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2018-11-12T09:12:00Z

What advice do you have for others considering Skype for Business?


If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Skype for Business, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The performance is pretty good. This is a mature application with no bugs, and I have no complaints. There are over 500 people using Skype for Business in my organization. But I know that Microsoft intends to end this software and move all users to Teams, so I'm not sure if my recommendation of this software will be of use to people who are looking to implement it. I would rate Skype for Business an eight out of ten.

2021-11-22T13:59:00Z
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Top 5Real User

I'd rate the solution at a five out of ten. I wouldn't really recommend the solution to other users or organizations. I'd rather suggest Zoom or Microsoft Teams, which are better options.

2021-11-19T19:34:17Z
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Top 5LeaderboardMSP

With work from home situations increasing, and a company would benefit from using this solution. The collaboration capabilities are great and allow for real-time interactions within teams. It's perfect for remote work. I'd rate the solution nine out of ten.

2020-07-14T08:15:55Z
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Top 20Real User

I'm just a user of the product. I'm not a reseller or an integrator. I use Skype for Business every day. I'd rate the solution nine out of ten. It's been great so far.

2020-07-14T08:15:51Z
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Top 5LeaderboardMSP

People are working from home and this collaboration is efficient and we see real-time collaboration happening from the teams. This is a very good solution for work from home concepts. In the next release, I would like to see the ability to do group calling. I would rate Sype for Business a nine out of ten.

2020-07-13T06:55:00Z
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Real User

We're just a customer. I'd advise other organizations that the implementation is pretty smooth as far as installations go, so they shouldn't be afraid to give it a try. Using it is very straightforward, and it just sits on your desktop as an icon, so it's easy to access when you need it. Overall, I'd rate the solution eight out of ten.

2020-07-12T11:48:51Z
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Top 20Real User

I would rate this solution a six out of 10.

2020-06-25T10:49:12Z
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Top 20Real User

I would rate this solution a six out of ten.

2020-06-18T08:15:00Z
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I would rate this solution a nine out of ten.

2020-04-16T08:44:39Z
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Top 5Real User

My understanding is that Skype for Business will be retired in July of 2021, so I am in the process of migrating to Teams. I would rate this solution an eight out of ten.

2020-03-25T07:03:01Z
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Top 5Real User

I definitely recommend the product. If you are in a complex distributed environment, with offices with varying levels of connection and various different bandwidths of connections and latency, that it's worth spending the extra money to get someone who really knows their stuff with respect to unified communications to set up Skype For Business across their organization. Someone that understands the pitfalls, because how your infrastructure is built is key to whether you're going to get a decent and stable experience or not. I would rate it a nine out of ten. I would give it this rating purely because of the fact that when it gets installed across a complex environment, you really need someone who knows their stuff to install it. But once it's installed properly, it's absolutely fine. It does what it says on the tin.

2020-03-22T06:49:00Z
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Real User

Skype Business is the best program that performs this type of service, and it is a benchmark in the market. For communication needs among users who are in the habit of doing work on the road, it is necessary to have a good connection to the internet for the satisfactory functioning of mobile devices such as phones and tablets.

2019-06-06T15:35:00Z
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Real User

I do not have any specific advice, other than improvement in the app is required.

2019-04-18T07:14:00Z
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Real User

We really like the screen sharing tool. The user experience is smooth, and user-friendly.

2018-11-26T13:54:00Z
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Real User

If you have Office 365, you should give it a "go" and try it!

2018-11-25T07:59:00Z
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Real User

It is a really good tool, with almost of the the features on the level of expertise that we need. We would love to see upgrades with whiteboards, architecture diagrams, and such. Apart from that, it would be great to have a interlink or integration with companies that are not on Microsoft Skype.

2018-11-12T09:12:00Z
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