Modality System’s Team of Experts Grows Stronger With the Addition of UC Architect Specialist Pat Richards

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Modality Systems has announced the appointment of Pat Richards to their highly qualified Lync technical team.

He joins an elite team at Modality Systems, and we're confident he'll fit right in from day one.

As the dust settles on the Lync Conference 2014 and teams across the country have returned to the hustle and bustle of post-conference work life, this announcement is the latest in a string of high profile appointments made by Modality Systems, a specialist provider of consulting services and custom software development for Microsoft Lync-based Unified Communications (UC). It is a sign of the success the business is experiencing as well as a good indicator of the maturity and growth of Microsoft Lync within the market.

The Modality team is already one of the most highly qualified and respected teams within the market, a reputation that will be enhanced by this latest appointment. Pat, who is a renowned UC Architect, EhloWorld author and automation guru extraordinaire will join Modality’s US-based team. Pat brings nearly 20 years of IT and scripting expertise that Modality intend to leverage by automating Lync build, administration and support tasks to increase operational efficiency - both within Modality and for existing customers. Pat is a six-time recipient of the Microsoft MVP award for Exchange and a two-time recipient for Lync.

“Pat’s tireless work ethic and ability to think outside the box in creating simple solutions to otherwise complex or tedious tasks is unsurpassed in the Microsoft community,” said Modality Systems Vice President of Consulting, Alex Lewis “He joins an elite team at Modality Systems, and we’re confident he’ll fit right in from day one.”

Pat’s dedication to the UC community is evident – he maintains the blog and hosts the well-known UC podcast “The UC Architects,” ( He has also contributed to several books, and works passionately with PowerShell to systematize and streamline processes for the Microsoft UC Stack. Pat is sure to add significant prestige to the already established team of experts at Modality Systems, and the fusion of his skills and expertise with the team will open up endless opportunities within the UC space.

Follow Pat on Twitter @PatRichard to learn more about his involvement and influence in the UC community, as well as his ongoing contributions to the Modality Systems team.

About Modality
Modality Systems is a specialist provider of Unified Communications (UC) services, associated products and custom development software for Microsoft Lync. Combining in-depth technical expertise with a professional consulting approach, we have an enviable track record in delivering successful projects globally, working with clients to optimize their investment and the value of UC.

Modality offers a range of end-to-end services - from strategic consultancy and design, to deployment, end-user adoption and application development. Our consultants are some of the highest-qualified in the Lync world, authoring leading Lync publications and carrying out Lync consultancy projects on behalf of Microsoft.

For more information on Modality’s services or for an opportunity to become part of the Modality Systems team, please visit:

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