Tom Talks Microsoft Teams and Microsoft 365 news and opinions

AuthorTom Arbuthnot

A Microsoft MVP and Microsoft Certified Master, Tom Arbuthnot is Founder and Principal at Empowering.Cloud as well as a Solutions Director at Pure IP. Tom stays up to date with industry developments and shares news and his opinions on his Tomtalks.blog, UC Today Microsoft Teams Podcast and email list. He is a regular speaker at events around the world.

Understanding Operator Connect Accelerator (OCA) for Microsoft Teams

Microsoft just announced a new program, Operator Connect Accelerator. The programme will allow certified partners to quickly onboard operators to Microsoft Teams Operator Connect. This blog covers what Operator Connect Accelerator (OCA) is, who the launch partners are and how it affects customers and telco providers. Firstly, to understand Operator Connect Accelerator, you have to understand...

Microsoft Teams Monthly Podcast April 2022

  This month UC Today’s Rob Scott and I discuss Enterprise Connect Thoughts Operator Connect Mobile Microsoft Work Trend Index 2022 Azure Communication Services adds UK and Denmark PSTN numbers in Preview DECT handsets coming to Teams Neat devices now certified for Microsoft Teams Yealink also launched Yealink MeetingBoard 65 Upcoming events UC EXPO MANCHESTER, Manchester Tech Week, 27-28...

Microsoft Teams DECT integration coming via SIP Gateway

Announced this week at Enterprise Connect, Microsoft is adding support for a number of digital enhanced cordless telecommunications (DECT) devices for Microsoft Teams. These will register via Microsoft’s native SIP gateway. This will be available by the end of June on the following compatible handset models from Spectralink, Ascom and Poly. Yealink and Gigaset handsets will follow by September...

Microsoft announce Operator Connect Mobile for Microsoft Teams

Alongside releasing their 2022 Work Trend Index report today, Microsoft also announced Operator Connect Mobile. This is a fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) solution which will allow your mobile device to become a Teams Phone endpoint. Operator Connect Mobile will preview will begin in Q2 of 2022, with general availability beginning in the second half of 2022. Initial operator partners include BT...

Microsoft Teams Monthly Podcast March 2022 – Microsoft Teams 5th Birthday

Microsoft Teams 5th Birthday this month, Happy Birthday! 330,000+ companies worldwide using Teams 270 million+ Monthly Active Users Over 90% of Fortune 500 companies use Teams The number of active Teams Rooms devices more than doubled year over year-end of 2021 In this session we discuss: Shared Channels finally coming to public preview in March LinkedIn Integration with Microsoft Teams Local...

Tom Talks Microsoft Teams and Microsoft 365 news and opinions
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