Connecting teams everywhere

Microsoft is the recognized leader in unified communications productivity solutions for business with Skype for Business – connecting employees, customers, suppliers and partners virtually everywhere to achieve more together. Skype for Business is a powerful tool to help create the digital workplaces needed in the cloud-first digital world.

Avanade’s Unified Communications for Skype for Business can help you realize this vision, whether you’re exploring, upgrading or looking to build new interactive ways to collaborate. We provide services for every aspect of your Skype for Business environment, from vision and strategy to deployment, adoption and managed services.

“Skype for Business has transformed my life. It has enabled me to be location-independent and given me greater flexibility.”

Dave Wright Sales and Marketing Director, Police Mutual

Our capabilities unlock the power of Skype for Business

Avanade provides a holistic set of unified communications transformational and managed services as well as digital workplace solutions. We have also combined the Microsoft Skype Operations Framework (SOF) with our own proven consulting and managed services to help you realize the benefits of CloudPBX through planning, delivery and operations expertise. We can help you unlock the power of Skype for Business through our:

  • Business case strategy and voice assessments.
  • Planning workshops, and architecture, design and implementation services.
  • Change enablement best practices to maximize user adoption.
  • Skype for Business ecosystem partners for headsets, room systems and robust voice call quality monitoring.
  • Managed services to reduce the cost and complexity of managing your unified communications ecosystem.

Unified communications for Skype for Business

Empower your business to collaborate in new and innovate ways


Unified communications and collaboration

Reinvent productivity by empowering employees to work smarter.


Extend your reach

Meet the demands of your business with Skype for Business.


Services for Skype Operations Framework

Accelerate your cloud communications journey.

Real-world results

The combination of Skype for Business and Avanade’s expertise can help you achieve your goals for cloud productivity. We have successfully implemented some of the largest and most complex enterprise deployments of Skype for Business. Consider these examples:

  • We helped Police Mutual transform service delivery and enable a more engaged workforce with Skype for Business.
  • We helped Accenture unify communications for over 340,000 people and cut audio conferencing cost by 83%.

Benefit from our Skype for Business expertise

Avanade is recognized as the largest Skype for Business partner by volume. We are also the most experienced Microsoft Office 365 services partner with more Microsoft Certified Professionals on Office 365 and Skype for Business than any other Microsoft Partner. We have:

  • Designed deployments for more than 1 million seats of Skype for Business, including one of the world’s largest installations of Skype for Business for enterprise voice.
  • Deployed more seats of Office 365 across Exchange, SharePoint and Skype for Business than any other Microsoft partner.
  • Achieved No. 1 status in certifications for deploying and administering Office 365.
  • 3 million UCC seats currently under active management.
  • Been named Finalist - 2016 Microsoft Communications Partner of the Year.
  • Launch partner for Skype Operations Framework (SOF)


Skype for Business

Achieve more - Collaborate in new innovative ways.

Digital Customer

Know your customers in ways they expect – and in new, exciting ways they’ve never imagined.

Ready by Design

Create new digital business models, achieve faster time to market and increase business agility.

SATS ELIXIA shapes up

Fitness firm gets leaner and stronger with cloud.

ICA speeds up service with Office 365

Retailer improves employee communication and collaboration.

Robeco reduces costs and increases knowledge sharing and collaboration

The goal: new ways of working. The solution: Office 365.

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