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Skype for Business

Chat, call and online collaboration for CERN people

Skype for Business is part of Microsoft Office and provides the following functionalities to all CERN users:

  • Instant Messaging (chat) and presence status
  • Phone and video calls
  • Integration with CERN Address Book and CERN calendar
  • Sharing presentations and documents
  • Integration with OWA (Webmail)

Skype for Business as your phone at CERN

Skype for Business is a part of CERN telephony infrastructure and can be used as a traditional phone to place and receive calls to CERN and external phone numbers.

A Skype for Business phone number is a CERN phone number (ie +41 76 71111) that is linked with a CERN account. The owner of the account can make and receive phone calls from the Skype for Business application and from traditional desk phones.

SfB incoming call diagram

How to install Skype for Business

Skype for Business is a multi-platform application and can be installed on:

Once installed, login with your main CERN e-mail address and CERN account password.