As per their roadmap, Microsoft made Cloud PBX available as of 1st of December. Here’s a detailed blogpost:
A deeper view into Skype for Business Cloud PBX
And also a nice writeup from Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet:
Microsoft prices high-end Office 365 E5 at $420 per user per year
I’m all curious about it, so I obtained an E5 license right away. Then assigned it to my account (upgraded from an E3 license). Since then, it’s been saying:
We are preparing a mailbox for this user.
I still have access to my emails, but my apps look like this:
Also, there’s no Voice item in the Skype for Business admin center either.
Oh well, maybe all it needs is time. Stay tuned.