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Tom Arbuthnot is Principal Solutions Architect at Unified Communications specialist Modality Systems. He is a Microsoft Certified Master and MVP, blogger, has a regular podcast with UCToday at tomtalks.show and is a regular speaker at events including Microsoft TechEd and Ignite. He co-runs The Microsoft UC User Group London.

Is your network provider peered with Microsoft?

Published 04/06/2018 - 0 Comments

A key Microsoft recommendation for Office 365 performance is to get from your user to their network as quickly as possible. So in most scenarios, you ideally want local site internet breakout and that internet provider should be peered with Microsoft so that you have very few hops before your jump onto Microsoft’s network and […]

What are Thresholds for Good and Poor Network Packet Loss, Jitter and Round Trip Time for Unified Communications?

Published 17/05/2018 - 0 Comments

With Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams, we know that having a “good” network is important for user experience, but what defines good? At Modality Systems we have a Diagnostics product that reports on Skype for Business network performance and we primarily look at average packet loss, jitter and round-trip time. Packet Loss This is […]