Skype for Business Updates from Office 365 Summit (Mexico)

NOTE: This post will be updated as we go.

We will report on new items that we notice in this blog post as they become available.

What’s New in Skype for Business Server?


  • New Desktop Client Experience (details
  • In-Place Upgrade
  • SQL Always On support
  • New Meeting Features
    • “…major features coming to Skype for Business meetings …”
  • Video Interop Server investments
  • Management of Server Pools Streamlined
  • Simplified Patching Process
  • Server Core Updates to Improve Reliability
  • New Voice Features
    • (Several unmentioned features)
    • Call via Work
  • Skype4B to Skype Federation Improvements (Phase2)
    • Skype username search


Dynamics CRM 2015 Brings Native Skype4B/Lync Integration (source: click here)
  • Click to Dial
  • A new phone call activity is created


Screenshots Out of Office 365 Summit

Some screen shots of the first public presentation on Skype for Business from Office 365 Summit (Mexico)

Multiparty videoimage

via @daburo_tech

IM window with some new elements not on previously released screenshotsimage

via @daburo_tech

Contact search via @alexloam


The Office 365 Summit sessions will be available later here:

Skype for Business Readiness Series (future)

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