Topic Last Modified: 2012-10-29

Lync Server 2013, Persistent Chat Server enables users to participate in multiparty, topic-based conversations that persist over time. Persistent Chat Server can help your organization do the following:

To enable chat rooms in Lync Server 2013, deploy Lync Server 2013 Persistent Chat. For information about enabling chat rooms, see the Persistent Chat Help at If users are enabled for Lync Server, and Lync Server support is deployed, users can install and use Lync 2013 Persistent Chat to provide chat room support.

If your organization is required to follow compliance regulations, you can optionally deploy Persistent Chat Compliance service.