1 Connected and Complete Communications Thomas Kisner RBA Consulting
2 Agenda 8:00 8:30am Check-in 8:30 9:45am Introduction and Overview 9:45 10:00am Break 10:00 11:00am New Features 11:00 11:15am Break 11:15 12:00pm New Devices 12:00-12:45pm Lunch and Q&A with NET, Dialogic, Audiocodes, Plantronics, Jabra, Polycom, Aastra, snom, and StartReady
3 RBA Delivers Unparalleled technology expertise Leadership team with proven track record in consulting services Debuted at #219 on Inc. 500 List first year of eligibility Uncompromising commitment to our clients Focused, collaborative and agile approach Unmatched portfolio of technology and business solutions Microsoft Gold Certified Partner Contributors to Microsoft Patterns & Practices Microsoft National Systems Integrator Unique culture and employment experience Offices in Minneapolis, Dallas and Denver Consistently rated one of the Best Places to Work by local business media
4 About me Blog Twitter Author Lync Server in Action ISBN 13: Manning Publications July, 2011 Early Access Edition available beginning in January at
5 Unified Communication Enhanced audio, video and web conferencing experience for simple collaboration Key Features Single client Join reliability PSTN conferencing features Rich collaboration experience Panoramic HD video Reach client
6 Lync Provides a Consistent Experience Across Office Common features across Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and SharePoint can help to improve the user experience Contact Card Click to communicate from Microsoft Backstage view (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Presence in SharePoint
8 Find and Communicate with Right People Consistent People Experience Picture Presence Picture Name Status Presence with Status and Location Access to Multiple Modalities Live Contact card Presence Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) Exchange Personal Contacts
9 For a door prize who is the default contact card silhouette a picture of?
10 Answer: Bill Gates
11 Gartner s UC Magic Quadrant July 2010
12 Lync Server 2010 delivers on Critical Voice Features Microsoft Lync Server 2010 Integrated conferencing experience Enhanced for NA Survivable branch appliances Call admission control More options for devices (including lower cost) Call park and malicious call trace Additional data center survivability options Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 Anywhere access IM and rich presence Desktop integration Voice features for mobile workers Unified messaging with Microsoft Exchange 2007 Audio and video conferencing Web conferencing (Microsoft Live Meeting client) Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Desktop sharing Dial-in audio conferencing Higher resolution video Single number reach Attendant console Response groups SIP trunking
13 Reducing Infrastructure Costs A newly streamlined management infrastructure New Deployment Model Simplified topologies Reduced server roles Virtualization support for all server roles Enhanced Planning & Deployment Centralized configuration with Central Management Store Visual infrastructure planning with Planning Tool Pre-publish topology validation with Topology Builder Streamlined Administration & Management Easy-to-use, Web-based, scenario-driven GUI Automate repetitive tasks with PowerShell Enhanced security with Role-Based Access Control Improved monitoring on services, components, and voice quality
14 Manageability - Administration Investments increase performance and reduce total cost of ownership Key Features Lync Server Control Panel PowerShell Role Based Access Control Server Draining Enhanced monitoring & archiving
15 Interoperable and Extensible Platform Integrate and Enhance Existing Investments Lync 2010 works with other Microsoft Applications and third-party vendor technologies Offer Choice in Voice Take advantage of interoperability to replace, enhance, or add voice options Extend Communications to Business Processes Integrate presence with line of business applications
16 Integrate Lync 2010 Experiences with MS UC Developer Platform Silverlight and WPF controls in.net 3.5 managed API Find People Browse People Check details Click to communicate Set personal status
17 Value to your business Return on Investment with Lync 2010 Reduce or Eliminate Audio Conference Bridges Sprint saves 1 million dollars per month Eliminate Web Meeting Costs Eliminate more costly PBX maintenance costs Significantly reduce voic and phone tag Eliminate toll calls to branches Eliminate toll calls to federated partners VPN-less access RBA Consulting will do a business value assessment and/or pilot program to prove to you with hard numbers how much your firm can save
18 Break 10 Minutes
19 Enterprise Voice Server Improvements The power of digital communication at your workplace. Key Features Survivable branch appliance Data center resiliency Call admission control Announcement service Media bypass E-911 for North America Malicious call tracing Response group improvements
20 Survivable Branch Appliance (SBA) A purpose-built appliance optimized to provide resilient multi-modal communication for maximizing branch office user productivity. Solution re-architected for Registrar to work when UserServices role is unavailable or unaccessible. Data Center Branch Office Edge Server Lync Server Pool WAN SBA PSTN
21 Data Center Voice Resiliency Lync Server 2010 pools operate as separate systems. Client DNS SRV request discovers one or multiple Lync Server 2010 Pools. That Lync Server 2010 Pool directs client to primary and backup SIP registrar. Client connects to Backup if connecting to Primary Registrar Pool fails. Limited feature set available on failover. Enable/Disable automatic failover, configurable failover interval. Automatic Failback, configurable failback interval. If Primary Data Center cannot be restored: Restore Central Management Server in backup datacenter. Restore other services including Presence, Conferencing by moving users to other Pool.
