Unified Communications http://windowsitpro.com/taxonomy/term/9283/more en Understanding the Main Types of Federation in Skype and Lync Environments http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/understanding-main-types-federation-skype-and-lync-environments <div class="field-deck"> Although the different types might seem similar, there are important differences </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Find out how Discovered Partner Domain, Allowed Partner Domain, and Allowed Partner Server federation differ from each other.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/understanding-main-types-federation-skype-and-lync-environments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/understanding-main-types-federation-skype-and-lync-environments#comments Skype for Business Allowed Partner Domain Allowed Partner Domain Allowed Partner Server Allowed Partner Server Discovered Partner Domain Discovered Partner Domain federation federation Lync Server 2013 Lync Server 2013 Skype for Business Server 2015 Skype for Business Server 2015 Wed, 09 Sep 2015 12:22:00 +0000 148401 at http://windowsitpro.com <p>Skype for Business Server 2015 and&nbsp;Lync Server 2013</p> Skype for Business: PSTN Calling http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-pstn-calling <div class="node-body article-body">One of the areas where Microsoft’s Lync and Skype for Business products have had the most success is in replacing business phone systems (usually known as private branch exchange, or PBX, systems). This success has come about because Skype for Business has grown to offer a robust feature set that matches or exceeds what legacy PBX systems offer, combined with a thriving ecosystem of devices and add-on products and all the benefits that come from its integration with Windows, Active Directory, Exchange and SharePoint.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-pstn-calling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-pstn-calling#comments Skype for Business Active Directory Active Directory cloud cloud Exchange Exchange Lync Lync PBX PBX PSTN PSTN SharePoint SharePoint Skype for Business Skype for Business Thu, 20 Aug 2015 02:28:00 +0000 147011 at http://windowsitpro.com Skype for Business PSTN conferencing http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-pstn-conferencing <div class="node-body article-body">Office 365 has been a huge success by every measure: its yearly revenue, feature set, and breadth of options have continued to grow rapidly each year since its introduction. However, this rapid growth has caused a few growing pains.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-pstn-conferencing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-pstn-conferencing#comments Skype for Business Skype for Business Skype for Business Mon, 03 Aug 2015 18:50:00 +0000 145891 at http://windowsitpro.com Skype for Business Now Available for Windows Phone http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-now-available-windows-phone <div class="node-body article-body">Today Microsoft has released one of the final pieces to its elimination of Lync branding.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-now-available-windows-phone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-now-available-windows-phone#comments Skype for Business Windows Phone Skype for Business Windows Phone Mon, 06 Jul 2015 20:05:00 +0000 143531 at http://windowsitpro.com Skype for Business Online Meeting Migration Tool in Technical Preview http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-online-meeting-migration-tool-technical-preview <div class="node-body article-body">A new tool released as a technical preview is needed to convert meetings into Skype for Business PSTN Conferencing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-online-meeting-migration-tool-technical-preview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-online-meeting-migration-tool-technical-preview#comments Skype for Business Meeting Migration Meeting Migration Skype for Business Skype for Business Mon, 06 Jul 2015 14:37:00 +0000 143421 at http://windowsitpro.com Lync 2013 Server Draining http://windowsitpro.com/lync/lync-2013-server-draining <div class="field-deck"> How to minimize service disruption when performing maintenance </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Have you ever wondered if you can perform maintenance on your Lync servers without disrupting users? Here's the answer to this commonly asked question.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/lync/lync-2013-server-draining" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/lync/lync-2013-server-draining#comments Lync Lync Server 2013 Lync Server 2013 Lync Server Management Shell Lync Server Management Shell server draining server draining Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:02:00 +0000 142911 at http://windowsitpro.com <p>Lync Server 2013</p> Skype for Business Hits Preview with Advanced Broadcasting and Conferencing Features http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-hits-preview-advanced-broadcasting-and-conferencing-features <div class="node-body article-body">Today Microsoft has released into preview new features for Skype for Business customers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-hits-preview-advanced-broadcasting-and-conferencing-features" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/skype-business-hits-preview-advanced-broadcasting-and-conferencing-features#comments Skype for Business Skype for Business Skype for Business Wed, 01 Jul 2015 13:18:00 +0000 143241 at http://windowsitpro.com Controlling Who Can Use the Skype for Business Client http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/controlling-who-can-use-skype-business-client <div class="field-deck"> With client policies, it's easy to control who can see this new client's GUI </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The April 2014 Office update includes the new Skype for Business client. By using client policies or editing the registry, you can control who can use it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/controlling-who-can-use-skype-business-client" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/skype-business/controlling-who-can-use-skype-business-client#comments Skype for Business April 2014 Office update April 2014 Office update EnableSkypeUI parameter EnableSkypeUI parameter Lync 2013 client Lync 2013 client Lync Server 2010 Lync Server 2010 Lync Server 2013 Lync Server 2013 Lync Server Management Shell Lync Server Management Shell PowerShell PowerShell Skype for Business client Skype for Business client Skype for Business Server 2015 Skype for Business Server 2015 Mon, 18 May 2015 12:38:00 +0000 138771 at http://windowsitpro.com <p>Skype for Business&nbsp;and&nbsp;Lync 2013 clients</p> Patch Tuesday Fallout: KB2889923 Breaks Outlook 2010 When Lync 2013 Exists http://windowsitpro.com/patch-tuesday/patch-tuesday-fallout-kb2889923-breaks-outlook-2010-when-lync-2013-exists <div class="node-body article-body">If Outlook 2010 stops working for you after applying this month's Skype for Business upgrade, here's a workaround.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/patch-tuesday/patch-tuesday-fallout-kb2889923-breaks-outlook-2010-when-lync-2013-exists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/patch-tuesday/patch-tuesday-fallout-kb2889923-breaks-outlook-2010-when-lync-2013-exists#comments Outlook Patch Tuesday Skype for Business Office 2010 Office 2010 Outlook 2010 Outlook 2010 Patch Tuesday Patch Tuesday Skype for Business Skype for Business Wed, 15 Apr 2015 19:40:00 +0000 135521 at http://windowsitpro.com Patch Tuesday: Not Hours Old, Skype for Business Has Its First Patch http://windowsitpro.com/patch-tuesday/patch-tuesday-not-hours-old-skype-business-has-its-first-patch <div class="node-body article-body">Skype for Business gets its first update - the same day it is released.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/patch-tuesday/patch-tuesday-not-hours-old-skype-business-has-its-first-patch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://windowsitpro.com/patch-tuesday/patch-tuesday-not-hours-old-skype-business-has-its-first-patch#comments Patch Tuesday Skype for Business Skype for Business Skype for Business Tue, 14 Apr 2015 21:06:00 +0000 135321 at http://windowsitpro.com