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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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80% of Collaboration Projects Fail to Meet Business Objectives

80% of Collaboration Projects Fail to Meet Business Objectives

In the unified collaboration battle between Cisco Spark and Microsoft Skype for Business, getting the choice right could boost the company’s profits, whereas getting it wrong could be disastrous.

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Get More from Microsoft Skype for Business

Get More from Microsoft Skype for Business

Microsoft have been supplying tools and applications for businesses for decades. In fact, it is known that there are over 1.2 billion Microsoft Office users and currently over 85 million Microsoft Office365 users across 140 countries in the world.

Now many companies are turning to Skype for Business as their collaboration tool of choice. Many though, are not using its full functionality and not allow employees to collaborate as easily as they could.

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No one ever got fired for buying Microsoft - The Skype for Business Story

No one ever got fired for buying Microsoft - The Skype for Business Story

‘No one ever got fired for buying Microsoft’…to coin a phrase well known to anyone who works in or with technology.

It is little wonder then that so many CEO’s CTO’s and CIO’s are pinning their collaboration flags 100% to Microsoft Skype for Business to enhance their cloud communication strategy.

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