Lync Server 2010 Virtual Hard Drive (VHD) Images for Hyper-V is now available for download. This download comes as a pre-configured set of VHD for Hyper-V. Lync Server 2010 VHD enables you to fully evaluate Microsoft Lync Server 2010, and discover the full power of the Microsoft Business Productivity Platform. Overview Microsoft Lync Server 2010 combined with Microsoft Exchange 2010 SP1 Unified Messaging and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 delivers a fresh, intuitive user experience that brings together the different ways people communicate and collaborate in a single user interface. This unified experience facilitates rapid user adoption, while the ability to support a full range of communications from a single platform reduces both capital and operational costs.
Lync Server 2010 VHD set enables real-time communications and collaboration using presence, instant messaging, enterprise voice and video, conferencing and application sharing, as well as features like Unified Messaging and Skill Search powered by Microsoft Exchange Server and Microsoft SharePoint Server.
Download Lync Server 2010 VHD images for Hyper-V The set of Lync Server 2010 VHD Images for Hyper-V are available for download at VHD Test Drive – Lync Server 2010 VHD website.
System requirements Supported Operating Systems: Hyper-V Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard, Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise
Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V is required to use this virtual machine. In addition to the system requirements for Windows Server 2008 R2 as described in the release notes, a 64-bit system with hardware-assisted virtualization enabled and data execution prevention (DEP) is required.
It is also recommended to ensure that you have a clean install of x64 edition of Windows Server 2008 R2 to be able to use the Hyper-V technology.
Prerequisites, installation steps, OS recommendations, and known issues of Hyper-V can be found Hyper-V