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Out Loud: Skype for Business as a Service with NFON and Westcoast  UC Today

The rise of technological consumption models throughout the industry has been revolutionary for businesses. Being able to utilise services on a more flexible ...


[Webinar] Microsoft Teams vs. Skype for Business Voice Performance Comparison  GlobeNewswire

BOSTON, Nov. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GSX Solutions, the leading provider of end-user experience monitoring solutions for messaging, collaboration, ...


Patch Skype for Business now or risk DoS via emoji kittens!  Naked Security

For the second time in three years, there's a vulnerability in Microsoft Skype that could get communications tangled up in bouncy little kitten emojis (or any other ...


Emoji Attack Can Kill Skype for Business Chat  Threatpost

A denial of *service* (DoS) vulnerability in the Skype for Business unified communications platform has been uncovered, which can be triggered by sending large ...


Microsoft Teams gains ground on Slack  Computerworld

Spiceworks found that Microsoft's team chat app has moved ahead of market leader Slack on the strength of its inclusion in Office 365. How many users each ...


Yamaha YVC-1000MS Gets Skype for Business Certification  UC Today

Experts in the world of audio, Yamaha recently announced that their USB Speakerphone, the YVC-1000MS, engineered using Yamaha's highest-quality audio ...


Endpoint Incentive Eases Collaboration Confusion  UC Today

UC Today reports on the latest Endpoint Incentive Eases Collaboration Confusion news from around the globe. Read more Team Collaboration stories, reviews ...


Problems with Skype for Business?  Telecom Reseller

Skype calls fail to connect or drop out? Can't hear meeting participants? Scratchy video quality? Skype for Business is fantastic when it works well. But lots can ...


Microsoft Teams growth is strong and it's not slowing down  Windows Central

Microsoft Teams is getting some serious traction in the workplace chat space, with a new report from Spiceworks (via TNW) showing that it could be second only ...


New Microsoft Teams calling features narrow gap with Skype  TechTarget

Four advanced Microsoft Teams calling features will be rolled out in the coming months, narrowing the telephony gap between the cloud app and Skype for ...


Microsoft dropkicks Cortana with Skype functionality on Alexa  The Register

Microsoft announced this week that Skype calling had arrived on Amazon's Echo, but the rollout took a little while, finally arriving at Vulture Central yesterday, ...


The Digital Workplace Hub: The Next Wave in Collaboration  CMSWire

The collaboration software market has experienced a significant overhaul in the past couple of years: several major players, including Jive and Atlassian, have ...


Communicate, pair solutions with Westcon and Polycom  ITWeb

Westcon Sub-Saharan Africa offers a bundled Polycom solution that integrates the Polycom Trio and RealPresence Group Series.


Enterprise IT Embracing Enhanced Device Management for Unified Communications, According to New Unify Square-Osterman Study  PRNewswire

BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Unify Square™, the leading provider of software and cloud managed services for Microsoft Teams and ...


Join the Microsoft Teams AMA session this morning at 9AM PST  OnMSFT

Microsoft Teams has been one of the company's fastest evolving app this year, and all Teams users are invited to participate to an “Ask Microsoft Anything” ...


Microsoft Teams: Basics & Business Benefits  Business 2 Community

By now we've all heard that Microsoft Teams has fully replaced Skype for Business Online, and even those still on Skype for Business on-premises should begin ...


Translation trials: could AI translators beat humans in business?  Raconteur

AI translators are becoming increasingly sophisticated, but will they ever understand the emotional and cultural impact of language?


Good news for business users: Microsoft is working to introduce a consumer version of its 365 bundle  Economic Times

SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft is working to introduce a consumer version of its Microsoft 365 bundle that would be the consumer-focused complement to its ...


Microsoft Adds Admin Roles to Teams  Redmondmag.com

The Microsoft Teams collaboration *service* now supports the assignment of four different IT administrator roles, Microsoft announced last week.


QSC Q-SYS Web Conference Solution Receives US Patent  Commercial Integrator

The IP-based QSC Q-SYS Web Conference solution has been awarded a patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office.


