The Next Generation of Skype for Business for Mac Clients Has Arrived
The next generation of Skype for Business for Mac has arrived. Here’s everything you need to know to get up and running and realize instant gains in productivity, security, and communication efficiency.
Skype for Business on Mac gives users the same powerful features Windows users are currently experiencing. Mac users can utilize HD audio and video conferencing with up to 250 people, conduct polls, schedule meetings, and use online versions of Office 365 applications.
Lync Server Users Are Welcome
The new client will work with both Skype for Business Online, Skype for Business 2015 and Lync 2013.
Anonymous Joining Through the Skype for Business Web App
As a meeting organizer, you can invite anyone who can connect to the Skype for Business web application. Attendees can join anonymously regardless of operating system.
Skype for Business on Mac clients requires OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) or OS X 10.12 (Sierra). In order to take advantage of Outlook integration, Mac build 15.27 is required. Skype for Business supports the new Skype for Business Server 2015 or existing Lync Server 2013. Schedules, contacts, and meetings in Lync 2013 will all carry over to Skype for Business.
Download Skype for Business today. If you are ready to move to Skype for Business Online or looking to upgrade on premises, Interlink can help. Contact us.
About the author
Matt Scherocman brings more than 25 years of experience in the information technology industry to Interlink Cloud Advisors. His experience includes both the system integrator and manufacturer sides of the business. During his time at the Microsoft Corporation, he was responsible for all the Large Account Reseller (LAR) relationships in the four state Heartland Area of Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee. Prior to Microsoft, Scherocman led a Cincinnati based IT consulting company to grow 5000% and become a Microsoft Worldwide Partner of the Year. He is actively involved in the strategic vision and operation decisions of the company including finance, selling strategy and marketing. Matt holds a Bachelor of Science in Business degree from Miami University and is a Certified Expert in Microsoft licensing including speaking engagements at both Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference and Channel Partner Summit. He is a frequent contributor to leading industry publications.
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