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Validated with Microsoft Skype for Business, Patton Delivers Cloud-Powered Integration  GlobeNewswire

SmartNode™ VoIP gateways and eSBCs, validated by TekVizion, integrate legacy telephony, ALL-IP communications—or both concurrently—with Skype for ...


Skype for Business to replace the Skype Meetings App for Mac users  Neowin

Microsoft is replacing the Skype Meetings App for Mac with Skype for Business in April. To go along with the change, Skype for Business is getting a couple of ...


Microsoft Teams Getting Multiple New Capabilities in Its Second Year  Redmondmag.com

Microsoft Teams is now a 2-year-old product, but it's been getting rapid enhancements, including new ones announced this week.


Out Loud: Deadline Date for Skype to Teams Move?  UC Today

UC Today reports on the latest technology news from around the globe. Read more Collaboration stories, reviews and market analysis on uctoday.com.


Microsoft Teams beefs up with new features as it turns two  Engadget

Microsoft Teams, the company's Slack-like workplace collaboration tool, is celebrating its second birthday this week. What better time to unveil new features? S...


Apple: Group FaceTime allows up to 32 people! Skype: Hold my beer  The Register

Roundup It has been a bumper week at Microsoft with new builds, bigger meetings and streaming software. 50 people walk into a Skype meeting. It's taken a ...


Support for existing 3rd Party Audio Conferencing Provider (ACP) for Skype for Business Online extended to April 2020  Tom Talks Blog

Thanks to Patrick Husband for the heads up here, really appreciate our community sharing information to keep everyone up to date. ACP, (certified) Audio ...


Poly Announces Amazon Chime and Alexa for Business Integration For the Trio Conference Phone  Voicebot.ai

Earlier this week, Poly, also known as Plantronics, Inc., announced the integration of Amazon Chime and Alexa for Business solutions with the Trio conference ...


Outlook mobile to support scheduling Microsoft Teams Meetings, when it makes sense  Tom Talks Blog

Last week (21st Feb 2019) Microsoft announced that the Outlook mobile app will support creating and joining native Teams meetings. That sounds great, but the ...


Has Microsoft Teams Won the Collaboration Game vs Slack?  UC Today

Slack recently posted their milestone effort of reaching 10 million daily active users. No mean feat for a startup formed only in August 2013. But, we all know the ...


After delay, Microsoft to nix Skype Meetings App for Mac  TechTarget

After delaying the move in response to customer complaints, Microsoft will retire the Skype Meetings App for Mac on April 5.


AGAT Software Is Extending SphereShield to Assure Security and Compliance for Microsoft Teams  PRNewswire

JERUSALEM, March 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AGAT Software released SphereShield for Microsoft Teams, a solution that addresses security and compliance ...


Magna5 Earns Microsoft Skype for Business SIP Trunking Certification  Milbank Monitor

Dallas, TX, Jan. 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — , a national leader in cloud and managed IT services, today announced it has received to drive team ...


Has Microsoft Teams Changed the UC Landscape? | Insight for the Connected Enterprise  No Jitter

Microsoft Teams seems to have had a significant impact on the unified communications market since its release in early 2017. In fact, Microsoft claims that ...


Cybersecurity concerns over messaging apps grow as more firms enable adviser texting  InvestmentNews

Instant messaging is increasingly popular in financial services, but there is growing concern about new cybersecurity vulnerabilities firms the apps can introduce ...


Videoconference unicorn Zoom files for initial public offering  MarketWatch

Zoom Video Communications Inc. is looking to join the new wave of Silicon Valley startups pulling the trigger in 2019 to go public, according to a filing...


Microsoft explains why you need to choose Microsoft Teams over Zoom  MSPoweruser

Skype for Business (Lync) and Cisco WebEx were dominating the enterprise conference market for years. In 2011, Zoom entered the market with software-based ...


Poly Says Hello at Enterprise Connect | Insight for the Connected Enterprise  No Jitter

As CEO Joe Burton shared yesterday on No Jitter, the merged Plantronics and Polycom has a new name, Poly, which will use the assets of both companies to ...


Poly Announces Integration of Amazon Chime and Alexa for Business With Polycom Trio and Amazon Alexa With Plantronics Voyager 4200 UC Headsets  Nasdaq

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., March 19, 2019-- Plantronics, Inc., a global communications company that powers human connection and collaboration, today.


