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Skype for Business: Seamless Sharing Privacy?  UC Today

Microsoft and Skype for Business recently introduced the new ability for users to share their OneDrive files seamlessly in their everyday business chats.


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 ...


Anywhere365 Introduces Web Agent for Microsoft Dynamics 365  Associated Press

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 17, 2019--Workstreampeople, a global leader in contact center solutions for Skype for Business and ...


Jabra Evolve 65t with Skype for Business certification launched in India: Price, features  The Indian Express

Jabra has launched a pair of truly wireless earbuds, dubbed the Evolve 65t. The company claims that these are the world's first truly wireless earbuds to attain ...


Windows 10 Mobile To Fall Out of Support in December  Redmondmag.com

Microsoft will end support for the Windows 10 Mobile operating system on Dec. 10, 2019, according to an announcement.


Microsoft releases Office January 2019 non-security updates  Ghacks Technology News

Microsoft released the first batch of updates for Microsoft Office in 2019 that address non-security issues in Office 2010, 2013 and 2016.


Office 365 vs G Suite: Which productivity suite is best for your business?  ZDNet

Microsoft and Google are engaged in a pitched battle to win over your business with suites of cloud-based productivity software and services. Here's a look at ...


Collaboration 2019: Teams, Slack and what’s coming  Computerworld

While Microsoft and Slack continue to battle it out at the top of the collaboration software market, a variety of forces could re-shape that fight in the year ahead.


Crosslake: Council approves union contract, use of Skype for...  Brainerd Dispatch

The Crosslake City Council held a special meeting Wednesday morning, Dec. 19, at city hall to discuss renewal of a union contract and the possibility of allowing ...


Jabra Launch First Skype-Certified Earbuds In Oz  SmartHouse

Catering to the travelling professional, Jabra has launched its new Evolve 65t (A$605) in Australia – claimed to be the first true wireless headphones to attain 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.


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?


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 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 ...


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 ...


Cango (CANG) and Microsoft (MSFT) Head-To-Head Analysis  PressOracle

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


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 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 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 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 ...


[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, ...


When to Use a VPN to Carry VoIP Traffic  PCMag India

Most virtual private networks (VPNs) can handle Voice-over-IP (VoIP) traffic, but if you're planning to send voice traffic over your extended network, then there ...


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 ...


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 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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


New BMW 7 Series PHEV Gets More Battery Capacity And Range  InsideEVs

BMW revealed its new 7-Series, which brings a significant upgrade rather than just a simple facelift. The plug-in hybrid BMW 745e iPerformance is offered in 3 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Microsoft Readies Update to Teams and Skype for Business Portal  Redmond Channel Partner

An update to Microsoft's management portal for Teams and Skype for Business will deliver new capabilities related to call analytics and IT management.


What is happening in your Skype for Business environment?  Enterprise Times

ManageEngine announced Skype for Business server reports adding to Exchange Reporter Plus, its Exchange auditing, monitoring & reporting solution.


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 ...


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 ...


225,274 Shares in Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ:MSFT) Purchased by First American Bank  PressOracle

First American Bank bought a new position in Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ:MSFT) in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC.


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 Issues 'Commercial Previews' of Exchange Server 2019 and Skype for Business Server 2019  Redmondmag.com

Microsoft on Tuesday announced that "commercial previews" of Exchange Server 2019 and Skype for Business Server 2019 are now available.


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 has nasty habit of closing down… for business  The Register

Microsoft has confirmed that some versions of its Skype for Business app are prone to crashes, and the issue won't be easy to resolve. The Redmond software ...


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.


ASI Solutions wins Skype for Business deployment with Transport for NSW  CRN Australia

Transport for NSW has awarded managed services provider ASI Solutions with a $1.2 million contract to deploy Skype for Business across the government ag...


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 for Business Server 2019 Will Have a Standard Edition  Redmondmag.com

Microsoft plans to add a Standard edition when it rolls out its Skype for Business Server 2019 product this year, according to a Microsoft Most Valuable ...


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 ...


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.


The rise of a third UC modality and the future of Skype for Business  ITProPortal

What were once two separate modes of communications have begun to merge into a single platform.


Teams and Skype for Business Get Joint Management Portal  Redmond Channel Partner

Microsoft's plan to merge Skype for Business Online into its Teams *service* went another step further this week.


Google to link Meet business video-calling app with Microsoft Skype and other rivals  GeekWire

Google announced Monday morning that its enterprise video calling app, Hangouts Meet, will be capable of connecting directly to competing apps, including ...


How to navigate a Microsoft Teams migration from Skype for Business  TechTarget

To prepare for a Microsoft Teams migration, evaluate how your organization has deployed Skype for Business and create a pilot program to test Teams.


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 ...


Microsoft Teams gets Skype for Business interoperability with April update  Windows Central

Microsoft Teams' April updates are here with plenty of improvements for organizations making the switch from Skype for Business.


Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business Apps Get Support Extensions  Redmond Channel Partner

The Windows Phone versions of the Skype for Business and Teams apps were quietly given reprieves by Microsoft earlier this month.


Satya Nadella teases Microsoft 365 subscription for consumers  The Verge

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has hinted that the company is about to launch a Microsoft 365 subscription for consumers. Nadella dropped the hints at a press ...


Microsoft's Skype for Business Shift to Teams Could Be 3 Year Transition  Redmondmag.com

Independent consultancy Directions on Microsoft offered guidance this week on Skype for Business, and how organizations could be affected by Microsoft's ...


Microsoft retiring Skype for Business, Microsoft Teams, and Yammer for Windows phone  Windows Central

Microsoft is gearing up to drop support for its Yammer, Skype for Business, and Microsoft Teams apps for Windows phone on May 20.


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 pushes back retirement dates for Microsoft Teams, Skype for Business Windows Phone apps OnMSFT.com OnMSFT.com  OnMSFT

Microsoft has quietly pushed back the retirement dates for the Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business Windows Phone apps earlier this month, though it's not ...


Integrating Third-Party Voice & Video with Microsoft Teams  No Jitter

What's salvageable from Skype for Business deployments, and why is Microsoft putting the kibosh on a lot of third-party voice/video access to Teams?


How Apple Group FaceTime could replace Google Hangouts Chat and Skype for Business  TechRepublic

At WWDC, Apple announced a new feature for iOS 12 that will allow FaceTime to accommodate up to 32 people at once. This could make Apple a contender in ...


Hi-res screens kill Skype for Business app sharing  iTnews

Microsoft has pinpointed high-resolution monitors as the reason for a large number of crashes involving the application sharing feature in its Skype for Business ...


Don't Skype Me: How Microsoft Turned Consumers Against a Beloved Brand  Bloomberg

Since buying the internet phone *service* in 2011, Microsoft has signed up corporations like GE and alienated long-time Skypers.


Getting 'throttled' message when trying to sign into Microsoft? Here's how to fix it  The Tennessean

Unable to log into your Outlook or Skype for Business at work? So are a lot of us.


Microsoft Skype review  TechRadar

While Microsoft Teams looms in the background, Skype can take care of all your video and audio calling needs, with some very useful business-focused extras ...


Game of Clouds: Lock-In is Coming  ZDNet

"Born-in the Cloud" workloads might be designed to be platform-agnostic now, but that doesn't mean it will always be the case, as hyperscalers like Amazon ...


Numonix RECITE Offers Centralized Skype for Business Client-Side Recording for On-Premises, Hybrid and Office365  PR Newswire

BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Numonix, provider of RECITE, the industry's single most versatile recording solution available for unified ...


Fix Outlook integration error when using Skype or Lync  TWCN Tech News

Outlook seamlessly integrates with Skype and Lync. However, you may see a warning stays on the lower left corner of the desktop application which reads ...


What is Skype for Business? - Definition from WhatIs.com  TechTarget

Skype for Business, formerly known as Microsoft Lync Server, is a unified communications (UC) platform that integrates common channels of business ...


tekVizion Teams with Metaswitch to Provide Skype for Business Certification  Business Wire

PLANO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--tekVizion has partnered with Cloud native communications software leader Metaswitch to help *service* providers certify their ...


The Journey from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams  UC Today

The journey from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams is an important issue on the minds of enterprise leaders. In fact, the decision of how to launch the ...


Microsoft releases previews of Exchange Server 2019 and Skype for Business Server 2019 with several new features  MSPoweruser

Following the announcement about Office 2019 for Windows and Office 2019 for Mac early this year, Microsoft today released the previews of Exchange Server ...


Metaswitch and TekVizion Collaborate on Skype for Business Certification  UC Today

TekVizion, a company which certifies, validates and automates communication and collaboration services, recently announced their decision to team up with ...


Microsoft Plans to Kill Skype for Business in Favor of Teams  Fortune

Microsoft plans to replace its Skype for Business online phone *service*. The business technology giant said Monday that its Microsoft Teams app would replace ...


New Microsoft Teams calling features narrow gap with Skype  TechTarget

Four advanced Microsoft Teams calling features will be rolled out in the coming months, narrowing the telephony gap between the cloud app and Skype for ...


New Microsoft Certified Yealink Skype for Business IP & Conference Phone  UC Today

Yealink offers an IP Phone solution series, including the T41S, T42S, T46S, T48S and conference phone CP960, for Skype for Business and Office 365, which ...


Now you can record Skype calls. Here's how to save them forever  ZDNet

Microsoft will only save your Skype call recordings for 30 days, so you'll need to manually save them.


Skype for Biz users: Go watch nature vids. Microsoft wants you to get good at migration  The Register

Microsoft appears to have edged Skype for Business closer to the edge of a cliff. Redmond's latest Skype for Business roadmap landed late last week [PDF] to ...


