Our fifth entry in the “How It Fits” series is…the Mediation Server! Mediation is a central element within Skype for Business. It’s arguably the most versatile Server Role in the Skype for Business topology too. There’s almost no end to
Never Miss a Skype for Business Notification Again In early 2016 I wrote a post titled, Making Sure You See Skype for Business Notifications—No Matter What!. In said post I reviewed a notification app called SuperToast, made by Modality Systems.
You have a normal conversation in Skype for Business via Instant Messaging. The next day, you need to check the status of a task. You recall you mentioned this task in yesterday’s conversation. Better go check it in Conversation History.
“What’s the Edge Server do?” One of our team members fielded this question while on-site the other day. He’d just finished describing the Skype for Business topology we proposed for the customer’s business (hybrid deployment, across 3 offices). One of
We’re working on a big post (again!). It’s directly in response to a reader comment, and deals with a critical part of Skype for Business adoption. In the meantime, as I promised, here are the results of the Lync Polls
Yes, we’re talking both Teams and Lync today. Old and new. First, the Teams part. Microsoft continues to expand Teams’ capabilities as the weeks progress. I saw a tweet yesterday from Randy, of the “Randy’s Lync and UC Blog,” talking
A reader comment drew my attention to this post from way back in 2011: 3 Ways to Start Conversations With Lync Auto-Contact URLs They asked a simple question: “Could you do this (set auto-contact URLs) with a Skype for Business
The other day, a reader commented with this question. “Is there an option in Skype4B to have it set up where your chat does NOT blink or pop up on your screen? I would like just an icon on my
A reader sent in a Lync Server/Active Directory support request the other day. I responded, but they solved it without much input from us (a credit to their fast troubleshooting skills!). Afterward, we discussed their solution, and I asked if
The end of the year creeps up on us. When it does, I like to look through my list of collected blog post ideas, and see which I should tackle before 2016. I realized there’s one question I haven’t explicitly