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To manage Skype for Business voice traffic, be sure to optimize your network, prioritize voice signaling, and take advantage of third-party tools and service partners. In my conversations with IT leaders responsible for implementing and operating... Read More
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With its Skype for Business services, Microsoft has shaken up the unified communications market by launching an unconventional platform that's generating significant growth. Editor's note: This article is part of a buying series on unified... Read More
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Microsoft has finally delivered on its cloud IP telephony promise, but for now the primary impact is on those using Office 365 with Skype for Business on premises. With Microsoft finally making good on the cloud IP telephony plans it announced... Read More
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GAITHERSBURG, MD -- BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT) a global unified communication software as a service (UCaaS) provider, today announced that BroadSoft BroadWorks®, BroadCloud® and UC-One® unified communication and collaboration solutions are now... Read More
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This latest in a series exploring how to succeed with Skype for Business takes a look at Microsoft's new cloud communication services and pricing. As announced today, Microsoft will open general availability on Tuesday, Dec. 1, for the cloud-based... Read More
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Most companies manage their telephone communications using a PBX (private branch exchange) system, which is essentially hardware that acts as a private telephone switchboard. Now, with Skype for Business Cloud PBX, you can eliminate separate PBX... Read More
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Microsoft’s “Skype for Business,” the communications service designed to replace the older tool Microsoft Lync, is rolling out publicly to iOS users today, the company announced this morning. The app, now live on the iTunes App Store, was first... Read More
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Following management best practices can help shrink spending on UC and accelerate time to deployment. Microsoft's Lync/Skype for Business has earned its stripes as a workhorse conferencing and messaging tool and is now increasingly gaining traction... Read More
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Microsoft opens nominations for Skype for Business for iOS, Android app testers, with final versions of those new apps due out later this year. Microsoft is making available previews of its promised Skype for Business apps for iOS and Android.... Read More
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With Skype Meeting Broadcast, Microsoft is addressing a longtime problem area -- large-scale conferences. What does that mean for partners? When Microsoft announced Skype for Business earlier this year, I was struck by how radically Lync Online ... Read More
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Tune in to Enterprise Connect/No Jitter webinar and get best-practices advice for clearing Lync/Skype for Business implementation hurdles. I am privileged to be presenting during a free Enterprise Connect/No Jitter webinar, "4 Steps to a Successful... Read More
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Skype for Business-related enhancements grabbed my attention at last week's Worldwide Partner Conference. Microsoft last week held its Worldwide Partner Conference, sharing news about many upcoming product attractions on virtually all the platforms... Read More
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With the launch of Skype for Business, Microsoft allows businesses to expand their communications while maintaining enterprise-class controls. Find out how the platform has improved over Lync. Easy User Experience Skype for Business provides a... Read More
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The app comes with new features and improvements As expected, Microsoft has just announced that the new Skype for Business is now available for Windows Phone users. The new application replaces Lync 2013 but also brings some new features and... Read More
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Microsoft is making Skype for Business meeting, PSTN conferencing and cloud PBX with PSTN calling available to testers as of July 1. Microsoft is entering the next phase of its multi-part Skype for Business (Lync) rollout, with the launch of three... Read More
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In March, Microsoft released Skype for Business Server 2015, its enterprise communications product that is the successor to both Lync Server for on-premises installations and Lync Online for cloud customers. Skype for Business Server 2015 is a... Read More
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Hosted vs. premises-based is one of the topics we'll tackle in our upcoming Enterprise Connect Tour on Lync/Skype for Business. It's been a significant year in hosted Lync/Skype for Business. The biggest news in this regard was Microsoft's... Read More
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SAN FRANCISCO - Microsoft-owned Skype on Tuesday cleared the way for anyone to use a new feature that translates video chats or instant messages in real time. People no longer need to sign-up to use a preview version of Skype Translator, which... Read More
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Now there are two Skypes for online videoconferencing: The free, consumer version most of us know, and Skype for Business. This rebranded, redesigned Microsoft Lync takes the look and feel of the consumer Skype we all know and applies it to the... Read More
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Microsoft announced the general availability of its Skype for Business Server 2015 product this week, along with other improvements to its unified communications services. Skype for Business Server 2015 is the successor product to Lync Server 2013... Read More
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