Opensource.com - https://opensource.com/article/18/4/pidgin-open-source-replacement-skype-business
Technology is at an interesting crossroads, where Linux rules the server landscape but Microsoft rules the enterprise desktop. Office 365, Skype for Business, Microsoft Teams, OneDrive, Outlook… the list goes on of Microsoft software and services that dominate the enterprise workspace.
What if you could replace that proprietary software with free and open source applications and make them work with an Office 365 backend you have no choice but to use? Buckle up, because that is exactly what we are going to do with Pidgin, an open source replacement for Skype.