Office 365 ProPlus will now ship with Teams by default  Neowin

Microsoft today made a bunch of announcements around Microsoft 365, the *service* that combines Windows 10, Office 365, and Enterprise Mobility + Security.


Microsoft Teams Direct Routing Media Bypass Now Available  Tom Talks Blog

Good news, Media Bypass is now available for Microsoft Teams Direct Routing. Direct Routing allows you to connect your own Session Border Controller and ...


Fuze HD Audio & Video Conferencing Guide  UC Today

UC Today reports on the latest technology news from around the globe. Read more Collaboration stories, reviews and market analysis on uctoday.com.


Collaboration Market Racing Ahead  The Wall Street Journal

A Nascar racing team is among the more than 500000 organizations using Teams, Microsoft's enterprise collaboration tool, boosted by a broad change in ...


Microsoft Windows Security Updates March 2019 overview  Ghacks Technology News

Today is the third patch day of the year 2019. Microsoft released updates for Microsoft Windows, Office, and other company products on March 12, 2019.


Institutional Investors Are Betting On Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) | Thorold News  Thorold News

Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) institutional sentiment increased to 0.94 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.13, from 0.81 in 2018Q3. The ratio has increased, as 926 active ...


Microsoft to store native Teams data in France  OnMSFT

Microsoft is making a change to Teams users in France, as data from within the app will now be stored within the country for new account holders.


Infovista upgrades its Ipanema SD-WAN platform  FierceTelecom

The most important of several upgrades to Infovista's Ipanema SD-WAN platform is Application Intelligence+, the company says. The goal of the new functionality ...


6 reasons to use Office 365 for your business  Colorado Springs Gazette

Office 365 deserves kudos. Since its release back in 2011, it has been streamlining just about every daily office task for businesses large and small.


Novus Earns AudioCodes Platinum Partner Certification  Telecom Reseller

Longtime AudioCodes Channel Partner Earns Elite Platinum Status in Recognition of Technical Expertise and Proven Market Leadership Driving Adoption for ...


How to Make the Most of Virtual Meetings  CPAPracticeAdvisor.com

The internet has brought many changes to our office work environment, and one of the most significant areas where I see firms not ready to meet client ...


Dan-Bunkering Adds 4 Traders in Dubai  Ship & Bunker

Dan-Bunkering has added four new bunker traders at its offices in Dubai. Nakul Dubey, Capt. Ada Ezgi Baser, Norman Xie Changlong, and Rune Jensen have a ...


Microsoft integrates Yammer into Teams  VentureBeat

Microsoft has integrated Yammer, its enterprise social network, into Microsoft Teams -- users can now add a Yammer tab to their channels.


MIDDLE EAST: Dan-Bunkering appoints four new traders to Dubai office  Bunkerspot

The company has announced the appointments of Nakul Dubey, Capt. Ada Ezgi Baser, Norman Xie Changlong and Rune Jensen. Born in India, Dubey ...


Ribbon Provides Direct Routing Voice and Security Capabilities to Microsoft Teams Customers from the Azure Marketplace  PRNewswire

ORLANDO, Fla., March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Ribbon Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: RBBN), a global software leader in secure and intelligent cloud...


Infovista Targets Application Quality in Ipanema SD-WAN  Virtualization Review

The benefits of software-defined wide-area networks typically start with cost savings, but Infovista says it's focusing on a neglected aspect of the next-gen ...


No -- Teams Isn't Next Version of Skype for Business  No Jitter

Think of Microsoft Teams as two distinct tools rolled into one, and then you'll know how to approach it vis-à-vis Skype for Business.


Microsoft Office Activation Troubleshooters for Office 2019 & Office 365  TWCN Tech News

Use these Microsoft Office Activation Troubleshooters to resolvie activation issues around Office 365, Office 2019, Office 2016, and Office 2013,


VOYANT NOW OFFERS HD VOICE ENABLED DIRECT ROUTING FOR MICROSOFT TEAMS CUSTOMERS  Telecom Reseller

Voyant expands flexible SIP Trunking options to include Direct Routing connectivity and interoperability tested HD voice for Microsoft Teams. Plymouth, MN ...


Plantronics rebranded as Poly following Polycom merger  AV Magazine

The name was chosen as Poly means many, representing the many elements of the company's history, while the three legs of a new logo are inspired by ...


Chat-based collaboration service is available to UO employees  AroundtheO

Microsoft Teams provides instant messaging and other features to all UO faculty and staff.


