Skype for Business

Skype for Business

Service Description:

Skype for Business is a service that includes enhancements to the Lync Instant Messaging and Presence service already offered by the Office of the Chief Information Officer.

It also has many exciting new features such as desktop sharing, voice/phone, conferencing, a mobile client, and unified messaging that allows users to receive voice messages in their email.

Users' telephones will be replaced with state-of-the-art unified communications systems that have features to enrich communication and collaboration.

An in-depth look at Skype for Business can be found at the Skype for Business Project Website.

Service Migration and Overview

Training Resources

Skype Tips and Tricks

Skype for Business Training

Training for the new Skype for Business will familiarize users with the environment and basic functions of the Skype for Business software. In this 90 minute training you will learn:

  • The Skype environment
  • Placing and answering calls
  • Managing voicemail
  • Instant messaging
  • Online meetings
  • Device options
  • Skype for Business mobile

The training is available to any OSU affiliate but it is recommended you do not attend the training until your department has been migrated to the new Skype for Business system.

This training will be held at Mount Hall on West Campus and via zoom. Limited parking is available in front of Mount Hall. Parking is available in the WC Parking lot across the bridge. Enter through the front door of Mount Hall and up the stairs to check in with the front desk. Zoom information will be sent to users that register for the class.

The next available session is November 6th at 10:30am and users can register for this class via BuckeyeLearn:
Search for the label “Skype for Business Demonstration.” and request the class. Please contact Dietrich Eubank (.29) with questions.