New Presence Features

Lync Server 2010

Topic Last Modified: 2012-06-15

Microsoft Lync Server 2010 introduces two new features that enhance presence, as follows:

  • Enhanced privacy controls

    Privacy controls are enhanced, giving users more choices in how to make their personal information available to others. For example, a user can choose to show his or her presence information only to those people in his or her Contacts list. A user can also choose whether to display location information.

  • Photographs in Contacts lists

    Contacts lists in Microsoft Lync 2010 can show photographs of the contacts.

  • Message waiting indicator for some phones running Microsoft Lync 2010 Phone Edition

    Lync Server 2010 introduces a new class of phones running Lync 2010 Phone Edition, the following of which display a message waiting indicator provided by Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Unified Messaging: the Aastra 6721ip common area phone, Aastra 6725ip desk phone, HP 4110 IP Phone (common area phone), HP 4120 IP Phone (desk phone), and Polycom CX600 IP desk phone.