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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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Tweet It’s great to see the momentum behind Lync (now Skype for Business). I’m specifically referring to businesses with long-time installments of PBX(s) are realizing the traditional telephony functionality which is now available within Microsoft Enterprise Voice (in this I’m referring to Skype for Business telephony). Admittedly there are some gaps, but these are now […]

Saturday, February 7th, 2015 at 17:16 | 0 comments
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Tweet I thought I’d share a video I was asked to put together that illustrated Lync client behavior when a user is migrated from a Lync On-Premises deployment to Lync Online. Prior to executing the PowerShell below I needed to complete a “Split-Domain” Lync deployment which I covered in a separate article here. PowerShell commands: $creds=Get-Credential […]

Friday, January 30th, 2015 at 01:34 | 2 comments
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Tweet It was almost a year ago when I wrote up a blog post on a new role within the next installment of Lync Server (now Skype for Business Server 2015) that Microsoft refers to as “VIS”. At that time information was limited. Microsoft had shown us a demo at Lync Conference 2014, but for […]

Friday, January 23rd, 2015 at 20:35 | 0 comments
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Tweet The Lync Room System folks have been busy as of late and a load of updates have been delivered over the last week (in time for Thanksgiving :)), first of all the 15.12 update. This update includes a number of enhancements, notably: Adds functionality to make public switch telephone network (PSTN) calls and adds […]

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 at 02:16 | 0 comments
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