Browsing: Skype for Business

Skype for Business 2015 Planning Tool Released


A few days ago Microsoft released the Skype for Business 2015 Planning Tool, it provides prescriptive guidance to get you started with planning your topology, for implementations of Skype for Business Server, use this tool together with the documentation on TechNet. The Skype for Business 2015 Planning Tool will ask you a series of questions about your organization and the features that you are interested in. The planning tool will then use your answers to recommend a topology…

Skype for Business End User Training Material Available


I often get asked about Lync or Skype for Business End User Training Material from my clients, who are in the process of deploying Skype for Business (Lync) or are piloting. Just recently Microsoft has updated and released some End User Training Material for Skype for Business. It is now available in multiple languages. Here is a list of good End User training resources for Skype for Business: Office 365 Training: Run more effective meetings (Skype for Business) (40 languages)…

Microsoft Released New Visio Stencils for Office Server and Office 365


  A few months ago, Microsoft Released an update to their Office Server Visio package. This new version now includes 300+ Visio Stencils for to help you create visual representations of Microsoft Office or Microsoft Office 365 deployments including Microsoft Skype for Business, Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013. Basically a package for Visio, that everyone working with deployments and architecture, cannot work without. The zip file now includes both stencil sets from 2012 and 2014. Download…

Skype for Business is Here – What to know !


Microsoft has just released Skype for Business today, together with this months patch Tuesday. Skype for Business (Skype4B) was announced a while back and has been expected in April 2015. At least the client to begin with. Next is the rollout in Office 365 with Lync Online being upgraded and renamed to Skype for Business, this is going to happen from now until end of May for all existing Office 365 customers. The Skype for Business Server (The update of…

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