Skype for Business

Skype for Business

Skype for Business, formerly known as Microsoft Lync Server, is a unified communications (UC) platform that integrates common channels of business communication and online meetings, including instant messaging (IM), presence, voice over IP (VoIP), video conferencing, file transfer, web conferencing, voicemail and email.

Skype for Business can help your organisation increase staff productivity, improve collaboration and lower costs. Softsource will help make your Skype deployment seamless with our wealth of expertise and capability including; independent consulting, design, implementation and support.

Softsource’s value add is more than just deploying Skype for Business however, but also in adding the components of the Skype for Business infrastructure foundation as a complete solution.

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High quality video

Users can connect through high quality video sessions. With Skype for Business, users can easily schedule an online meeting with video or seamlessly escalate an IM session to a video call. Users can experience resolutions up to HD 1080P in two-party calls and multiparty conferences, with gallery view allowing users in conferences of more than two people to see video of all participants in the conference.  



Skype for Business lets you communicate and collaborate with anyone, anywhere, on any device, on the go - including voice and video over wireless, rich presence, instant messaging, meetings and calling features from a single, easy-to-use interface available on Windows PCs, Windows Phone, iOS, and Android smartphones and tablets

Easier ways to exchange ideas

Presence awareness lets staff know whether their connected colleagues, staff, suppliers and clients are available for conversations. Users can click to join scheduled meetings from their Outlook Calendar or Microsoft SharePoint Online.

Ways to see, share, discuss

Teams can do more than talk. They can also share their desktops, documents, applications, online whiteboards and presentations – both internally and outside the organisation.

Browser-based Skype for Business Online Web App

The browser-based Skype for Business Online Web App allows communications on the go. A 'lite' version of the full messaging suite, it lets you join in Skype for Business Online meetings via compatible web browsers and devices.

Built-in security 

Skype for Business Online is highly secured by an Intelligent Instant Message Filter which helps protect both your network and the Microsoft managed network.

Cost management and free up capital  

Businesses can predict and plan IT costs on a month to month basis, plus reduce infrastructure management costs and total cost of ownership.

To find out more about Skype for Business, or to discuss collaboration solutions for your business, contact us.

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