Microsoft Teams is the latest complete meeting and calling solution. With a range of functionality features including Microsoft Cloud, your team meetings will have state-of-the-art enhancements that are specifically tailored to meet the unique needs of your business.
By combining Direct Routing in Microsoft Teams with an Ace Microsoft Teams Voice Calling Plan you can leverage a cloud based phone system built for productivity. Microsoft Teams integrates into Office 365 for an all-in-one communication solution that brings together calling, meetings, and messaging into a single application.
Requirements and Additional Information: Appropriate Microsoft/Office 365 Licensing plus Microsoft Phone System License required – for full details refer to Requirements listed at the bottom of this page. A dedicated user with appropriate licensing to activate the Direct Routing connection, licensing can be re-assigned after activation. MSP/IT support company to provide configuration and deployment of Microsoft Phone System, alternatively Ace Communications can provide this service at an additional cost. 1. 30 days notice required for cancellation. No contract on applications received prior to 1 October 2020. 2. Acceptable Use Policy applies. Telemarketing, call centre and similar use not permitted. You must not resell the service. Excess mobile minutes charged at 18c per minute. Each mobile call is calculated or charged at a minimum charge of 1 minute and per second thereafter.
Requirements and Additional Information: Appropriate Microsoft/Office 365 Licensing plus Microsoft Phone System License required – for full details refer to Requirements listed at the bottom of this page. A dedicated user with appropriate licensing to activate the Direct Routing connection, licensing can be re-assigned after activation. MSP/IT support company to provide configuration and deployment of Microsoft Phone System, alternatively Ace Communications can provide this service at an additional cost. 1. Functionality provided by Microsoft via Microsoft Phone System service within Office 365. 2. No charge to port a single phone number. Additional single numbers $22 per number, Category C/Complex Port $220 per batch.
Microsoft Licensing Requirements
One of the following:
– Microsoft 365 Business Basic/Standard/Premium Licensing with Microsoft 365 Business Voice without Calling Plan for each user who requires voice calling.
– Microsoft/Office 365 E1/E3 Licensing with Microsoft Phone System License or Microsoft/Office 365 E5 for each user who requires voice calling.
– A dedicated user with appropriate licensing to activate the Direct Routing connection, licensing can be re-assigned after activation
– Windows 7 or later (required by the IT Administrator who will be completing the PowerShell work)
– PowerShell V5.1 or later (required by the IT Administrator who will be completing the PowerShell work)
– For the PowerShell requirements, Skype for Business Online, Windows PowerShell Module must be downloaded and installed – https://www.microsoft.com/en-au/download/details.aspx?id=39366
Read more about Microsoft Licensing Requirements on our blog post – Microsoft Teams Phone System Licensing Requirements.
With businesses moving away from traditional landlines, Microsoft Teams introduces new efficient methods to message, meet, and call.
Endless functions – Microsoft Teams Online provides an expansive range of voice functions, with features such as cloud voicemail transcription, dynamic emergency calling, and group call pickup, taking your calling experience to the next level.
Call with ease – With the simplicity of one standard business number, local calls, mobile audio, and long-distance calling, Microsoft Teams enables you to make calls at any time. Better yet, this platform allows you to block unwanted calls with the do not disturb breakthrough feature, allowing you to have total control over the callers who ring your business.
Unified experience – Calling plans allow telephone services to be directly handled through teams, creating a one spot collaborative experience for your business. This method ensures time efficiency and gives teammates easy access to all the essential tools needed to carry out their role under one business number.
With Microsoft Teams, there’s no need for complicated equipment and technology! The Ace Microsoft Voice Calling Plan provides a direct link to Office 365 that allows full access to Microsoft Teams. Your business will then be allocated a phone number associated with your Office 365, with the option to port your existing landline number, create a new one, or mix and match. The choice is yours!
Yes, Microsoft can replace your existing PBX phone system with Microsoft Cloud PBX. This platform allows your business to make VoIP calls anywhere in the world, all you need is a stable internet connection. Microsoft Cloud PBX also gives you access to a range of features from Office 365 and Microsoft Teams.
You can use Microsoft Teams exactly like your everyday phone, with the ability to make and take calls to any landline or mobile phone number from any device running Teams.
To set up calling, download Microsoft Teams to your device. If you are a business, you can use either a calling plan or direct routing to create an individual geographic number integrated with Microsoft Teams.
Direct routing involves connecting Microsoft Teams to your existing PBX, whereas a calling plan offers both. To answer a call from Microsoft Teams, log into your device and click ‘accept with audio’, or simply press Ctrl+Command+R.
Microsoft Teams can be used from all phone devices, with the ability to connect to landlines through calling plans and direct routing. Microsoft Teams is also available for download on all iOS and Android devices.
Yes, Microsoft Teams offers high-quality video conferencing through a range of features. Key features include meetings up to 250 members and cloud-based recordings that store and encrypt meetings for later use.