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Getting Phones for Skype for Business

Here's the latest list from Microsoft certified IP phones that can be used with PSTN Calling: 

Skype for Business IP Phone Device Microsoft Catalog.

(incl. Phones from Polycom, Yealink and AudioCodes).

Currently here are the number of phones available for the available platforms:

  • Skype for Business Online 18+

  • Skype for Business Server on premises 26+

  • Lync 2013 31

  • Lync 2010 31

e.g. here are the Brands certified for the 18 Skype for Business Online phones:

  1. Mitel MiVoice 6725 Lync Phone - Offering the Lync phone feature set, including support of "Better Together" desktop link. The Mitel...
  2. Polycom CX600 - A full-featured IP desktop phone with a large color display and Polycom HD Voice technology. The...
  3. Yealink T46G Skype for Business Edition - The professional desktop color phone is for customers who expect high phone performance. In addition...
  4. Yealink T48G Skype for Business Edition - This premium phone is for executives and professionals who expect high phone performance and a...
  5. Polycom RealPresence Trio - Premier smart hub for group collaboration - transforms the iconic three-point phone ...
    2200-66070-001 RealPresence Trio 8800 IP conference phone with built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and NFC. 802.af/at Power over Ethernet. SHIPS WITHOUT POWER KIT. Incl. 7.6m/25ft Ethernet cable, 1.8m/6ft USB 2.0 cable and Setup Sheet.
    2200-66070-019 Microsoft Skype for Business/O365/Lync Edition RealPresence Trio 8800 IP conf. phone with Polycom UCS SfB License, built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and NFC. 802.af/at PoE. WITHOUT POWER SUPPLY. Incl. 7.6m/25ft Ethernet cable, 1.8m/6ft USB cable and Setup Sheet
  6. Polycom VVX 201 Business Media Phone - An entry-level two-line IP phone with 2 Ethernet ports and HD sound quality for clear...

     

  7. Polycom VVX 300 and 310 - These powerful 6-line entry-level business media phones are for today's cubicle workers that handle...
  8. Polycom VVX 301 and 311 - These powerful 6-line entry-level business media phones are for today's cubicle workers that handle...

     

  9. Polycom VVX 400 - These color 12-line mid-range Business Media Phones are for today's office workers and call...
  10. Polycom VVX 401 - These color 12-line mid-range Business Media Phones are for today's office workers and call...
  11. Polycom VVX 410 - These color 12-line mid-range Business Media Phones are for today's office workers and call...
  12. Polycom VVX 411 - These color 12-line mid-range Business Media Phones are for today's office workers and call...
  13. Polycom VVX 410 - These color 12-line mid-range Business Media Phones are for today's office workers and call...
  14. Polycom VVX 411 - These color 12-line mid-range Business Media Phones are for today's office workers and call...
    VVX 400 Series Links
     
