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Tweet Almost a year ago Polycom and Microsoft jointly announced at Enterprise Connect a new cloud video interoperability service – RealConnect for Office 365. Following this announcement I wrote a post that covered this in more details and talked about this on Microsoft’s Skype for Business broadcast vlog. We’re now in preview within the US and I […]

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 at 15:08 | 0 comments
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Tweet As many of you are no doubt already aware Skype for Business on-premises provides a mechanism for users to easily sign into IP telephony devices, this process is referred to as PIN authentication. It provides end-users with an easy way to authenticate with Skype for Business without the need to input a full username and […]

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 at 12:50 | 0 comments
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Tweet So at Ignite Albert Kooiman and I had the opportunity to re-unite and present some more details around the new Office 365 video interoperability service both Polycom and Microsoft are co-developing. This was a 300 level session where Albert and I started with a general overview and then went into more architectural details on this new […]

Monday, October 3rd, 2016 at 17:20 | 0 comments
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Tweet Earlier this year Polycom and Microsoft jointly announced a new joint cloud video interoperability service.  The goal here is giving Microsoft’s Skype for Business Online users a way to schedule meetings with the ability to easily add video room systems from vendors like Cisco, Polycom, LifeSize etc. You know, the kinds that either don’t play nice with […]

Thursday, September 1st, 2016 at 17:30 | 0 comments
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Tweet Late last year Polycom released UCS 5.4.0 for their VVX portfolio, this was a major milestone as it introduced the ability to register to Skype for Business Online and Microsoft’s new Cloud PBX service. Whilst the VVX handsets are the first and (as I write) only 3PIP devices to support Microsoft’s online authentication mechanism “Org-ID”, […]

Thursday, January 7th, 2016 at 23:48 | 0 comments
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Tweet Update: Further testing suggests that there is in fact no TLS validation performed against the Match URI, instead the TLS validation is performed against the Trusted Application Pool name. In my example below both the Trusted Application Pool name and Match URI are the same. However if your Trusted Application Pool name is different to […]

Thursday, September 10th, 2015 at 01:41 | 0 comments
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