Microsoft Teams will support standard SIP phones in the first half of 2021

Microsoft has just announced in a blog post that “Support for SIP phones will be available in the first half of 2021.”. It looks like any SIP based phone will be supported, the blog mentions “Cisco, Yealink, Polycom, and others”.

This is a big change. Previously only specific Microsoft Teams Phones were supported and Skype for Business (3PIP) phones.

Could this new SIP Phone registration be supported via the Metaswitch aquisition?

Skype for Business 3PIP IP Phones were going to be supported against Microsoft Teams until July 31st 2023, but this blog also says they will now be supported “beyond 2023”. […]