Skype for Business hits the Mac in Preview mode

Microsoft announced this morning the launch of Skype for Business for Mac Preview  – the business-focused version of Skype’s communications services aimed at a commercial client base. I.T. administrators and individuals can sign up to test the new desktop software, which introduces features like Outlook integration, additional security, and calls that allow for up to 250 people versus Skype’s 25 max. However, Microsoft says invites will roll out first to I.T. admins before becoming more broadly available.

The company says the Preview build will be released in three stages, starting with today’s launch, before the public version is made available.

Interested testers can visit SkypePreview.com to sign up for an invite. Once an I.T. admin receives their invite, they can then choose to share it internally in their organization with other testers.

The new Mac Business client has some handy features for those in the corporate world, including the ability to see your meetings…

Read the entire article from TechCrunch here: Skype for Business hits the Mac in Preview mode

 



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