22 Data Center Voice Resiliency Edge Server Lync Server 2010 Pool Backup Registrar Edge Server Lync Server 2010 Pool WAN Berlin Data Center Singapore Data Center Failover
23 Metro Data Center Resiliency Lync Server 2010 Pool Extended Across Two Data Centers NY Data Center NJ Data Center Edge Server Active SQL Low latency WAN Passive SQL Edge Server FE 1-2 FE 3-4
24 Mediation Service Colocation Enabled through two enhancements that lower TCO and optimize quality Multiple Gateways per Mediation Service Lync Server 2010 allows for Gateways to be connected to the same Mediation Service Routes point to a Gateway Topology document used to find an appropriate Mediation Service, inserted into the routing path Mediation Service uses the GW-FQDN in the Request-Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) to route to appropriate Gateway OCS 2007 R2 Lync Server 2010
25 Mediation Service Colocation Enabled through two enhancements that lower TCO and optimize quality Media Bypass of Mediation Server Whenever possible media for calls egressing to the PSTN will flow directly to upstream device without traversing Mediation Server Applies where media can stay local to a capable next hop - a site or branch Does not apply where media is not local Signaling continues to traverse Mediation Server role Consolidation of most Mediation resources at the Data Center. Mediation could be on a Front End, in a SBA, or standalone Low CPU intensity enables running Mediation role on FE & Appliance
26 Analog Device Management Physical connectivity of Analog devices (FXS) provided by GW partners All routing and policy enforcement for Analog devices centralized in Lync Server 2010 eliminates the need to manage GWs as mini- PBX Lync Server 2010 PSTN Gateway Signaling Lync Server 2010 Call Detail Record (CDR) infrastructure used to track usage Optimized routing allows Fax call routing through Lync Server 2010 without terminating Media ATA Media Fax Analog Device
27 Call Admission Control New Policy Server role introduced in Lync Server 2010 to support CAC Admins configure logical sites based on groupings of subnets Enforce policies on links between sites Bandwidth available for audio, video Maximum bandwidth allowed per session Rerouting behavior when bandwidth limited exceeded Seamless support for roaming users Microsoft Lync 2010 on moving between different sites Allows Internet to be used for overflow of traffic Support failover of video sessions
28 PowerShell with Lync Server 2010 User Management Search for users Enable/Disable for Lync Server Assign Lync Server policies Policy Management Archiving Policy External Access Policy Voice Policy Voice Applications Response Group Conferencing Attendant Bandwidth Management External Applications Configuration Management Server Roles Global/Site level Synthetic Transactions Test Phone Calls SIP registrations Simple Conferencing Device Management Device Configuration Common Area Phones Analog Devices Deployment Management Certificates management Setup steps Topology Management
29 Break 10 Minutes
30 SBA - Partner Solutions Dialogic: Existing DMG4000 Hybrid can be converted to SBA Audiocodes: Existing M1k and M2k gateways can be converted to SBA Ferrari: Existing R2 Hybrid gateway can be converted into SBA HP: Customers using ProCurve switches can convert it into a SBA by buying the module NET: New HW to support SBA. Migration plan for customers wanting to move to UX platform.
31 Gateway Partner Websites For information, please visit the partner websites or contact RBA Consulting for more information
32 OCS 2007 R2 IP Phone Portfolio (Recap) High Polycom CX700 $ Mid Common Area IW desk (Low) IW desk (High) Conference Room O PT IMIZED FO R Microsoft Office Communicator Location
33 Lync Server 2010 IP Phone Portfolio High Polycom CX3000 Polycom CX700 $ Mid Polycom CX600 Aastra 6725 ip Polycom CX500 Aastra 6721 ip Common Area IW desk (Low) IW desk (High) Conference Room O PT IMIZED FO R Microsoft Lync Location
34 Phone Partner Websites For more information, please visit the partner websites below or contact RBA Consulting.
35 Headsets and USB Endpoints
36 Headset Partner Websites For more information, please visit the partner websites below or contact RBA Consulting.
37 DFW Unified Communications User Group Kickoff meeting Wednesday, December PM Location here at Microsoft in this room We ll get input to set the agenda for next year, and have a guest speaker. Indicate on feedback survey if you are interested in the User Group and we will send you information.
38 2010 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries. The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION.
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