    2200-46157-001 VVX 400 12-line Desktop Phone with HD Voice. Ships with universal power supply with NA power plug.
    2200-46157-019 Microsoft Skype for Business/Lync edition VVX 400 12-line Desktop Phone with HD Voice, dual 10/100 Ethernet ports, HD Voice and Polycom UCS SfB/Lync License. Ships without power supply.
    2200-46157-025 VVX 400 12-line Desktop Phone with HD Voice. Compatible Partner platforms: 20. POE. Ships without power supply. 3 year partner premier service is included for China
    2200-46162-001 VVX 410 12-line Desktop Phone Gigabit Ethernet with HD Voice. Ships with universal power supply with NA power plug.
    2200-46162-019 Microsoft Skype for Business/Lync edition VVX 410 12-line Desktop Phone with HD Voice, GigE and Polycom UCS SfB/Lync License. Ships without power supply.
    2200-46162-025 VVX 410 12-line Desktop Phone Gigabit Ethernet with HD Voice. Compatible Partner platforms: 20. POE. Ships without power supply. 3 year partner premier service is included for China
    2200-48400-001 VVX 401 12-line Desktop Phone with HD Voice. Ships with universal power supply with NA power plug.
    2200-48400-019 Microsoft Skype for Business/Lync edition VVX 401 12-line Desktop Phone with HD Voice, dual 10/100 Ethernet ports, HD Voice and Polycom UCS SfB/Lync License. Ships without power supply.
    2200-48400-025 VVX 401 12-line Desktop Phone with HD Voice. Compatible Partner platforms: 20. POE. Ships without power supply.
    2200-48450-001 VVX 411 12-line Desktop Phone Gigabit Ethernet with HD Voice. Ships with universal power supply with NA power plug.
    2200-48450-019 Microsoft Skype for Business/Lync edition VVX 411 12-line Desktop Phone with HD Voice, GigE and Polycom UCS SfB/Lync License. Ships without power supply.
    2200-48450-025 VVX 411 12-line Desktop Phone Gigabit Ethernet with HD Voice. Compatible Partner platforms: 20. POE. Ships without power supply.
  15. Polycom VVX 500 - The Polycom VVX 500 business media phone is designed for today's busy managers and knowledge...
  16. Polycom VVX 501 - The Polycom VVX 501 business media phone is designed for today's busy managers and knowledge...

     

  17. Polycom VVX 600 - Enhance productivity and enrich collaboration with this all-in-one, one-touch desktop UC solution...
  18. Polycom VVX 601 - Enhance productivity and enrich collaboration with this all-in-one, one-touch desktop UC solution...

 

 

  1. AudioCodes 440HD IP Phone - A high-end executive IP phone incuding a dedicated LCD screen displaying contacts and their...
  2. AudioCodes 405HD IP Phone - A feature-rich entry-level enterprise IP phone designed to offer the essential everyday features...

Professional services are available to assist in planning, implementation, and validation for your SfB project:

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Your business can use desktop phones with Skype for Business to make and receive calls, in addition to using the Skype for Business app on PCs/Macs and mobile devices.

Polycom IP phones that work with Skype for Business

You can choose from several models within the Polycom VVX line, and phones running Lync Phone Edition (LPE).

Microsoft is working closely and is partnered with Polycom to develop and validate the major update to the VVX series firmware that is supported for Skype for Business, which was first released in October 2015. Polycom VVX models require version UCS 5.4.0A or higher firmware to be installed to support Skype for Business. New VVX phones will be shipped with this firmware pre-installed. To learn more from Polycom, see Office 365/Skype for Business Online Solutions

Skype for Business works with the following Polycom phone models:

  • VVX 600 16-line Business Media Phone (POE) Skype for Business Edition - SKU: 2200-44600-019 - MSRP: $494

  • VVX 500 12-LINE Business Media Phone (POE) Skype for Business Edition - SKU: 2200-44500-019 - MSRP: $394

  • VVX 400 12-LINE  Business Media Phone (POE) Skype for Business Edition - SKU: 2200-46157-019 - MSRP: $274

  • VVX 300 6-LINE  Business Media Phone (POE) Skype for Business Edition - SKU: 2200-46135-019 - MSRP: $194

  • VVX 201  Business Media Phone (POE) Skype for Business Edition - SKU: 2200-40450-019 - MSRP: $174

When ordering Polycom VVX phones, it is important to buy phones with a product ID that ends with -019. These are the version of each phone model that has the Skype for Business qualified version firmware version preinstalled. UCS 5.4.0A is the name of the release package.

For more details from Polycom, see Polycom VVX Business Media Phones, Skype for Business Edition.

Lync Phone Edition (LPE) models require the May 2015 CU (version 4.0.7577.4463) update but they only support authentication using USB tethering only.

The supported LPE models per Microsoft are:

Required Licenses

Whether you're using Skype for Business with a traditional phone, PC, or Mac, you need the same licenses: the Cloud PBX add-on and the PSTN Calling plan. To learn more, see Skype for Business add-on licensing.

What else should you know?

For step-by-step setup instructions, see Set up PSTN calling for Skype for Business.

07/03/2017

 
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