Every business considering Lync looks at the business case to purchase and deploy differently based on its particular vertical industry, internal environment, and communication strategy and goals. Join us to see how to develop a business case for Lync and get insight into real world examples of how customers in multiple industries have developed successful business cases to deploy Lync, including examples of areas for cost savings for different types or organizations._x000D_
Lync Server 2013 allows you to deploy Lync in hybrid deployment in which some users are homed on-premises and some users are homed online sharing the same domain. This session will provide an overview of Lync Hybrid and discuss why you may need to deploy it. This session will also provide a deep dive and discuss some details on requirements and configuration steps for setting up Lync Hybrid.
Entity Framework is Microsoft's recommended data access technology for new applications in .NET. We'll explore how the current release of Entity Framework can be used to build applications. We'll also look at an early preview of EF7, a modern, lighter weight, and composable version of Entity Framework (EF) that can be used on a variety of platforms, including ASP.NET vNext, Windows Phone and Windows Store. This new version will also support targeting non-relational data stores.