Posts Tagged ‘Lync’

Skype4B App Share: What in the World Are You Doing to My Network?

For many of the Skype for Business and Lync readers out there, you may think to yourself, “Hey, I’ve seen a similar title like that before…”, and you would be absolutely correct. During Lync Conference 2014, Lync MVP Jeff Schertz gave a fantastic presentation about “Video – What in the World Are You Doing to […]

Top 5 Life Sciences Blog Posts From August 2015

  Now that September is here, I thought it would be neat to look back at what our readers found most interesting last month. Below are the top five blog posts Perficient’s life sciences practice wrote in August – they’re ranked in order of popularity, with number one being the most viewed piece. 

How The Default SIP Domain Impacts Exchange Online UM Connections

Background I was recently working on an engagement where the customer was migrating from Exchange 2010 to Office 365 Exchange Online. The customer had been a long time Enterprise Voice customer (OCS, Lync 2010, and now Lync 2013). As the customer grew over the years, so had their Lync environment. The customer originally deployed OCS […]

One Of My Favorite Skype For Business (Formerly, Lync) Features

  Is she online yet? Is he free or in a meeting? Ugh, how many times a day do you find yourself wondering whether your colleague is available for a chat? Relax. And quit checking your instant messenger (IM) every five seconds. With Skype for Business (formerly, Microsoft Lync), your needs are met by one […]

Skype for Business: Meeting Broadcast Experience

If your organization is using Office Communicator and/or offers cell phone allowance, now is likely an opportune time to reevaluate. Here’s insight on just a few Skype for Business (formerly known as Lync) features that we will see in the near future. These features will enhance your webinars, demos, and team meetings. “…as meetings grow […]

Skype for Business – Reverse Proxy 101

  First let’s start off with what a Reverse proxy is and then cover how it fits in with with Skype for Business Server. The Reverse proxy is a device that receives requests from clients on and then forwards the request on to another resource, in this case a Skype for Business Front End server. This is done in […]

How to Plan & Prepare for Skype for Business – Webinar Recap

It’s official – as of mid April, which was covered in another post – Microsoft Lync is now Skype for Business. As expected, customers who have Lync deployed either on premises or in the cloud have questions, and folks who use Skype for personal use are wondering how well this communication tool, which works wonders […]

Ignite 2015 – Monitoring Investments in Skype4B

It’s the typical issue all IT professionals face: a new system is designed, built and deployed to end users, but months down the road issues arise and administrators are faced with the overwhelming task of trying to find root cause to remediate issues. As an IT Pro (in a previous life) this is definitely something […]

Ignite 2015 – Skype4B Mobility Security Improvements

I’ll admit that the title is a bit misleading because much of what existed (in regards to mobility) in Lync Server 2013 still exists in Skype for Business Server 2015.  Unfortunately there has not been a great leap forward in functionality….YET.  The “Yet” is there because there are HUGE improvements forthcoming in the Skype for […]

The Skype For Business Client Has Arrived!

Today is the day that the official Skype For Business Client gets released! I have been using the Technical Preview for about a week now and can honestly say that I like the new Skype-influenced interface. I have a couple customers that have been waiting for this new UI to come out before they begin their client rollout, because they […]

Skype for Business Updates from Enterprise Connect

It is official – new Skype for Business Server, Client, and Online Service coming in April 2015! The announcement for the new Skype for Business products happened today during the Microsoft Keynote at Enterprise Connect. Items covered during the Keynote: Office 365 – Skype4B Online Enterprise Voice, Audio Conferencing, and PSTN Calling features being added  –  coming later this […]

Managing the Skype Client UI in Skype for Business

With Microsoft officially announcing that they will be upgrading Office365 to utilize the Skype for Business back-end, administrators will need to begin to take actions to prepare themselves and their users for the impact of this update. Note: Since Skype for Business (hereafter, S4B) hasn’t been released to GA yet, this information is still pre-release […]

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