Microsoft fixes flaws in Skype Meetings App  TechTarget

Microsoft has made it easier to troubleshoot the installation and setup of the Skype Meetings App. At the same time, the vendor announced plans to end the Mac ...


Microsoft plans to replace Skype for Business with Teams  Computerworld

The company's Slack rival, launched six months ago, will 'over time' become the primary communications client in Office 365.


Crestron Flex B100 Series Soundbars Target UCC with Native Microsoft Teams, Skype for Business  Commercial Integrator

During Microsoft Ignite 2018 this week in Orlando, Fla., Crestron debuts its Crestron Flex B100 Series soundbars which target the UCC (unified communications ...


Microsoft Admits July 10 Patches Caused Skype and Exchange Server Problems  Redmondmag.com

Microsoft's July 10 "update Tuesday" patches negatively affected organizations using Lync Server 2013, Skype for Business Server 2015 and Exchange Server, ...


​Microsoft Office 365 for business: Everything you need to know  ZDNet

Microsoft's multitude of Business and Enterprise editions -- licensed as monthly or annual subscriptions -- offer more advanced feature sets than the Home and ...


Skype for Business is not Skype – realising that is half the battle  The Register

Skype revolutionised IP-based video calling to such an extent it became a verb, much like Google. This largely consumer technology went pro in 2011 when ...


How to delete a Skype for Business account  IT PRO

Everything you need to know about deactivating the communications *service* aimed at businesses.


Navigating from Skype for Business to Teams | Insight for the Connected Enterprise  No Jitter

Microsoft, at its Ignite conference this past September, threw its customers a curveball in announcing that it would be building Skype for Business telephony ...


Teams Introduces Interoperability with Skype for Business  UC Today

UC Today reports on the latest Teams Introduces Interoperability with Skype for Business news from around the globe. Read more Team Collaboration stories, ...


Microsoft Teams: Its features, how it compares to Slack and other rivals  Computerworld

Microsoft's latest entry in the crowded group messaging market continues to evolve. Here's how Microsoft Teams affects Skype for Business and what you need ...


Microsoft Matures Team Strategy at Ignite | Insight for the Connected Enterprise  No Jitter

Whereas 2017's Microsoft Ignite conference was disruptive, this year's event focused on execution.


Why Teams Is the Future of Skype for Business  No Jitter

To see the future for Skype for Business, you only need to look at Teams.


ITonCloud the first to offer full Skype for Business integration - Media Releases  CSO Australia

Private cloud provider ITonCloud has become the first Australian IT provider to offer the full functionality of Skype for Business, including voice, messaging and ...


Microsoft to end support for Teams, Yammer, Skype for Business on Windows Phones  The News Minute

The phenomenon of Microsoft withdrawing support to some of the outdated apps keeps those in the industry wondering when these exercises will stop.


REPORT: 45% Choose Either Zoom or Skype for Business for Video Conferencing  UC Today

Owl Labs has released its 2018 State of Video Conferencing report. Companies' need for effective video conferencing is growing as remote work becomes ...


Skype for Business on Mac updated with tabbed window experience for chats and more  MSPoweruser

Microsoft yesterday released an update for Skype for Business on Mac to Insiders in both Fast and Slow rings. This January release update (version 16.14) ...


Microsoft: You complain Skype's too complicated, so we've redesigned it again  ZDNet

Microsoft focuses on simplifying Skype after users find its calling and messaging 'overcomplicated'.


Microsoft Teams: Basics & Business Benefits  Business 2 Community

By now we've all heard that Microsoft Teams has fully replaced Skype for Business Online, and even those still on Skype for Business on-premises should begin ...


Microsoft Teams App Now Ready for Surface Hub Devices  Redmondmag.com

Microsoft gave the green light this week for organizations to deploy the Microsoft Teams app on Surface Hub devices.


Microsoft Teams will get Skype for Business features in Q2 2018  VentureBeat

Last month, Microsoft announced Microsoft Teams will replace Skype for Business and become the core communications client in Office 365, but didn't provide a ...


How-to Webinar: Boost your Skype for Business Online Performance  GlobeNewswire

A technical deep dive into Skype for Business Online performance and its effect on the end-user experience.


Microsoft Monday: Announcements At Ignite Event, Skype For Alexa, New Dynamics Business Applications  Forbes

This week, “Microsoft Monday” includes details about a new AI center in China, the announcements at the Ignite event, Skype coming to Alexa and much more!


Skype for businesses may become a reality in UAE  gulfnews.com

Opening of Microsoft's data centres in tie-up with Etisalat to pave the way.


Direct Routing Support for Microsoft Teams Now Commercially Available  Redmondmag.com

Microsoft announced on Thursday that its Direct Routing phone *service* capability reached "general availability," enabling phone calls to be made from the ...