In addition to web or A/V conferencing, Lync Server can act as a conferencing bridge service for users. This enables individuals to schedule or launch an audio conference using a mix of Lync Server users and endpoints with users dialing in to a conference using traditional phone lines. Local numbers can be provided by region, or organizations can provide a toll-free number associated with one or many regions to external participants.
Instead of purchasing a third party on the premise or hosted, subscription-based audio conferencing service, Lync Server can be used to give each user in the organization a unique conference bridge through the existing infrastructure.
The dial-in conferencing service can be used as a ...