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2nd Nature for Migration, Provisioning & MACDs

Unimax’s 2nd Nature enables telecom and UC teams to easily migrate from legacy telecom and voice systems to Skype for Business. Organizations faced with a Skype for Business migration can significantly reduce the time, risk, expense and complexity of their project with 2nd Nature even in the most complex environments. Unimax and 2nd Nature provide everything needed for successful migrations including planning assistance, modeling and template creation, data extraction and transformation, migration support and much more. Full migration services are also available if your objectives include finding a third party to manage, execute and complete the project.

2nd Nature also offers advanced functionality for provisioning (including automated provisioning) and Skype for Business phone number and DID management (without spreadsheets or scripts).

Additionally, 2nd Nature enables organizations to unify their various voice and UC systems (e.g. Skype for Business, Avaya, Cisco, Legacy Nortel, AVST and others) with a single pane of glass interface for moves, adds, changes and deletes (MACDs) and other administrative functions.

2nd Nature for Migration, Provisioning & MACDs

Program Specifications

Supported Versions Skype for Business Server 2015
Tool Type User & Policy Provisioning
Network Pre-assessment N/A
User Survey N/A
User & Policy Provisioning Provision appropriate policies at global, site, pool, tenant or user level; assign a pool to the user; assign polices to users, Provisioning devices, managing DID, EXT etc., Provisioning Enterprise Voice (EV), Support & resolve end-users problem
Reporting N/A
Troubleshooting N/A
Qualified Date 09/22/2016
Notes N/A
Monitoring N/A
Version Support Lync 2013
Tested PBX N/A