Lync

Microsoft Lync

A communications platform integrated into Microsoft office.


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Cause of death

Microsoft wanted to focus on its new child, Skype Business, so it abandoned Lync.

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Lifespan

Lync was born in January 2011 and it died in April 2015.

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Remembered for

Lync supported HD video conferencing and was easily accesible through a mobile app or web app.

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Last known residence

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Phone, Android, and iOS.

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