Microsoft announced Monday the launch of the latest commercial version of Skype services, supports 10000 users simultaneously through the computer, mobile phone or other mobile devices for video, voice network conference. 4 years ago, Microsoft acquired the network video and voice communication tool at $85.
It is reported that, as Microsoft's online call and conference platform, the commercial version of Skype is integrated in the Microsoft cloud based Office 365 solution package, which means that Microsoft encourages users to give up their mobile phones, encourage them to abandon the use of the original video conferencing system, and then use Microsoft's Office 356 solution.
The new platform enables companies to participate in a virtual meeting through almost all of the devices more than 1 participants. In addition, it is also integrated into the real-time voting tool Pulse Bing, as well as the acquisition of the Microsoft Corp in 2012 social networking software Yammer. Participants were able to participate in the conference through fixed network dial-up, mobile phones, desktop computers, notebook computers, tablet or smart phone. This platform is built on the basis of the Microsoft Corp's Lync online telephone service, the user can also call the traditional phone through cloud based services platform.
In addition, the commercial version of the Skype service added a new security features and data analysis capabilities. As a result of the new system, the Skype has the most advanced threat protection function, and the new in-depth analysis (Analytics Delve) function, will make the commercial version of the Skype service business intelligence strength enhancement, the data analysis and visualization processing.
Microsoft said the use of the new system can save a lot of spending. People used to meet the time will usually account for about 1/3 of the daily activities, but only 18 of the information workers will actively use the conference software, such as those video conferencing and content sharing tools, etc.. In addition, in our daily interpersonal communication received by the information, nearly 90 of non linguistic information. Obviously, the use of modern communication tools can have a huge impact on productivity and collaboration.
Jackie Wright, vice president of IT strategy for Microsoft Corp, said: