SOLVED: Does Skype For Business on Office 365 Connect to Standard Skype

The short answer is yes, but you need to add each contact one by one using their Skype Name  2015. In April 2015, Microsoft Offce365 support said: …it is not feasible to add the free Skype users except those who have Microsoft accounts as contacts to Skype for Business. Currently, to use the Skype directory integration feature, a Skype for Business Server 2015 is required in the backend server. Due to that currently the backend servers…