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"We negotiated a fair price with Microsoft. It is definitely worthwhile to negotiate with them for the best price for your solution.""The pricing is really good. It is quite affordable because it came with our Office 365. It is on a per-user license, which is nice. I quite like that they have made it very granular with all of their licensing.""It may be considered costly for certain markets, such as in India.""It may be slightly costly, but the features are awesome.""To realize value from the purchase of Skype Business, you need to take advantage of all the important functions of the program.""The cost of Skype for Business is incorporated into our Office 365 licenses."

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3rd
out of 59 in Virtual Meetings
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8,240
Comparisons
6,473
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16
Average Words per Review
428
Avg. Rating
8.4
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Also Known As
AsteriskSkype for Business Plan 1, Skype for Business Plan 2, Lync Server
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Overview
Open source PBX system providing a complete telecommunications platform.Skype for Business offers features including presence, IM, voice and video calls, online meetings, conferencing, and telephony solutions that support enterprise-level collaboration requirements. Skype for Business Record meetings, share your screen, and annotate PowerPoint for real-time collaboration with up to 250 people and use whiteboard, polls, Q&A, and built-in IM during your business meetings to make them more productive. Skype for Business provides new client experience, Skype for Business Server provides several new features to improve manageability of on-premises servers and hybrid solutions. Skype for Business also supports the Lync client experience so that you can choose a phased upgrade approach to the new client experience for users. Skype for Business is also an integral part of Microsoft Office 365, providing PSTN Conferencing, Cloud PBX, PSTN Calling, and Skype Meeting Broadcast capabilities to Office 365 users.
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Sample Customers
Yahoo, Penn Univeristy of Pennsylvania, US Army, Google, eBay EmpireCLS Worldwide Chauffeured Services,LA Fitness, MedcoEnergi International, Tampa General Hospital, and HopewellHoldings Limited.
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider20%
Manufacturing Company9%
Retailer9%
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Financial Services Firm32%
Comms Service Provider16%
University11%
Engineering Company11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company21%
Comms Service Provider15%
Government8%
K 12 Educational Company Or School8%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business30%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise53%
Digium Asterisk is ranked 5th in Unified Communications while Skype for Business is ranked 3rd in Virtual Meetings with 15 reviews. Digium Asterisk is rated 0.0, while Skype for Business is rated 8.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Skype for Business writes "Much easier and quicker than writing an email to someone and waiting for them to read it". Digium Asterisk is most compared with Kamailio SIP Server, 3CX, Cisco Jabber, Cisco Unified Communications and Fortinet FortiFone, whereas Skype for Business is most compared with Webex, Zoom, TeamViewer, GoToMeeting and Cisco Meeting Server.

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