Conferencing and collaboration services provider InterCall has earned top partner status with Microsoft Corp. and, as a result, now offers Lync services with its audio platform.
The capability is available to InterCall customers in North America only; the company sells through channel partners.
InterCall is provisioning Microsoft Lync Online with the Reservationless-Plus audio conferencing service. Lync Online, part of Microsoft Office 365, is a cloud communications platform that combines presence, instant messaging, audio/video calling and PC-audio, video and Web conferencing. Its targeted at SMBs.
InterCalls announcement comes as the company has achieved Gold Unified Communications Competency in the Microsoft Partner Network. InterCall had to successfully pass tests that proved its technological expertise and submit customer references; the Illinois-based provider further must continue to employ at least four Microsoft-certified technicians.