Microsoft Lync 2013


PointSharp for Microsoft Lync 2013 provides an easy and secure way to connect users and devices to Microsoft Lync 2013. Full control of user authentication and infrastructure protection with ease-of-use for the user, ensures business continuity with Microsoft Lync 2013.

Works on all devices.

Password Protection

Pointsharp can authenticate the user either with the Active Directory Password or with a Pointsharp Password that avoid using or storing domain credentials on the device.

Infrastructure Protection

Pointsharp protects the infrastructure of Lync 2013 and connected applications like:

  • Front-End Servers
  • Edge Servers
  • Exchange Servers
  • Active Directory

Security features include:

  • User Lock-out Protection
  • Brute-force Protection
  • Denial-of-Service Protection
  • Exchange Web Services (EWS) protection
  • Pre-authentication


Multi-factor Authentication

To secure the login of the user Pointsharp support a wide range of technologies to ensure the users is who they claim to be:

Conditional User & Device Access

If you only want to allow specific users or devices to be able to login to Microsoft Lync 2013, it’s easy to configure policies for that. You can generate policies like only iPhone 7 and iOS 10.x or later are required to get access including that the user also is member of a specific Active Directory group.

Exchange Access

A device is not only communicating with Microsoft Lync 2013, but also with Microsoft Exchange to operate properly. Pointsharp ensure that only users and devices allowed to login to Microsoft Lync 2013 is also allowed to access Microsoft Exchange via EWS. This ensures the level of security is the same for both applications.

Mobile Device Management

Pointsharp support all major Mobile Device Management (MDM) systems and can ensure that users only can login to Microsoft Lync 2013 from a managed device. Supported MDM system:

  • AirWatch | VM-ware
  • MobileIron



For organizations that use smartcards and want to combine that with the user login to Microsoft Lync 2013 on mobile devices can use Pointsharp to act as a bridge between the smartcard and the user login.

Insight and Control

Pointsharp provide full insight how your users and devices are accessing Lync 2013. Everything is visible in Pointsharp Dashboard and you get full control of how your security is performing.

Modern Authentication

Pointsharp integrate and protect Microsoft AD FS and provide full support for Microsoft modern authentication.

Microsoft Certified

Pointsharp is a trusted ISV Gold partner to Microsoft and align both product development and integration with Microsoft technology and applications.

Pointsharp provide a certified reverse-proxy by Microsoft “Infrastructure qualified for Microsoft Lync” program as part of the solution.

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