Microsoft Ignite has come and gone. It has left us with many new announcements, products to anticipate, and changes to prepare for. Particularly when it comes to Skype for Business. In today’s post, I’ve collected some impressions from Ignite’s announcements.
In 2015 we did a pricing post for Skype for Business topologies. It’s time to revisit and update those numbers. (The previous pricing post, if you’re curious: Pricing for Skype for Business 2015: 3 Scenarios) A reader pointed out that
If Microsoft wanted to stir up controversy before the Ignite 2017 conference…they sure succeeded! Last week the Skype for Business community got two major announcements. One appears accidental. The other was not. But both have certainly drummed up a lot
What’s this? Cisco UCaaS rated HIGHER than Skype for Business? How?! Amazing as it might seem, that is how Gartner recently ranked them: Gartner’s Magic Quadrant 2017 for Unified Communications Their 2017 UC rankings have Cisco at #1 overall. Skype
Hope all of you had a great 4th of July! Just a quick post today, while we continue work on some bigger stuff. Microsoft Teams has come up on social a lot lately. Some important information administrators should know, whether
Yes, we’re talking both Teams and Lync today. Old and new. First, the Teams part. Microsoft continues to expand Teams’ capabilities as the weeks progress. I saw a tweet yesterday from Randy, of the “Randy’s Lync and UC Blog,” talking
We recently talked about SOX compliance in our regular newsletter, “WOOF!” The full article is here: 5 Big Benefits Your Company Gains from SOX – WOOF! March 2017 (Yes, there are actually benefits to SOX compliance. Weird, huh?) It made
A tug-of-war is brewing among Microsoft users. (I wouldn’t call it a ‘war’…we’re all reasonable folks, right?) The question is, which app do we use: Skype for Business, Teams, or both? Different Apps for Different Communications Looking at them in