Since VMware Horizon View 5.2 there has been support for Microsoft Lync 2013. In fact when I say ‘support’, I mean that both Microsoft and VMware have both developed the architecture that provides a great user experience. Prior to Horizon View 5.2 only VOIP phones were supported and there were bandwidth constraints that made this unviable and resulted in a poor experience for end users.
VMware have released a whitepaper on Horizon View 5.2 and Lync 2013, and you might also want to take note of KB article 2064266 and 2045726. In addition Microsoft have a Lync 2013 technical resource page which covers the Lync 2013 VDI Plugin. If you’re new to Lync 2013 or VMware Horizon View then this post will provide you with an architecture overview of how Lync 2013 integrates with virtual desktops running with Horizon View 5.3. [Read more…] about Microsoft Lync 2013 with VMware Horizon View 5.3 virtual desktops