Skype for Business
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Skype for Business

Communicate and collaborate

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Build your communications business
Become a Skype for Business solutions expert and your business can earn the following Microsoft Partner Network competency:



What you need to know

Skype for Business brings together the well-loved, familiar experience of Skype, with the enterprise security, compliance, and control that businesses expect from Microsoft. As a Skype for Business partner, you are uniquely positioned to help your customers get quickly up and running by leveraging existing investments, while tapping into a network of hundreds of millions of Skype users across the globe. Explore the resources below to help you meet your customers’ development, deployment, and service needs around Skype for Business
Learn more about Skype for Business and find resources by partner type.

Explore Skype for Business

Learn about changes to the Communications Competency and Skype for Business Partner Readiness programs.

Competency and readiness playbook

Use the tools of the Lync Accelerate framework to drive Lync sales and deployments.

Right Start Kit
Roll-out and Adoption Success Kit

Access resources that will help you win deals.

The Microsoft approach to Unified Communications
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Lync objection handling


The Microsoft Lync 2013 licensing guide provides a detailed overview of both online and on-premises licensing options.

Consult the Microsoft Lync 2013 licensing guide



Skype for Business resources

  • Social networks

  • Follow Skype for Business on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn