Too often, network issues are blamed for poor performance of Microsoft Teams calls, meetings, and video conferences. However, if you address the five things that Johan identifies, you can eliminate many of these problems. The guiding principle here is that Office 365 network traffic should go as directly as possible between your end user computing devices and Microsoft’s global network. To achieve this, your organization’s network engineers need to do these five things:
When you have all your firewalls and proxies properly configured, your company network trusts the Office 365 cloud the same way it trusts on-premise assets.
There’s a tool called the Skype for Business Network Assessment Tool that works for Teams too and you can download for free from Microsoft. It helps with assessing items #4 and #5 above.
Watch Johan’s session for more information!
Johan works for large international System Integrators and Hosting Companies. His focus is Skype for Business, Enterprise Architecture and Technical Leadership. He has been a Microsoft MVP since 2008 and is currently a Microsoft MVP for Office 365. He is one of the few Microsoft Certified Masters (MCM) in the world for Lync.
Michael Blumenthal is a Microsoft Office 365 MVP and the Digital Workplace Product Manager at , where he is responsible for product management and service management of Office 365. He helps teams of business people be more productive and ensures that the organization gets value from its Office 365 investment. As a technical community leader, he co-leads the and organizes their bi-monthly meetings as well as special events. As a public speaker, he can be found speaking on business technology topics including business productivity, collaboration, knowledge and expertise management, communication and content management, cloud adoption, and Office 365.
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