Skype for Business brings together the familiar experience of Skype that people have come to know and love with the trusted platform of Lync that businesses around the world count on. Delivering technology that helps people connect—to discuss, share and collaborate—is core to Microsoft’s mission to reinvent productivity, and Skype for Business is central to those efforts.

Microsoft’s goal is simple: to create the most loved and trusted communications platform for doing things together.

  • Meetings and calls with anyone :Meet with up to 250 people—even if they’re not on Skype for Business. All they need is a phone or internet connection.
  • Powerful productivity with Office:See your contacts’ online statuses, schedule meetings in Outlook, and start conversations from apps like Word and PowerPoint.
  • Security and control:Conversations are protected by strong authentication and encryption, and you manage employee accounts and features.