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Skype for Business Sessions at Ignite

Published 24/09/2016 - 1 Comment

  I’m currently on the way to Ignite, I’ll mostly be around the Modality Systems stand #1748, If you are there it would be great to say hello. I will also be speaking on the Wednesday morning; Get under the hood of Skype for Business PSTN conferencing Even if you are not able to attend […]

Introducing the Microsoft Skype Operations Framework (SOF)

Published 12/07/2016 - 0 Comments

WPC (the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference) is this week, where Microsoft and it’s partners get together to talk about the last and coming year both regarding technology and sales. One of the big pieces of news in the Skype space is Microsoft launching the Skype Operations Framework. Modality Systems are pleased to be one of […]

Microsoft .NET Security Update MS16-065 Breaks Lync Server 2010/2013, Skype for Business Server Conferencing

Published 19/05/2016 - 6 Comments

Breaking news that Security Update for .NET Framework (3156757) rated Important breaks internal conferencing for Lync Server 2010, 2013 and Skype for Business users. The following are known modalities affected by this issue: Whiteboards Uploading PowerPoint Presentations Sharing Notes Polls Q&A The error messages that users may receive when this problem occurs include the following: […]

Mitel Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Polycom

Published 15/04/2016 - 1 Comment

News is just breaking, so not a lot of detail yet on the specifics. At least Mitel have generally been playing nicely with Skype for Business, so that’s encouraging. Transaction valued at approximately $1.96 billion Polycom brand to be retained It remains business as usual and both companies will operate as separate entities until the […]