UC – How to Reduce Costs & Boost Satisfaction  UC Today

The way business is conducted has changed around the world. Modern workforces are no longer limited by physical location, or on-premises data centres and ...


Emoji Attack Can Kill Skype for Business Chat  Threatpost

A denial of *service* (DoS) vulnerability in the Skype for Business unified communications platform has been uncovered, which can be triggered by sending large ...


Microsoft Adds Yammer to Teams, Salesforce Launches Training Platform, More News  CMSWire

Yammer finds a home in Microsoft teams, Salesforce launches customizable training platform myTrailhead, and more digital workplace news.


SENNHEISER LAUNCHES NEW WIRELESS SPEAKERPHONE FOR INSTANT CONFERENCES – ANYWHERE  Telecom Reseller

Sennheiser's new SP 30 Speakerphone is a portable wireless conferencing solution for today's mobile workforce. Ballerup, Denmark, March 18th 2019 – Global ...


Voicea’s Eva meeting assistant gets 20 SaaS and productivity app integrations and voice commands  VentureBeat

Meeting assistant Eva from Voicea can now work with more than 20 SaaS and productivity apps like Jira, Trello, Asana, and Zapier to share things like tasks and ...


Microsoft says it has delivered on its plan to bring Skype for Business features to Teams  ZDNet

Microsoft officials say they've made good on their promised roadmap for bringing Skype for Business Online features to Microsoft Teams. But do users agree?


Yealink Announces New Conference and Desktop Phones Qualified for Microsoft Teams  Telecom Reseller

Xiamen, China – Mar 21, 2019 – Yealink, a global leading unified communications (UC) solution provider, is pleased to announce enhanced interoperability ...


Developing chatbots in enterprise: both for the customer and employee  Information Age

When developing a chatbot it's important to strike a balance between the technology's advancements and the nuances of language; in order to create an intuitive ...


Microsoft Adds Presence Support for Coexistence Modes in Teams and Skype for Business  Redmondmag.com

Microsoft announced on Tuesday that it has enabled presence for coexistence modes when those settings are used to specify collaborations for Microsoft Teams ...


10 Keys to Microsoft Teams Governance Success  CMSWire

A multi-function communication platform like Microsoft Teams is an essential tool for today's work environment — not just a fancy piece of tech.


Exploring Enghouse Interactive  UC Today

UC Today reports on the latest technology news from around the globe. Read more Contact Centre stories, reviews and market analysis on uctoday.com.


Microsoft Teams, Skype for Business Get Presence Support for Coexistence Modes  Redmond Channel Partner

Microsoft this week announced a new presence capability for its Teams and Skype for Business collaboration solutions that will be delivered via an Office 365 ...


Skype quietly increases participant count in group video calls to 50  Digit

Skype has also tweaked the way participants of a group video call receive call notifications.


SENNHEISER RELEASES NEW HEADSET WITH ANC FOR CONCENTRATION, CALLS AND ENTERTAINMENT  Telecom Reseller

Sennheiser's new MB 360 UC Bluetooth® headset with Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) is designed for modern professionals. Ballerup, Denmark, March 18th, ...


Microsoft Suggests Teams Can Now Serve as a Skype for Business Replacement  Redmondmag.com

Microsoft on Friday proclaimed that the Microsoft Teams client is now a "complete meeting and calling solution," and is a suitable substitute for the Skype for ...


Microsoft Deems Teams Ready To Replace Skype for Business  Redmond Channel Partner

Microsoft last week gave organizations the go-ahead to substitute the Skype for Business Online client with Teams, deeming the latter a "complete meeting and ...


Microsoft Skype for Business Review  TechRadar

Now a part of Microsoft Teams which is a part of Office 365, Microsoft Skype for Business appears to be hanging by a thread in terms of availability. Nonetheless ...


Pexip to Launch Cloud Video Interop for Microsoft Teams  Audio Visual News Network

Pexip announced it will provide Cloud Video Interop (CVI) for Microsoft Teams as a globally available *service*. The company already provides Microsoft-certified ...


Patch Skype for Business now or risk DoS via emoji kittens!  Naked Security

For the second time in three years, there's a vulnerability in Microsoft Skype that could get communications tangled up in bouncy little kitten emojis (or any other ...


