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Planning Microsoft Teams or Skype for Business online in a Hybrid Environment - Part 1

I will discuss the panning phase on this post. I will put together another post to discuss preparation tasks for the hybrid setup. Traffic Flow The below shows the traffic flow during the Hybrid co-existence phase. Enterprise voice for users migrated to Office 365 will continue to be provided on-premise. All other IM, conferencing or collaboration-related services will be provided by the Skype for Business Online or Microsoft Teams services. All incoming SIP traffic for both hybrid and on-premise users will traverse over the Lync or Skype for Business on-prem services. SIP DNS records will continue to point to the on-premise services until the migration of all users, enterprise voice and number ranges have been migrated to SfB Online or Teams, Microsoft Phone System and Cloud calling plans respectively. Migrate existing telephony number ranges to the cloud calling service has to be co-ordination consistencies between the timeframes for hybrid migration and number, migrat

How do you backup Microsoft Teams?

First question; do we need to backup Microsoft Teams. MS team is cloud base application. Microsoft Teams is part of office 365 suite. Microsoft Teams has taken off as the central hub for collaboration in Office 365 suite. Teams has the ability to connect all other applications and facilitate teams to collaborate the work easily. Can be the main quarry, what exactly can be backed up in MS Teams. There is no simple answer to it. Backing up Microsoft teams can be very complicated. However, there are ways of guaranteeing your content is protected within Microsoft Teams. When we are talking about content, the main contents are chats and files. Even though mentioned here chat and files are important, MS Teams is a hub for many services such as Office 365 groups, SharePoint Online, Exchange Online, Planner, OneNote. Microsoft Teams Chats Teams Chats can be One to One(1:1) or One to Many(1:M). also, there are Channel Chats available too.  All sort of chats is stored wit

Skype for Business / Teams Network Assessment Tool

The Skype for Business network assessment Tool brings the ability to perform a simple test of network performance and network connectivity to determine how good the network will perform for Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business online calls. This tool gives you an easy to test your network quality and your connection to Skype for Business Online and Microsoft Teams. You can easily collect the result and share them with the network administrator to examine insight into potential network issues. This tool is very useful in the planning phase of Skype for Business or Microsoft Teams deployment. If you are using Microsoft Teams or Skype for Business online already, the tool can be used to troubleshoot voice quality or simply to check your network connection before you make a call or after you’ve experienced a poor-quality. Skype for Business Online has specific network necessities in order to provide end-users with the best experience. You can use this simple tool to assess the

Long waiting Expands on MS Teams video Calls..

Microsoft Teams has announced that it will introduce another expansion of its gallery view for video calls. This was a long waiting feature, and everyone was  querying  about it. Here it’s go…. Microsoft will expand its gallery view up to 49. Initially, Microsoft Teams supported only four windows of the gallery. Then it expanded up to nine by using 3 x 3 in a window in May this year. New feature included in the road map of MS Teams program. Dates are not confirmed yet. But we expecting feature will roll out very soon in order compete with other video conferencing platforms.  Microsoft under pressure to get this feature out soon. Zoom and Facebook room are facilitating a greater number of simultaneous views of the participants in a single window. Everyone was surprised why it was not been introduced into Microsoft Teams yet. Microsoft Teams is one of the world large video conferencing tools that is used in many businesses as the official platform.   Many users complain, th

What is BotNet

 What is BotNet? BotNet is a collection of interconnected devices that attacker can compromise. Commonly botNet uses distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. And uses malicious programs mainly consist of viruses, Trojans and worms. Botnet also takes advantage of collective computer power to send large volume of spams, steel credential scales, spy on people or organisations. BotNet also is known as Zombie network and network of bots. BotNet uses malicious programmes without any knowledge of users. Most of the attackers try to reach home internet PCs which are with inadequate security protection. The infected devices are called as bots or zombies. When a device becomes part of a BotNet, it can be instructed to do almost anything by the creator of botnet. In effect of botnet it becomes a drone which cannot resist the commands of its master. Botnet devices affected by malware and managing by command and control server. In this case, the master is the creator of the malici