Microsoft Ignite 2017 - Teams will replace Skype For Business Part-2

 Office 365, Microsoft Teams
Sep 26 2017

In the earlier blog, we have discussed about the new capabilities to made available in Teams. This blog explains way ahead for Skype for Business on-premises server and new IT admin controls to do the actual migration from S4B to Teams in Office 365.
When speaking about the migration, from IT administration point of view, below three questions arises.
  • What will happen to S4B server?
  • Whether Teams is enterprise security ready?
  • How the actual migration happens?, what are the ways to achieve it?


Existing S4B on-premises server customers can try Teams and S4B side-by-side and decide their migration. A new S4B client will also be released.






Below is the screen of the call analytics.







The admin center helps administrators for the smoother migration from S4B to Teams.

What happens to by S4B devices?

  • Your existing phone numbers and bridge numbers won't change
  • Your existing cloud phone system will work for Teams also
  • Calling planes won't change