How this Barton Malow executive balances work with 2nd life as an NFL referee  Crain's Detroit Business

Like any football fan, you want to know what Ron Torbert thinks about that critical missed penalty call in the NFC championship game in January, but he can't ...


UC EXPO 2019 – Smarter Collab to Take Centre Stage  UC Today

This year's UC EXPO is just around the corner, and UC Today is a proud media sponsor of the upcoming expo. What can you expect to see at Europe's largest ...


Exchange, SharePoint and Skype for Business 2019 Editions Released  Redmond Channel Partner

The "2019"-branded editions of Microsoft's application servers -- Exchange Server, SharePoint Server, Project Server and Skype for Business Server -- reached ...


Microsoft says Teams is now at 'feature parity' with Skype for Business Online  ZDNet

Microsoft's plan to ultimately replace its Skype for Business Online communications *service* with Microsoft Teams has achieved a key milestone, company ...


Microsoft Skype for Business update fixes Mac bugs  TechTarget

The latest software patch for on-premises Skype for Business eliminates bugs and adds features for users that run the Microsoft platform on Mac OS, narrowing ...


Out Loud: Skype for Business Server 2019 Available  UC Today

A month on since the Microsoft Ignite show Patrick and Tom review all of the news for Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams. The main news is that Skype for ...


Panopto and Video Conferencing Lets You Create Your Own Learning Library - VC Daily  VC Daily

You can combine Panopto and video conferencing to make and maintain your own video library of best practices for your own business.


Sennheiser MB Pro 2 UC ML Review & Rating  PCMag.com

The Sennheiser MB Pro 2 UC ML is a competent, no-frills Bluetooth headset for the office in a field of flashier options.


Contrarian Investors: Should This Beaten-Down Tech Stock Belong to Your Portfolio?  The Motley Fool Canada

At times, high-quality stocks do get beaten down either on market jitters of higher perceived risk, or on genuine news of underperformance that warrant a ...


Microsoft releases Skype for Business 2019 server  TechTarget

The Skype for Business 2019 server, launched this week, will appeal to on-premises enterprise customers that are not yet ready to move to the cloud.


What is the date customers have to move from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams?  Tom Talks Blog

There is no shutdown date for Skype for Business Online. This question comes up so often now, I thought it would be good to blog the answer. There is no date, ...


Skype for Business for Mac v16.24 Released  Tom Talks Blog

Share your screen when in a call or chat with a user on Teams – When in a conversation with someone using Teams, Skype for Business will help you start an ...


Microsoft Teams Fully Replaces Skype for Business Online  Business 2 Community

There has been a lot of movement since the announcement during Microsoft Ignite 2017 that Microsoft would be phasing out Skype for Business online and ...


Head to Head Survey: CSP (CSPI) & Ribbon Communications (RBBN)  Baseball Daily News

Ribbon Communications (NASDAQ:RBBN) and CSP (NASDAQ:CSPI) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the superior ...


Microsoft readies hybrid Skype for Business to ease Teams migration  TechTarget

Microsoft is developing a hybrid Skype for Business to help companies running the IP communications software in the data center migrate gradually to the ...


Out Loud: Skype for Business as a Service with NFON and Westcoast  UC Today

The rise of technological consumption models throughout the industry has been revolutionary for businesses. Being able to utilise services on a more flexible ...


Skype Meetings App and Mac Client Improvements Coming Soon  Redmondmag.com

Microsoft indicated this week that improvements to the Skype Meetings App, plus Mac client improvements, will be arriving fairly soon or "over the next two ...


Skype for Business Server 2015 and Lync Server 2013 January 2019 Cumulative Updates  Tom Talks Blog

Happy New Year Server fans. January brings us new CU's for SfB Server 2015 and Lync Server 2013. Skype for Business Server 2015 version 6.0.9319.537 ...


Microsoft Co. (MSFT) Holdings Cut by IMS Capital Management  Fairfield Current

IMS Capital Management lowered its stake in Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 3.7% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing ...


Microsoft Publishes Their Latest Skype for Business to Teams Roadmap  UC Today

In August of this year, Microsoft announced that their Teams flagship product had finally achieved feature-parity with the much-loved Skype for Business Online ...


Polycom Trio 8500, smart conferencing solution for all business meetings  United News of India

New Delhi, Mar 12 (UNI) With the fast pace of growth, technology and innovations, Polycom Trio 8500 brings smart conferencing solution for all business ...


