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Skype for Business Plan 1

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The features that small and mid-sized businesses need to succeed.

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Skype for Business Plan 2

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With capabilities for the enterprise, includes all Plan 1 benefits and more.

  • Communicate across devices
  • Connect with your team anywhere using our mobile apps across Windows, iOS and Android, or bring remote participants into meeting spaces of all sizes with Skype for Business Room Systems and Surface Hub.
  • Meet on your terms
  • Work like you are all in one room, even when you are not. From collaborative team sessions to live streaming a meeting or dialing into a conference using your phone, Skype for Business is designed for all your meeting needs.
  • Modern phone systems
  • Make, receive, and transfer business calls in the office, at home, or on the road using phone, PC, and mobile. Increase agility and consolidate management with voice services in Office 365.
  • Security, Control and Compliance
  • Get end-to-end security, control and compliance that span from the user to the enterprise. All powered by the on-demand scale and manageability of Office 365.

Skype meetings

Skype meetings provide audio, video, and web conferencing on the Internet, with the ability to schedule a meeting in advance or start one at any time. Up to 250 people can join a meeting, using the smartphones, tablets, PCs, phones, and meeting room devices.

Single touch join
Join easily with a single touch or click from your calendar, meeting reminder, or the Skype for Business client.

Multi-party HD video conferencing
Make video a more natural part of everyday business and collaboration, with 1080p resolution, and up to 6 people shown live simultaneously.

Content sharing
Focus on the things you’re doing together, even when you’re far apart, with integrated real-time co-authoring, desktop sharing, application sharing, and PowerPoint presentations.

Skype Meeting Broadcast

Skype Meeting Broadcast extends the reach of Skype meetings to up to 10,000 attendees for webinars, all-hands meetings, and other one-to-many presentations. Scheduling options allow you to limit attendance to people in your organization or open it to everyone on the Internet.

Integrated Producer Controls
Present in Skype for Business, and manage the entire experience, using one touch to choose when attendees see video, content, or both. No need to learn a separate tool.

Streaming via Azure
Join the broadcast using a browser on nearly any device, and watch in real-time or after the fact with high performance content delivery provided by Microsoft Azure. Pause, rewind, and fast forward with a touch.

Customise the experience
Give your broadcast audience a voice, with real-time sentiment and polling provided by Bing Pulse. Enable audience conversations with Yammer. Add a unique URL to the broadcast to make it easy for your audience to take the next step.

Audio Conferencing from Microsoft

Audio Conferencing from Microsoft allows anyone to join your Skype meetings using only a telephone. Useful for joining anytime a phone is more convenient than a tablet or PC, or anyplace without Internet access.

Local dial-in numbers
Easily join using the dial-in number automatically included in every Skype meeting invite, and choose a local dial-in number in many countries around the world to reduce calling charges.

Easy dial-out
Add a person to a Skype meeting in real-time simply by typing their phone number. Skype for Business dials them for you.

Meeting roster and controls
Use the Skype for Business meeting roster to see who has joined your meeting over the Internet and via phone, to see who’s speaking, and to mute people in noisy environments if needed.

Skype meeting devices

Extend the Skype meetings experience to every meeting space with audio, HD video, and content sharing.

Microsoft Surface Hub
Unlock the power of the group with Microsoft Surface Hub, a powerful team collaboration device designed to advance the way people work together naturally.

Skype Room Systems from partners
Transform meeting spaces ranging from small huddle areas to large conference rooms with a rich, collaborative Skype for Business experience that is simple to use, deploy, and manage. Start meetings on time with one-touch join, then instantly project to the display in the room and share to remote participants via their Skype for Business clients on smartphones or laptops. Select the right system and audio video peripherals from one of our partners, Logitech, Crestron, Polycom, and Lenovo.

Cloud Video Interoperability

Polycom RealConnect for Office 365, is the first cloud video interoperability solution that seamlessly connects devices from Polycom, Cisco, and other popular vendors to Skype for Business meetings within Office 365. With this solution, you’ll enjoy the full Skype for Business meeting experience that now can include non-native video devices.

Works with the equipment you use today
The solution is based on an architecture that supports the widest variety of devices and networks. It works with your existing video conferencing investments at a low cost of ownership.

Ease of provisioning for IT and simplicity for end users
Because the service is fully integrated with Office 365, you can quickly assign a license to anyone in the organization from the admin portal. VTC join instructions will be included in any new meeting invitation without any additional steps so anyone can join a Skype for Business meeting.

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Skype for Business PSTN Conferencing for E5

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Skype for Business PSTN Conferencing

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Audio Conferencing

Boost team collaboration with dial-in conferencing options from virtually any device. With Audio Conferencing, you can consolidate your meeting solutions and reduce complexity while enabling employees to attend meetings by phone wherever they are.

