Below are some commonly
asked questions and answers
Q: What Versions of Lync (Skype for Business) is BLOC
A: The Bridge Lync (Skype for Business) Operator Console is
compatible with Microsoft Lync 2013 and Skype for Business
Recommended: For optimal
usage, we recommend the BLOC Client for each
user with a phone and a computer within your
Q: What is the difference between the
Standalone and the Client Server?
A: The Client Server version of the BLOC has
access to advanced settings, such as setting the
status of another user, exchange integration,
group messaging capabilities and more. The
Standalone contains all the same core Client
features, but does not include the advanced
settings, and requires a validation key.
Compare our Stand Alone and
Client Server Installations
Q: Does the
client have a full 64 bit version?
A. Yes. A. Yes. The BLOC Client
supports both a 32 and 64 bit. The Server only
supports a full 64 bit version.
Q. Can the
client be run in Terminal Services or Citrix?
A. Yes. A. Yes.
Q. How many Lync (Skype for Business)
addresses will BLOC be able to monitor?
A. As many as you have in your address
book. Lync (Skype for Business) does not have a restricion on the
amount of addresses you may see from your
Q. Do I have to
scroll to find users, and what happens when
another call comes in?
A. Simply put, the screen will
not refresh during a call transfer causing you
to lose your place or worse, the call.
BLOC offers fast searching, globally across all
users, on name, title, department or extension
all from a single box. When another call comes
in, we won't alter your existing search or
navigation, the standard Lync (Skype for Business) call popup will
appear. We are built to be easy to use. For
example, there are 10 different ways to transfer
a call with BLOC (5 attended and 5 blind
transfer methods). In short, without
training anyone can transfer a call. There
is almost no wrong way to do it.