Skype for Business Online Common Area Phone Setup

This post follows on from my SfB Online Common Area Phone experience where at first i had a number of issues provisioning Common Area Phones for SfB Online which i had to open a Office 365 support ticket and Microsoft had several reports of the CAP Portal not working which has now been resolved. This … Continue reading Skype for Business Online Common Area Phone Setup

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Plan and configure Hybrid Voice in Skype for Business and Office 365–Ignite 2017 Summary

An oldie but definitely a goodie from Ignite 2017 presented by Nikolay Muravlyannikov and Carolyn Blanding. I Stumbled across this session and thought ive write up a summary on the session. Keep in mind this is Hybrid Voice with Skype for Business and not Teams and was presented before Microsoft Teams Direct Routing was announced. … Continue reading Plan and configure Hybrid Voice in Skype for Business and Office 365–Ignite 2017 Summary

SfB Online Common Area Phone – my experience so far

With the recent announcement that there's a Common Area SKU in Office 365 i wanted to dust off my Polycom VVX and take a look at configuring it. Turns out ive had quite a few issues and i dont think its fully there yet in SfB Online or im probably doing it wrong. I have … Continue reading SfB Online Common Area Phone – my experience so far

Skype for Business Mac Client February 2018 Update Summary

  There's been an update to the Skype for Business for Mac client ! Ive been moving house this week so been a little side tracked but now the internets in and desk is up im just catching up so this may be old news for some but lets take a looky at this update. … Continue reading Skype for Business Mac Client February 2018 Update Summary

Skype for Business Mac Client December 2017 Update Summary

I noticed on tech community there was an update for the Skype for Business Mac client released yesterday on 7th December. Yet again so great to see the Mac client being invested in and updated for fixes and new features. The previous update from October which had a lot of good stuff in and Decembers … Continue reading Skype for Business Mac Client December 2017 Update Summary

Cloud Connector Edition CCE v2.1.0 Released – Adds Operation Management Suite (OMS) support

Over the weekend i noticed thanks to Twitter and Tom Arbuthnot that Friday 17/11/2017 it seems Microsoft have released CCE v2.1 for Skype for Business Online 🙂 Microsoft previously announced before Ignite and SfBO is becoming Teams  we should see co-existence in CCE so it could be deployed alongside Lync Server or Skype for Business … Continue reading Cloud Connector Edition CCE v2.1.0 Released – Adds Operation Management Suite (OMS) support

Configuring DSCP for Skype for Business Online IP Phones

Just noticed on tech community you can now add DSCP tags to SfB Online IP Phones and here's a quick walkthrough. Tech Community article https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Skype-for-Business-Blog/Configuring-Voice-Quality-of-Service-for-Skype-for-Business/ba-p/118000 Setting the DSCP marking for IP Phones will help with Quality of Service tagging but for QoS you also need to ensure network is configured end to end to honour … Continue reading Configuring DSCP for Skype for Business Online IP Phones