many benefits, such as being featured on Microsoft webpages and in marketing collateral, and license to use the logo word mark.
Partners interested in joining the Microsoft Lync Video Interoperability Program and obtaining qualification for their video solutions must meet the following criteria:
The specific details of qualification will be provided from Microsoft to the partner once the partner has formally been accepted to the program. In general, partner solution will need to meet this level of functionality to be qualified:
Below is an approximated timeline for the qualification process. It shows tasks that can be performed concurrently as well as suggested order of precedence. The times are not guaranteed since scheduling could preempt the flow.
Currently video qualification tests are performed by Microsoft Lync logo team. To introduce yourself and obtain more specifics, email LyncLogo.