Skype for Business

The Essential UC Choice for Business

Microsoft Skype for Business (previously called "Lync") is powerful way to instantly communicate with colleagues, customers, students and other people around the world and is the most popular Unified Communication (UC) choice of most large organisations. With the click of a button you can open a text chat, make a voice or video call, or even start an online meeting. Skype for Business makes online communication more collaborative and engaging you can use Skype for Business from nearly any computer or mobile device, on campus or anywhere in the world you have Internet access. Skype for Business is available for Windows computers, IOS and Android.

Key Features:
  • Choose which way you want to communicate—through text chat, voice call or video call.

  • Skype for Business can be used on PCs, tablets and smartphones.

  • Integration with Microsoft Outlook address book, makes it easy to contact colleagues for a quick chat, voice call or video conference.

  • See if your contacts are available, in a meeting or away from their desk.

  • Send and share files with simple drag and drop.

  • Start and impromptu video conference with the click of a button.

  • Schedule online meetings for up to 250 participants using Outlook, even if they don’t have Skype for Business.

  • Easily share a PowerPoint presentation, whiteboard or your entire desktop during an online meeting.

  • Chat, voice call or video call with colleagues in more than 800 institutions around the world, just by adding them as a contact.

  • UC Platform Support Certified for Skype for Business, Optimized for Lync, Cisco Jabber™ and WebEx® compatible2

  • Essential Lync features like quick action buttons.

  • Skype to skype calls, group video calls and instant messaging features.

  • Screen sharing capability.

  • On-line meetings, calls and videos and can use for up to 250 users.

  • Enterprise-grade security and management of employee accounts.

  • Conversations protected by authentication and encryption and manage employee accounts and features.

Skype for Business gives you options for communicating and collaborating in new ways with colleagues, customers, students and even people outside your organisation. It brings the different ways people communicate together in a single, easy-to-use interface that includes chat, voice calls, video calls and online meetings.

Through Rapid Technologies we provide SKYPE for Business room systems allowing you to connect your boardroom or meeting space with people at their desk or at home. Through Rapid Technologies sister company Cybase we can offer hosted Office 365 (O365) service giving you access to your hosted Skype for Business platform without the capital expenditure of installing a server.

Available Sizes

Extra Small Room (XS) Model SRS-LYNC-XS - 1 x 55” display
Small Room (S) Model SRS-LYNC-S-G5 – 1 x 65” display
Medium Room (M) Model SRS-LYNC-M – 1 x 84” display
Medium Room (M-Dual) Model SRS-LYNC-M-DUAL - 2 x 55” displays
Large Room (L) Model SRS-LYNC-L-G5 – 2 x 65” displays
Extra Large Room (XL) Model SRS-LYNC-XL – 2 x 84” displays

Why buy from Rapid? Our team look to exceed your expectations and deliver the very best customer experience.


With 30 Years experience, with our vendor trained and accredited staff you can be assured of the right advice and support for your Audio Visual requirements and beyond.


Rapid work with leading edge vendors and manufacturers to turn your project however challenging into an innovative solution designed around functionality and maximising return on investment.


Rapid not only supply innovative solutions and system designs, Rapid can give you more purpose to your solution with our dedicated software and apps creation service.


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