Category: Office 365

Why Use Skype for Business instead of Skype

An Office 365 subscription comprises 4 different components; a desktop installation of Microsoft Office, Exchange Online, SharePoint Online and Skype for Business. Everybody already has some kind of IM client, probably Skype, so why would a company choose to move communication with their clients to using Skype for Business instead of Skype? The answers are all to do with integration and corporate control.

Office 365 Migration Pre-requiste Tasks

Without a doubt, building an Exchange hybrid environment to migrate your Exchange mailboxes to Office 365 is a significant undertaking, which is all the more difficult when small tasks need doing as they stop you moving to the next step.  There are a number of pre-planning tasks you can complete prior to starting an Office 365 migration that will make the hybrid environment build smoother and reduce the pressure on your deployment team.  So before you jump in to configuring Exchange Server and all the other major steps required to allow you to migrate, consider the following smaller tasks.

Why Use Microsoft Lync Online instead of Skype

An Office 365 subscription comprises 4 different components; a desktop installation of Microsoft Office, Exchange Online, SharePoint Online and Lync Online. Everybody already has some kind of IM client, probably Skype, so why would a company choose to move communication with their clients to using Lync Online instead of Skype? The answers are all to do with integration and corporate control.

September 19, 2014 Post Comment Office 365