You Can Now Try Skype for Business for Mac

Microsoft announced that it is kicking off the public preview of Skype for Business for Mac. Commercial customers can request an invite here. Invites will be issued to IT admins first, and will be expanded to everyone else in the…

Microsoft Expands Skype for Business Meetings, Voice Services

Microsoft announced its first geographic expansion of Skype for Business Cloud PBX and PSTN services. It has a new initiative called Project Rigel to bring Skype Meeting from Microsoft Surface Hub to nearly any meeting room with a display or…

Microsoft Makes Another Skype for Business Acquisition

Microsoft announced that it has acquired management, reporting, and analytics technology from Event Zero in order to enhance Skype for Business Online. More specifically, it has acquired the tech assets from the UC Commander product suite. The company says the…

Microsoft Buys Talko To Add to Skype for Business

Microsoft announced that it has acquired technology from mobile communications app Talko to bring it to Skype. Specifically, it will become part of Skype for Business. In addition to the tech, the Skype team is getting Talko employees. “Together, the…

Microsoft Adds New Office 365 Communication Features Via Skype for Business

Microsoft announced on Monday that it is giving Office 365-using organizations new communications services for voice, video, and meetings to replace their legacy systems with services built on the Skype for Business experience. New services include PSTN Conferencing, Skype Meeting…

What To Expect From Skype For Business

Back in November, Microsoft announced that Lync would become Skype for Business, and that it would come with a new client experience, new server release, and updates in Office 365. While Lync already gave users instant messaging and Skype audio…

Microsoft Lync Is Becoming Skype For Business

Microsoft announced that the next version of Lync will actually be Skype for Business, which the company says brings together “the familiar experience and user love of Skype with the enterprise security, compliance, and control from Lync to create the…