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Matt Sims

Matt Sims

Matt is the Solution Lead for Concurrency’s Unified Communications practice. Matt is a Microsoft Certified Master in Lync technologies – one of a select few in North America.

  • Matt’s core expertise is focused on Microsoft’s unified communications offerings, specifically Lync Server and Exchange Server.
  • Matt has extensive experience with Microsoft’s business productivity SaaS platform, Office 365, and is a technical lead within Concurrency’s public cloud practice.
  • In addition to his core unified communications expertise, Matt has deep background in Active Directory Domain Services, System Center, and Hyper-V.
Contributions by Matt Sims

Lync For Mac 2011 Released To Manufacturing

Today marks an important engineering milestone for Microsoft's Unified Communications team.  Lync For Mac 2011 has been released to manufacturing, and will be available to enterprise clients in the c...

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Lync 2010 Quick Reference Cards

One of the most common requests I get from clients is to provide really brief user documentation for client UC software.  I call this type of document a "one- pager", and find that it's a very import...

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Lync Server 2010 Edge Server Reference Diagrams

Microsoft has made some very handy edge server reference diagrams for Visio available to the public.  These are excellent templates for documenting Lync Server 2010 production topologies. - Matt...

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How To Import Lync 2010 Phone Edition Firmware

A common administrative task for Lync Server 2010 administrators is to refresh device firmware.  This is accomplished via the Lync Server Management Shell and the Import-CSDeviceUpdate commandlet.  L...

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Microsoft Lync 2010 Adoption And Training Kit

As a Unified Communications consultant, part of my job is making sure my clients have excellent training resources to help drive user adoption.  Microsoft excels in this department with their Unified...

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Goodbye PBX, Hello CS “14”

Microsoft's Communications Server "14" heralds a new period in the evolution of enterprise Unified Communications.  Announced this March at the VoiceCon conference in Orlando, the latest iteration of...

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