Skype for Business has evolved into a mature communication and messaging platform. Chat, presence, phone, meetings, screen transmission - all in one system, integrated into your office applications. For on-premise environments, Skype for Business Server will continue to be used, and a new version of Skype for Business Server will be available for these customers in the second half of 2018. But in future, Skype for Business Online will be replaced by Microsoft Teams.

Skype for Business at a Glance

Everything you Need, Everywhere

Skype for Business is integrated with all Microsoft applications such as Office and SharePoint, to boost employee productivity and collaboration. And you can Skype not only from your PC or Mac, but also from all major mobile devices.

Customized Calling

If you want to continue using your existing landline system, it can be integrated into Skype for Business so that your employees can use functions such as chat and sharing at the same time. With Phone System you get advanced VoIP features and have the choice of headset, desktop phone & Co.

Conferencing Made Easy

Skype for Business makes hassle-free, productive meetings and conferences a breeze. It brings hardware teams together as if they were all in the same room with the latest technology and a variety of conferencing hardware.

Skype Meeting Broadcast

With Skype Meeting Broadcast you can set up online meetings with up to 10,000 participants. Deployment scenarios include general meetings, webcasts, or other one-to-many events. Features such as video recording or survey integration make Skype Meeting Broadcast versatile.

Audio Conferencing

Audio Conferencing allows guests to dial into a Skype for Business meeting by phone. Microsoft provides a variety of dial-in numbers worldwide, so that you and your participants can always use the nearest dial-in node, even at international meetings, and thus optimize the telephone costs for a dial-in.

Phone System

With Phone System, Office 365 saves you the cost of traditional landline phone systems. You can transfer, hold and resume calls. Use the benefits of integrated voicemail in conjunction with Exchange to quickly respond to missed calls. All encrypted by default, of course.

Phone System Pilot based on the Skype Operations Framework

Phone System enables organizations to deploy the rich set of Skype for Business communication feature combined PSTN voice services. Without the need of installing and maintaining a Skype for Business Server infrastructure, you will deliver these services very fast to your teams and users. Our Phone System Pilot offer delivers an approved track into your solution based on the Microsoft SOF.

Plan Phase

During the plan phase we will deliver:

  • Envisioning Workshop
  • Readiness Assessment
  • Ensure Network Readiness
  • Design the solution with your IT architects

Delivery Phase

Based on the solution design, we guide you through the delivery phase:

  • Deployment of the solution
  • Guidance for pilot user migration and rollout
  • Enhance solution based on Office 365
  • Develop Habitual Use

Operate Phase

As an optional module, we can offer support for the solutions operate phase:

  • Rely on our support services for your Office 365 and Microsoft Server environment
  • Provide subscriptions easly to your business units by using our Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) capabilities
  • Monitor your hybrid environment based on our CloudLog solution
  • Ensure ongoing user satisfaction with our trainings

glueckkanja-gab Offerings

The unique advantages of the Phone System Pilot offerings by glueckkanja-gab are:

  • More than 10 years of experience with Skype for Business
  • First Phone System implementations in Germany were done by glueckkanja-gab
  • Microsoft Partner certification for the Skype Operations Framework
  • Support from local consultants with deep knowledge and experience
  • We enrich the solution with the full Office 365 stack as well as partner solutions