Audio Conferencing is available as a part of the Office 365 Enterprise E5 subscription or available on a pay-per-minute basis as an add-on to Office 365 E1 or E3 subscription.

  • Join meetings by phone
  • Enjoy convenient dial-in access to online meetings, allowing participants to join scheduled meetings from any telephone.
  • Rich calling features
  • Meeting participants can join online meetings using local dial-in numbers from regions around the world, or have the service call them back on their landline or mobile phone.
  • Office 365 management
  • Conveniently manage your Audio Conferencing needs from within the Office 365 admin center. Audio Conferencing works seamlessly with Office 365 and provides you with a single point of administration.
Skype for Business Audio Conferencing Features
Skype for Business Audio Conferencing Features

Tolled dial-in

Join the audio portion of a meeting from virtually anywhere by dialing a PSTN phone number and entering a conference passcode. Simplify your meetings by generating a general dial-in phone number for all attendees to use.

Dial-out

Dial out to other meeting attendees or transfer an in-progress meeting to another number from within the meeting. After joining a meeting, you can dial out to another PSTN endpoint or mobile phone. Dial-out calls can be domestic or international.

Toll-free dial in

Join a meeting by dialing a toll-free number and entering a PIN. Toll-free PSTN numbers can either be domestic or international.

Pay-per-minute options

Option to add Audio Conferencing to an Office 365 Enterprise E1 or Office 365 Enterprise E3 subscription and pay for toll dial-out, toll dial-in, and toll-free dial-in on a per minute basis.

Requirements for Audio Conferencing

If you have Office 365 Enterprise E5, Audio Conferencing is included.

Learn more about Office 365 Enterprise E5

If you have Office 365 Enterprise E1 or E3, Audio Conferencing is available for a £2.85 per month add-on fee.

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Learn more about Office 365 Enterprise E3

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£8.60

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Skype for Business PSTN Domestic Calling

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£17.20

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Skype for Business PSTN Domestic and International Calling

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Calling Plans

Simplify calling with a reliable, cloud-based telephone solution. With a Calling Plan, Office 365 provides a comprehensive phone system that’s managed through your subscription.

Now you can add Calling Plan to your Office 365 Enterprise E5 subscription.

  • Simplify your systems
  • Calling Plan brings the benefits of the cloud to your phone system by shifting all of your phone infrastructure to Microsoft Office 365.
  • Elevate your services
  • Because Calling Plans are part of Microsoft Office 365, it enables services, security, and support that traditional phone lines can’t match.
  • Connect your business
  • With a Calling Plan, you can unify your users’ communications services in Office 365 and integrate calling with business processes for increased productivity.
Skype for Business Call Plan Features
Skype for Business Call Plan Features

Business-ready phone

Get started fast with a cloud service that offers the features you expect from traditional phones, such as number porting, emergency calling, toll-free numbers, and flexible Calling Plans.

Cloud Phone System

Manage a phone system in Office 365 to support call-management features such as hold, forward, transfer, and voicemail.

Managed service

Save the time and money you’d otherwise spend to install and maintain an on-premises telephony infrastructure.

Centralised administration

Use the Office 365 admin portal to acquire numbers, assign numbers, and manage users.

Immediate connectivity

Provision phone numbers for all your Office 365 users within minutes via the Office 365 admin portal.

Any device

Enable telephone calls from any device, including IP phones, Skype room systems, PCs, Mac, and mobile devices.

Search and acquire

Easily request and reserve new phone numbers in major cities where Calling Plans are available.

Built-in security

Protect your business with enhanced security features from encryption and security protocols to physical and operational security.

High availability

Office 365 guarantees 99.9% uptime for your phones lines with built-in redundancy and active load balancing.

Call reporting

Run usage reports to review active users, sessions, client device information, and types of activities.

Identity management

Streamline identity management with phone numbers linked to Azure Active Directory identities.

£5.70

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Skype for Business Cloud PBX

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Phone System

Replace your traditional phone system by adding a set of calling features delivered with a Phone System in Office 365. Make and receive business calls in the office, at home, or on the road, using your phone, PC, or mobile device.

Phone System is available as a part of the Office 365 Enterprise E5 subscription.

  • Works seamlessly with Office 365
  • Operate your business phone system in the cloud and eliminate the need for traditional PBX hardware and the associated maintenance costs. And because Phone System is built in Office 365, your system is always up to date with state-of-the art features.
  • Works for all your conversations
  • Easily transition from your old system Office 365 with business telephone features. Answer, transfer, hold, and resume calls with just a touch. And instantly transform basic calls into productive, collaborative sessions with text, video, and desktop sharing.
  • Scales globally
  • Connect your phone system to the Microsoft worldwide network—and get the power of the Microsoft cloud wherever your business goes. You can even use your own operator connectivity to call landlines and mobile phones using simple on-premises software.
Skype for Business Phone System Features
Skype for Business Phone System Features

Call answer / initiate (by name or number)

Answer inbound calls with just a touch. Easily place outbound calls by dialing the full phone number, or just click a contact’s name.

