News and Updates

  • CRC’s Lync Migration The CRC campus has officially migrated to Lync! This means that the Lync migration project for this campus is now wrapped up. We have successfully migrated 491 Microsoft Lync objects at this campus alone (includes users, common area phones and auto attendants). This migration involved a lot of time, effort and coordination. Congratulations to everyone on ... Read more...
  • Fax… With the start of the new year we have a start to a new project! The fax machine is a technology that needs to be retired yet it has managed to stick around. Our solution to phasing out the fax machine is to implement a fax solution that utilizes our existing technology, email. With the new ... Read more...
  • The State of Lync The summer semester is closing in and our Lync deployments are moving even faster. If you’re not sure when your department is migrating to Lync (if you have not been migrated) please check the Lync Migration Schedule. At a glance we are more that half way through replacing the legacy PBX with Microsoft Lync which is ... Read more...
  • New Year, New Deployments As the new year just began, we are looking at a strong start for 2014 in the Lync world. We have commitments leading into September from departments looking to migrate to Lync. To best serve you, we’ve put together a deployment schedule which consists of scheduling Lync migrations on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 9am. This ... Read more...
  • Lync Implementation Update – 12/10/13 Overview The purpose of this document is to provide an update of the Lync project.     Sponsors, Project Leads, User Group members and related parties will receive a copy.     We appreciate all the hard work and cooperation of everyone who has come into contact with Lync. College Lync Conversion Time Lines Significant progress has been made on the Lync ... Read more...
  • Lync Implementation Update – 10/28/13 Overview The purpose of this document is to provide an update of the Lync project.  Sponsors, Project Leads, User Group members and related parties will receive a copy.  We appreciate all the hard work and cooperation of everyone who has come into contact with Lync. Center Migration Status Most of the centers have been migrated successfully to Lync.   ... Read more...
  • Lync Implementation Update – 6/3/13 Overview The purpose of this document is to provide an update of the Lync project bi-weekly. Sponsors, Project Leads, User Group members and related parties will receive a copy. We appreciate all the hard work and cooperation of everyone who has come into contact with Lync. Information of Note Lync kickoff meeting at CRC completed Use of IM continues ... Read more...
  • Lync Implementation Update – 5/20/13 Overview The purpose of this document is to provide an update of the Lync project bi-weekly. Sponsors, Project Leads, User Group members and related parties will receive a copy. We appreciate all the hard work and cooperation of everyone who has come into contact with Lync. Information of Note This is the inaugural edition to all parties Lync kickoff ... Read more...
  • Lync Roll-out at District Office Phase I of the Lync roll-out is now complete at the District Office! The first phase of the roll-out consisted of 131 users who had the Lync client installed on their workstation. On the first day, we had 91 of these users run and activate the Lync client and 266 Lync Instant Messages sent on ... Read more...
  • Lync Roll-out at ARC ARC’s first Microsoft Lync deployment is in the new Student Center and Science/Fine Arts buildings. Lync is now actively in use at the Center for Leadership & Development, Journey Counseling, Student Development, Campus Life, Community & Diversity Center, Business Services and eServices! Read more...
  • UM Wrap-up As of November 2012, the Unified Messaging migration has been successfully completed. Over 2,500 users are now actively using UM as their primary voice mail system! To give you the general idea of the system utilization/call volume – here are a some stats for the past few months: November 2012 – 112,889 calls December 2012 – 105,494 calls January ... Read more...