Lync 2013 is a product that enables users to IM, audio and video conferences, including multi-party video.
The mobile client permits the use of all the features in every device with an access-from-everywhere logic. The company's Active Directory users, SharePoint documents, and Exchange objects integrate with Lync to deliver most of the advanced features.
Getting Started with Microsoft Lync Server 2013 will give you all the relevant information you need to enable voice features, select the best Lync client in different scenarios, make your Lync services available to the external users, empower the collaborative environment of Persistent Chat Server rooms, and to build an affordable unified communication system.
The book explores all the concepts you need to administer and plan a Lync 2013 environment in a short time, explaining the background mechanisms of the system.It begins with the deployment of a Lync frontend and SQL mirroring solution, including all the requirements and tips clearly laid out. It proceeds with the Front End pairing, mobility, and mediation server deployment with media bypass. It covers a core chapter about Enterprise Voice with a closing part on Persistent Chat and on clients with their characteristics.
This book has a practical approach with a lot of step-by-step guides and explanations as to where and why we're doing the various operations.
Who this book is for
Getting Started with Microsoft Lync Server 2013 is a starting point for system administrators, IT pros, unified communication technicians, and decision makers in companies or in the consultancy business. For people who have never managed Lync (or a U.C. product), the book will guide you through the basic concepts and mistakes. If you are already managing a Lync deployment you will find important explanations and ideas put together in a single text. If your work requires evaluating a Lync project this book offers parameters and suggestions to plan a project to deliver the best results.
About the Author
Fabrizio Volpe has been working with the Iccrea Banking Group since 2000, as a network and systems administrator.
He is part of the Microsoft Technologies workgroup in Iccrea Banca, managing more than 2000 users at their central site, a nationwide network of branch offices, and providing services for more than 400 banks.
Since 2011, he has been awarded MVP on Directory Services from Microsoft, and is focused on Windows systems and security, unified communication, and virtualization.
Prior to the Iccrea Group, Fabrizio has collaborated with various IT companies, focused on Windows, security, networking, and messaging / unified communication products.
Since 2000, he has presented many events and conferences (Italian and international ones).
Fabrizio is committed to create contents that are accessible to a wide number of people, so he publishes content really often on SlideShare (http://www.slideshare.net/fabriziov), on his Lync2013 channel on YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/user/lync2013), and on his personal blog (http://blog.lync2013.org).