Exchange Server 2019, Skype for Business 2019 Hit Preview Stages  Redmond Channel Partner

The 2019-branded editions of Microsoft's Exchange Server and Skype for Business products are now available as commercial previews, the company ...


Microsoft blocks cloud Skype sign-ups for small businesses  TechTarget

Microsoft will soon prevent small businesses from deploying cloud Skype for Business when registering for a new Office 365 account, directing them instead to ...


Skype for Business 2019 nudges users to cloud  TechTarget

The new features in Skype for Business 2019 are all about making it easier for on-premises customers to move to cloud-based Microsoft Teams.


The TravelMate X514-51 Series from Acer - Laptop - Press Release  HEXUS

Acer's Lightest, Thinnest Notebook for Professionals Yet.


Skype will let you mute the people you’re on calls with  TrustedReviews

You've heard of the option to mute your own microphone during a Skype call, but muting the person on the other end of the line? Not so much.


How to use Skype for Business  Computerworld

Hosting a meeting, showing a presentation or holding a Q&A with Skype for Business is easy; attending someone else's meeting is even easier. Here's how to ...


How to share Screen on Skype and Skype for Business on Windows 10  TWCN Tech News

Often, we need to share the screen for enabling support, collaboration, or some other reasons. Both, Microsoft Skype and Skype for Business make it easy to ...


Skype for Business: Seamless Sharing Privacy?  UC Today

UC Today reports on the latest technology news from around the globe. Read more Collaboration stories, reviews and market analysis on uctoday.com.


AudioCodes Ltd. (AUDC) Reaches $12.91 After 6.00% Down Move; Maplelane Capital Raised Royal Caribbean Cruises LTD (Call) (RCL) Position  Port Courier

The stock of AudioCodes Ltd. (NASDAQ:AUDC) is a huge mover today! The stock decreased 6.95% or $0.97 during the last trading session, reaching $12.91.


Microsoft Teams usage passes Slack in new survey; IT pros expect its presence to double by 2020  GeekWire

Microsoft Teams is now being used by more organizations than its rival Slack, according to a new survey that shows how far the Redmond tech giant's ...


Microsoft Extends Support for Skype for Business and Teams Apps for Windows Phones  Redmondmag.com

Microsoft quietly extended the life of its Skype for Business app for Windows Phone devices by about a year and a half, while its Teams app was given a ...


Use OneNote to take notes in a scheduled Outlook meeting or Skype for Business  TWCN Tech News

OneNote is a useful tool for creating to-do lists and saving your ideas. Besides, you can use the app with Outlook or Skype for Business and associate your notes ...


Head to Head Analysis: HubSpot (HUBS) versus Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT)  PressOracle

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) and HubSpot (NYSE:HUBS) are both computer and technology companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the ...


Microsoft Announces Teams Feature Parity with Skype for Business  UC Today

Last year, when Microsoft announced that their flagship Teams application would soon replace Skype for Business, users responded with a mixture of ...


Microsoft Readies Skype Meetings App and Mac Client Improvements  Redmond Channel Partner

Improvements to the Skype Meetings App and the Mac client will be arriving "over the next two months," Microsoft said last week.


[Webinar] Microsoft Teams vs. Skype for Business Voice Performance Comparison  GlobeNewswire

BOSTON, Nov. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GSX Solutions, the leading provider of end-user experience monitoring solutions for messaging, collaboration, ...


Top 7 Skype for Business features that can help your organization be more productive in 2019 - Latest Digital Transformation Trends | Cloud News  Wire19

According to the data released by Harvard Business Review1, time spent by managers and employees in collaborative activities has inflated by 50% and upto ...


Skype for desktop PCs now lets you blur the background when video chatting  TechRadar

Keep the focus on you rather than any distractions during video calls.


Old National Bancorp Has Lifted Its Martin Marietta Matls (MLM) Holding; Shorts at Audiocodes LTD. – Ordinary Shares (AUDC) Lowered By 56.51%  Thе Mоnіtоr

Old National Bancorp increased Martin Marietta Matls Inc (MLM) stake by 30.21% reported in 2018Q4 SEC filing. Old National Bancorp acquired 5784 shares as ...


Add Skype for Business Server Audio Test Service Bot for a Microsoft Teams User  Tom Talks Blog

We've come so far with cloud in such as short time, yet one missing piece for me as a full Microsoft Teams user is a simple Audio Test bot. I'm often doing calls ...