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Microsoft® Lync® Server 2013 Unleashed Second Edition by Randy Wintle, Alex Lewis, David Ross, Tom Pacyk

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Summary

The Director in Lync Server 2013 hasn’t changed much from Lync Server 2010 other than being slightly deemphasized by Microsoft. There are still some clear advantages to deploying a Director, but there is no absolute recommendation for every deployment. Each organization will need to make that decision based on its business requirements.

Organizations are most likely to deploy a Director in their Lync Server 2013 environment when they fully understand the benefits of the role. For organizations with multiple internal pools, a Director can improve the environment by acting as a single point of initial authentication and offload that responsibility from the Front End pools. Other businesses might be more inclined to deploy a Director because ...

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