Microsoft Teams with Phone System
Teams, Microsoft’s new hub for teamwork and communications in Office 365, provides calling and meetings functionality built on Skype and Skype for Business. Microsoft’s vision for Intelligent Communications includes bringing a complete set of Skype for Business capabilities into Microsoft Teams as the core communications client in Office 365. Click here for the Skype for Business to Teams Capabilities Roadmap.
Companies using Teams with Office 365 (E1 and E3 plans) can purchase Phone System and Audio Conferencing add-on licenses. Office 365 E5 plans include the Phone System license, with Audio Conferencing add-on licenses available for purchase. Learn more about Licensing.
Direct Routing for Teams
For Teams with Phone System, Microsoft has enabled Direct Routing. Instead of requiring customers to purchase a Domestic or International Calling Plan from Microsoft, customers using Teams have the option to use their preferred telco provider.
Altigen’s Direct Routing for Teams with Phone Systems
With Altigen SIP trunks, calls can be directly routed directly to Teams or to Altigen’s cloud Auto Attendant, for advanced call routing and queuing. With Direct Routing our customers benefit from lower SIP trunk costs as well as being able to use Altigen’s advanced call routing and queuing applications in conjunction with Teams.
Altigen’s Solutions and Services Overview
Altigen adds fully integrated advanced call routing and queuing applications to Phone System. Our applications include enterprise Auto Attendant, Advanced Call Router (providing data directed call routing), MaxGoups workgroup call routing, MaxACD corporate contact center, MaxChat web chat routing and queuing, Call Recording and Call Reporting. All of our applications are deployed in the Altigen cloud, are federated with Office 365 and Phone System, and are delivered as a fully managed service.
In addition, we offer a complete set of end-to-end managed services to get your organization up and running on Teams with Phone System quickly and smoothly. Our services include migration planning, deployment, training and ongoing support.