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Pexip Microsoft Certified as a standards based video interop gateway for Skype for Business Server

  Good news for Pexip, their Infinity Fusion product, which features a gateway mode allowing VTCs to participate directly in Skype conferences is now officially certified by Microsoft. The Skype for Business Certification Program is designed to offer Microsoft customers badges or designations as indicators of third party solutions that demonstrate a high-quality experience and compatibility...

Skype for Business Server 2015 180 Day Trial Now Available

For those looking to trial/lab Skype for Business Server, without access to Technet (RIP)/MSDN/Volume Licence Portal/Partner Portal can now grab the 180 day trial here:

I’m unclear if you can flip from trial to full (you can in Lync 2013 Server, so I would guess you can here), but will update this post if I find out or if a reader knows?

Testing Server vNext Preview/ New #PowerShell Console in Azure

So Windows 10 Technical Preview and Server vNext have hit MSDN and Azure. In the Windows 10 unveiling video there was a lot of demo of new features in cmd, yes cmd, not PowerShell(?). As it turns out these are actually console host improvements and everything seen in the video applies to the PowerShell console too, easier copy paste, select text, word wrap on resize and transparency. Server vNext...

Tom Talks Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business thoughts and news