Microsoft announced that Skype for Business is going to bedeployed starting on April 14th as part of the monthly Officeupdates. Introducing Skype for Business – Presented by Atidan
Enclosed is some helpful information and resources to helpget ready…an introductory presentation is enclosed and here are links to twogood videos:
Note: there are policy settings that can allow you tocontrol rollout of the new interface through Powershell settings – pleasecontact us as soon as possible for information and instructions
CLICKHERE to download a full package of training and communication materialsincluding email templates, videos, posters, and customizable guides in PDF andPowerPoint formats (658MB ZIP file).
Suggest you create a new Video channel for internal trainingor create a new SharePoint Online site specifically for Skype for Business:
Enclosed are key links to live web pages for additional content:
|Lync is now Skype for Business — see what’s new|
|Add a contact from your org or the Skype directory|
|Send an IM|
|Make and receive a video call|
|Set up a Skype for Business meeting in Outlook|
|Set up and test Skype for Business audio and video|
Coming later this summer and in fall of 2015 will beenhancements to enterprise voice which may allow you to eliminate PBX phonesand PBX systems including the ability to make and receive calls worldwide. There is going to be an enhanced Azure networking feature allowing directconnections from your company into Office 365 to ensure a high quality voiceand video experience…this is called ExpressRoute.
As always, the Atidan team is here to support you and if wecan assist you with Skype for Business or any other questions please utilizeyour standard support channel for help!