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Planning for Deployments, Hybrid Connectivity, and Coexistence in Teams

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Introduction
Overview
Difficulty
Beginner
Duration
25m
Students
4
Description

In this course, we will look at Microsoft Teams and how to plan a Teams Deployment within an Organization.

Learning Objectives

  • Preparing your organization for a Microsoft Teams Deployment
  • The lifecycle of a Team and how that affects your userbase
  • How to manage identities and authentication within Microsoft Teams
  • What Hybrid connectivity is and how it plays a part in the transition to Microsoft Teams
  • Managing organizational settings within Microsoft Teams
  • And understand what coexistence means and the different modes which can be used during a Teams deployment

Intended Audience

  • Users looking to learn about deployments and coexistence in Microsoft 365.

Prerequisites 

  • Have a basic understanding of device management in Microsoft 365
Transcript

Hello and welcome to planning for deployments, hybrid connectivity, and coexistence in Teams.

My name is Lee Mucciarone, and I'm a Microsoft 365 content creator for Cloud Academy. I have 40 years of IT experience working for Microsoft, with two years of specialized experience as a customer training specialist training users on Microsoft tools. Today, we'll be taking a look at Microsoft Teams and how to plan a team's deployment within an organization. As of July 2021, Skype for business online is no longer being supported. And as such, it is more important than ever to prepare for the eventual transition to Microsoft Teams. 

Many organizations are likely familiar with Skype for business and may even be currently utilizing it within their day-to-day operations. Whether you use an on-premises server solution or have used Skype for business online, we'll walk through the steps to eventually upgrade to a fully Teams-enabled organization as well as how to bridge the gap between Skype for Business and Teams. Allowing for coexistence and hybrid connectivity can reduce the hassle of the transition period between the two solutions and mitigate confusion to minimize disruption across the organization. 

After completing this course, you should have an understanding of preparing your organization for a Microsoft Teams deployment, the life cycle of a Team and how that affects your user base, how to manage identities and authentication within Microsoft Teams, what hybrid connectivity is and how it plays a part in the transition to Microsoft Teams, managing organizational settings within Microsoft Teams, and what coexistence is and the different modes which can be used during the team's deployment. Now that we know our goals for the course, let's start off with how Teams infrastructure looks and start the planning process.

 

About the Author
Students
3091
Courses
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Learning Paths
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Lee has spent most of his professional career learning as much as he could about PC hardware and software while working as a PC technician with Microsoft. Once covid hit, he moved into a customer training role with the goal to get as many people prepared for remote work as possible using Microsoft 365. Being both Microsoft 365 certified and a self-proclaimed Microsoft Teams expert, Lee continues to expand his knowledge by working through the wide range of Microsoft certifications.