Skype Optimizer JSON Interface Now Available

For people who like to have more control over how dial rules are implemented but want to leverage my vast database of worldwide dial rules, I have implemented a JSON…

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Teams Direct Routing Now Supported in the Skype Optimizer

Since Microsoft made Teams Direct Routing available as a preview, I’ve been working to modify the Skype Optimizer codebase to support it. Finally, after weeks of coding and testing, I’m…

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The Evolution of the Skype Optimizer: From Locally-Run VBScript to Azure Web App

I was recently amazed when I realized the seeds of what is now the Skype Optimizer was created 10 YEARS AGO, back when Office Communications Server 2007 R2 was starting to…

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Tenant Dial Plans in Skype for Business Online

As others have noted, all Skype for Business Online tenants that are capable of PSTN calling are now able to create their own custom dial plans. This allows administrators to…

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Using the Lync Optimizer to Configure a Single Multi-Country SIP Trunk

As SIP trunking becomes more reliable and trusted, companies are taking advantage of the ability to consolidate standard PSTN phone lines from multiple office locations into a single SIP trunk….

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Dealing with Trunk Prefixes in Phone Numbers in Skype for Business

First of all, I spend far too much time thinking about dial rules. For those who don’t know, a trunk prefix is a number (or numbers) that typically has to…

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