Teams Devices

Teams Devices

Microsoft Teams requires specialized equipment in some cases to become fully functional. Please view the following Office and Conference equipment specifications to see what your area could benefit from.

Office Equipment

Existing desk phones will not work with Microsoft Teams. If users would like a device other than the university-provided headset, their department must purchase an approved device by using the IT Purchase Request Form. Approved devices can be found on the UWM TechStore’s website.

Approved desk phones will only function on UWM’s on-site network, they are not for remote-home use. Only approved devices will work with UWM’s network.

Conference Equipment

Existing conferencing equipment likely will not work with Microsoft Teams. The following options are available for purchase via the IT Purchase Request Form after choosing “Audiovisual Technology”:

  • Audio Only
    • This option only requires a wall jack to function in a given conference room.
      • Device: Yealink CP960
      • *Cost Approximation: $500-$600
  • Audio and Visual – Base Package
    • This option is for those with pre-existing computer and internet capabilities in their conference room.
      • Devices: Brio webcam & Jabra speaker
      • *Cost Approximation: $400-$500
  • Audio and Visual – Teams Package
    • This option is for those looking for seamless Teams integration and little room for system failure.
      • Devices: Yealink CPT18, wireless dongle, display, mounting bracket, and installation. 
      • *Cost Approximation: $3700-$4000
  • Audio and Visual – Full Package
    • This option is for those who are looking for flexibility in what conferencing software they use.
      • Devices: Dell SFF PC, large screen display, display mount, display installation, Brio webcam, Brio webcam mount, speaker bar, and installation. 
      • *Cost Approximation: $3000-$3500

*Please note: approximated costs may not be fully accurate. Please fill out the IT Purchase Request Form for “Audiovisual Technology” to receive a detailed estimate.