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New Outlook 2010 integration features with Lync 2010

The following are new Outlook 2010 integration features, which appear when Lync is present:

  • New contact card with expanded options such as video call and desktop sharing
  • Quick search from the Outlook Find a Contact field
  • Reply with an instant message or call from the Outlook Home ribbon in the Mail, Calendar, Contacts, and Tasks folders
  • Lync Contacts list in the Outlook To-Do Bar

Two additional Lync integration features are specific to Office 2010:

  • File tab presence (click Info, and then look under Related People)
  • Presence menu in Microsoft Office SharePoint Workspace 2010 (formerly Microsoft Office Groove 2007)

Source: Lync 2010 Integration on TechNet

CIO / CEO: Evaluate Cloud SaaS email & collaboration and get a head start

There´s a lost of fuzz about cloud / SaaS based email and collaboration solution, fixed costs and less worries attracts many CIOs / CEOs. Before you read tons of literature and listen to sales people from Microsoft, Google and IBM; try the experience for free and get a head start!

Click here to create a free demo account and try out the solutions, this makes is so much easier to compare!

Here are links to the most popular cloud (SaaS) based email and collaboration suites:

IBM Lotus Live

Goggle Apps

Microsoft Business Productivity Online Standard Suite (BPOS)

Linked in has released a new social connector for Outlook – social media continues to spread out

Linked in has released a new social connector for Outlook

  • Access Your Connections In Your Inbox: See the latest LinkedIn activity and profile photo from any connection that sends you an e-mail
  • E-mail Your Connections Directly: Just start typing a name and let the LinkedIn Outlook Connector fill in the rest
  • Keep Building Your Network: Instantly send an invitation to connect from any Outlook e-mail


Social media seems to connect to all sort of devices and applications, is this development positive?
Please give me your comments 🙂

It´s really nice that it works with Microsoft Outlook 2010!

NOTE: The Outlook Social Connector included in the Office 2010 Beta is not compatible with the beta providers currently available online. Office 2010 Beta users must install the Outlook Social Connector 32-bit Beta in order to successfully use the social network providers currently available. Also, you cannot install the 32-bit OSC Beta on Outlook 2010 Beta 64-bit.