Max lives with his wife Alexandra and daughter Enora in the Boston area; he is an avid traveler and has driven across North America from New York to Alaska.
Now that Microsoft owns both Skype and Lync, you'll need to be prepared for a few big changes, including the ability to make calls between the two.
With a background in networking and infrastructure, he has worked on solving complex business problems using Share Point, Skype for Business and Exchange.
Max currently utilizes his expertise for architecting and implementing cloud and hybrid projects using Office 365 and Microsoft Azure technologies.
If you have Lync, that's where you'll want your users to receive and make calls. Lync-Skype integration will let you include a button on your own Web page, allowing visitors to place a direct call to your business, which you can then answer in Lync.
You may have noticed that Microsoft has already rolled out basic Skype-Lync connectivity.
Microsoft Teams, like Slack, is a persistent searchable chat application.