Microsoft Teams app adds controls for IT admins  TechTarget

Microsoft is giving IT administrators more tools for creating and managing teams within the Microsoft Teams app.


CallTower Named Best 2018 UCAAS & PBX Solutions Provider by US Business News  Telecom Reseller

CallTower honored with an esteemed award for their success as a 2018 US Technology Elite Solutions Provider. SOUTH JORDAN, UTAH AND BOSTON ...


Microsoft's Outlook and Teams get user improvements on the web  OnMSFT

Outlook for the web is receiving a host of new features, including improvements to the login experience and meeting improvements.


Tech That Will (Probably) Die in 2019  PCMag

Why MoviePass, Nintendo 3DS, Facebook Watch, Faraday Future, and more may not feel so good when the.


NETPDC Announces VOLED Staffer as 2018 Civilian of the Year  Hanford Sentinel

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- The Naval Education and Training Professional Development Center (NETPDC) announced, Dec. 4, the selection of Education ...


Microsoft Suggests Teams Can Now Serve as a Skype for Business Replacement  Redmondmag.com

Microsoft on Friday proclaimed that the Microsoft Teams client is now a "complete meeting and calling solution," and is a suitable substitute for the Skype for ...


Lead Engineer Office 365/Technical Infrastructure & Support - TransUnion  Built In Chicago

TransUnion is hiring for a Lead Engineer Office 365/Technical Infrastructure & Support in Chicago. Find more details about the job and how to apply at Built In ...


Microsoft says it has delivered on its plan to bring Skype for Business features to Teams  ZDNet

Microsoft officials say they've made good on their promised roadmap for bringing Skype for Business Online features to Microsoft Teams. But do users agree?


Out Loud: Microsoft Christmas Special  UC Today

UC Today reports on the latest Out Loud: Microsoft Christmas Special news from around the globe. Read more Collaboration stories, reviews and market ...


5 Lessons Apple Can Learn From Microsoft's Comeback  Forbes

In this post, I explore five ways Apple can revitalize itself by learning from Microsoft.


Exchange, SharePoint and Skype for Business 2019 Editions Released  Redmond Channel Partner

The "2019"-branded editions of Microsoft's application servers -- Exchange Server, SharePoint Server, Project Server and Skype for Business Server -- reached ...


Microsoft releases Skype for Business 2019 server  TechTarget

The Skype for Business 2019 server, launched this week, will appeal to on-premises enterprise customers that are not yet ready to move to the cloud.


Microsoft says Teams is now at 'feature parity' with Skype for Business Online  ZDNet

Microsoft's plan to ultimately replace its Skype for Business Online communications *service* with Microsoft Teams has achieved a key milestone, company ...


WhatsApp at work: Companies grapple with a popular ad hoc tool  Computerworld

The popular messaging app, owned by Facebook, is following a familiar path: Popular at home, it's now showing up more often at work.


No Jitter Roll: Five for Friday | Insight for the Connected Enterprise  No Jitter

A look at recent news from Jabra, Videxio, AvePoint, Versa Networks, and Tango Networks.


Google’s Hangouts Meet now supports up to 100 participants  9to5Google

Google's Hangouts Meet platform is slowly growing into an excellent platform for businesses to host video conferences. Today, the company has announced that ...


The Microsoft 365 Insider test program is open for business  ZDNet

Microsoft is evolving its IT-pro-focused Windows Insider for Business program with its new Microsoft 365 Insider test program.


Office 365: A guide to the updates  IDG Connect

Get the latest info on feature, bug fix and security updates for Office 365 for Windows as they roll out from Microsoft. Now updated for Version 1811 (Build ...


Microsoft Deems Teams Ready To Replace Skype for Business  Redmond Channel Partner

Microsoft last week gave organizations the go-ahead to substitute the Skype for Business Online client with Teams, deeming the latter a "complete meeting and ...


7 Best Conference Call Services for 2018  TechCo

Communicating with your team isn't easy. But with a good conference call *service*, you can keep in touch with your team, no matter where they are.


