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Microsoft® Lync Server 2010 Unleashed by Tom Pacyk, Andrew Abbate, Alex Lewis

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Summary

All the features discussed in this chapter are compelling reasons to use Lync Server as an organization’s UC solution, but users have come to expect a certain degree of reliability with communications, especially with a phone system. In Lync Server, all the features can be made redundant and resilient to a single server or site failures so that users can continue to operate in the event of a malfunction.

The methods of providing high availability and disaster recovery for each server role vary and are outlined later, but steps have been taken to ensure users can always hear a dial-tone when they pick up a phone. Some key advancements include allowing a Mediation Server role to use multiple gateways, users receiving primary and backup ...

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