Lync Conference: Microsoft Touts Skype Integration, Cisco Attacks

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) will tout Skype integration at this week’s Lync Conference 2013 in San Diego, Calif. Lync is Microsoft’s fastest-growing server application, and it also has big implications across the company’s IP PBX, Office 365, Skype and Yammer social enterprise strategies. Skype Division President Tony Bates is scheduled to speak. Perhaps that’s why Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO), which competes on the unified communications front, is attacking Lync so aggressively this week. Here’s a look at seven questions partners better be asking. 7. Revenue Growth (IT news)