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External Federation: An Introduction

In this post, we introduce the principle of external federation in the world of team collaboration apps. From its beginnings in the team collaboration world within Microsoft Lync to the latest innovations linking your company to external vendors, suppliers, contractors, and customers, we cover what external federation is, how it’s evolved, disappeared, and is thriving ...

Microsoft Teams vs Skype for Business

Microsoft Teams vs Skype for Business : What’s New?

The comparison of Microsoft Teams vs Skype for Business is an inadequate one. Both tools have changed the way we communicate. Both tools offer excellent user interfaces and a fantastic collaboration experience. However, they are incredibly different ways of working. This post walks through key differences in technology, but also in processes and the way ...

Skype for Business 2019 will remain supported when Skype for Business Online goes end of life

Skype for Business End of Life Date: Are You Ready?

According to Microsoft, we have now reached Skype for Business Online end of life date: July 31, 2021. This means Skype for Business Online will no longer be officially supported by Microsoft. As such, any Microsoft partners providing Skype for Business Online solutions and add-ons will also be unsupported. But, that’s not to say every ...

Skype for Business 2019 Server is not impacted by the automatic upgrades

Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams Auto-Upgrades: FAQ

In November 2018, Microsoft announced they are ready to upgrade Skype for Business Online users to Microsoft Teams. Some small business users are being alerted to the automatic upgrade notification on their Skype for Business tenant. The message simply suggests that your upgrade of Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams has been scheduled. Which is ...