Office 365: Skype for Business

Microsoft Skype for Business Online powered by Microsoft Office 365 provides cloud-based instant messaging and online meeting experiences with PC-audio, video conferencing, and screen sharing.  Office 365 Skype for Business helps you find and quickly connect with the right person through instant messaging (IM), Skype for Business video calls, or online meetings from within Microsoft Office 365 – the Microsoft Office applications you already use every day. Office-365-Skype-for-business-screenshot

Office 365 Skype for Business: Features

Office 365 Skype for Business helps businesses transform interactions with colleagues, customers, and partners to a collaborative, engaging, and effective experience all while staying in control of end-user permissions and policies and cutting infrastructure costs. Some of the key features of Office 365 Skype for Business powered by Microsoft Office 365 include:

  • Connect with others through Office 365 Skype for Business contact photos, activity update feed and interactive contact card in Microsoft Office
  • Move easily from instant messaging into ad-hoc online meetings including audio, video and screen sharing with just a few mouse clicks
  • Conduct online presentations to customers and colleagues including audio, video, screen sharing and a virtual whiteboard
  • Invite external contacts to easily join online meetings via a native or web-based client
  • Connect with customers and partners through instant messaging, audio and video federation
  • Reply to an email with an instant message or an audio call for quicker and more effective resolution of issues
  • Instant message with Windows Live contacts right from Office 365 Skype for Business
  • View presence status and click-to-communicate from within Office 365 Professional Plus applications, Office 365 SharePoint and other Microsoft Office 365 applications
  • Financially-backed, guaranteed 99.9% uptime Service Level Agreement
  • Office 365 Skype for Business interoperates with dial-in audio conferencing providers to enable users to easily join Office 365 Skype for Business meetings from any phone.

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Office 365 Skype for Business: Connecting on a New Level

Connect from virtually anywhere

Through Microsoft Office 365, use Microsoft Skype for Business to find and connect with friends or peers from virtually anywhere through rich presence, instant messaging (IM), PC-to-PC audio/video calls, and online meetings. Use the presence indicator to see when colleagues, partners, and suppliers are online and available.

Online meetings

Conduct rich online meetings-including audio, video, and web conferencing-with people both inside and outside of your business through Microsoft Office 365.

Share your desktop and more

Share your desktop, online whiteboards, and presentations with colleagues and partners inside and outside of your organization.

Click to communicate

Use click-to-communicate functionality with other users of Microsoft Office 365, Windows Live, and Windows Live Messenger.

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