Good News, Microsoft Teams is now available for private and small business groups, which don’t have a Office 365 subscription. The free Version offer the following features for up to 300 people: Unlimited chat messages and search. Built-in audio and video calling for individuals, groups, and full team meetups. 10 GB of team file storage plus additional 2 GB per person for personal storage. Integrated, real-time content creation with Office Online apps, including built-in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote. Unlimited app integrations with 140+ business apps to choose from—including Adobe, Evernote, and Trello. Get Microsoft Teams from hereRead More →

  Direct Routing is now general available. With Direct Routing it is possible to route PSTN calls from the customer directly to Microsoft Teams. Customers need only the Microsoft Phone System License for each Microsoft Teams user and can route individual phone numbers form their local PSTN provider or local PBX to this Microsoft Teams user. In Germany, Teams and Phone System and Calling Plans are already available, customers can use this feature. Calling Plans not longer needed to use Microsoft teams also for PSTN calls. The customer has two different deployment scenarios for direct routing.   Local deployment on customer side wit Session BoarderRead More →

Yealink release the new Conference Phone CP960, which supports Microsoft 365 and Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams.The Yealink CP960, compatible with Microsoft Skype for Business, is an enterprise-grade conference phone, bringing the Skype for Business experience and functionality from the desktop to the conference room. The CP960 will be available as Skype for Business or Microsoft Teams Version. You will find all phone models on Yealink website.Read More →

A new Skype for Business 2015 Cumulative Update 6, Hotfix 2 is released March 16, 2018. This update enables Location-Based Routing to support the Skype for Business mobile clients. It also fixes the following issues: 4036626 Missing ApplicationOptions attribute in user object created by New-CsHybridApplicationEndpoint cmdlet in Skype for Business Server 2015 4078589 High memory usage on RtcHost.exe when you deploy Shared Line Appearance in Skype for Business Server 2015 4078590 Calls to Mac fail when enhanced presence privacy mode is enabled in Skype for Business Server 2015 4078592 Push Notification not working for Skype for Business for iOS in Skype for Business Server 2015 4078587 Voice settings are intermittentlyRead More →

If you need to do some bulk configuration for a lot of Microsoft Team groups, you can use the available PowerShell module from here https://www.powershellgallery.com/packages/MicrosoftTeams/0.9.0 If you have this module installed, you can use the Powershell GUI from Anthony Caragol. Anthony Caragol has create one easy to use PowerShell GUI to set the permission for  several Microsoft Team groups at the same time. You can download the tool from his Blog Teamsadmin.com Run these PowerShell script and connect to your tenant with your admin account. You will see all your MS Team group and you can modify all at once. Many Thanks to Anthony Caragol for this helpfulRead More →

In November 2017, Microsoft has publish information about the new Skype for Business Server 2019, that this new SfB version will be available only as Enterprise Version and now standard server will be available. YouTube Audio from November 2018 Good news from Redmond Magazine, the latest information from Microsoft are, the Skype for Business server will be also available as standard server.Read More →

Delivering a secure and productive modern workplace is a top priority for many of our commercial customers, and we’re committed to help. Last July, we took a big step forward in this journey with the introduction of Microsoft 365, a new product suite that brings together Office 365, Windows 10, and Enterprise Mobility + Security.  Many customers are in the process of moving to one or more of these products, and they’ve asked us to clarify a few key points to help them with their upgrades.  Today – two years before the end of extended support for Windows 7 and Office 2010 (January and October 2020,Read More →

Jabra bringt ein neues in-Ear headset auf den Markt, welches auch für Skype for Business zertifiziert ist und sicherlich auch Teams unterstützen wird. Es verfügt über folgende technische Audio Funktionen und wird mit dem im Lieferumfang enthaltenen USB-Adapter Jabra Link 370 über PC verbunden. Mit Hilfe des Jabra Link 370 kann das Headset gleichzeitig mit dem PC und dem Mobiltelefon verbunden werden. Mikrofon-Konzeption Drei-Mikrofon-Technologie mit Geräuschunterdrückung Mikrofonfrequenzbereich 150 Hz bis 6,8 kHz Lautsprecher 15 mm Dynamiklautsprecher Lautsprecherbandbreite (Musikmodus) 20 Hz bis 20 KHz Aktive Geräuschunterdrückung Ja – Hybrid-ANC mit 4 Mikrofonen und gewährleisteten 27 dB an wahrgenommener Geräuschunterdrückung in der Büroumgebung Passive Geräuschunterdrückung Ja Mithör-FunktionRead More →

Ich habe in meinem Lab nun auch einen Windows Server 2016 für die Installation von Skype for Business 2015 verwendet und beschreibe hier die genaue Vorgehensweise der Installation. Installation der Voraussetzungen Powershell auf dem neuen FE Server ausführen Install-WindowsFeature NET-Framework-Core, RSAT-ADDS, Windows-Identity-Foundation, Web-Server, Web-Static-Content, Web-Default-Doc, Web-Http-Errors, Web-Dir-Browsing, Web-Asp-Net, Web-Net-Ext, Web-ISAPI-Ext, Web-ISAPI-Filter, Web-Http-Logging, Web-Log-Libraries, Web-Request-Monitor, Web-Http-Tracing, Web-Basic-Auth, Web-Windows-Auth, Web-Client-Auth, Web-Filtering, Web-Stat-Compression, Web-Dyn-Compression, NET-WCF-HTTP-Activation45, Web-Asp-Net45, Web-Mgmt-Tools, Web-Scripting-Tools, Web-Mgmt-Compat, Server-Media-Foundation, BITS –Source  d:\sources\sxs –Verbose –Restart “d:\sources\sxs” zeigt auf den Pfad des Microsoft Server 2016 Iso Images. Silverlight von hier installieren https://www.microsoft.com/getsilverlight/Get-Started/Install/Default Fileshare für den neuen SfB Server erstellen C:\share DNS Einträge für den SfB Server erstellen DNS-Anforderungen fürRead More →