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Spotlight: Skype update improves call scheduling, document handling for Android

Skype updated Wednesday its Android app with a new scheduling feature and integration with Microsoft Office.

Microsoft pushes Skype integration to Outlook's iOS and Android apps

Microsoft this week updated its iOS and Android Outlook apps with features that integrate Skype.

Spotlight: Skype to offer free group video calling on mobile devices

Microsoft's Skype will begin offering free group video calling on mobile devices, including Android and iOS devices, in the coming weeks.

Kubi telepresence robot gives users new perspectives

Revolve Robotics's Kubi telepresence robots allows users to remotely change the camera angle in a video call. That functionality has found uses in a number of different use cases, but videoconferencing in the enterprise might not be one of them.

Videoconferencing makes its way into the enterprise through the cloud

Unified communications has been dragged through the mud for so long, but the shift to cloud services is the impetus enterprises have long waited for to finally adopt UC. In an interview with FierceEnterpriseCommunications, Lifesize CEO Craig Malloy noted that it's impossible to scale UC in an on-premises deployment, but cloud makes it easy to cross that hurdle.

Unify Square combines Skype for Business monitoring and management products into PowerSuite

Unify Square launched a new software offering that provides greater visibility into Skype for Business service health. Dubbed PowerSuite, the software offers monitoring and management capabilities based on Unify Square's Help Desk, Service Desk Health and Operations Dashboard tools.

Skype for Business PSTN features will go into preview Dec. 1

Better late than never. The enterprise Skype for Business features Microsoft promised earlier this year will be available in preview as of Dec. 1. And that means Skype voice and meetings features will be available to Microsoft's enterprise Office 365 customers.

Many Skype for Business deployments fail, but you can improve the odds

There's plenty of interest in Microsoft's Skype for Business communications service, but according to Tom Tuttle, vice president of Microsoft practice at Nectar Services, many deployments of the product fail.

Spotlight: Microsoft releases updates to Skype apps for iPhone, iPad

Microsoft released on Monday updates to its Skype apps for iPhone and iPad, with new shortcuts to detected data and improved multitasking capabilities, reported AppleInsider.

Cisco drives small meeting room videoconferencing with planned Acano buy

Cisco plans to buy London-based Acano early in the new year to beef up its videoconferencing and collaboration capabilities.