Skype for Business Pros and Cons

Skype for Business Pros

MartinFooks
Owner at CyberFooks
The simplicity and ease of use are the most valuable features. It's so much easier and quicker than writing an email to someone and waiting for them to read it.
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Balbino
Analyst at Leripe Construtora
Video conferencing to hold virtual meetings helps to prevent employee displacement, where everyone can now enjoy the comfort of their own offices.
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Rajeev Jha
Database Manager at Wartsila India Ltd
It saves trouble, and it saves us time.
Our employees use this solution for a communal space to collaborate for organizational decision making.
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Marc Spicer
Director Of Technology at UNCF
I use the chat feature to communicate with my staff, which is very helpful.
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John ONeill
Principle consultant at Active Data Consulting Services Pty Ltd
The Microsoft tech support are very good. They get back to you. I log a support call, and I usually have someone on the phone within a half an hour, so it is pretty good.
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Akash Mukherjee
Manager Global Business Development at Trigent Software Ltd
The calling features are most valuable, especially now as we are working remotely.
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reviewer1280004
Manager, Quality and Process Excellence at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
The most valuable feature is stability.
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Rasik Chauhan
User at TechnipFMC
Using this solution has helped us to cut long distance calls, as well as video services from third parties.
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PunitThakkar
Managing Director at Shivaami Cloud Services Pvt. Ltd.
We chose Skype for Business after other colleagues suggested that we give it a try. It has served us well.
We really like the screen sharing tool. The user experience is smooth, and user-friendly.
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Nasser El-Attar
Network Services Manager at a university with self employed
The quality of the meetings is very good.
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Skype for Business Cons

MartinFooks
Owner at CyberFooks
The ease of configuration or the lack of decent tooling to pinpoint your problems is probably its biggest issue.
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Balbino
Analyst at Leripe Construtora
If one of the users has a poor internet connection, this failure will compromise the meeting, causing delays and distortions in the communications.
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Rajeev Jha
Database Manager at Wartsila India Ltd
Sometimes Skype is slow, and we cannot use other elements of our devices while using the Skype solution.
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Marc Spicer
Director Of Technology at UNCF
Going forward, I would like to see better call quality and reliability.
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John ONeill
Principle consultant at Active Data Consulting Services Pty Ltd
There are some issues with stability during phone calls. Sometimes the connectivity drops, and it is frustrating.
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Akash Mukherjee
Manager Global Business Development at Trigent Software Ltd
There are issues with the bandwidth, particularly for external meetings,
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reviewer1280004
Manager, Quality and Process Excellence at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
We have had trouble with scalability when trying to host large meetings.
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Rasik Chauhan
User at TechnipFMC
Skype for Business is good for the PCs with higher bandwidth, but an improvement is required for low bandwidth usage.
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PunitThakkar
Managing Director at Shivaami Cloud Services Pvt. Ltd.
I venture to say that 30% of the people using this solution at our company have had issues with stability, due to the volatility and crashes.
Sometimes the connection crashes, which is understandable if you are traveling. But, it would be nice if this could be stabilized somehow.
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Nasser El-Attar
Network Services Manager at a university with self employed
We need a feature where you can virtually raise your hand to silently let the presenter know that you have a question.
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