Aug 01 2019 01:40 PM
Aug 01 2019 01:40 PM
We are discussing about migrating our users from Skype for Business-On premise to Microsoft Teams. Now, scenario is we have couple of hundred users working in Russia and as per Russian data localization law we can not migrate them on Teams because our cloud tenant resides in Europe.
What we want to know is best mode for Teams in above scenario
1. Islands coexistence mode(we are currently on this mode)
2. Skype for Business with Teams collaboration
3. Skype for Business with Teams collaboration and meetings
4. Teams Only
5. Skype for Business Only
- With first mode we can not achieve the ultimate goal of migrating from Skype to Teams
- With 2nd mode users can not use Teams (chat, calling & meetings) feature
- With 3rd mode users can not use Teams (chat and calling) feature
- 4th mode: How this mode is working exactly? What is Interoperability?
* Is it possible to have chat or call from Skype to teams and vice-versa with this mode?
* Is it possible to have common meeting between Skype and teams with this mode?
Important to note here is Russia's users can't be moved to cloud as Microsoft don't have data centers in Russia. Is there any alternative of local data centers? And how it would work with security and compliance perspective.
I have referred below articles from Microsoft
Second thing is about Teams archive feature
1. Is this feature is available by default to end user(owners) or can Teams Admin or Global Admin disable this feature, How?
2. Is it possible to Archive Channel?
Aug 01 2019 09:16 PM
Aug 01 2019 11:16 PM
We don't want to be in islands. No Russian user don't have access to Teams(No Microsoft 365 services). We are in island mode for almost 1 year but not all users are using Teams(Usage report shows around 18 k have used Teams so far)
not sure if I have understood the highlighted text.
Aug 02 2019 08:11 AM
Aug 05 2019 04:48 AM
Thank you for sharing this contents, I have gone through it. As per this video, it says that we have to migrate to Skype for business online for interoperability between Teams and Skype for Business-On premise. And as per the latest update from microsoft on 31st July 2019, that SFB Online will be retired on 31 July 2021. This youtube video was from Nov' 2018, is it still relevant as per latest update from Microsoft. Got confused about SFB Online, because we cannot migrate Russian users to SFB Online as per legal requirement russian users or contents can not be migrated to cloud and will remain on on-premise only.