Chapter 17 Call Admission Control

In the early days of OCS 2007, Microsoft made a big deal about how the codecs used were dynamic and could adapt to your network. A lot of people misinterpreted this to mean that you could simply install OCS 2007 and it would work, no matter how congested your network already was. As you know, introducing a new application onto a network also introduces network traffic. If your network is already saturated, introducing more traffic will only make matters worse, resulting in a poor user experience.

Lync Server 2010 introduced Call Admission Control, which provided an easy way to control the amount (and type) of traffic between users, allowing better understanding of the impact of this new application. If ...

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