You still use a PC in your meeting room to connect to Skype for business?

You still use a PC in your meeting room to connect to Skype for business?

How many companies out there are running Skype for Business in meeting rooms, including boardrooms where business critical meetings are held, by having a desktop that is hidden in a cupboard connected to a screen or projector?

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Quickfire Collaboration Questions: Answered

Quickfire Collaboration Questions: Answered

Quickfire answers to the most common, and most challenging unified collaboration and video conferencing questions that we are asked.

We will be posting a single question at a time, so be sure to come back and check when your question is answered, or post your question in the comments at the bottom so that we can answer it for you.

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Microsoft Teams, Videocall and Polycom

Microsoft Teams, Videocall and Polycom

Last month at the Microsoft Ignite conference in the US, Microsoft announced that it would be merging its Skype for Business Online platform with its Teams platform to create an improved collaboration application for businesses to use.

From the initial conversations, we have had with businesses, it seems that many had not heard the news coming from Ignite and were a little confused or concerned as to what this meant for them.

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What's Happening with Microsoft Skype for Business and Teams?

What's Happening with Microsoft Skype for Business and Teams?

You may be aware that Microsoft are currently holding their annual conference, Ignite, for Enterprise IT and business executive. As a service provider, you have probably seen the announcement about Teams and Skype for Business, and you may be wondering how this is going to affect you going forward.

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Don’t Rush to Compare the Feature Sets of Cisco Spark and Microsoft Skype for Business

Don’t Rush to Compare the Feature Sets of Cisco Spark and Microsoft Skype for Business

If you are thinking about deploying either Microsoft Skype for Business or Cisco Spark as part of your collaboration strategy, we would suggest that you don’t simply look to the feature sets of the solution, but make a more informed decision based on key business and operational drivers.

Simplifying and rationalising communication and collaboration is vital, but it can only become truly successful with adoption, and that starts with user experience.

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Are fluid workplaces the key to collaboration?

Are fluid workplaces the key to collaboration?

In the current battle to dominate the unified collaboration space in the enterprise workplace between Microsoft Skype for Business and Cisco Spark, decisions must be made on the needs and workflows of the users.

In this blog, we want to look at the changing workspace environment (a much-discussed topic), but really pull out what it is that Skype for Business and Spark can offer users, and why it is so important.

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