Next-Generation Keynotes at Enterprise Connect 2019  Telecom Reseller

by Eric Krapf Enterprise Connect, General Manager & Program Co-Chair No Jitter, Publisher. With the recent addition of Cisco's Amy Chang to the roster, we've ...


Today's channel rundown - 10 December, 2018  Channelnomics

Welcome to today's channel rundown, containing vital news and analysis on the channel's comings and goings. Read all about it below: ...


Out Loud: Automatic Upgrades to Microsoft Teams?  UC Today

The calendar year is drawing to a close but the news still keeps on coming from Microsoft when it comes to communication and collaboration. In this episode the ...


Nureva Announces HDL300 System Integration with Intel Unite Platform  Commercial Integrator

Nureva Inc. recently announced the integration of its HDL300 audio conferencing system with the Intel Unite solution for *content* sharing and collaboration.


Plantronics Christmas Gift Guide  UC Today

UC Today reports on the latest Plantronics Christmas Gift Guide news from around the globe. Read more Headsets stories, reviews and market analysis on ...


Microsoft readies hybrid Skype for Business to ease Teams migration  TechTarget

Microsoft is developing a hybrid Skype for Business to help companies running the IP communications software in the data center migrate gradually to the ...


Falmouth Getting New Website, E-Mail Addresses | Falmouth News | capenews.net  CapeNews.net

The town website is moving from falmouthmass.us to falmouthma.gov, and that change will also apply to Falmouth employee e-mails. Falmouth information ...


Microsoft Teams, Skype for Business Get Presence Support for Coexistence Modes  Redmond Channel Partner

Microsoft this week announced a new presence capability for its Teams and Skype for Business collaboration solutions that will be delivered via an Office 365 ...


Jabra launches Evolve 65t, world’s first True Wireless earbuds engineered for business use  Telecom Reseller

Pioneer in sound breaks new ground by introducing professional-grade true wireless earbuds for the mobile professional; Evolve 65t are the first true wireless ...


Intermedia Unite Review & Rating  PCMag

Intermedia was already a PCMag Editors' Choice pick, but its Unite platform makes it an even stronger choice for businesses seeking a reliable cloud PBX with a ...


Microsoft Skype for Business update fixes Mac bugs  TechTarget

The latest software patch for on-premises Skype for Business eliminates bugs and adds features for users that run the Microsoft platform on Mac OS, narrowing ...


Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. Acquires 9,825 Shares of Microsoft Co. (MSFT)  Fairfield Current

Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. increased its holdings in Microsoft Co. (NASDAQ:MSFT) by 0.8% in the second quarter, according to its most recent ...


VU and VUMC phone service temporarily unavailable Dec. 16  Vanderbilt University News

Vanderbilt IT will upgrade the telephone system at 4 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 16. During this timeframe, all regular phones (including Lync/Skype for Business ...


Microsoft Teams Fully Replaces Skype for Business Online  Business 2 Community

There has been a lot of movement since the announcement during Microsoft Ignite 2017 that Microsoft would be phasing out Skype for Business online and ...


It’s nothing personal: The decline and fall of the PC empire  TechGenix

The Romans had a good run: Their empire lasted 500 years. But with PC sales down, Microsoft's domination of the personal computer market is teetering.


Jabra Evolve 65t wireless headphones launched in the UK  Geeky Gadgets

Jabra has announced the launch of its latest wireless headphones in the UK, the Jabra Evolve 65t headphones. The Jabra Evolve 65t are now available in the.


Deals: Windows 10 Pro for just $12.26, and more!  TweakTown

Windows 10 doesn't need to be as expensive, with GVGMall offering Windows 10 Pro OEM CD-KEY GLOBAL for just $15.32 before our exclusive 20% off ...


Accenture in doghouse after NHSmail mass outage cuts off 1m+ UK health staff  The Register

Accenture is reportedly facing major financial penalties after a failed upgrade took down the email system used by about 1.2 million staffers at the UK's National ...


Catching Up with Videxio Mid-Merger  UC Today

UC Today reports on the latest Catching Up with Videxio Mid-Merger news from around the globe. Read more Video Conferencing stories, reviews and market ...


Microsoft Skype for Business Review  TechRadar

Now a part of Microsoft Teams which is a part of Office 365, Microsoft Skype for Business appears to be hanging by a thread in terms of availability. Nonetheless ...


Activist hedge fund Elliott buys stake in LogMeIn  Boston Business Journal

Elliott Management, the activist hedge fund controlled by billionaire Paul Singer, recently purchased a stake in Boston-based enterprise software firm LogMeIn ...


Out Loud: Skype for Business Server 2019 Available  UC Today

A month on since the Microsoft Ignite show Patrick and Tom review all of the news for Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams. The main news is that Skype for ...


No-brainer business optimisation tool  ITWeb Africa

Microsoft Office 365 has become a well-entrenched productivity, business and collaboration tool, used by organisations across the globe. In fact, Microsoft Office ...


How to use Skype for Business  Computerworld

Hosting a meeting, showing a presentation or holding a Q&A with Skype for Business is easy; attending someone else's meeting is even easier. Here's how to ...


Project Officer, Technical  EducationHQ Australia

As the Project Officer, Technical you will contribute to the achievement of ICT projects and initiatives through the completion of allocated tasks and projects.


Microsoft Readies Update to Teams and Skype for Business Portal  Redmond Channel Partner

An update to Microsoft's management portal for Teams and Skype for Business will deliver new capabilities related to call analytics and IT management.


Top five apps for businesses on the go  Lancashire Business View

Top five apps for businesses on the go, by Howard Jones, managing director, Unified World.


Exchange Server 2019, Skype for Business 2019 Hit Preview Stages  Redmond Channel Partner

The 2019-branded editions of Microsoft's Exchange Server and Skype for Business products are now available as commercial previews, the company ...


Skype for Business 2019 nudges users to cloud  TechTarget

The new features in Skype for Business 2019 are all about making it easier for on-premises customers to move to cloud-based Microsoft Teams.


What is happening in your Skype for Business environment?  Enterprise Times

ManageEngine announced Skype for Business server reports adding to Exchange Reporter Plus, its Exchange auditing, monitoring & reporting solution.


Skype for Business Server 2019 Will Have a Standard Edition  Redmondmag.com

Microsoft plans to add a Standard edition when it rolls out its Skype for Business Server 2019 product this year, according to a Microsoft Most Valuable ...


Hi-res screens kill Skype for Business app sharing  iTnews

Microsoft has pinpointed high-resolution monitors as the reason for a large number of crashes involving the application sharing feature in its Skype for Business ...


Microsoft Teams gets Skype for Business interoperability with April update  Windows Central

Microsoft Teams' April updates are here with plenty of improvements for organizations making the switch from Skype for Business.


Best Video Conferencing Apps 2018 - Web Conferencing  TechCo

A video conferencing app will transport you to the heart of any meeting, no matter where you are. Find the best video conferencing app for your business.


QSC Awarded Patent for Q-SYS Web Conference Integration Solution  Audio Visual News Network

QSC has been awarded a utility patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its Q-SYS Web Conference Integration Solution.


CallTower Delivers Optimised Internet Performance with CT Cloud Boost  UC Today

Global leader in the delivery of cloud-based unified communication and collaboration solutions, CallTower, recently announced their brand-new CT Cloud Boost ...


Teams and Skype for Business Get Joint Management Portal  Redmond Channel Partner

Microsoft's plan to merge Skype for Business Online into its Teams *service* went another step further this week.


Microsoft Extends Support for Skype for Business and Teams Apps for Windows Phones  Redmondmag.com

Microsoft quietly extended the life of its Skype for Business app for Windows Phone devices by about a year and a half, while its Teams app was given a ...


Microsoft blocks cloud Skype sign-ups for small businesses  TechTarget

Microsoft will soon prevent small businesses from deploying cloud Skype for Business when registering for a new Office 365 account, directing them instead to ...


