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New devices like the VVX500 and Spectra Link phones have only ever shipped with 4.x UCS releases, while older devices like Sound Point IP phones may still have previous 3.x SIP releases on them.In order to utilize Lync integration a This process can be used on any of the Polycom SIP Phones which support 4.x software today (Sound Point IP, Sound Station IP, VVX, and Spectra Link models).The process can be used on phones connected to Lync Server 2013, Skype for Business 2015 Server, or Skype for Business Online environments.Additional releases in the same version will often include an letter revision code (e.g.The Polycom SIP phones support a few different methods for software updates, most commonly utilizing a central FTP provisioning server so that all devices will check a single distribution point for configuration changes and new firmware images.The previous article mentioned above contains links with more details on enterprise deployment and management practices.

In previous versions (Polycom SIP software 3.x or earlier) this manual process was not available.On the heels of the recent release of the Polycom Real Presence Trio 8800 comes the first firmware upgrades.In the same fashion as previous articles on this blog covering various Lync and Skype for Business devices like the VVX desktop phones or the CX5500 Round Table camera this article outlines the various ways that the Trio 8800 can be upgraded.We followed up by opening up the cloud component which serves as the lynchpin for GPL module administration within the GUI itself.We remain hopeful that these two tweaks will encourage Sangoma, the new owner of the Free PBX project, to do the right thing and get the non-commercial pieces of the project back on the right track moving forward.