Category Archives: Microsoft Phone System

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

Ahhhh fond memories. I recall with much joy the first time I deployed Lync Phone Edition (LPE) devices, all those years ago (not that long ago: 2010 to be precise). In the Lync world, for many years these were the only devices you could deploy for end users, meeting rooms or common areas where a physical handset was a requirement. […]
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Configure Direct Trunking to Microsoft Teams with Ribbon SBC Edge

As per this week’s HUGE announcement, Microsoft Phone System Direct Routing is now in public preview! 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 […]
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Telstra Calling for Office 365 Has Landed

Exciting news is at hand. Telstra and Microsoft have today announced Telstra Calling for Office 365! What does this mean? Unlike other global regions such as the US and UK, if PSTN calling was desired for use with Cloud Based Skype for Business Online users, you had two choices: On-Premises PSTN breakout via Hybrid Skype […]
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