Upgrading to Microsoft Teams from Skype for Business

Microsoft Teams is the fastest growing product in Microsoft 365, but many organizations are still using Skype for Business. This course will teach you how to plan and migrate to Microsoft's newest collaboration tool, Microsoft Teams.
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(13)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Dec 1, 2020
Duration
1h 10m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(13)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Dec 1, 2020
Duration
1h 10m
Description

Microsoft Teams is the newest born-in-the-cloud collaboration tool from Microsoft. However, many organizations are still using Skype for Business and want to migrate chat, calling, and meetings to Microsoft Teams. In this course, Upgrading to Microsoft Teams from Skype for Business, you'll develop an understanding of how the two products interact while successfully planning and migrating to Microsoft Teams from Skype for Business. First, you’ll learn about the different policies and settings available to make sure these two products can coexist until you are ready to move everyone to Microsoft Teams. Next, you’ll delve into the different ways to assign policies and manage the user experience. Finally, you’ll discover how to manage migrating Skype for Business meetings to Microsoft Teams meetings. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge to upgrade to Microsoft Teams from Skype for Business.

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About the author

Jeff is a system administrator with a decade of experience working with Microsoft technologies. He is a course author, blogger, technical writer, and PowerShell enthusiast.

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Course Overview
Hi, everyone. My name is Jeff Brown, and welcome to my course, Upgrading to Microsoft Teams from Skype for Business. I am a Windows system engineer that I've spent my career focusing on Microsoft Technologies, and lately I've been working with their newest collaboration product, Microsoft Teams, which is the fastest growing service in Office 365. In this course, we are going to cover everything you need to know about upgrading from your existing Skype for Business deployment to Microsoft Teams. We're going to cover upgrading both from on‑premises Skype for Business Server and Skype for Business Online. Moving from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams is more than a technical project. It requires that you and your users are aware of how Skype and Teams can interact during a migration and some of the limitations that can occur. Some of the topics we will cover include reviewing coexistence modes for determining what functionality is available during the upgrade, understanding the limited interoperability experience between Skype and Teams, and how users scheduled meetings are migrated from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams. By the end of this course, you will have the tools necessary to start planning and executing your organization's upgrade from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with the Microsoft Teams admin center, as well as functionality available in both the Skype for Business and Teams clients, such as chat and meetings. You will also need to be able to work with PowerShell, as many of the configuration options are only available using this tool. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn about how you can upgrade to Microsoft Teams with the Upgrading to Microsoft Teams from Skype for Business course, here at Pluralsight.