Sunday, October 16, 2011

Office 365 plans–Lync

I’m going to do a series of blog posts on the differences between the plan offerings in Office 365. I’ll update all the previous posts as I complete future articles. The first one will be on the differences in the Lync Plans

 

Product

1 – Lync

2 – SharePoint

3 – Exchange

4 – Enterprise Suites

5 – Small Business Suite

6 – Office Web Apps

7 – Office 2010 Professional Plus

8 – Kiosk Suites

 

Feature

Lync Online
(Plan 1)

Lync Online
(Plan 2)

Instant messaging (IM) and presence

Yes

Yes

Lync-to-Lync audio/video calling (1-to-1)

Yes

Yes

Lync federation (IM/presence/audio/video)

Yes

Yes

Click-to-communicate in Office

Yes

Yes

Authenticated attendee in Lync meetings*

Yes

Yes

Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync®

Yes

Yes

Online Meetings

No

Yes (up to 250 attendees)

Initiate ad-hoc and scheduled online meetings

No

Yes

Initiate multiparty (3 or more users) Lync audio/video sessions

No

Yes

Initiate interactive data sharing (screen/application/whiteboard)

No

Yes

Interop with third-party dial-in audio conferencing services

No

Yes

Rights to Lync Server CALs

Lync Standard CAL

Lync Enterprise CAL

Price (A$/user/month)

A$3.20/user/month

A$10.20/user/month

 

* Enterprise Suite E1 includes Lync Plan 2

* Enterprise Suite E2 includes Lync Plan 2

* Enterprise Suite E3 includes Lync Plan 2

* Enterprise Suite E4 includes Lync Plan 2

* Small Business Suite includes Lync Plan 2