Skype for Business replaces Microsoft Lync’s communications platform, with the best features of both consumer products purchased by the company in 2011 and its successful business platform. This product is offered as part of Office 365 or as an autonomous offer.
The best of both worlds
Skype for Business maintains the features that make it a platformOr a very popular communication: instant messaging, the ability to share files and voice and video chat(For groups and individuals).
This adds the addition that makes Lync successful with the company. This includes enterprise-level security and privacy features, Outlook integration that shows the presence of your contacts (offline, in meetings, busy, etc.), as well as future appointments on your calendarAnd the ability to share the screen during video chat.
As Skype for Business is Offered As part of Office 365, it has greater integrationWith Office package. As well as Outlook features, it lets you take notes that are automatically stored in OneNote.
The combination of Lync and Skype also means you can call any one with A Skype ID via voice and video, not just your Lync contacts. In order to continue expanding the use of Skype for business, Microsoft is working with its partners to develop video calling devices that combine Skype.
In terms of appearance, Skype for Business maintains portrait designLync with a very similar interface to commercial products, by integrating Skype icons.
NoIt’s perfect, but very popular
Ever since it took over Skype in 2011, Microsoft put a lot of work in the product. This does not mean that it is perfect, rather than bringing many useful and very popular functions. Lync has its own problems in terms of reliability, call quality and drop-down calls, but it’s also popular. With both combined programsThis, Microsoft definitely sets a stronger position in commercial communication tools.
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