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Microsoft Teams: Transitioning to Intelligent Communications

How Microsoft Teams Turns Instant Messaging and Email Chains into Intelligent Communications Microsoft Teams is the latest iteration of their Unified Communication platform.  We have seen the platform evolve over the years from Office Communicator, to Lync, to Skype for Business, but the core communication features have relatively remained the...

The Dangers of Technical Debt

Though you may not be familiar with the term, technical debt is a very serious IT issues afflicting some companies. Technical debt is the liability created when a company allows its technology to fall below the needs of the business and the best practices of the market. What this looks...

Is Microsoft Teams Phone System Ready for Enterprise Roll Out?

In 2017, Microsoft announced they would be phasing out their Unified Communications Platform, Skype for Business, and replace it with a new system, Microsoft Teams. Microsoft is now beginning the transition in Office 365 by giving IT administrators a choice of how to transition from Skype for Business Online to...

A Call to Take Network Security Measures Seriously

Funny how the budget isn’t there until it’s too late… Recently my friend’s apartment burned down while he was at work. Unfortunately, he did not have rental insurance and thus had to replace everything he lost – which was everything. And It was clear to me the similirarities between this...

TecFac and North American Properties Donate to the Restoration Efforts in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Fifteen months have gone by since hurricanes Irma and Maria ravished through the U.S. Virgin Islands and left massive destruction in their wake and the recovery is far from over. The region is still in dire need of restoration efforts. In a visit to St. Thomas in September, our own...

Why Microsoft Teams Going Forward Will Be Huge

Communication platforms are critical to the efficient and competitive operating of businesses today. There is a huge variety of different platforms companies can utilize for their telecommunication operations. In the market today, Skype for Business is one of the most comprehensive and effective tools. However, Microsoft is planning to slowly...

How to Schedule a Skype for Business Meeting´╗┐

Skype for Business Meetings can be used to create any kind of online meeting you need for your particular use case.  Whether you need a simple audio conference call or a large online meeting with IM, Video, screen sharing, and presentations, you can run any type of meeting that suits...