Over at the agency’s huge Ignite convention in Orlando, Microsoft has introduced that Microsoft Teams will change Skype for Business.
Yes, it could seem that Microsoft desires to make Teams a one-stop-shop in Office 365 for all of your assembly and conferencing wants, and in the coming months the agency notes that Teams might be getting a raft of options together with making inbound and outbound calls to PSTN numbers, name transfers and voicemail.
Teams conferences now have audio conferencing capabilities (not less than in preview) so you may be part of a gathering just by dialling a cellphone quantity, and Microsoft is promising interoperability between Teams and Skype for Business, “together with common presence, and messaging and calling interoperability”.
Ready or not?
For those that don’t want to transfer to Teams, or who aren’t able to migrate their methods but, Microsoft will apparently make a brand new Skype for Business server accessible in the second half of subsequent yr.
The software program large famous: “Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business purchasers might be run aspect by aspect to guage and discover what’s finest for your group.”
Also at Ignite, Lenovo has been displaying off its new ThinkSmart Hub 500, a Skype Room Systems gadget designed along side Microsoft to assist conduct conferences with native and distant individuals, all with a minimal of fuss.