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Skype for Business Server 2015 180 Day Trial Now Available

30/06/2015 0 Comments
Skype for Business Server 2015 180 Day Trial Now Available

For those looking to trial/lab Skype for Business Server, without access to Technet (RIP)/MSDN/Volume Licence Portal/Partner Portal can now grab the 180 day trial here: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-skype-for-business-server I’m unclear if you can flip from trial to full (you can in Lync 2013 Server, so I would guess you can here), but will update this post if […]

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Skype for Business Server Cumulative Update 1 June 2015 6.0.9319.45

21/06/2015 4 Comments

June Cumulative update for Skype for Business Server 2015 is here. No “huge” updates listed, a few little fixes. The version number of this update is 6.0.9319.45. KB: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3061059 Installer (SkypeServerUpdateInstaller.exe 9319.55) : https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=47690 Install Steps: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3061064 Issues Resolved: KB 3069206 Exchange UM Auto Attendant can’t transfer call to phone/extension number in Skype for Business Server […]

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Get Office 365 Tenant Physical Country Location

14/06/2015 0 Comments
Get Office 365 Tenant Physical Country Location

When you create an Office 365 Tenant, you choose a “Country or Region” which defines the country/region your service will be run from/where your service will run from. Once you have chosen this you can’t migrate from that region. There is no “moving” tenants between regions at present. These Maps provide the locations of Microsoft […]

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Download all the Skype for Business Ignite Sessions

21/05/2015 14 Comments
Download all the Skype for Business Ignite Sessions

All the Microsoft Ignite Session Videos and PowerPoint are now available on Channel 9. This is a great set of content from Microsoft and the community that Microsoft provide access to free I really encourage you to check it out. Increasingly, with all the fast product changes, these types of sessions are becoming the authoritative […]

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May Lync / Skype For Business Client Update brings Security Fix and New Features

14/05/2015 3 Comments
May Lync / Skype For Business Client Update brings Security Fix and New Features

The May Skype for Business client update is out:   Downloads: 32-bit version of Lync 2013 (Skype for Business) 64-bit version of Lync 2013 (Skype for Business)     It brings an important security fix, MS15-044, and also a lot of other fixes and features. Note, this patch also includes the previously released Lync 2013/Skype […]

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Skype for Business Server 2015 RTM is available for download

01/05/2015 0 Comments
Skype for Business Server 2015 RTM is available for download

  Just hit MSDN. Grab the bits while they are hot  

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Webinar 28th April: Skype for Business: What it Means for You, Deployment Options and Top Tips

22/04/2015 0 Comments
Webinar 28th April: Skype for Business: What it Means for You, Deployment Options and Top Tips

Fresh after a really good UCExpo where I had lots of good Skype for Business questions and conversations, and before Ignite, I’m going to be presenting on a Modality Systems Skype for Business Webinar. I hope you can attend Tuesday, April 28, 2015 GMT 4pm EST 12pm PST 8am CET 5pm Registration is here: https://modality.eventbuilder.com/event?eventid=b4c9h1 […]

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MS15-034 / KB3042553 IIS Vulnerability affects Lync Servers: Get Patching Now

19/04/2015 2 Comments
MS15-034 / KB3042553 IIS Vulnerability affects Lync Servers: Get Patching Now

An Internet Information Server (IIS) vulnerability can be used to remotely crash Windows Servers. The patch was released on Tuesday (April 14th) as part of Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday. Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 are all affected. HTTP.sys is used by any version […]

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