Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams

Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams
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Score 7.4 out of 10
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Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams

Overview

What is Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams?

Skype for Business was an online messaging and conferencing tool, now superseded by Microsoft Teams.
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Recent Reviews

Great Software!

9 out of 10
December 16, 2022
We use Skype for Business to work with employees all across the country. The instant chat feature allows our staff to ask a quick question …
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Skype Review

6 out of 10
March 21, 2022
Skype for Business had an excellent use case. since we were using Microsoft products for Collaboration, the integration was seamless. the …
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Awards

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Popular Features

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  • Desktop sharing (194)
    8.4
    84%
  • High quality audio (193)
    8.0
    80%
  • High quality video (188)
    7.8
    78%
  • Low bandwidth requirements (185)
    6.7
    67%

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Pricing

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What is Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams?

Skype for Business was an online messaging and conferencing tool, now superseded by Microsoft Teams.

Entry-level set up fee?

  • No setup fee

Offerings

  • Free Trial
  • Free/Freemium Version
  • Premium Consulting / Integration Services

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What is Microsoft Teams?

Microsoft Teams combines video conferencing software with team collaboration tools. The communications platform allows MS Office users to conduct conference calls and share files via SharePoint, and join or initiate a group chat.

What is TeamViewer?

TeamViewer provides software for both remote management and online collaborations. With TeamViewer, users have access to fully integrated online conference solutions for audio and video communication, including interactive screen sharing and remote access features.

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Features

Performance & Compatibility of Online Events Software

Features related to the performance, reliability & compatibility of web conferencing and webinar (online events) software.

7.4Avg 8.0

Screen Sharing

Features related to remote screen sharing capabilities.

8Avg 8.1

Online Meetings / Events

Features related to hosting and attending meetings and events online.

7.8Avg 8.2

Online Events Collaboration

Features related to collaboration between attendees during web conferences, webinars, and other online events.

8Avg 8.4

Online Events Security

Features related to the security of meetings and other events held via web conferencing/webinar software.

7.7Avg 8.4
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Product Details

What is Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams?

Skype for Business was a unified communications tool superseded by Microsoft Teams.

For personal use, Skype Desktop and Mobile apps are still available for download, but for business functionality the vendor now fully supports Microsoft Teams as the replacement for Skype for Business.

Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams Technical Details

Operating SystemsUnspecified
Mobile ApplicationNo

Frequently Asked Questions

Skype for Business was an online messaging and conferencing tool, now superseded by Microsoft Teams.

Reviewers rate Desktop sharing and Calendar integration and Live chat highest, with a score of 8.4.

The most common users of Skype for Business, now part of Microsoft Teams are from Enterprises (1,001+ employees).
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Reviews

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Score 9 out of 10
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  • By making greater use of the remote connection, widening the sphere of assistance to the operators
  • Enhanced integration of Skype for Business and Outlook to schedule meetings with common calendars
  • Increase users who can use Skype for Business instead of the phone
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