Spring 2016 SkypeUG Meetings

April 13, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

The next round of quarterly Skype for Business Users Group meetings has been announced and scheduled starting this month. Latest News The user group family has grown to 18 national events this quarter with the addition of Cleveland, OH. Event Details This quarter’s event will be conducted in our familiar two-session format: The first session, […]

Polycom Phones with Skype for Business Online

February 29, 2016 by · 114 Comments 

As of the end of January 2016 many currently available Polycom IP handsets and conference phones are now supported with Skype for Business Online with Office 365.  This functionality was first added to the VVX IP handset models back in September 2015 as covered in this previous article.  Direct registration support was just added to […]

Winter 2016 SkypeUG Meetings

January 26, 2016 by · 2 Comments 

The next round of quarterly Skype for Business Users Group meetings has been announced and scheduled starting this month. Latest News As of last quarter’s events our group has made a few exciting changes.  First and foremost is the rebranding from the Lync Users Group to the Skype for Business Users Group. For discussing and […]

October 2015 Lync Users Group

October 19, 2015 by · 6 Comments 

The next round of quarterly Lync Users Group meetings has been scheduled and announced for this month. Event Details This meeting will be conducted in our familiar two-session format: The first session, presented by Integrated Research, will be a deep dive into Monitoring Applications in Skype for Business. The second session will start with a […]

Polycom UCS 5.4 for VVX Phones

September 28, 2015 by · 83 Comments 

The latest release of the Polycom VVX 5.4 UCS firmware branch is now available for Lync and Skype for Business environments.  While the initial 5.4.0 release (5.4.0.5841) was published a few months ago that was only intended for Open SIP applications.  The recent 5.4.0A release (5.4.0.10182) is fully supported for Lync and Skype for Business […]

July 2015 Lync Users Group

July 17, 2015 by · 2 Comments 

The next round of quarterly Lync Users Group meetings has been scheduled and announced for this month. Event Details This meeting will be conducted in our familiar two-session format: This meeting will include two sessions, with the first session covering Skype for Business Hot Topics, addressing commonly asked questions on SfB infrastructure and tools. Topics […]

Managing Lync Online with PowerShell

April 20, 2015 by · 9 Comments 

While articles on this blog are primarily focused on real time communication capabilities provided throughout Lync on-premises environments, as Microsoft moves forward with including more voice and video features in their cloud offering then integration and management of Lync Online will start become more common here. Background One of the first steps in this journey […]

April 2015 Lync Users Group

April 19, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

The next round of quarterly Lync Users Group meetings has been scheduled and announced for this month. Event Details This meeting will be conducted in our familiar two-session format: This meeting will include two sessions, the first session will cover the Skype for Business Client, which was just released to the public last week. The […]

Lync Registration on VVX Phones

April 19, 2015 by · 23 Comments 

Most of the instruction in this article has already been included in various past articles but as some additional methods for Lync registration have been introduced it seems logical to revisit each of the options in a single referenceable article.  The options covered below are available on any VVX phone running at least UCS 5.2 […]

Polycom UCS 5.3 for VVX Phones

March 31, 2015 by · 107 Comments 

The newest release of Polycom VVX firmware is now available as the 5.3 UCS release.  There are a lot of new Lync specific features, some of which are highlighted in this article.  Not all of the features are covered, so make sure to also look for the upcoming administrators guide for release 5.3 for full […]

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