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Sonus, Microsoft Certified SBC provider, merges with Genband and renamed Ribbon Communications

Published 30/10/2017 - 1 Comment

Interesting news today, Sonus, best known in our world as one of the leading providers of certified gateways/session border controllers for Skype for Business, has announced completion a merger with Genband. Genband is more in the carrier space so don’t conflict too much with Sonus, especially not in the enterprise space. From what I’ve heard […]

Workplace by Facebook going after Enterprise and WhatsApp going after Business to Consumer

Published 07/09/2017 - 0 Comments

The Unified Communications and Collaboration space never fails to stay interesting. Originally it felt like we had distinct categories of solution: Unified Communications – IM/Chat, Voice, PSTN/Phone, Video and conferencing Collaboration  – persistent chat around a “topic” (team messaging), working on a project/document together, team workspace, shared files Enterprise Social – “social media network” but […]

Microsoft UC User Group London–Monday 12th December

Published 20/11/2016 - 0 Comments

MUCUGL Monday December 12th 2016: Skype for Business – All the News, All the Features December is right around the corner, so it must be time for our end of year Microsoft UC User Group London. Since the July user group it’s been a crazy period with UCday, Microsoft Ignite, MVP Summit and various other […]

Microsoft Combine their Technical Conferences including LyncConf and TechEd into a single unified conference

Published 21/07/2014 - 0 Comments

Wasn’t I just pointing out that the Office blogs are a good source of the latest news Microsoft have announced on their blog they are combining the SharePoint, Exchange, Lync and Project conferences into this conference, along with Office 365. The first unified Microsoft commercial technology conference will be the week of May 4, 2015 […]

Enabling Music on Hold in Lync Client

Published 12/07/2011 - 19 Comments

  A Quick one, by default Music on hold is not enabled on the Lync Client.   A change of policy at the global level is required to enable it. set-csclientpolicy -identity global -enableclientmusiconhold $true details here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg398300.aspx     Once it’s enabled and replicated users will have Music on hold (they may need to […]

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