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In this episode the team discusses the announcement of the retirement of Microsoft Exchange Unified Messaging (UM) for on-premises and cloud deployments. Exchange UM has been a staple for Microsoft voice services for on-premises deployments since 2007 and in the cloud with the induction of Office 365.

Microsoft is moving all the voice messages services to be hosted by Azure, listen below to get the details.

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/exchange/2019/02/08/retiring-unified-messaging-in-exchange-online/

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/SkypeForBusiness/plan/exchange-unified-messaging-online-migration-support

In this Episode the team discusses Microsoft's announcement to updating the presence in Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business.

In this Episode the O365Eh.com was all at Microsoft Ignite 2018, re-capping the pulse of Ignite and the significant announcements.

In this Episode the O365Eh.com was all at Microsoft Ignite 2018, re-capping the new Skype for Business Online to Teams Transition Announcement 

In this episode the team discusses the newly released Skype for Business Server 2019 public preview and all new/depreciated features.

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Skype-for-Business-Blog/Announcing-the-Skype-for-Business-Server-2019-Preview/ba-p/218435

In this Episode the team discusses the 5 modes of Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business coexistence and interoperability, and it’s important to understand how the two applications coexist, when and how they interoperate, and how to manage users’ migration all the way to their eventual upgrade from Skype for Business to Teams.

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoftteams/teams-and-skypeforbusiness-coexistence-and-interoperability

In this episode the team discusses the new generally available features in Teams.

  • Unified Presence
  • Interop Messaging
  • Contacts Migration
  • Federated Chat/Calling Update
  • Direct Routing

In this episode the team discusses:

Decommissioning of:

New features:

  • Contact Groups
  • Unified Presence
  • Contact Import
  • Skype for Business interop with Persistent Chat
  • Out of office support
  • Message Policies
  • Office 2019 x64 preview

In this episode the team discusses Microsoft Teams Guest Access

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoftteams/guest-access