Jabra Launches Solutions for Microsoft Lync

Headset vendor Jabra has announced the expansion of its suite of products optimised for Microsoft Lync 2010, demonstrating, they say, the company’s commitment as a major device partner and developer of Unified Communications (UC) solutions.

A new portable speakerphone and five touch screen, multi-use headsets expand the company’s portfolio of products, providing a full range of solutions to meet the needs of enterprises deploying Lync-based voice and conferencing. The new offerings are being unveiled at the worldwide launch of Lync.

“We are committed to delivering the most extensive portfolio of audio endpoints for Lync to both the market and to our customers. These new, innovative additions demonstrate Jabra’s continued investment in developing a portfolio that addresses how businesses are extending communications through desk, mobile, and soft phone applications,” said Chris Briglin, vice president, strategic alliances, Jabra. “With each generation of new products, we seek to deliver on our goals to increase end-user productivity, improve their experience, and reduce the costs for enterprises through improved design, functionality and durability at cost effective prices. All devices in the portfolio feature wideband audio for richer sound quality as well as, plug-and-play call-control functionality for ease of use and large scale deployment.”

“Microsoft is pleased to be working with Jabra to deliver customers choice in devices and peripherals,” said Kirk Gregersen, senior director of product management, Microsoft Lync. “The combination of Jabra’s Optimised headsets and Lync provides a quality, easy to-use audio solution to meet the voice and conferencing needs of our mutual customers.”