Tom Arbuthnot

Tom Arbuthnot

Company: Modality Systems

Job Title: Unified Comms Architect, Microsoft Certified Master and MVP

Tom Arbuthnot is a specialist Unified Communications Solutions Architect, Microsoft Certified Master and MVP, with a number of years’ experience in the field working with many companies across different verticals on global UC projects.

He spent 5 years working for a Cisco UC specialist, before moving to Modality Systems to focus on the Microsoft UC offering. He has been involved in all aspects of UC projects from presales, scoping and design, through to deployment, support and user adoption.

He is heavily involved in the UC community, regularly blogging at, co-running the Microsoft UC User Group London ( and speaking at many user groups and global events such as Microsoft Lync Conference, TechEd and Ignite. He is a contributing author to Microsoft Lync Server 2013 Unleashed, and a regular on the popular The UC Architects podcast.

Tom Arbuthnot Seminars

  • Skype for Business Cloud PBX In the Real World Wed 17th May 13:40 - 14:10

    Skype for Business Cloud PBX In the Real World

    Skype for Business Cloud PBX has been available globally for over a year now, so we’ve had some real world customer deployments and hands-on experience. In this session, we will cover the Skype for Business deployment models, from 100% cloud to hybrid to 100% on premise. We will explain how features like PSTN Calling, PSTN Conferencing, Auto Attendants, Call Queues and Reporting work with hands-on demos and customer stories.
    The aim of the session is to answer all your Cloud PBX questions and show how it works in the real world.


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    Time / Place

    Wed 17th May 13:40 to 14:10