About the Book :
Mastering Lync Server 2010 shows you exactly what you need to know to get Lync up and running smoothly as well as show you how to effectively gain the benefits that Unified Communications provides, with Lync. In this hands-on book, you will find exercises throughout the book, allowing you to apply what you've learned in each chapter. You'll also find real-world practices of established Lync shops so that you can learn from others' experiences working with Lync.
Introduction Part 1 Fundamentals What's in Lync ? Standards and Protocols Security Clients Part 2 Getting Lync Up and Running Planning Your Deployment Installation Migration and Upgrades Part 3 Administration Introduction to PowerShell and the Lync Management Shell Role-Based Access Control User Administration Archiving and Monitoring Troubleshooting Part 4 Voice Getting Started with Voice Call Admission Control E911 and Location Information Services (LIS) Extended Voice Functionality Part 5 Integration Exchange, SharePoint, and Group Chat Third-Party Integration Part 6 Mobile Devices Mobile Devices Appendix A The Bottom Line Appendix B Adoption Index
Interesting Facts :
ESTABLISHED AUDIENCE: There are about 75,000 OCS customers which translates to hundred thousands of OCS deployments. (OCS refers to Office Communications Server, which is the predecessor of Lync Server 2010.)POPULAR TOPIC: Lync Server is the 2nd most requested Microsoft training topic.UNIQUE: Unlike the competition, this book provides real-world examples of established Lync deployments. Lync's predecessor, Office Communications Server 2007 is a much different product than what it is now.
About the Author :
Nathan Winters is a Unified Communications Technical Solution Professional (TSP) at Microsoft UK. He has worked with some of UK's largest companies across all sectors deploying Microsoft Exchange 2007 and 2010 and Office Communications Server 2007 and 2007 R2. In 2006, Nathan founded the Microsoft Messaging and Mobility User Group UK. He is a 4-time MVP for Exchange Server, speaker at events in both the US and UK (such as UC Expo, Microsoft TechDays UK, and Mark Minasi Forum conference), and a published writer with various leading industry resources such as Windows IT Pro Magazine and Microsoft TechNet. Keith Hanna Microsoft Certified Master for Microsoft Office Communications Server (OCS), is a senior consultant with Microsoft Consulting Services. He has been working with OCS since the launch of the product and has been working closely with Microsoft customers who are part of its early adopters program called TAP for Lync Server 2010. Keith is also involved with content development for a training series on Lync for Microsoft partners as well as a writer for Microsoft Lync Server team's customer response website.