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Microsoft Teams Out Loud Podcast June: Citrix Audio, Video and Sharing VDI Support for Microsoft Teams

Time keeps flying, here is June’s Microsoft Teams news podcast with UC Today, you can catch it on YouTube or any popular podcast platform: Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts UCToday Website YouTube Spotify BuzzSprout RSS Feed This month we cover: Microsoft Teams Developer Platform Announcements from Build 2019 – blog here Citrix HDX Optimization for Audio/Video in Microsoft Teams in VDI...

What are Microsoft Teams PSTN Audio Conferencing pay-per-minute / Pay As You Go (PAYG) Costs

Microsoft offers PSTN Audio conferencing, the ability to dial in/out of a Microsoft Teams or Skype for Business Online meeting. Called just Audio Conferencing by Microsoft (which I think is confusing as VoIP/PC audio conferencing is included in the box. PSTN Audio conferencing gives dial-in numbers for over 400 cities around the world, as well as the ability to dial out of a meeting/have the...

Citrix HDX Optimization for Audio/Video in Microsoft Teams in VDI available in the coming weeks

Exciting news coming out of Citrix Synergy conference. Citrix announced the upcoming HDX optimization for Microsoft Teams, customers will get a fully native, fully featured Microsoft Teams experience within Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops. The Citrix Workspace app has a built-in multi-platform HDX Media Engine that ensures optimized device and media handling, with audio, video, and screen...

More than 150 organizations have over 10,000 active Microsoft Teams users and it is used by over 500,000 organisations

I like to keep an eye on Microsoft financial results for any insights into Office 365/Microsoft Teams. In the April 2019 results, we learnt/confirmed the following: 91 of the Fortune 100 use Microsoft Teams More than 150 organizations have over 10,000 active Microsoft Teams users Office 365 commercial now has 180 million users EMS (Enterprise Mobility and Security) install base reached 100...

Outlook on iOS and Android, with more than 100 million users, can now directly schedule Microsoft Teams meetings

As reported as coming soon in March, Outlook app in iPhone/iPad and Android can now directly schedule Microsoft Teams meetings. It will either default to scheduling Skype for Business or Microsoft Teams meetings depending on which user mode you are in.   User mode Meetings solution in Outlook mobile Teams Only Teams Skype for Business with Teams Collaboration and Meetings* Teams Skype for...

Microsoft Teams Roadmap Watch: Music On Hold, Share System Audio, 100 person private chat and 3 more

It’s always interesting to keep an eye on the Microsoft 365 roadmap to see what is coming for Microsoft Teams. Recently a number of interesting features got posted as in development. Microsoft Teams: Music on Hold A common telephony feature. No detail on which clients will support this (desktop, web, mobile, IP Phones) Microsoft Teams – Share system audio in a Teams meeting Often users want...

Poly, Crestron and Yealink Video Phones Coming to Microsoft Teams

An interesting development at Enterprise Connect, that didn’t get a great deal of press, was the early showcasing of IP video phones for Microsoft Teams. The Poly CCX 700, Crestron Flex P250 and Yealink VP59 will all offer natives Microsoft Teams video calling. Poly CCX 700 will come with a 7-inch multitouch screen and integrated 1080p HD built-in camera. It can also be purchases with a bundled...

Microsoft Teams Monthly Podcast May – Skype for Business Phones and Server Updates

Once again Patrick from UC Today and I are back with the monthly podcast. Check out the podcast on: Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts UCToday Website YouTube Spotify BuzzSprout RSS Feed This month we talk about SfB Server CU9 – SfB Phone update – Automatic hiding of Microsoft Teams not visited in more than 45 Day – Information Barriers – PowerShell module for Teams –...

Tom Talks Microsoft Teams and Microsoft 365 Collaboration news and opinions