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• Microsoft Lync Solutions Pavilion

Check out the Microsoft Lync Solutions Pavilion in Booth #501!
It’s the answer for your UC business!

You’ll see the best-of-breed product lineup offered by leading Lync Certified manufacturers that expands everyone’s current UC solution by using Micrsoft Lync. And you’ll meet with the friendliest folks in the Channel who are eager to see you. Stop by, say hi and get ready to grow your business!

Presentation schedule:

Thursday, 10/4

Partner Time Title Presenter
AudioCodes 12:00pm Migrating to Microsoft Lync – Getting Started Alan Percy, Sr. Director of Strategic Marketing, NA
Polycom 12:30pm On the Go with Polycom – Collaborate from Any Location, Any Device Laura Shay – Senior Director of Product Marketing
Microsoft 1:00pm Microsoft – Why Lync?  
Plantronics 1:30pm Plantronics Solutions in a UC Environment  Maddie Varilla, Field Marketing Specialist
ININ 2:00pm Delivering on the Promise of Unified Communications for the Contact Center Tim Passios, Solutions Marketing Manager
IntelePeer 2:30pm Simplifying Your Lync Pilot with SIP Trunking and the Economic Benefits of Replacing PRI Tim Holve
Director, Enterprise Channel Management
prairieFyre 3:00pm The Power of Unified Communications in the Contact Center                 Sumeth Muk, Account Manager, prairieFyre Software
ietherspeak 3:30pm EtherSpeak's Approach for Communications Continuity in a Lync / OCS Connected Enterprise Neil Darling, EtherSpeak’s Founder

Friday, 10/5

Partner Time Title Presenter
AudioCodes 11:00am Call Recording and Compliance with Microsoft Lync Paul Friedman, Director of Global Sales
Polycom 11:30am On the Go with Polycom – Collaborate from Any Location, Any Device Laura Shay – Senior Director of Product Marketing
Microsoft 12:00pm Microsoft – Why Lync?  
Plantronics 12:30pm Plantronics Solutions in a UC Environment  Maddie Varilla, Field Marketing Specialist
Evangelyze 1:00pm Providing Real UC ROI by Extending the Lync Experience Joe Schurman
Founder, Chief Software Architect


Pavilion Participants Include:

VoIP Conference - Platinum Sponsor

Interactive Intelligence
Interactive Intelligence
Interactive Intelligence
prairieFyre Software Inc

IntelePeer, Inc.



Scan Source

Evangelyze Communications


VoIP Conference - Platinum Sponsor

AudioCodes enables the new voice infrastructure by providing innovative, reliable and cost-effective Voice over Packet technology and Voice Network products to OEMs, network equipment providers and system integrators. Offering a diverse range of flexible, comprehensive media gateway products, the company is a market leader in voice compression and VoIP technology and is a key originator of the ITU G.723.1 standard.

Interactive Intelligence

Deliberately Innovative All-in-One Communications for Business. Interactive Intelligence is a global provider of unified business communications solutions for contact center automation, enterprise IP telephony, and business process automation. The company’s standards-based all-in-one communications software suite was designed to eliminate the cost and complexity of multi-point systems. Founded in 1994 and backed by more than 4,000 customers worldwide, Interactive Intelligence is an experienced leader in delivering customer value through its on-premise or cloud-based Communications as a Service (CaaS) solutions, both of which include software, hardware, consulting, support, education and implementation.
At Interactive Intelligence, it’s what we do.

IntelePeer, Inc. is a leading provider of on-demand cloud-based communications services to service providers and enterprises. IntelePeer is transforming communications by delivering multimodal communications like voice, video, SMS, etc., across devices, networks and geographies. Our Solutions make it easy for customers to rapidly and cost-effectively transition from legacy telecommunications networks to next-gen IP-based communications. Customers can thus get more from their communications with little or no additional capital expenditures and improve the financial return on their communications equipment and services investment. Communications services are delivered through the IntelePeer CloudWorx™ platform, a patented, all-IP, carrier-grade Communications-as-a-Service (CaaS) solution. It combines an extensive Media Peering Grid™ service which carries more than 23 billion minutes annually, a SuperRegistry® global directory of more than 450 million telephone numbers and end point identifying addresses as well as sophisticated and intelligent routing software, and AppWorx® communication-enabling application development environment and tools.

Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. The Microsoft Office platform is the business world’s chosen environment for information work, providing the programs, servers, and services that help you succeed by transforming information into impact, and as part of the Office platform, Microsoft Lync increases user productivity through communications convergence on a familiar platform and infrastructure.

Plantronics…we deliver Simply Smarter Communications™ Plantronics began with a leap in imagination that resulted in the world's first lightweight communications headset. Fifty years later we continue to pioneer new trends in audio technology, creating innovative audio devices that allow people to communicate naturally, as if they were face-to-face. Communicating naturally with our audio devices means clear, natural sound backed by intuitive technology that connects you, every time, without fail. From our internationally acclaimed design team to our award-winning tech support, we are committed to our vision of a world where your personal communication devices keep you seamlessly connected.

Interactive Intelligence

prairieFyre Software Inc. is a Microsoft® Gold Certified Partner developing .NET-based telecommunications products including contact center, call accounting, and customer relationship management solutions. These products are built on Microsoft best practices for software design and Mitel and Microsoft’s portfolios of leading telephony platforms and technologies. prairieFyre brings integrity, innovative minds, and leading-edge technology to the development process and is committed to delivering dynamic Internet-based software solutions to customers. Visit for more information.

Polycom and Microsoft help change how people interact with co-workers, customers and partners through a more effective, personalized collaboration experience. Together, Microsoft and Polycom deliver a standards-based, end-to-end UC solution optimized for Microsoft environments. Microsoft and Polycom continue to invest in product development and go-to-market initiatives to deliver high-quality UC options for customers, with rich integration across the Microsoft and Polycom portfolio. Together, the companies provide a seamlessly interoperable UC solution for voice, video conferencing, and collaboration, giving customers a choice through the scalable Polycom infrastructure and Microsoft Lync platform. The Polycom solutions, integrated with Lync or other components of Microsoft UC platform, enable users to collaborate from their desks, on the road, at home, or in a conference room. Further, customers benefit from an enterprise-quality, personalized communications experience that is more collaborative, engaging, and accessible with lower costs and improved productivity.

ScanSource Communications is a value-added distributor of total communications solutions, including video and audio conferencing products; telephony solutions, including Voice over IP (VoIP); and computer telephony building blocks. ScanSource Communications delivers the industry-leading video conferencing and telephony products and high-quality communications products and services resellers rely on. What’s more, resellers have access to exceptional sales and technical support consultation, industry-leading education and training opportunities, custom configuration services, marketing support, and much more. ScanSource Communications is a sales unit of international specialty technology distributor, ScanSource, Inc

Evangelyze Communications (EC) is a Unified Communications applications development and professional services consulting firm. EC is a leading and featured UC application development provider of the EC SmartSuite portfolio of applications including the award winning SmartChat, a Hosted, Cloud, and On-Premise Web Chat solution for the Microsoft Lync platform and several other UC applications. EC's application development team specializes in building market-leading and innovative applications as well as offering integration and customized customer-focused end-user UC applications. EC's professional services consulting group has deployed over 100+ Unified Communications deployments including upgrades, new installs, and integration of Enterprise Voice, Telepresence, Conferencing, and Collaboration for Fortune 500 and Global 1000 organization as well as providing hybrid and Hosted environments with integration into Cloud-based UC systems and Hosted/Manged UC providers offering customers flexibility in configuration and design, enabling faster end-user adoption. See more at

EtherSpeak provides native SIP trunking for Microsoft OCSR2 and Lync for businesses of any size. With native connectivity, businesses exprience greater cost savings and efficiency as no on premise equipment is required.