Today I’m going to meander through Teams. Let’s see how many useful tips I can dredge up! These are several questions which arose in my mind while playing in Teams. Both in the client, and in its Office 365 backend.
I look away for one minute and Microsoft changes out the entire Skype Operations Framework. Now the SkypeOperationsFramework.com URL forwards to: https://fasttrack.microsoft.com/microsoft365/capabilities?view=voice Go ahead, click it. See for yourself. (But do come back—we have more to discuss!) In light of
As I said the other day, Sennheiser kindly sent us some headsets for testing. Not just the MB 660 though…no, we got several more! More than I could review on my own. So I passed the others to co-workers. I
Microsoft Ignite has come and gone. It has left us with many new announcements, products to anticipate, and changes to prepare for. Particularly when it comes to Skype for Business. In today’s post, I’ve collected some impressions from Ignite’s announcements.
In 2015 we did a pricing post for Skype for Business topologies. It’s time to revisit and update those numbers. (The previous pricing post, if you’re curious: Pricing for Skype for Business 2015: 3 Scenarios) A reader pointed out that
We’ve reviewed Jabra and Plantronics equipment on this blog already. Time for something new! We know Jabra and Plantronics make Skype for Business-friendly headsets. But who else? As Unified Communications spreads across the business world, there’s plenty of need for
What’s this? Cisco UCaaS rated HIGHER than Skype for Business? How?! Amazing as it might seem, that is how Gartner recently ranked them: Gartner’s Magic Quadrant 2017 for Unified Communications Their 2017 UC rankings have Cisco at #1 overall. Skype
Permit me a little celebration. Mary Jo Foley over at ZDNet broke some wonderful news. There is still life in Skype for Business Server after all! Mary Jo’s article: What’s Next for Microsoft’s Skype for Business Unified Communications Products –
“What’s the Edge Server do?” One of our team members fielded this question while on-site the other day. He’d just finished describing the Skype for Business topology we proposed for the customer’s business (hybrid deployment, across 3 offices). One of
While researching a full Skype for Business pricing update, I spoke with a co-worker. He told me something I didn’t know about Office 365’s PSTN Calling. Specifically, a surprise hidden in how Microsoft handles international call rates. It is possible