Call hold / retrieve

Have multiple calls occurring at the same time. Just answer the next inbound call or place an outbound call, and your current call goes on hold automatically.

Call history

Keep track of all your conversations in one place—from IMs and phone calls to impromptu and scheduled meetings. It’s all recorded in your call history and stored in Exchange.

Call delegation and call on-behalf

Make or answer calls on behalf of a manager you support. Notifications make it clear to all participants when calls are answered or made for someone else.

Call transfer (blind, consult, and mobile)

Easily transfer calls from your PC to your IP phone, mobile device, or tablet—and every combination in between.

Camp-on

Need to speak to someone when they’re not available? You can easily tag people and get notified when their presence changes and they’re ready to take phone calls.

Caller ID

Calls from inside your company display a detailed caller ID that pulls information from your corporate directory—so you see a picture and job title instead of just a phone number.

Call waiting

When a call comes in while you’re in a call or meeting, you get a quiet notification in addition to a regular notification, so you can accept the call or route it to voicemail.

Call forwarding and simultaneous ring

Never miss a call with call forwarding and simultaneous ringing. Set up forwarding rules so your calls can go with you anywhere. Even forward calls to colleagues or to voicemail.

Clients for PC, Mac, and mobile devices

Experience robust calling features on the devices you’re already using—from tablets and mobile phones to PCs and desktop IP phones.

Device switching

Need to move a call from a headset to speakerphone quickly? You can easily play your call or meeting on another device with just a couple of clicks.

Distinctive ringing

Play different ringtones for the different types of calls you get every day, so you quickly know who is calling you.

Do-not-disturb routing and call blocking

Working on something urgent? Control your inbound communications with presence. Easily block all incoming communication except from those you specifically indicate.

Enterprise calendar call routing

Use your Exchange calendar business hours to enable or disable call forwarding and simultaneous ringing in Skype for Business—so you keep control of your calls and your time.

Integrated dial-pad

Make outbound calls quickly by dial by name or by number anywhere in the search bar and in the dial-pad.

Music on hold

Music plays when you place a call on hold, so your callers will know you’re still there and the call hasn’t accidentally dropped.

Qualified IP desk phones

Choose from a variety of compatible desk phones. Get great audio quality and ease of use in addition to robust calling features.

Skype and federated calling

Search for anyone in the Skype directory. Then connect, communicate, and collaborate with everyone—consumers, businesses, and friends and family—all without sacrificing security.

Team calling

Cover calls with your team easily without any extra work from IT. With team calling, your calls are sent to your team either immediately or after a set time period.

Video call monitor

Multi-task during meetings without missing what’s happening. See the speaker’s name and video stream in a small floating window, so you’re always ready to respond to any questions.

Voice mail

Get all your voice mail deposited in your Exchange mailbox and made available through Skype for Business on your PC, mobile device, and IP phone.

Requirements for Phone System

If you have Office 365 Enterprise E5, Audio Conferencing is included.

Learn more about Office 365 Enterprise E5

If you have Office 365 Enterprise E1 or E3, Phone System is available for an £5.70 per month add-on fee.

Learn more about Office 365 Enterprise E1
Learn more about Office 365 Enterprise E3

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Skype for Business Plan 1

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The features that small and mid-sized businesses need to succeed.

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Skype for Business Plan 2

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Skype for Business Cloud PBX

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Skype for Business PSTN Domestic and International Calling

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See rates for where you want to call

Get a detailed list of the standard subscription and pay-per-minute rates for your agreement by country and currency.

Communications Credits rates are for charges that are not included in your subscription plan

All Office 365 plans include:

Reliability

Get peace of mind knowing your services are available with a guaranteed 99.9% uptime, financially backed service level agreement (SLA).

Security

Cutting-edge security practices with five layers of security and proactive monitoring help keep customer data safe.

Privacy

Your data is yours. We safeguard it and protect your privacy.

Administration

 The admin portal provides IT detailed configuration options for your services, either from an online portal or through automated management with PowerShell commands. You can use the Admin app to manage your services on the go.

Up to date

No need to pay for version upgrades; updates are included in your subscription. New features are rolled out to Office 365 customers in an IT-configurable experience.

Active Directory integration

Manage user credentials and permissions. Single sign-on and synchronization with Active Directory.

Support

24/7 phone support for all IT issues. For less urgent issues, you can make service requests directly through the admin portal.