Skype for Business is coming soon

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This month Microsoft will be replacing Lync with Skype for Business. Skype for Business will include all the same features but have a new look: The new Skype for Business will do everything you're accustomed to with Lync: chat, video calls and screen sharing. It now has the added benefit of being able to connect with Skype users as well by searching the global Skype directory.

A few links for more in-depth information:

About Skype for Business: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Whats-Skype-for-Business-3a21eca4-434d-41f1-ab06-3d4a268573b7?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

Screen sharing: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Share-your-desktop-or-a-program-in-Skype-for-Business-2d436dc9-d092-4ef1-83f1-dd9f7a7cd3fc?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

Preview version download - please note that Skype for Business is NOT officially released yet (but it will be soon!) If you're not a technical user, I would advise against installing.

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-skype-for-business

 

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