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Migrating From Skype to Teams? Here’s What to Know

October 22, 2020

Many Office 365 customers have implemented Skype for Business Online for collaboration and communications. So, why migrate to Microsoft Teams? Because you must—more on that below. This article reviews the “when” and the “what” of a Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams migration. Consider this an introduction to the factors in your approach.

When to Migrate

Skype for Business Online users must migrate before July 31, 2021—Microsoft’s announced end of life (EOL) date. While Microsoft has occasionally extended these dates, customers certainly cannot depend on that occurrence. Many customers use the on-premises Skype for Business Server, which will have Microsoft mainstream support until January 9, 2024.

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