Skype for Business
A New Vision for Intelligent Communications
With the new meetings and voice services, Office 365 becomes richer and more full-featured. It gives companies a super-simple collaboration environment for interacting with one another across a globally dispersed company. The better you communicate, the better you perform as a company.
Skype Meeting – provides audio, video, and web conferencing on the Internet, with the ability to schedule a meeting in advance or start one at any time. Up to 250 people can join a meeting, using the smartphones, tablets, PCs, phones, and meeting room devices.
Skype Meeting Broadcast extends the reach of Skype meetings to up to 10,000 attendees for webinars, all-hands meetings, and other one-to-many presentations. Scheduling options allow you to limit attendance to people in your organization or open it to everyone on the Internet.
Audio Conferencing from Microsoft allows anyone to join your Skype meetings using only a telephone. Useful for joining anytime a phone is more convenient than a tablet or PC, or anyplace without Internet access.
PCloud Video Interoperability – Polycom RealConnect for Office 365, now available in the United States and Canada, is the first cloud video interoperability solution that seamlessly connects devices from Polycom, Cisco, and other popular vendors to Skype for Business meetings within Office 365. With this solution, you’ll enjoy the full Skype for Business meeting experience that now can include non-native video devices.
Ease of provisioning for IT and simplicity for end users
Because the service is fully integrated with Office 365, you can quickly assign a license to anyone in the organization from the admin portal. VTC join instructions will be included in any new meeting invitation without any additional steps so anyone can join a Skype for Business meeting.
Works with the equipment you use today – The solution is based on an architecture that supports the widest variety of devices and networks. It works with your existing video conferencing investments at a low cost of ownership.
Focus on the things you’re doing together, even when you’re far apart, with integrated real-time co-authoring, desktop sharing, application sharing, and PowerPoint presentations.