Configuring Microsoft Skype for Business 2015

Polycom RealPresence Clariti for Microsoft Ecosystem technology enables you to dial into scheduled Skype for Business conferences using H.323 or standard SIP. Because all of the call control and media translation is handled by the RealPresence Collaboration Server and RealPresence DMA system, any standards-based H.323 or SIP endpoint can use Polycom RealPresence Clariti for Microsoft Ecosystem technology even if the endpoint does not support Skype for Business.

Conference IDs are generated only when you deploy Skype for Business Dial-in Conferencing and are enabled when PSTN dial-in conferencing capabilities are also enabled. However, you can use a dummy dial-in access number.

The following figure shows a Skype for Business invitation populated with a Conference ID, which is provided automatically by the Skype for Business Server and represents the H.323 number or SIP URI you dial on the endpoint.

For example:

  • Dialing from H.323 endpoint: 17894
  • Dialing from SIP endpoint: 17894@mycompany.com
Figure 1. Skype for Business invitation with conference ID