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Microsoft 365 Common Area Phone

Sometimes you might want a Phone located in your lobby, or in meeting room. These phones are typical use cases for “Common Area Phone“!

There is a license SKU available in Microsoft 365: Common Area Phone (MCOCAP)
The price in Germany is about 6,70 Euro per month and device (80,40 Euro per year and device), so basically the same as the Microsoft 365 Phone System.

You get the following components as part of this SKU:

  • Microsoft 365 Phone System (MCOEV)
  • Microsoft Teams (TEAMS1)
  • Skype for Business Online Plan 2 (MCOSTANDARD)
Common Area Phone option in Microsoft 365
Common Area Phone option in Microsoft 365

Backup the BitLocker Recovery Info to AzureAD

For a project, a customer want to move all remote workers from domain joined to AzureAD joined. We created several packaged and a new an installation and setup routine. One challenge was the BitLocker recovery information. The customer had the recovery information saved in his Active Directory before. For Hybrid joined systems, this might also an option, but for AzureAD only systems it isn’t.