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Jabra launches Microsoft Lync range

08 Dec 10

Microsoft Lync launched in New Zealand last week and integrates instant messaging, presence, audio, video, web conferencing and voice into one interface that works with Microsoft Office, Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Exchange.

Jabra’s new range includes a corded headset, a portable speakerphone and five touch-screen multi-use headsets.

Michael Powrie, Managing Director for Jabra Australia and New Zealand, said, “With each generation of new products, we seek to deliver on our goals to increase end-user productivity, improve user experience, and reduce the costs for enterprises through improved design, functionality, and durability. All devices in our 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.”

Jaron Cohen, Lync Marketing Manager, Microsoft Australia, said, “Microsoft is pleased to be working with Jabra to deliver customers choice in devices and peripherals. 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.”

The new range is available from both Jabra and Microsoft authorised resellers:

Jabra SPEAK 410: RRP NZ$224 (pictured - the black bowl on the table)

Jabra GO 6470: RRP NZ$812

Jabra PRO 9400: RRP NZ$874

As previously reported, Microsoft is internally working on a Lync app for iPhone as well as one for its own Windows Phone 7 system.