Lync Server

Skype video integration - is this done yet, or soon?

Microsoft has been pretty silent about this lately - no press or ETA about having the video integration and security completed between Lync and Skype. Does anyone have any news or new information on this?

 

Latest _real_ news or press about this I see was at Lync 2014 conference (Feb/March timeframe) and was imminent, although they made it seem like it was right around the corner over a year ago.

 

My understanding is that they were incorporating all the IP of SILK from Skype into their Lync video codecs and end to end security, making a seamless and secure conversation between Lync (Business) and Skype (Consumer, sort of) services, regardless of the client they're using (mobile, xbox one, PC, etc).

 

http://blogs.technet.com/b/nexthop/archive/2014/02/18/microsoft-lync-skype-connectivity-v2-adds-video-and-more.aspx

 

Any news? I'm hoping this is right around the corner, as they've been promising for quite a while and we really want to capture this for potential customer-discussions or job interviews via video, etc. without having to install Skype or other conferencing software on our PCs, or asking a candidate or customer to install different software on their computers just for this one interaction.

 

Many thanks if there is new information on this from the Lync / Skype team at Microsoft - I'm referring to native communication as well, no third-party bridge offerings please. Thanks

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