Skype for Business Server 2019 (Preview) Installation

Skype for Business Server 2019 require Windows Server 2016 and SQL 2016 as perquisites. In-place upgrade form Skype for Business 2015 is not possible, and you can only do a site by site migration from Lync 2013 or Skype for Business 2015. Skype for Business 2019 is still available as standard edition version and I …

Skype for Business 2015 CU7 (KB30610) Update supports SQL 2016 now!

The newest Skype for Business 2015 update (Version 9319.534) from 7/31/2018 supports SQL Server 2016 with SP1 now. If you are using SQL Server 2008 R2 as a Back End database, you should not apply this update. For more information, see KB4345985 “Failed to setup database rtcxds” error when you upgrade the SQL Server 2008 …

Lync Phone Devices (LPE) and special offer from Audiocodes

All these Lync Phone Devices, will not support TLS version 1.2. Polycom: CX500, CX600, CX3000 HP: 4110 and 4120 Mitel/Aastra: 6721ip and 6725ip Lync Phone Devices can’t connect to Office 365 after 31. October 2018, because only TLS 1.2 will be support from Microsoft after these date! Audiocodes introduce a replacement program for these devices. …

Microsoft Teams is now available as a free Version

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 …

Microsoft Teams Direct Routing now available!

  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 …

Yealink Conference Phone CP960 Certified for Microsoft Skype for Business and Office 365

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 …

Windows phone apps for Skype for Business, Microsoft Teams, and Yammer are retiring on May 20, 2018

Microsoft will retired the Skype for Business, Microsoft Teams and Yammer app for Windows mobile on May 20, 2018. The Windows mobile user can still use the mobile web browser instead Windows phone apps for Skype for Business, Microsoft Teams, and Yammer are retiring on May 20, 2018

Skype for Business 2015 Cumulative Update 6 Hotfix 2

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 …

MicrosoftTeams Powershell Module 0.9.0

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 …

Skype for Business Server 2019 also available as Standard Server

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 …