Compare Lync Server vs. Office 365

Lync Server is ranked 7th in Virtual Meetings with 2 reviews while Office 365 is ranked 2nd in Virtual Meetings with 11 reviews. Lync Server is rated 9.0, while Office 365 is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Lync Server writes "How Much do I Have to Spend to Bring Microsoft Lync to My Company?". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Office 365 writes "Multi-user editing and integration with OneDrive brings better focus and efficiency". Lync Server is most compared with Cisco Jabber, 3CX and Alcatel-Lucent OpenTouch, whereas Office 365 is most compared with Atlassian Confluence, TeamViewer and HCL Verse.
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The pricing is not really high, but one can get the software with the license key for free.The pricing is good for all the features that we receive, e.g., Skype for Business.​The pricing/licensing is easy to manage.Good reporting and good value subscriptions for international calls.Licensing, billing, and accounting are available from the management interface.

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7th
out of 19 in Virtual Meetings
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1,517
Reviews
2
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Avg. Rating
9.0
2nd
out of 19 in Virtual Meetings
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5,675
Comparisons
4,688
Reviews
11
Average Words per Review
307
Avg. Rating
8.0
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Also Known As
Microsoft Office 365, Office 365 Enterprise, Office 365 Enterprise E1, Office 365 Enterprise E3, Office 365 Enterprise E5, Office 365 ProPlus, Office 365 Business, Office 365 Business Essentials, Office 365 Business Premium, Office 365 F1
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Overview

Lync Serve is a powerful communications platform that connects people from all over the world to one another using its current operating systems, delivering one of the most consistent and streamlined services out there. Users can connect through a range of devices including tablets, laptops, and iPhones, and regardless of which one is being used at the time, users will receive the same, familiar experience consistently.

Lync Server features include instant messaging, video messaging, audio meetings, and more. Technical stats include the ability to connect various operating systems under one meeting roof through an HTML5-basedbrowser, unified platform for all services for easier deployment and better support, as well as many other added advantages over a multi-app option.

Office 365 is more than just Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. It provides powerful services like business-class email, online storage, and teamwork solutions that you can access from anywhere. Bring teams and resources together with solutions like Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business that make working together more productive and enjoyable regardless of where participants are located. Easily implement security and privacy controls to help protect business data and devices against malicious threats and help you meet your compliance obligations. Automatic updates ensure your employees will always have the latest features and security updates.

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EmpireCLS Worldwide Chauffeured Services,LA Fitness, MedcoEnergi International, Tampa General Hospital, and HopewellHoldings Limited.
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Manufacturing Company25%
Financial Services Firm17%
Media Company8%
Insurance Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company25%
Government9%
Financial Services Firm8%
Retailer8%
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