Category Archives: Office 365

Devices for Microsoft Teams

Microsoft’s Ignite conference has come and gone for another year, and it wouldn’t be too much of a stretch to say that 2018 was the year of Microsoft Teams. There were over 60 sessions dedicated to Teams (with a single solitary session to cover Skype for Business – Server 2019), clearly articulating Microsoft’s confidence and […]
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Microsoft Ignite 2018 – Teams Wrap Up

Ignite has come and gone for 2018, and this year did not disappoint. Microsoft Teams has been front and centre, lots of announcements and a wide array of brand new Teams native endpoints including Bluetooth devices, phones, and the next generation of Skype Room Systems (name change perhaps?). Below you’ll find a summary of key […]
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Microsoft Teams Direct Routing Now Generally Available

In an earlier post, I covered off on the configuration of Direct Routing for Microsoft Teams when using a Ribbon SBC Edge appliance. At that time, the service had just entered public preview and was not quite ready for production deployment. With last week’s announcement, this is no longer the case: Direct Routing for Microsoft […]
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Still Using Lync Phone Edition Devices? Read This

UPDATE: Microsoft have changed their stance on support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1 within Office 365 post October 31st 2018. From this date, TLS 1.0/1.1 will not be supported, but devices still using these will not be blocked from connecting to Office 365. Read more about it here. Ahhhh fond memories. I recall with much joy […]
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Configure Direct Trunking to Microsoft Teams with Ribbon SBC Edge

As per this HUGE announcement, Microsoft Phone System Direct Routing is now available! What does this mean? In essence, this means that it is now possible to configure a SIP Trunk directly from a supported on-premises Session Border Controller (SBC) to Microsoft Teams via the internet.     Microsoft’s Enterprise Voice Strategy for the Cloud […]
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