#skype4b: Director Server role


There are myths around the director server role in Lync Server 2013 and Skype for Business Server 2015. Let me give you the facts: What, When, Why, Where and How? Many IT professionals, even consultants and architects who work on Microsoft Unified Communication area may have all these questions in their mind. What: Director is…

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#skype4b: Skype for Business Licensing User vs Device CAL


Microsoft licensing is not easy and sometimes create lots of confusion. My previous blogpost “Skype for Business Licensing” talks about different types of Skype for Business licenses including server and client. In this blogpost, I am going to cover different type of access patterns. In most of the companies, you will find three types of…

#Skype4B: Call via work (Part IV)


This post is the IVth part of the Call via Work series and continuation of part III. In this blogpost, I am going to cover the limitations of Call via Work. However, CvW is a great feature of Skype for Business Server 2015 which can be implemented easily with a limited hardware configuration but it…

#Skype4B: Call via work (Part III)


Part I and Part II of this blog post cover CvW fundamentals and how does it work. Now this part of the blogpost will cover CvW prerequisites and deployment process. CvW is a cool feature of Skype for Business but it can only be configured in few scenarios. Below are the prerequisites and infrastructure should…

#Skype4B: Call via work (Part II)


Part I of this blog post covers introduction of Call via work, differentiate remote call control and describe how does CvW work etc. Part II will cover different scenarios of call via work which takes place. Outbound routing scenario has been covered in Part I. Now, let me describe inbound scenarios. Skype for Business Server…

#Skype4B: Call via work (Part I)


Skype for Business Server 2015 introduced Call via Work (CvW) and replaced remote call control (RCC) which was available in previous versions of Lync server. It enables integration between Skype for Business and your PBX phone system. A SfB user enabled for CvW can initiate a PSTN call from SfB client and leverages PBX phone…

Call flow with Cloud Connector Edition


Cloud Connector Edition is an option for those customers who are new to Microsoft Real Time Communication and directly adopting Skype for Business Online (Office 365) for real time communication. At present to find an organization without any telephony system is almost impossible. When customers are looking for best RTC solution and adopting SfB online,…