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Teams Integration

We, like many others, are relying on Skype for Business for messaging instead of Sametime. I know, there are customers, that have built an integration with S4B in Connections, similar to your Sametime integration offering. It would be so great, if there was more out-of-the-box integration with third party tools.



More than a year has passed and nothing has happened. Skype is EOL soon, but Teams will take its place. So that means that Teams integration will become even more important. Both ways. Integrate Teams in Connections for chat but also integrate Connections in Teams for File Sharing, Wikis and so on.

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  • Guest commented
    10 Apr, 2019 12:16pm

    Microsoft is advising customers to move to Teams and will probably move away from Skype for Business

  • Guest commented
    9 Aug, 2018 06:55am

    Absolutely support this idea. We have integrated Skype4Business with the Skype web SDK and had real issues and we may have further challenges with evergreen in the future. Any out of the box integration is highly welcome. 

  • Guest commented
    6 Aug, 2018 02:08am

    AppFusions has a vast suite of end-to-end integration apps (full UX, workflows, SSO) into IBM Connections cloud and on-premise, ready to go. it is a holistic strategy for scalability, portability, security, and ongoing feature development as the 3rd party systems evolve over time. They are built on a proven model over 8 years, and for IBM Connections cloud and v6.X, since 2015. Here's a brief flyer for more info and plenty of Youtube videos!  Here's a flyer.

    We do not have Skype 4 Business yet - but would consider building this out, as we support both Watson Workspace and Slack already. Email info@appfusions.com to discuss more!