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UC Day 2016 Speakers Announced – Limited Tickets Still Available

  Just wanted to let everyone know that the UC Day 2016 Speakers have been announced. Thanks to all those that applied to speak, I feel we’ve got a really strong list of names and sessions this year. There are limited free tickets available, so be sure to get registered here and let someone you think might be interested know. Also, as always, thanks to all our sponsors who make it possible...

Auto Attendant and Call Queues Coming Skype for Business Cloud PBX Preview in September

Microsoft’s Sean Wilson and Jamie Stark just finished a live Skype Meeting Broadcast where they went over the new features coming on Skype for Business Cloud PBX You can watch the session on demand here, it will also be on the YouTube channel soon. What was the key news? Cloud PBX Auto Attendant Nothing on premises required for this to work TTS = Text To Speech   Call Queues (similar to what...

Skype Operations Framework Overview and First Cloud PBX and PSTN Conferencing Offer Documents Released

Hot off the heels of the Skype Operations Framework WPC announcement; Microsoft have released a document overview and the first “offer” documents, “Cloud PBX and PSTN Conferencing Get Deployed”. What is an SOF “Offer”? SOF offers are aligned to customer outcomes and bring together activities, with tools and assets, and recommended practical delivery guidance to provide an end to end...

Introducing the Microsoft Skype Operations Framework (SOF)

WPC (the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference) is this week, where Microsoft and it’s partners get together to talk about the last and coming year both regarding technology and sales. One of the big pieces of news in the Skype space is Microsoft launching the Skype Operations Framework. Modality Systems are pleased to be one of the partners supporting and implementing the Skype Operations...

Skype for Business Server June 2016 CU3: Busy on Busy, Video Based Screen Sharing, Offline IM and Multiple Emergency Number Features

Just a quick one to let everyone know Skype for Business Server June 2016 Cumulative Update (CU3), has just dropped. It has a couple of documented fixes, but also adds the following features: Video Based Screen Sharing Multiple Emergency Number Busy Options (Busy on Busy and Voicemail on Busy) Download: Skype for Business Server 2015 Cumulative Update KB3061064 version 9319.259 date 6/27/2016 KB:...

Upcoming UK Skype for Business and Microsoft Cloud Events

Just a quick note to let you know about some upcoming events, hope to see you there! Microsoft UC User Group London July 6th 2016: Skype for Business Cloud PBX UK PSTN Calling Hands On and Global SIP Trunking Success The sun is shining (mostly) and it’s time for the summer instalment of Microsoft UC User Group London. There is plenty to talk about this time around, Microsoft PSTN Calling...

Webinar 23rd June: Is the health of your UC environment keeping you awake at night?

  I’ll be doing a Modality Systems webinar on 23rd of June at 11am UK time, hope to see you on there. You can register here Session Overview: Enterprise communication and collaboration environments can be incredibly complex to manage. The combination of technology layers from the core infrastructure, connectivity and security, to the mix of endpoints, cloud services and third party...

Microsoft .NET Security Update MS16-065 Breaks Lync Server 2010/2013, Skype for Business Server Conferencing

Breaking news that Security Update for .NET Framework (3156757) rated Important breaks internal conferencing for Lync Server 2010, 2013 and Skype for Business users. The following are known modalities affected by this issue: Whiteboards Uploading PowerPoint Presentations Sharing Notes Polls Q&A The error messages that users may receive when this problem occurs include the following: We can’t...

Tom Talks Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business thoughts and news