Reports that Microsoft was preparing to ‘kill off’ Skype for Business in favour of Teams may have been premature, but what exactly are the choices available?
If the intention was to create a talking point, it certainly worked. Microsoft’s announcement at its Ignite enterprise tech conference in September that it was planning to merge Skype for Business with Teams had tongues wagging across the UC industry.
Skype for Business was being killed off in favour of Teams, some headlines screamed. We now know that that isn’t the case. But I suppose that’s what can happen when you gamble on veiled half-announcements, concealing the detail for dramatic effect.