Skype for Business has nasty habit of closing down… for business  The Register

Microsoft has confirmed that some versions of its Skype for Business app are prone to crashes, and the issue won't be easy to resolve. The Redmond software ...


The rise of a third UC modality and the future of Skype for Business  ITProPortal

What were once two separate modes of communications have begun to merge into a single platform.


How to navigate a Microsoft Teams migration from Skype for Business  TechTarget

To prepare for a Microsoft Teams migration, evaluate how your organization has deployed Skype for Business and create a pilot program to test Teams.


Microsoft Announces Teams Feature Parity with Skype for Business  UC Today

Last year, when Microsoft announced that their flagship Teams application would soon replace Skype for Business, users responded with a mixture of ...


Folkestone & Hythe launches ICT transformation  UKAuthority.com

Folkestone & Hythe District Council has kicked off a five-year ICT programme with the deployment of a low code digital platform. Folkestone harbour. As part of ...


Metaswitch and TekVizion Collaborate on Skype for Business Certification  UC Today

TekVizion, a company which certifies, validates and automates communication and collaboration services, recently announced their decision to team up with ...


Microsoft Publishes Their Latest Skype for Business to Teams Roadmap  UC Today

In August of this year, Microsoft announced that their Teams flagship product had finally achieved feature-parity with the much-loved Skype for Business Online ...


Microsoft retiring Skype for Business, Microsoft Teams, and Yammer for Windows phone  Windows Central

Microsoft is gearing up to drop support for its Yammer, Skype for Business, and Microsoft Teams apps for Windows phone on May 20.


Microsoft (MSFT) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.58  Fairfield Current

Media stories about Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies ...


Microsoft pushes back retirement dates for Microsoft Teams, Skype for Business Windows Phone apps  OnMSFT

Microsoft has quietly pushed back the retirement dates for the Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business Windows Phone apps earlier this month, though it's not ...


Tango Networks acquisition expands enterprise mobility services  TechTarget

Tango Networks acquired Simetric Telecom to broaden its enterprise mobility services, Speechmatics and Clique team up to offer multilingual transcription and ...


Microsoft Adds Presence Support for Coexistence Modes in Teams and Skype for Business  Redmondmag.com

Microsoft announced on Tuesday that it has enabled presence for coexistence modes when those settings are used to specify collaborations for Microsoft Teams ...


Google to link Meet business video-calling app with Microsoft Skype and other rivals  GeekWire

Google announced Monday morning that its enterprise video calling app, Hangouts Meet, will be capable of connecting directly to competing apps, including ...


Microsoft's Skype for Business Shift to Teams Could Be 3 Year Transition  Redmondmag.com

Independent consultancy Directions on Microsoft offered guidance this week on Skype for Business, and how organizations could be affected by Microsoft's ...


How Apple Group FaceTime could replace Google Hangouts Chat and Skype for Business  TechRepublic

At WWDC, Apple announced a new feature for iOS 12 that will allow FaceTime to accommodate up to 32 people at once. This could make Apple a contender in ...


MSI Pro 24X 7M - Full Review and Benchmarks  Tom's Guide

The MSI Pro 24X 7M delivers decent productivity performance in a slim, monitor-like design, but it isn't well-suited to heavy workloads.


Numonix RECITE Offers Centralized Skype for Business Client-Side Recording for On-Premises, Hybrid and Office365  PR Newswire

BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Numonix, provider of RECITE, the industry's single most versatile recording solution available for unified ...


AT&T, Verizon, Silver Peak Lead List of New, Changing Channel Programs  Channel Partners

AT&T announced a particularly lengthy list of enhancements to its channel programs, one master agent helped Verizon roll out wireless services, and Ciena ...


Getting 'throttled' message when trying to sign into Microsoft? Here's how to fix it  The Tennessean

Unable to log into your Outlook or Skype for Business at work? So are a lot of us.


Microsoft is readying a consumer Microsoft 365 subscription bundle  ZDNet

Microsoft is working to bring a consumer version of its Microsoft 365 bundle to market, which could include Windows 10, Office 365, Skype, Cortana, Outlook ...