Skype for Business

Stay in Touch, with Total Freedom of Communication.

Be Productive Any Time, Any Place… with Skype for Business

In today’s fast-paced world, a responsive workforce is vital if you want to stay competitive. This means that you need to be able to communicate on the move and from afar.

Doing business from anywhere is now a reality with the powerful and secure unified communications platform that is Skype for Business. It brings you messaging, video, conferencing and voice all gathered in one convenient package that integrates perfectly with Microsoft Office 365.

Hosted Skype for Business is a complete PBX phone system replacement which offers you all of the benefits of a PBX system, and more, without the expensive contracts.

And if your business expands and opens multiple offices – or even just changes current location – adding and transferring telephony is traditionally a costly and time-consuming endeavour but not anymore, when you’re on Skype for Business.

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Skype for Business grants you an all-in-one communications platform, so you can:

  • Take and make phone calls from any internet enabled location
  • Make use of advanced PBX-style features such as intelligent call routing, hunt groups, IVR options and call forwarding
  • Enjoy free UK landline calls
  • Plan ahead with simple 30-day rolling contracts that allow you to scale usage up and down on demand
  • Send secure, encrypted instant messages, make calls and take part in video conferences with your clients, customers and workmates; all at the click of a button
  • Start a video or teleconference from within Outlook in three simple clicks, thanks to tight integration with Microsoft Office
  • Enjoy total flexibility and allow a responsive workforce to work from home and other locations
  • Utilise collaborative features, including call forwarding, screen sharing, document sharing and conferencing.

Key Features & Benefits

Modern Voice with Cloud PBX

Cloud PBX enables Skype for Business’ rich call management feature set to make and receive calls; transfer calls; mute or unmute calls; and leave and access voice mail; anywhere with internet access.

PSTN Conferencing

Setup meetings for up to 250 participants to collaborate online by using features such as HD video, audio, instant messaging, content sharing and transfer control.

Stay Secure & in Control

All conversations are protected by strong authentication and encryption, and you have full control and flexibility over employee accounts and features.

Online Presence

Let people know your availability with online status and enhance visibility with optional Outlook integration.

Instant Messaging

Connect with your team anywhere using one-to-one and group IM including file share. With external federation you can collaborate with contacts outside your organisation using Skype or Skype for Business.

Meeting Broadcast & Webinars

Getting the message out to bigger audiences has never been easier, setup meetings for up to 10,000 attendees, engage them with real-time polling, Q&As and Yammer integration.

Reduce Cost & Complexity

Save money on all call types – local and international, all without the need for a complex traditional phone systems, handsets and equipment.

Remote Working & Mobility

Use Skype for Business on any device, wherever you are, with Windows, iOS and Android mobile apps.

How it works

Select a Plan

Choose from flexible options including IM, Presence, Voice, Video Conferencing and Content Sharing.

Easy Integration

Get seamless integration with other services – Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Office, Office 365 and Outlook.

24/7 Support

Receive 24/7 support and access to a large variety of complementary communication and collaboration services.

Skype for Business Online + Cloud PBX & Calling Plans

Plan

Skype for Business Plan 1

Skype for Business Plan 2

Overview

Basic £1.30 user/month plan includes presence and group IM, file transfers via IM, and audio and HD video calling to Skype for Business users and consumer Skype service.

Premium £3.40 user/month plan adds many more features such as HD group video calling, integration with Outlook for scheduling meetings, the ability to record meetings and remote desktop sharing and whiteboard support.

Pricing
User / Month (annual commitment) Price does not include VAT

£1.30

£3.40

Join on any device PC/Mac, Tablet or Phone (iOS, Android & Windows)

Integration with Outlook for scheduling meetings

Join anonymously from web browser or free mobile apps

HD video calling to Skype for Business users and consumer Skype users

Share your presentation and transfer control to other meeting participant

Record meetings and remote desktop sharing and whiteboard support

SPresence and group IM

Transfer files in IM

Group HD video and audio calling for up to 250 people

Advanced meeting options including Polls and Q&A

Additional Options

Cloud PBX
PSTN Capability using Microsoft PSTN Calling service or existing on-premises PSTN Connectivity

Not Available

£5.00
(per user/month)

PSTN Domestic Calling Plan
Including 1,200 Domestic Minutes (mobile and landline)

Not Available

£7.48
(per user/month)

PSTN International Calling Plan
Including 600 International Minutes & 1,200 Domestic Minutes (mobile and landline)

Not Available

£14.96
(per user/month)

PSTN International Conferencing Plan
Dial in Domestic & International Conferencing for up to 250 users*

Not Available

£2.49
(per user/month)

*PSTN Conferencing will be available in 65 countries as of September 1, 2016.

Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Hungary, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, and Vietnam.

 

What people say about Clear Cloud
Clear Cloud Services have been an invaluable support to The Audience Agency. Not only do they have the ability to quickly analyse the situation, but they have the expertise and knowledge to provide a suitable and cost-effective solution. One of their main assets is that they combine what is best for the organisation with what is best for the user, and for us this has meant that our systems have improved, at the same time as the user experience. I can’t recommend Clear Cloud highly enough; anyone using their services will not be disappointed with their choice of IT partner. Gareth Davies

Finance Director, The Audience Agency

Clear Cloud Services provided us with excellent customer service from extremely knowledgeable and helpful advisers. They understood what we wanted to do and the best way to go about delivering it. Our company has moved its entire IT infrastructure to a secure cloud based solution as a result. Supported by Office 365 Enterprise we now have a very modern working environment offering great flexibility. I can highly recommend this company to all. Very easy to deal with and didn’t try to baffle us with computer jargon we don’t understand. They delivered exactly what we wanted and gave us some excellent advice en route. Neil Marshall

COO, Kaizen Compliance Solutions

There’s no need to worry about losing your current contact numbers or suffering interruptions in your service. Clear Cloud will install, configure and actively manage your Skype for Business to ensure disruption is avoided… and your staff are free to communicate.

Click here to book your free online demo, and in just a few minutes we can show you how switching to a Hosted Skype for Business solution can transform how your business communicates. There’s no obligation and no risk whatsoever.

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