Lync

The Teams-SfB Fiasco and What Might Happen Next

by Tony Redmond

On September 7, Microsoft inflicted a PR fiasco on themselves by leaking the imminent replacement of Skype for Business by Teams. But what does this really mean? I think we will see a Teams-lite client replace the current SfB client with a formal announcement at Ignite. Although the leak was bad, some goodness does exist in what might happen.

Lync Steps Aside for Skype for Business

by Paul Thurrott

Last November, Microsoft revealed that it would be rebranding the next generation of its Lync products and services to Skype for Business in order to align it with its popular consumer-oriented messaging solution. That change starts this week with the launch of a Skype for Business client preview, and it will continue in April and… Read More