Skype for Business
At the heart of great teams is great communication
Work like you’re all in one room, even when you are not. From team meetings to live streaming a meeting, or dialing into a conference call. These features are also available in Microsoft Teams.
Phone system & calling plans
Make, receive, and transfer calls using phone, PC, Mac, and mobile. Shift away from expensive, proprietary telephony hardware to simplify the management of your phone system.
Security, control & compliance
Get end-to-end security, control and compliance that span from the user to the enterprise. All powered by the on-demand scale and manageability of Office 365.
Enhance your Server deployment with the power of the Microsoft Cloud to expand your IT options without added complexity. The Hybrid deployment provides your company with a complete feature set that is scalable, versatile and economical.
Yes. Skype for Business users will log in using their Active Directory ID credentials. Skype customers will continue to use their Skype IDs. Customer feedback indicates they’re not ready to merge their personal work contacts.
No. There will be separate desktop clients and web and mobile apps for Skype and Skype for Business.
Current Lync Server customers with Software Assurance will have rights to deploy Skype for Business. Office 365 customers with Lync Online will receive automatic updates as part of the subscription service.