Hi everyone -- I'm splitting this feature out from the "Guest Access" feature request so that you can weigh in on this specific issue and provide feedback for it here. Please write in the comments what you would like to see with Federation and I will incorporate it into this description. -Suphatra
#1 -- When our team have a live call meeting we can not add people to the call that doesn't belong to the team, even if they are from the same company. Additionally can we brought client which will be federated.
#2 -- Need to be able to P2P chat/call/screen share with federated partners and other Office 365 tenants that are trusted by default. Need to be able to add all of these same people into meetings.
The team is working on #2 (and has been for awhile). We will update as soon as we have more news.
James Arber commented
The Guest Access feature is nice, but its clunky to sign out of Teams and Sign in again on a clients. Federation similar to Skype4B would be a brilliant way to allow users to be members of multiple Teams tenants whilst still allowing users to see the benefits their local Teams instance provides.
Josh Sullins (Michelin) commented
Yes, please!!!!! Let's go federation!
David Rosenthal commented
We need to differentiate what federation means in this blended world please. Federation in the Skype world is something completely different than federation in the SharePoint world. We are now blending these worlds together in Teams, so we need to properly understand what we are talking about here and what capability is being offered.
Need to be able to P2P chat/call/screen share with federated partners and other Office 365 tenants that are trusted by default.
Need to be able to add all of these same people into meetings