Available as a stand-alone solution or as part of Office 365, Microsoft’s Skype for Business allows people to communicate securely and stay connected with colleagues and customers, from wherever they choose or need to work.
Regardless of device, Skype for Business provides a consistent, single client experience to provide unified communications including instant messaging, voice, video, meetings and presence.
Skype for Business provides essential information to keep colleagues connected.
Presence in Skype for Business is based on Exchange calendar information, current PC or other device activity, making it easy to identify the right time to contact colleagues. It’s also enhanced with pictures, location and additional status information to provide essential information about availability and communication preferences.
Combined with HD video it can make remote work nearly as personal as being there in person.
Fully integrated with other with Microsoft applications, such as Office, Outlook, SharePoint, and OneNote, Skype for Business allows genuine real-time collaboration with both application and desktop sharing, and digital meeting notes.
In a world where an increasing number of people work remotely or need to be out and about to do their job, communication becomes critical and there’s no doubt that Skype for Business is highly effective in breaking down the boundaries.
For a quick overview watch the Skype for Business promo or if you’d like to know more, these Skype for Business ‘How to’ videos take you through each of the features individually.