Category Archives: Client

Is deploying Office365 Multi-Geo really needed for Voice in Australia?

So recently I had a customer come to me looking for help with Office 365 Multi-Geo. They were looking at Telstra Calling for Office365 but their tenant is homed in the States. As such they had expressed concerns about the performance of Telstra calling for Office365 with media going to the States and back. Just… Read More »

MSIgnite UC Wrapup Day 1, Hello Microsoft Teams Calling!

A Quickish roundup of some of the big things at Microsoft Ignite 2017 Day 1 Apologies, I was very Jet lagged when I recorded this, so its far from perfect.   Follow me on Twitter http://www.Twitter.com/Atreidae More information from Microsoft can be found here https://aka.ms/SkypeAndTeams Tom’s Article can be found here http://tomtalks.uk/2017/09/microsoft-teams-will-evolve-primary-office-365-client-replacing-skype-business-client-office-365-5-things-know/ With Matt’s Article… Read More »

Plantronics Voyager 8200 UC in depth, Now with video!

Update 18/01/2018: Plantronics have posted an article going into the design process of the 8200 over here So, its after August 25th, the Embargo is lifted and I can finally talk to you about the Plantronics Voyager 8200 First off, Wow, It seems like my initial first impressions with the Plantronics Voyager 8200 were extremely… Read More »

First Impressions with the Plantronics 8200 UC and I’m in Love.

Update 18/01/2018: Plantronics have posted an article going into the design process of the 8200 over here Update: Full Review and video samples over here So I was lucky enough to play with a Plantronics 8200 UC during the Melbourne UC Meetup last night, thanks to Simon at Plantronics. The device is the logical evolution… Read More »

How bad is the CVE-2017-8550 XSS exploit for Skype4B?

So for those of you who don’t have your ear on the #skype4B hash tag on twitter (and you should) nyxgeek released an exploit for the Skype4B 2016 and Lync 2103/Skype4B 2015  Click to Run Client, that exploits XSS to allow for remote website execution without user interaction on the receiving users machine. On the… Read More »

What does the new announcement regarding Skype4B online ports mean anyway?

So you might have seen the recent announcement regarding Skype for Business online port requirements changing, if not take a quick stop by Thomas Binder’s article over on the MS Tech Community.   First off, this change only affects users homed in Skype for Business Online (IE, Office365) So if you’re running an On-Prem or… Read More »

Using Dual Monitors in a Skype for Business / Lync Meeting

aka: How to use multiple monitors in the Skype for Business client to split video and content streams during meetings like Lync Room Systems do. So, I recently got asked by a client if it was possible to split the Video and Content in a meeting across two screens like in a Lync Room System and… Read More »