Can you use CIsco 7945G phones in Lync for enterprise telephony?

We currently are using Cisco UCM 7.1 with three 7825 servers. Next year I am planning to upgrade as the 7825s go EOL. But I want to investigate possibly replacing Cisco UCM with MS Lync. One real basic question - is there a way to use the Cisco 7945 phones with Lync to make phone calls?
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Satyendra SharmaMicrosoft UC Technical ArchitectCommented:
Unfortunately you can't use 7945G's with Lync.

Here is the list of qualified IP phones supported with Lync/Skype deployments.
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/office/dn788944
http://partnersolutions.skypeforbusiness.com/solutionscatalog/ip-phones

I have deployed Polycom VVX500's and they have been working fine.
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amigan_99Network EngineerAuthor Commented:
Thank for the reply!
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