Posts Tagged ‘Skype for Business Online’

A look into Upgrading from Skype4B Online to Teams – 2019 Edition

Friday, June 28th, 2019

With the release of Skype for Business Online 2019, much talk is surrounding the topic of upgrading from Skype for Business Online to Teams. It is because, Microsoft Teams is surely there to stay for future and its high time companies making the upgrade to eventually stay in line with the current digital communication trends.

Skype for Business Online to Teams Framework

Microsoft has been assisting in introducing new ways to upgrade to upgrade from Skype for Business Online to Teams. Recently, a Skype for Business Online to Teams Framework was introduced for a smooth and streamlined end-to-end approach of upgrading Skype for Business Online to Teams. In this Way all tasks are shifted smoothly from Skype for Business Online to Teams. In this method, the process is broken down into 5 different steps:

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What Changes OAuth 2.0 brings to Skype for Business Users

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

According to an announcement from Microsoft last month, Microsoft has decided to implement Microsoft Identity Platform 2.0 for added security which uses OAuth 2.0 authorization protocol. OAuth 2.0 is an established method that is used by third-party apps to access web-hosted resources via a third-party app ID. With this announcement, changes are expected for Skype for Business IP Phones. Looks like IT professionals have to make a few changes by 1st July 2019 or the phones won’t authenticate to Microsoft services

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Microsoft Skype for Business Server 2019 is Finally Here!

Friday, November 9th, 2018

Here’s good news for all those waiting for the next and improved version of Skype: Skype for Business 2019 is out!

With the general availability of Microsoft Skype for business server 2019, there is a hype to know what features are actually present in the final release, as promised in the public preview. Since Microsoft is showing Cloud-first approach for most of itsSkype for business server 2019 products, this was the most awaited version for the cloud users who were promised a great many features in the public preview. Let’s dig deep into the final release of Microsoft Skype for business Server 2019.

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Announcing the Skype for Business Server 2019 Preview

Monday, October 1st, 2018

Microsoft has been widely recognized worldwide as the most promising player in the UC market over last several years. It is due to the fact that it competes with Cloud service along with the necessary skype for business 2019software to focus more established collaboration vendors. Recently Microsoft is again in the news as it has announced its Skype for business Server 2019 public preview. Let’s have a closer look at what Microsoft has to offer in the upcoming version of Skype for Business Server 2019.

Deprecated Stuff

Like all other visions, the latest version Skype for Business Server comes with a set of things that have been considered as primitive and hence they are deprecated.  The features deprecated with this version release of Skype for business are:

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Federation among Tenants on Hosted Skype for business Platform and Skype for business Online

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Few days back, one of our client (a Hosting Services Provider) registered a ticket on our support portal regarding “federation | Presence unknown status”

Communication has been started with the client to narrow down and rectify the issue. Upon analysis it has been discovered that tenant of their hosted platform is trying to federate and communicate with a company using office 365 Skype for business online services.

So we started our troubleshooting SOP, verified following at Hosted Side:

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