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  • What are Microsoft future plans on Skype For Business? Can you please share time-lines or future support by Microsoft on SFB SDK/web APIs? Is Microsoft planning to replace SFB with Microsoft Teams?
    Monday, February 5, 2018 5:39 PM

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  • Hi Pradeep, Dharani,

    Thank you for posting here.

    >>What are Microsoft future plans on Skype For Business?

    In Microsoft Outlines Teams Vision and Skype for Business Plans at Ignite, Microsoft indicated that the Microsoft Teams client will eventually replace the Skype for Business Online client in the near future.

    For more details, you could refer to the News below.

    https://techcrunch.com/2017/09/25/microsoft-is-going-all-in-on-teams-and-plans-to-phase-out-skype-for-business/

    https://redmondmag.com/articles/2017/09/25/microsoft-teams-and-skype-for-business.aspx

    https://blogs.office.com/en-us/2017/09/25/a-new-vision-for-intelligent-communications-in-office-365/>>Can you please share time-lines or future support by Microsoft on SFB SDK/web APIs? 

    For the support of SFB SDK, you could post a new thread in Skype Web SDK forum for suitable support.

    >> Is Microsoft planning to replace SFB with Microsoft Teams?

    Yes, For this question, I provide some News in first question. You would like to check the links.

    Best Regards,

    Wendy

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    Tuesday, February 6, 2018 5:58 AM