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Skype for Business Pros

VC
Principal Engineer at Dell EMC
One of the best features of Skype for Business is that you can set it up on mobile phones, and you can set it up on laptops. You can connect to the tool from anywhere.
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Husam ALBAROUDI - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Software Engineer at Adesso Turkey
The security seems good.
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Wafaa Salah - PeerSpot reviewer
Associate professor in accounting at The British University in Egypt
Scalable communication tool that's easy to install. Even old people are using it, because of its ease of use.
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Ato Abonalla - PeerSpot reviewer
Cybersecurity Solution Architect at a tech vendor with 10,001+ employees
I like the seamless integration to local telecommunications.
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SR
Technology Manager at City of Markham
People are now able to virtually collaborate with their staff and have a conference call. We don't need a phone line to make that conference call and we are saving on that. People are able to share their presentations. Also, they can chat using the Skype
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Chris Biemans - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior ICT Consultant at CGI Inc
The solution is stable and scalable.
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SS
Software Engineer at a computer software company with 10,001+ employees
Skype for Business is good for meetings and instant messaging.
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Cliff Matonda - PeerSpot reviewer
System Administrator at Finlays
The most valuable feature of Skype for Business is that it has many other tools that you can be integrated with it. It makes the meetings more interactive.
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AS
Regional Sales Director - India & Middle East at a computer software company with 201-500 employees
The deployment is very fast.
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AB
Manager at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
The most valuable feature is how useful it has been for virtual meetings during the pandemic.
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Skype for Business Cons

VC
Principal Engineer at Dell EMC
The tool needs to have a dynamic file updating feature, so people you share a file with could update the file dynamically, all at once, all at the same time.
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Husam ALBAROUDI - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior Software Engineer at Adesso Turkey
There might be some invitation issues with Skype for Business.
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Wafaa Salah - PeerSpot reviewer
Associate professor in accounting at The British University in Egypt
The group feature of Skype for Business needs improvement. It should also be improved for online lectures.
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Buyer's Guide
Virtual Meetings
September 2022
Find out what your peers are saying about Microsoft, Cisco, TeamViewer and others in Virtual Meetings. Updated: September 2022.
634,590 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Ato Abonalla - PeerSpot reviewer
Cybersecurity Solution Architect at a tech vendor with 10,001+ employees
I don't recall coming across any big missing features.
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SR
Technology Manager at City of Markham
We are looking for a more collaborative tool, not only in terms of virtual meetings but also for teams to collaborate, share a document, work together, and all those types of things.
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Chris Biemans - PeerSpot reviewer
Senior ICT Consultant at CGI Inc
Microsoft Teams, as I see it now, is more useful than Skype for Business.
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SS
Software Engineer at a computer software company with 10,001+ employees
Skype for Business could improve by having a document channel or repository. Microsoft Teams has a better repository place for documents that you can share with your team. You can access it anywhere from any device.
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Cliff Matonda - PeerSpot reviewer
System Administrator at Finlays
The challenge we had with Skype for Business was with the signing in when a user signed out and when signing in back in again, there was a bit of a problem. We switched from Skype for Business to Teams, and Teams never had that sign-in problem once we did the switch.
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AS
Regional Sales Director - India & Middle East at a computer software company with 201-500 employees
There are not many options, in terms of some other third-party integration.
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AB
Manager at a comms service provider with 1,001-5,000 employees
This service could be improved by adding some missing features. It lacks integration with Teams, which is a feature I would like to see in the next release.
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Buyer's Guide
Virtual Meetings
September 2022
Find out what your peers are saying about Microsoft, Cisco, TeamViewer and others in Virtual Meetings. Updated: September 2022.
634,590 professionals have used our research since 2012.