Category Archives: Phones

Still Using Lync Phone Edition Devices? Read This

Ahhhh fond memories. I recall with much joy the first time I deployed Lync Phone Edition (LPE) devices, all those years ago (not that long ago: 2010 to be precise). In the Lync world, for many years these were the only devices you could deploy for end users, meeting rooms or common areas where a physical handset was a requirement. […]
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Polycom Release Trio 8800 Firmware 5.4.4 Rev AB

Mid November, Polycom released a much anticipated firmware version for the Trio 8800 conference devices: 5.4.4 REV AA ( This release gave us a new Skype for Business themed user interface, better support for USB tethering scenarios, multiple video stream support and new screen layouts for video and content viewing (say goodbye to audio switching video […]
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Lync and Spectralink DECT

One of the things that many clients want with any deployment is the option for at least a few wireless handsets. Whilst it could be argued that Lync 2013 offers a range of options when it comes to supporting a wireless client over Wi-Fi or 3/4G, it’s not always the magic bullet we would all […]
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