Archive 2016

Skype for Business Mac Client Released

Published at October 27, 2016 ·  1 min read

Hot of the presses, the new Skype for Business Mac Client was released today. You can get it here: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=54108 You can read the FAQ here: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/FAQ-Skype-for-Business-on-Mac-878fff6e-fc22-4917-870a-584478cb55ef?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US&fromAR=1 A few key notes: * Need El Capitan or later * No support for Pchat * Works with Lync 2013, Skype for Business and Skype for Business Online UPDATE Known issues: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Known-issues-Skype-for-Business-on-Mac-494ac5d5-50be-4aa7-8f5a-669c71c98c9a?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US If you have been using the Preview Client, you will need to uninstall it before you install the GA client....

Skype for Business at VMworld 2016

Published at July 27, 2016 ·  1 min read

Are you going to VMworld? Do you work with Skype for Business? Are you planning a deployment of Skype for Business that you want to virtualize? Are all your first choice sessions full? If you answered “Yes” to any of these questions, you should register for VIRT7620: Successfully Virtualize and Operate your Microsoft Skype for Business Infrastructure on the VMware vSphere Platform. I will be speaking alongside VMware IT on how they deployed Skype for Business and the best practices that were implemented....

Centralized Logging Service not working in Skype for Business

Published at July 26, 2016 ·  4 min read

I haven’t written a new post in a while as I have not been doing as many deployments lately. I have been focused more on evangelism and speaking with different organizations that are thinking about deploying Skype for Business. That said, recently I had the opportunity to get back in to the game and start a deployment for a large organization. We were experiencing some issues that necessitated us to do some logging on the Front-end servers....