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Microsoft Skype for Business

Microsoft Skype for Business, previously known as ​Microsoft Lync, has always made it easy for people to communicate wherever they are. Skype for Business delivers streamlined communications for the users in your business, so they can find and communicate with the right person, right now.

Work across different locations and time zones using a variety of communication methods such as instant messaging, conferencing, and enterprise voice. Microsoft unified communications can also help organisations reduce the operating costs of travel, telecom and IT, while allowing them to improve their business outcomes in a sustainable way.


  • Connect with the outside worldopen/close
    Skype for Business federation extends unified communications securely over the internet to customers, suppliers, and partners.
  • Stay in touch anywhereopen/close
    Skype for Business enables users to communicate securely anywhere they have network connectivity, and automatically adapts to network conditions.
  • Use the device you wantopen/close
    Skype for Business makes communicating easier with a consistent and familiar experience available on Windows PCs, Windows Phone, iOS, Mac, and Android smartphones. The new immersive Skype for Business app for Windows 8 and Windows RT provides a seamless touch-first experience.
  • Communicate in the right wayopen/close
    Skype for Business unifies voice and video calls, Meetings, presence, and instant messaging (IM) in one easy-to-use client, making it simple to choose and switch between different forms of communication.
  • Take advantage of standards-based HD videoopen/close
    Skype for Business uses open standards including H.264 SVC to provide a high-quality video experience on a wide range of devices.
  • Make virtual meetings more effectiveopen/close
    See up to five meeting participants simultaneously with new multiparty HD video support. You can choose who to see or let Skype for Business choose for you.
  • Easily join meetingsopen/close
    Joining a Skype for Business Meeting requires only a single touch or click on smartphones, tablets, and PCs.
  • Extend Skype for Business Meetings outside your organisation with browser-based accessopen/close
    The Skype for Business Web App allows PC and Mac users to join a Skype for Business Meeting from a browser and delivers a full online meeting experience including IM, voice, multiparty video, data collaboration and sharing.
  • Take notes in OneNoteopen/close
    OneNote share allows users in to create and share OneNote digital meeting notes within Skype for Business Meetings.
  • Quickly and intuitively find the best way to communicateopen/close
    Quick Skype for Business is a menu that appears over a contact in the Skype for Business contact list and shows available communication modes.