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Best Practices for Migrating from Skype for Business to Teams Blog: Part 3 of 3

Posted by Brad Watson on Mar 13, 2020 4:42:51 PM
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Topics: Skype for Business, Teams, Migration

Best Practices for Migrating from Skype for Business to Teams Blog: Part 2 of 3

Posted by Brad Watson on Mar 13, 2020 4:40:47 PM

There is some good news. With a 2021 end of life deadline, there’s still plenty of time for you to train your workers and modify your applications. In addition, there are ways in which you can begin gradually introducing Teams, feature-by-feature, without immediately desisting from its predecessor.

(part 1 of our 3 part blog series is available here)

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Topics: Skype for Business, Teams, Migration

Best Practices for Migrating from Skype for Business to Teams Blog: Part 1 of  3

Posted by Brad Watson on Mar 13, 2020 4:40:25 PM
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Topics: Skype for Business, Teams, Migration

Microsoft Teams is coming!

Posted by Brad Watson on Dec 10, 2018 10:12:42 AM

Now that Microsoft Teams is at parity with Skype for Business Online,  Microsoft has begun the process of converting the Office 365 Skype for Business Online service and will continue the process throughout 2019. This process will disable all features of Skype and will display an announcement that your company has transitioned to Teams when users attempt to launch the Skype application and redirect them to the new Teams client application.

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Topics: Skype for Business, Teams

What is the Skype Operations Framework?

Posted by David Long on Mar 29, 2017 9:00:00 AM

The move to the cloud has necessitated a thorough reexamination of how customers and vendors plan, deliver and operate Skype for Business.  Microsoft and KiZAN have developed unique offerings that provide guidance and assist with successfully delivering Skype for Business online, on-premise or taking a hybrid approach. 

KiZAN’s offerings complement the guidelines provided by Microsoft’s Skype Operations Framework (SOF).

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Topics: Skype for Business, Unified Communications

Skype for Business Meeting Turns Ugly

Posted by Brad Watson on Mar 25, 2017 11:11:49 AM

"The string of expletives accompanying Carl’s flying chair left little doubt
the meeting was over."

How's that for a setup?


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Topics: Skype for Business, Unified Communications

4 Reasons to Choose Skype for Business

Posted by David Long on Apr 25, 2016 8:30:00 AM
The modern workplace is built for teams and networks. Real-time collaboration is incredibly important if you want to stay competitive. Complicating things are the surge of the Millennial generation into the workforce. By 2020, they will be the majority, and they communicate in a lightning fast way. If your organization does not provide the tools, they will find a way to get their job done outside of your network.

Microsoft understands this wave and how it will impact your business. Skype for Business can be deployed online, on-premise or in a hybrid manner, to allow the functionality you need to prepare your business for this modern workplace.

Reason 1: Complete Meeting Solution
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Topics: Skype for Business, Microsoft, Unified Communications