Previously, Microsoft has provided a separate communication pack for business customers under the name of Lync. This name is in 2015 will be changed to Skype for Business, which the name matches this beldienst in 2011 by Microsoft is over. It also allows you to now make contact with other private Skype users.
Skype for Business is free communication software for the business market.
The program can be installed on Windows operating systems and is strongly integrated in Office. Features like presence status, instant messaging, call and video calls are handled in Outlook, Word and Excel. You start so, for example, directly from Outlook to a video call with the person that you just an e-mail has been sent.
Where previously the private and business software from Microsoft is really two separate services are now within one network. So you can not only colleagues and customers to add your contacts, but also family and friends. Much easier of course.
Skype for Business has the following features:
Skype for Business screenshots
You can free download Skype for Business and safe install the latest trial or new full version for Windows 10 (x32, 64 bit) from the official site.