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Set your Office 2016 Update Channel with Registry Key or Group Policy

Published 05/01/2016 - 21 Comments

Update: for a quick way to do this with PowerShell see: http://tomtalks.uk/2017/01/set-officechannel-set-office-click-run-channel-powershell/ ########## As discussed in this post, Understanding Office Click-to-Run, Branches, MSI and Skype for Business Client Versions, Office 2016 Click to Run is released in 5 “Channels” (previously branches) 2 for normal users: Current Channel (previously called Current) (Current) Deferred Channel (previously Current Branch […]

Understanding Office Click-to-Run, Channels and MSI

Published 20/12/2015 - 10 Comments

When you are deploying or supporting Skype for Business, client support and patching is a key, and there are quite a few client types/versions you could come across. Here are the main client variants/versions: Windows Clients Lync 2010 (14.x Office 2010 SP2 –  mainstream support ends October 13, 2015, extended support October 13, 2020) Office […]

UC Day UK 2016 – 24th October 2016

Published 15/12/2015 - 0 Comments

Unified Communications Day will be coming back in 2016 on the 24th October. After a successful event this year we have decided to include an extra technical track to our event, Microsoft Azure, where you can learn from the best about the latest and greatest happening within the Azure arena. This will now make UC […]

Skype for Business Terminology and Definitions

Published 07/12/2015 - 1 Comment

There is a lot of jargon thrown around in Skype for Business and UC. This page is an attempt to define some key terms Skype for Business – The marketing name for the product for the Microsoft Unified Communications Platform, previously called Live Communications Server (LCS), then Office Communications Server (OCS), then Lync (who doesn’t […]