The March 2021 cumulative update for Skype for Business Server 2019 includes general availability of the Modern Admin Control, replacing the previous Silverlight-based control panel.
Illustration shows likely releases and retirements of Skype for Business Server and related software and services.
The next version of Skype for Business Server is planned for the second half of 2021 and will require subscription licenses for updates and support.
On-Premises Diagnostics for Skype for Business Server can help diagnose common issues in on-premises and hybrid deployments.
Chart summarizes the operation of the multiple coexistence modes available for Teams and Skype for Business.
Understanding how Teams and Skype for Business can coexist and interoperate is key for migration to Teams.
Skype for Business Online will retire on July 31, 2021, and Office 365 customers will be onboarded directly to Teams starting Sept. 1, 2019.