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Getting Started with Microsoft Lync Server 2013 by Fabrizio Volpe

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Chapter 7. Choosing Lync 2013 Clients

Since March and April 2013, Lync 2013 mobile clients have been made available for iPhone, iPad, Windows Phone, and Android. Audio and video over IP are available with this release of the client, and this is something we have to keep in mind when we are planning our clients' deployment because the mobile version is now a viable alternative (if not a replacement) to the full Lync 2013 client.

What clients are available?

At the moment, we are writing a list that includes the following clients:

  • Full client, as a part of Office 2013 Plus
  • The Lync 2013 app for Windows 8
  • Lync 2013 for mobile devices
  • The Lync Basic 2013 version

Note

A plugin is needed to enable Lync features on a virtual desktop. We need the full Lync 2013 ...

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